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A week in the life of Kitronik

This week we've been featured in the Nottingham Post as we celebrate our 10th year. From the humble beginnings of packing kits part-time in a living room in Beeston, to our 1 millionth kit earlier this year.

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Nottingham Evening Post Article

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A Look Back at the D&T Association Summer School 2015

A Look Back at the D&T Association Summer School 2015

Earlier this month the BBC micro:bit was launched at New Broadcasting House and a couple of days later Geoff took it to show teachers at the D&T Association Summer School. The BBC micro:bit, a small hand held computer that will be given to all year 7 students later this term was well received by the teachers, with most wanting to know what it could do and when they could get their hands on one. We are one of a number of partner organisations that are helping to deliver the BBC micro:bit project... Read more

NTU Subject Enhancement - GloSport

NTU Subject Enhancement - GloSport

We recently attended the final presentation of the NTU Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) students where they showed the results of their recent work on the theme 'being visible'. This week we'll take a closer look at one of the groups who came up with GloSport. Early on the group had decided that they were going to address the issue of pedestrians and cyclists not being visible enough on the roads, following some research into the amount of deaths as a result of collision with a vehicle. They... Read more

NTU (SKE) in Design and Technology 2015

NTU (SKE) in Design and Technology 2015

Last week we attended the final presentation of the NTU Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) students, a course for graduates with a degree in a subject other than D&T, who wish to train as secondary Design and Technology teachers. They had spent a lot of the last seven weeks working on their projects, and we were excited to see what the four groups came up with. Their brief was: "Create a range of resources for Kitronik University that include: A video tutorial for the manufacture of a soft... Read more

BBC micro:bit CAD Resources - Kitronik University

BBC micro:bit CAD Resources - Kitronik University

This Kitronik University resource is part of the BBC micro:bit partnership and features FREE downloadable CAD files in relation to the BBC micro:bit. These downloadable files are available in three different formats and have been made using Autodesk's Inventor Professional. The BBC micro:bit CAD Files The team here at Kitronik have created a CAD model of the BBC micro:bit. We will be using this model to produce many of the resources we will be creating for the BBC micro:bit. We're sure these models... Read more

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