- Year: 2017
- Award: World Summit Award
- Category: Learning & Education
- Organisation: Micro:bit Educational Foundation
- Country: United Kingdom
- URL: http://microbit.org/
It was launched in 2016 in the UK to help develop a new generation of digital pioneers – one million BBC micro:bits were delivered for free to every 11-12 year-old UK student. The Micro:bit Educational Foundation, a not-for-profit, now runs the micro:bit project to develop the micro:bit and its resources and take the micro:bit to young people around the globe, helping to make all learning and teaching easy and fun and create a generation of inventors.