BQ Education

BQ Education

BQ education is developing 24 teaching units to help teachers introducing programming and robotics in their classrooms through the Mak3rs project. These teaching units are aimed for High School. They use the following technologies:

  • Arduino based kits.
  • Scratch
  • Bitbloq

The teaching units are free for teachers (with creative commons license). All the resources in the unirs are explained. Furthermore, BQ education provides a complete set of open access training courses that can complement teachers formation ( in Spanish).These is a joing work with the Spanish NGO Ayuda en Acción and contents are oriented to develop in kids a sensibility through social aspects and inmigration, gender differences and equality, fair Trade, etc.

 

Last update: 02/08/2017
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Pledge Category

Digital skills in education

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/01/2017
End date: 31/12/2017

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: NO

BQ Education

BQ is a Spanish consumer electronics company that designs and manufactures multimedia devices, 3D printers and educational robotics kits. The company is present in over 40 countries worldwide with its 3D printers, and throughout Europe with its multimedia devices. It is a market-leading brand in Spain for e-readers, Android tablets and unlocked smartphones.

Qualitative Impact

With this project we aim no only providing a deep background on technology but also developing a sensibility towards social problems.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
People trained face to face / with a blended online-face to face approach/ students Expected impact is around 300 high school students 300 300
People trained face to face / with a blended online-face to face approach/ teachers Expected impact is 10 teachers per year 10 300

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

12 first sessions have already been developed and performed with more than 200 high school students.

Milestones

Milestone name Completion date Status
12 sessions on programming and robotics with Bitbloq 30/06/2017 Completed
12 sessions on programming with Scratch 30/09/2017 On Track