LEGO Education offers playful learning experiences and teaching solutions based on the LEGO system of bricks, curriculum-relevant material, and physical and digital resources to early years, Primary, Secondary and onwards. In partnership with educators for more than 35 years, LEGO Education support teaching in an inspiring, engaging, and effective way. Their educational solutions, which range from Humanities to Science, enable every student to succeed by encouraging them to become active, collaborative learners, build skills for future challenges and establish a positive mind-set toward learning.
LEGO Education is the latest company to announce its support for the Year of Engineering, joining the likes of Apple and the BBC along with more than 1,400 other businesses, charities, schools and colleges. The Year of Engineering, which was announced in November 2017, is a year-long government campaign which celebrates the world of engineering. The initiative aims to highlight how engineering affects every aspect of our lives; from spaceships and ice skates to the bubbles in chocolate and the design of cars, it’s everywhere!
LEGO Education have kicked off their 2016 developments by announcing WeDo 2.0, a hands-on Science and Computing solution designed for Primary schools. Combining the classic LEGO brick with classroom-friendly software and engaging projects based on National Curriculum objectives, the resource will teach KS1 and 2 pupils essential practices and skills in these two subjects. The company will be running free, teacher-led workshops from Stand E141 at Bett 2016 (20th - 23rd January, London).