it An opportunity to learn through hands-on work that fosters curiosity, creativity and innovation through messing, building, designing, hacking and making. It doesn’t include checking emails or browsing a website (clearly digital, but not making)! Between the technical and the creative is an intersection where young people make useful projects while learning about technology.
a lack of ‘making with technology’ skills Half of those questioned by a recent Nesta report make things less than once a week, or never. Over 80% school age children and young people in the UK are interested in digital making. Girls are interested in digital making, but less interested in learning about technology for its own sake.
registered educational charity (registration number 1129409) based in the UK. Our mission - to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world. We think this is essential so that people are: Capable of understanding and shaping an increasingly digital world Able to solve the problems that matter to them Equipped for the jobs of the future