BBC digital taster day


06 April 2017

BBC Digital Taster Day

7 year 10 students attended the BBC Digital Taster day in conjunction with Teesside University. Students attended a range of workshops that were delivered by the BBC to help raise students’ aspirations and awareness of the creative digital industry as well as engage and educate teachers in the latest technologies.

The students participated in a range of workshops including:

BBC Blue Room

The BBC Blue Room is a consumer technology lab with an expert media technology demonstration team who will showcase the new and exciting ways in which audiences are consuming and creating content.


BBC News Labs

Founded in 2012, BBC News Labs comes up with new and exciting digital ideas for reporting BBC News.

BBC Academy

The BBC Academy puts training and skills at the heart of the BBC and the industry to help meet the challenges of an ever-changing media world.

BBC Make It Digital

The BBC’s Make It Digital season is shining a light on the world of digital in a major UK-wide initiative to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology. The UK is facing a significant skills shortage with 1.4m digital professionals needed over the next five years. BBC Make it Digital aims to get the nation truly excited about digital creativity. 

All of the students really enjoyed the sessions and showed enthusiasm and interest throughout the day. Look out for the students on BBC Click!

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