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An introduction to teaching robotics using VEXcode VR

CP301 Remote course

Learn how to program and control a virtual robot using free software from VEX.

Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Remote course 1 hour
In this short webinar, learn how to code and control a virtual robot using free software from VEX. VEXcode is freely accessible to students learning both in school and at home. It provides opportunity to code using drag and drop blocks and a text based Python interface. During this online event, you'll also have the opportunity to hear from one of our Subject Specialists about further free CPD available to support the teaching of programming.   

Who is it for?

This webinar is open to all wanting to find out more about programming and using the VEXcode VR platform.  No prior knowledge is required. This introductory session is available for anyone, regardless of your prior knowledge of VEX or coding. 

How long is the course?

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This online event will run for 30 minutes
Participants will:
  • Gain awareness of the VEXcode VR platform, including the basic interface and resources
  • Explore how to create a simple code and send to your virtual robot

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