Vocational
Education

Pedagogical Approach

Vocational education centers around the professional development of students in their specific fields. Students become skillful and resourceful experts or craftsman.  
Makeblock high quality products are suitable to create an authentic context and learning experience. The flexibility of the hardware encourages students to make their own decisions and can be applied in many different context. Ideal for designing a hands-on learning experience and make learning visible to all students. 

mBlock 5

mBlock 5 is a programming platform designed for STEAM education for all ages and levels. It is developed based on Scratch 3.0 and supports both block-based and textual programming languages. Switching from block-based programming to Python or Arduino C is just one click away.   
mBlock supports the creation of games and animations in the sprite environment. More importantly, mBlock is compatible with a wide range of programmable hardware. This is supported by a multitude of extentions opening up the way to trending topics in education such as the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. 

This is the one-stop software solution that allows students to progress from a novice to a programming expert!  

mBlock + Curriculum

Getting to know mBlock is easy with our lesson series explaining the basics of our platform and the first steps to your programming journey. 

    mBlock + Hardware

    Our extensive range of products is supported by the powerfull coding-platform mBlock. Design and create anything you can imagine on the device you prefer. Makeblock’s combination of professional hardware and software is ideal for hands-on application in a flexible learning environment.

    Curriculum

    The extensive range of lesson plans accompanying our software and hardware solutions challenges students of all different educational levels to be creative and hands-on. Designed for STEAM education and starting your programming journey. From designing and building your first robot to creating your own game and programming your game-controller, you can learn it all!

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    Competitions

    MakeX Challenge

    Age bracket 11-18
    In the MakeX Challenge the Red Alliance and Blue Alliance compete against each other. The contestants need to complete multiple missions within a set time frame to score points. MakeX challenge’s missions include complicated movements that need to be completed, such as gathering, shooting and suspending cubes. These versatile assignments put forth complex demands for the design of the robots. Challenging all competitors to develop extensive knowledge about mechanics and programming. In addition to their logical thinking skills, strategical analysis and quick decision making.

    MakeX Premier

    Age bracket 14+
    MakeX Premier is a competitve and large-scale competition for young engineers. The competition is devided into two groups, high school and post-secondary designated for registered post-secondary students respectively. The Red Alliance and Blue Alliance compete against each other with their designed robots. The competition encourages contestants to modularize their robot structure to make full use of the modification stage and assemble their robots faster and more effective. Communication, collaboration and advanced technical skills are essential to be successful in this challenging and professional competition.

    Education Solutions

    Makeblock Education strives to deliver solutions that foster a growth mindset in the next generation of problem solvers by developing 21st century skills in students around the world. Our continuum of education solutions is suitable for all ages and levels. Explore Makeblock’s education solutions for upper secondary education below.

    The education solutions for vocational education help prepare students for their professional careers by encouraging hands-on application with realistic industrial quality materials. Explore Makeblock’s education solutions for upper secondary education below.

    – P1030156 –

    CyberPi Go Kit

    – P1030131 –

    mCreate 2.0
    Smart Leveling 3 in 1 Machine

    – P1030156 –

    Laserbox Pro
    Smart Desktop Laser Cutter

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