Supporting Electronics in Education

At Farnell element14 we’re passionate about supporting engineering and electronics in education. We work closely with educators in primary, secondary and tertiary facilities to provide a wide range of learning tools, insight, exclusive promotions, partnership and sponsorship opportunities.

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Find Experts, Engineers and Enthusiasts. By Engineers for Engineers.

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Calculators and Conversions

Converting from metric to imperial? Solving for Ohm's law? Farnell provide the conversion ratios you need in everyday calculations.

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Whether you’re looking for classroom friendly coding guides, opportunities to try out our products in your schools, sponsorship for a special project or coding initiative, or a chance for your students to visit our on-site laboratory facilities, keep an eye on this page for details on all of our latest activities and promotions.

To discuss opportunities for partnering your school or department with Farnell element14 on a wide range of educational initiatives, fill in our contact form on the educational services page.

"We are delighted to extend our partnership with Leeds Beckett University by offering our facilities to the students. Supporting the education of engineers is vital to ensure the next generation has the talent to drive our industry forward. Our expertise can add to that of the University to create a unique learning experience for the students."

Features and Interviews

We aim to interview a wide variety of people involved in coding in the UK. To hear what some of them had to say click here.

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Calculators Summary

Our free online calculator tool provides an excellent resource for helping students to get to grips with a wide variety of algorithms. In addition to common calculations such as mass, energy, temperature and volume, we also provide tools for advanced formulas such as Ohm’s Law, resistance, pressure, battery life and time constant.

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element14 community

element14 is Farnell element14’s community site. Established in 2009, it was the first online community specifically for engineers, and remains the gold standard for electronics collaboration. With regular design projects running and thousands of popular blogs, videos and webinars available, element14 is an excellent resource for case studies, industry insight and idea generation for students of all ages and skill levels.

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element14 STEM Academy

STEM Academy is element14’s dedicated community space for all aspects of teaching and learning concepts related to engineering and programming. From design challenges to exclusive videos and case studies, STEM Academy is a great place to gain insight and inspiration for classroom coding projects.

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UK News & Resources

Premier Farnell onecall

onecall is Premier Farnell’s dedicated electronic and technology distribution business for the UK education sector. We offer specially negotiated prices on thousands of electronic components, semiconductors, test & measurement equipment, batteries and tools, with flexible ordering, rapid despatch and free technical support.

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Education Survey

We asked UK teachers about the challenges and opportunities of coding in the classroom.

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Coding in the National Curriculum

A guide to the new UK computing curriculum, which incorporates coding and programming into all levels of primary, secondary and tertiary education.

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University Program

Find out about sponsorship opportunities for coding clubs and special projects...

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Education Products

Raspberry Pi Store

Explore our complete range of boards and accessories to make, learn and design with the Raspberry Pi

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Development Kits

Accelerate your innovation with the latest development kits and exclusive bundles

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Test Equipment

An extensive range of products from leading suppliers for all of your applications, all available for rapid shipping at the most competitive prices

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Tools & Fixings

A comprehensive selection of tools from the world’s leading manufacturers including Knipex, Wera, Wiha, Bernstein, CK Tools and many more

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