The BBC Computer Literacy Project was a national educational programme initiated and lead by the British Broadcasting Corporation during the period 1979 to 1983. The programme was an immense success and created a generation who understood computing concepts, had access to micro computing resources and learned to write their own software code.
The programme (and it was a programme rather than a project as the title implies) had various elements including:
- A television series called Micro Live
- A dedicated microcomputer platform, the BBC Micro produced by Acorn Computers Limited of Cambridge
- 30-hour BASIC, a guide to programming in BBC BASIC produced in conjunction with the National Extension College
- Telesoftware broadcast by the BBC on the CEEFAX service