iRed has confirmed that it has been appointed as the first DJI educational partner in the UK.
The collaboration grants exclusive access to the new Tello EDU drone and accessories, specifically designed for schools and educational centres.
iRed said it was pleased to add DJI to a list which includes CITB, Lantra, BINDT and the CAA which recognises the Hampshire-based firm for educational and specialist training.
The firm already has partnerships with academic institutes such as the University of Portsmouth, Coleg Cambria and University of Plymouth and says its hopes it can bring its educational experience into the new venture.
As part of the announcement, iRed detailed how the DJI Tello EDU drone offers a fun way for students to learn programming in languages such as Python, Swift and Scratch.
By programming the DJI Tello EDU drone to perform operations solo, or even in swarms, the students can see the results of their efforts happening physically in front of them, rather than just a display on a monitor.
In April, CDP reported on how becoming a DJI retailer had helped iRed hit £1m in turnover.
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