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E-Bug is an exciting, fun and free microbiology, hygiene and health education resource for children and young people from ages 4 – 18.

e-Bug is operated by Public Health England and provides resources for teachers and community groups including lesson plans and courses, interactive activities, handouts and worksheets. 

Topics include an introduction to microbes, hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, food hygiene, vaccinations and antibiotics. e-Bug also has an interactive website for students hosting complementary games, interactive quizzes, disease fact sheets and much more. 

All the e-Bug materials are free to download at, and they are available in 23 different languages! 

Please visit the website to learn more about e-Bug, and the projects we are involved with, or contact 

E-bug Online


E-Bug have developed a free face-to-face training workshop, for educators in schools and for community leaders to become “Approved e-Bug Educators”’. The free training aims to give educators and community leaders the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach about important health topics using e-Bug resources. Approved educators will receive a certificate of approval and can have their name appear on our website.

The next dates for training are:

Approved e-Bug Educator training:

4th October morning 9-11:30am the Pavillion, Cheltenham

4th October afternoon 1:30-4pm the Pavillion, Cheltenham

5th October 9-11:30am Ann Edwards C of E Primary School, Cirencester

16th October 9:15-11:45am Elmbridge Primary, Gloucester

5th November 1.30-4pm Stroud Valley Primary School

6th November 1.30-4pm Forest Hills Golf Club, Coleford


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If you are interested in the training please email 

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