The Kano PC has am 11.6-inch touchscreen, transparent case back and full-sized keyboard cover.
The kit contains everything needed to build the notebook, including step-by-step instructions ideal for younger students to follow.
The Kano computer unit inside sports a quad-core 1.44GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor, 4GB of DDR3L RAM, 64GB of storage and a microSD card slot for expansion.
There are two USB ports on the board, one USB 3.0, the other USB 2.0. Other ports and connections include a HDMI output, dual-band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, a headphone jack and microphone.
The Microsoft partnership means it comes with Windows 10 in S mode preinstalled, while Minecraft: Education Edition is also supplied.
The Kano PC is available for pre-order now, priced at $299.99 in the States, £299.99 in the UK. It will ship in the US, Canada and UK from 21 October.