Technology is becoming increasingly sophisticated and its capabilities more diverse. With the ongoing desire to prepare students for the future workforce, Education Matters discusses robotics and its place in the modern classroom.
With STEM education front and centre, there is a growing focus on the importance of teaching students to innovate, think critically and problem solve. VEX Robotics is honing in on this need with its engaging hands-on solutions that encourage collaborative student-centred learning.
A new pilot program has been launched in WA with the aim of helping students gain skills and knowledge in fields such as automation and robotics, to better equip them for future jobs.
A new report reveals 45 per cent of Australian teenagers surveyed would consider a career in technology, citing that technology is generally moving in a positive direction and will play an even greater role in their lives in the future, however perceived barriers still exist.
LEGO and Amazon Alexa have launched a new LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 challenge, where students can create voice-powered experiences through construction and robotics play.