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"Innovation is the calling card of the future." - Anna Eshoo

Embracing robotics education in international schools is urgent to meet the evolving demands of the 21st century. As technology continues to reshape industries and economies worldwide, students must develop skills in robotics and engineering to remain competitive and contribute meaningfully to global innovation. By integrating robotics into the curriculum, schools can empower students with essential problem-solving abilities, creativity, and adaptability—skills critical for navigating a rapidly changing world and addressing complex global challenges.
Integrating robotics into the curriculum not only teaches students to design and build machines but also enhances their ability to troubleshoot and innovate, as seen in schools where students have successfully developed solutions to real-world problems, such as automated recycling systems and disaster relief robots. Although some may argue that implementing robotics education requires significant investment in resources and teacher training, the long-term benefits far outweigh the initial costs, as schools with robust robotics programs have demonstrated enhanced student engagement and improved academic outcomes across STEM subjects.
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE
FIRST® LEGO® League introduces STEM to children ages 4-16* through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experiences through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together. FIRST LEGO League’s three divisions inspire youth to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics. Grades : PreK – 8 Ages: 4 – 16 Website : Firstlegoleague
ENJOY AI 2023 – Youth Robotics Competition
Theme: Summer Sports
This year’s ENJOY AI robotics competition is featuring at exploring science, innovative practice, and sports competition, skillfully integrates robotics design, programming control, artificial intelligence.
Ages : 3 – 22
Website: Enjoy AI
FIRST TECH CHALLENGE FIRST® Tech Challenge students learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, and program robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. Robots are built from a reusable platform, powered by android technology, and can be coded using a variety of levels of Java-based programming. Grades: 7 – 12 Ages: 12 – 18

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As robotics technology advances, early education in this field will ensure that students are not only prepared to join but also to lead the next wave of technological innovation, contributing to breakthroughs in healthcare, environmental sustainability, and beyond.