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We found a great story on the web about two nine-year-old girls from the UK, Emily and Beth, who are taking the Robotics Competition industry by storm and it made us think about how important it is to support young people, particularly girls, in STEM subjects from an early age.
When I was at primary school, the class sat two to a computer that came complete with one of the original versions of windows and a modem that made the same sort of noise I imagine aliens converse in. These days, primary school classes have state of the art computer rooms, but it isn’t just about being computer literate now. Many schools are starting to embrace coding from an early age, getting kids ready, not just to encourage STEM education later in life, but also to widen their opportunities in the workplace.
Educational opportunities are very important to the team here at Active Robots and Active8Robots, which is one of the reasons why we invite local students to take part in work experience at our Chilcompton base.