ACCRA: Indian High Commissioner To Ghana Launches Tinker Coders And Stemrobo (PICS)
The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Sugandh Rajaram has launched Tinker Coders and Stemrobo, a robotic, coding and an artificial intelligence program in Accra.
According to him, the Tinker Coders and Stemrobo will help provide a holistic in the development of a child.
Speaking at the official launch in Accra on Wednesday, he said "This is a very important initiative by Maurya Education with the help of Technology development, Tinker Coders to strengthen the affairs of inculcating innovation culture among the young people in Ghana"
"We are at an interesting stage of our lives. We are now floating on the plans of technology. What we learned yesterday is not the same as today"
"There is the need to learn over and over again. This new cycle can be maintained if the stakeholders come together and ensure that this comes to stay"
"It is important for us to understand how technology works and know how it addresses the challenges of today"
"We have to ensure that we impact this in the minds of the kids. This tells how important our relation with Ghana is. What Indian has achieved in the last seven and half decades, we have to share it with our brothers and sisters in Africa"
"A decade and half, we gave this a huge shot and we are proud today. Through technology, the third largest ecosystem has been built in India.
He was optimistic that great technology experts and innovators will be churned out from this project.
He wished a great success to Maurya Education and its stakeholders.
Stemrobo Technology is said to be on a mission to reform the primary to senior High school education with the basics of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Arts) to provide a holistic approach in the over all development of a child.
Stemrobo Technology according to Maurya Education have been focusing on the experiential based learning as an important tool for a child to understand the laws of nature and be a part of it.
The Leadership of Maurya Education Limited says on the overview, it is looking at a STEM and Innovation lab in 2000+ schools, over 1 million+ enrolled learners, global presence in more than 40+ countries and an in-house production of Robotics and STEM kits.
Thinknewsonline.com has gathered that Stemrobo Technology is being funded by the Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology, Government of India to promote Technology in the Education Sector.
Stemrobo is a part of listed companies who are working to implement ATL (Government of India Flagship project of implementing STEM Lab in Junior and Senior High School) Lab across India.
The Managing Director (MD) of Stemrobo, Anurag Gupta and the Co-founder (Tinker Coders) and Chief Business Officer (StemRobo), Anoop Gautam appealed to government and parents to embrace initiative since it will have positive effects on children in the country.
They were optimistic that should Ghana accept the initiative, it will advance the study of technology.
Citations were presented to some schools.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith