Schools and outreach
Since our official opening in September 2022, we have engaged with over 10,000 young people at 50 events, workshops and virtual lessons to raise awareness of the positive benefits that robotics and AI can bring to society. Our dedicated schools and outreach team encourage young learners to consider a career in computer science, engineering, and other STEM subjects, building representation and diversity across all demographics, and addressing future skills shortages in an increasingly technological world.
Through a tried-and-tested programme of activities, the team are focused on a number of key engagement themes:
- Increasing EDI (equality, diversity and inclusion) in computer science, engineering, maths and other STEM subjects;
- Tackling digital exclusion and reducing the attainment and achievement gap;
- Addressing future skills gaps in the workforce by building skills in design, engineering and computer programming;
- Increasing trust and adoption of robotics in the classroom, workplace and at home;