Eko Robotic Championship set to boost STEM education:
Eko Robotic Championship is about to boost students’ interest and involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics via its maiden competition. In a recent statement, the convener of the Championship, Olaoluwa Balogun, revealed that it would be a yearly event that will adopt an inclusive approach to emphasize the importance of robotics education all over West Africa.
Balogun, a software developer, and robotics educator had this to say, “This championship is about impacting robotics knowledge on the young ones and preparing them to become global solution providers. Registration has commenced and it is free for young people who desire to have the skills that will make them excel in a technology-driven world.
“It is opened to young people (from eight to 23 years old) in primary schools, secondary schools, and tertiary institutions from across West Africa. Intending participants outside schools are encouraged to apply.”