We often talk about keeping up with the IR4.0 and new technologies. Robotics also has been a popular topic among industry players, but may not be so popular among kids (technically).
What is the current state of robotics education in Malaysia at the moment? Have our kids nowadays been exposed enough to robotics at the education level? Is robotics education too technical for kids to learn and what about the ideal age for them to learn about robots?
Here in our latest episode, we have two experts in robotics education from MYRAS and Univesiti Teknikal Malaysia, Melaka (UTeM), Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohd Azizi Abdul Rahman and Dr. Syamimi Shamsuddin, who will be sharing some insights on robotics education in Malaysia.
1:40 - What's the current state of robotics education in Malaysia?
2:45 - Should democratizing the robotics education to everyone
6:46 - Walking through the definition of robots
10:30 - Robot can help children with autism
11:00 - Mission and vision of MYRAS
15:00 - Difficulties in creating awareness on robotics education
17:00 - What's the ideal age for kids to learn robotics?
18:36 - Robotics Education - how early is "too early"?
20:16 - Is it too technical for kids to learn robotics now?
21:49 - Robotics competition - how effective is this platform for kids?
25:26 - Main challenge is well-trained teachers (talent development)
26:05 - Should we make the robotics subject compulsory in school?
28:50 - What are we still lacking in robotics education?
32:18 - The future of robotics industry