New Program Aims to Promote Robotics

New Program Aims to Promote Robotics

Cayman Compass | By Mark Muckenfuss – January 31, 2019

Glenda McTaggart would like to see Cayman students take over the world of robotics, or at least play a part in the burgeoning technical field. But, she said, it will require change.

“So far, robotics are not part of the school curriculum,” said Ms. McTaggart, education program manager for Dart Enterprises. “[But] I suspect Cayman will be going in that direction soon.”

She’s hoping a new program sponsored by a coalition of local businesses will provide not only an avenue for interested students to learn more about the field, but also will help in mainstreaming the subject into the high school curriculum.

On Thursday, Dart announced that its Dart Minds Inspired program is partnering with Aureum Re, the Caribbean Utilities Company, Digicel and Health City Cayman Islands to bring FIRST robotics programs to local high schools.

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