Mechatronics, coding and robotics initiative for schools

Africa Teen Geeks (ATG), in partnership with the Gauteng department of basic education, will be piloting a mechatronics, coding and robotics initiative in Tshwane schools from January 2019.

Africa Teen Geeks founder Lindiwe Matlali said the organisation had partnered with the education department to advance the programme.

"We are working with the Tshwane district to pilot the programme before venturing into other districts and provinces.

"At present we are training teachers, a task Oracle is helping us to achieve. They are training teachers in five provinces to make sure that by the time we start the roll-out process, we have a big enough pool of qualified teachers who can teach the content."

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