Date and location:
11-15 March 2024 Porto, Portugal 🇵🇹

Workshop synopsis:
The “Robotics in STEM Education” workshop is tailored for educators, students, and STEM enthusiasts eager to explore the dynamic intersection of robotics and education. This hands-on workshop aims to equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills to integrate robotics into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Target audience:
Teachers of all ages and specialities, and other professionals interested in education and training.

Objectives:
1. Introduction to Robotics in STEM.
2. Overview of Educational Robotics Platforms.
3. Building and Programming Robots.
4. Integrating Robotics Across STEM Subjects.
5. Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking with Robotics.
6. Robotics Competitions and Challenges.
7. Robotics for Inclusivity and Diversity.

Preparation:
Participants will receive a detailed programme outlining the content and structure of the course, as well as recommended material relevant to the course contents. They will also receive practical information about the city of Porto, including places of interest and accommodation.

Working hours:
Monday morning (3h) and afternoon (1,5h), Tuesday morning (3h) and afternoon (1,5h), and Wednesday morning (3h)

Fee:
400 Euros per participant for the five-day course (80 Euros per day). The course fee includes course material and a certificate.