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Colmac Line Follower Camps!

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We are delighted to announce our new summer camps for 2014: Colmac Line Follower Summer Camps!line follower

Would you like your kids to learn, understand and enjoy computers, maths, science, technology and design?

What about having their imagination inspired?

If so, teach them robotics – it combines all these areas in one fun and interesting discipline AND it will inspire them in this new robotic age!

Enrol them now in the COLMAC Robot Line Follower summer camp!

EXCITED Digital Learning Festival 2014

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Do you work in education and / or technology? Are you a student or policy maker? excited-about-logo1

Do you care about the digital future of Ireland? You need to be @EXCITED

EXCITED – The Digital Learning Festival will bring together digital learning trailblazers from Ireland and abroad to celebrate and learn from past achievements. In consultation with teachers, young people and leaders in enterprise and academia we will chart the way forward for the future of technology in education. Visit Excited.ie for more information!

2014 Irish Junior Mini-Sumo Robot Tournament

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sumo 2014 radissonThe 2nd Annual Irish Junior Mini-Sumo Robot Tournament is taking place in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway, this Friday April 4th. Developed by Robotics Ireland and Declan Askin of St. Gerald’s College, this tournament is the first of its kind in Ireland and the UK. Over 250 students from all over the country have spent the last few weeks developing and perfecting their mini-sumo robots and are now preparing for battle! For more information on the competition contact Robotics Ireland.

Do you want to be part of the next big thing?

Engineers Week 2014 Case Study

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Take a look at the case study for our Sumo Robotics workshops in NUI Galway Robot Sumo Workshopsas part of Engineers Week 2014! Engineers Week is organised by STEPS Engineers Ireland and is “a week-long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. The week aims to create a positive awareness and spark enthusiasm about the engineering profession to people of all ages, especially students and their teachers and parents.”

Summer Workshops in Castlebar, Galway & Dublin!

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We are now taking bookings for summer workshops for 2014! Check out the workshopsIMG_0918 section for details and locations! Our robotics workshops provide the perfect environment for children of all ages and abilities to explore the endless possibilities of robotics and engineering. Creativity, imagination, teamwork and innovation are all actively encouraged to ensure your children have the skills required to design the world of tomorrow! More venues will be announced in the near future.

 Want more information? feel free to email us with any queries!

School Workshops 2014

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We are now taking bookings for school workshops for May & June 2014! Our two hour orIMG_0950 four hour workshops are a perfect way of bringing the fascinating world of robotics and engineering to the classroom in a fun and educational way. Workshops can be customized in any way to suit your particular needs or to demonstrate particular elements of engineering. Finding it hard to explain gear systems? Why not build robot racers! Would your school like to get involved? You can email us for more details.