South Korea trials robots in preschools to prepare children for high-tech future

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 05:10:03 GMT 1

South Korea trials robots in preschools to prepare children for high-tech future


The 25cm-tall robots that sing, dance and do kung-fu used as teaching aids in 300 childcare centres across Seoul

Seoul has started trialling pint-sized robots as teaching aids in kindergartens – a pilot project the city government said would help prepare the next generation for a hi-tech future.

The “Alpha Mini” is just 24.5 centimetres tall and can dance, lead sing-a-longs, recite stories and even teach kung fu moves as children mimic its push-ups and one-legged balances.

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