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ROBOMATTER, INCORPORATED AND ROBOTEC PERU PARTNER TO BRING SPANISH-LANGUAGE STEM EDUCATION TO LATIN AMERICA
Robomatter, Incorporated is partnering with Robotec Peru to bring STEM Education and Teacher training to thousands of students and teachers across Peru
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, (March 2,2016) Robomatter today announced that it will partner with Robotec Peru to bring its research-based, K-12 STEM curriculum to students in Latin America. Robotec Peru will be the exclusive Peruvian distributor of Robomatter’s STEM with Robotics and STEM Computer Science curriculum, both of which will be made available in Spanish for the first time. In addition to STEM education for students, Robotec Peru will also offer Robomatter’s STEM teacher professional development training, with teacher certification through Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy.
“By making our research-based STEM solutions available in Spanish, we’re bringing critical 21st century skills to thousands of students,” said Skip Smith, President and CEO of Robomatter, Inc. “This is an exciting endeavor and we are glad to have Robotec Peru as our new partner.”
“STEM education is no longer optional, it’s essential,” said Jason McKenna, Director of Global Education Strategy for Robomatter. “We are proud to partner with Robotec Peru in the mission to provide a high-quality, cost-effective STEM Education solutions to students around the world.”
“We know that STEM education is critical for our children and their future. That’s why, since 2003, we have been focused on leading the way in educational technology and tools,” said Carlos Malpartida, President of Robotec Peru. “By providing proven, research-based STEM education to students across Peru, this partnership with Robomatter will help us greatly advance our mission to develop the skills and competencies young people need to excel in today’s world.”
For more information about Robomatter’s STEM education solutions, visit www.robomatter.com.
Founded by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Robomatter Incorporated uses research-based technology and teaching methods, developed at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Academy, to provide high-quality, cost-effective K-12 STEM education solutions to classrooms around the world, helping ensure students are ready to compete in a global, emerging economy. To learn more, visit www.robomatter.com.
About Robotec Peru
Founded in Lima, Peru, in 2003, Robotec Peru was born out of the desire to improve education in Peru. With a mission to help develop the country, Robotec Peru introduces K-12 students to science and technology through its STEM education programs. Since its inception, Robotec Peru has provided thousands of students across Peru with access to world-class educational solutions and platforms. For more information, visit www.robotecperu.com.