Minister for Education and Employment Owen Bonnici and Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo launched the Malta Robotics Olympiad 2020 which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The Malta Robotics Olympiad is the largest technology event in Malta and attracts 14,000 visitors on a yearly basis.
During the launch, Minister Owen Bonnici said that “events of this nature help to strengthen the relation between education and the technological industry, and we are already being given examples of the former from within the education sector, due to the fact that there are people who are creating new innovative things and solutions that are beneficial both for the industry and the economy.” The Malta Robotics Olympiad is now much more than a robotics competition and brings together, robotics, technology, design, consumer electronics, careers and a total of 6 big events under one roof.
The Malta Robotics Olympiad is a non-profit event which has grown exponentially each year and the 2020 edition will see the continuation of last year’s event. Its main aim is to present a hands-on manner in today’s technology advancements with the objective to remove abstraction from cutting edge technology.
Parliamentary Secretary Clayton Bartolo said that technological equipment may be used in various ways in our education programmes. Teachers, students and parents nowadays benefit from a variety of resources to make learning a joyful journey for our younger generations. “It is the Parliamentary Secratariat’s pleasure to join forces with the Ministry for Education and Employment to ensure that our children benefit from the best technologies along their studies. It is our duty to continue investing in the latest technologies to ensure the best learning experience”, concluded Parliamentary Secretary Bartolo.
The Malta Robotics Olympiad is the largest technology-related event in Malta and is organised by the Ministry for Education and Employment and will be held between the 27th and 29th of March at the MFCC Ta’ Qali, entrance is free of charge.
More details can be found on https://mromalta.com/