Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada, attended the CII Tech Summit yesterday in Delhi. The strategic partnership between Canada-based RoboGarden and Ed-tech startup Eupheus Learning was announced at the event.
Minister Bains, said, “Our government believes in giving kids the right tools to help them succeed. That is why we are focused on teaching more kids to code - the rules and instructions that make all our technology work. Through our Innovation and Skills Plan, we are investing USD50 million over two years to provide coding education to Canadian youth from kindergarten to grade 12. I am excited to participate in RoboGarden's launch in India and see the developments that arise from this great initiative.”
To make learning to code easier for students in India, Eupheus Learning has entered in an exclusive strategic partnership with RoboGarden Inc., an international, award-winning, product development and consulting firm that operates in a wide range of technology sectors in Alberta, Canada. The partnership was announced at DST-CII Technology Summit, which facilitates a comprehensive convergence of key elements and key actors of India's and Canada's knowledge economy.
The summit was graced by a high-level delegation of industry, academic institutes, R&D institutes, Government, thought leaders, policymakers and start-ups from Canada and India led by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada; The Hon’ble Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Government of Canada; and François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, Government of Canada.
"We believe that RoboGarden will create bright new opportunities for individuals and entire communities. Coding literacy is an essential driver of success in the digital economy. We have found our right partner in Eupheus Learning, which has the right know-how of education sector and a sizeable reach to thousands of schools and millions of students in India. Just to add, the same passion as us to bring coding literacy to the young generation,” said Dr Mohamed Elhabiby, President of RoboGarden Inc.
“RoboGarden from Alberta, Canada is known for its technology and innovation and has received a remarkable response from the schools & students globally and now it is part of the Hour of Code activities. Technology is going to be the force behind a lot of great companies that will exist in the future. We have to prepare the students today to build these technologies tomorrow and it can only happen when they are creative, innovative and are logical thinkers.” said Rahul Sharma, MD and Counselor (Commercial) Alberta, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, High Commission of Canada.
RoboGarden is a learn-by-doing platform created using game-style environment that builds the concept of computer programming and coding. RoboGarden Inc platform serves two main objectives that are critical for the future of children and youth. First is learning to earn and second is code to control. It teaches the computer languages that professionals use to author software, smartphone apps and robotic control systems in an interactive, fun way.