Using Robotics in Primary Education

Course Outline

This course aims to help teachers understand the potential of using Robotics in education in order to engage their young students more. General information and pedagogical methods will be coupled with hands on practical sessions using “Dash and Dot” – a set of robots that are built with young children in mind but that have all the required sensors and programmable capabilites of more complex robots. Best practices and case studies will be given and online educational resources on how to use robotics in class for a variety of subjects.

Target Audience:

Primary school teachers or other teaching assistants that deal with children between the ages of 5 and 11. School administration officials, ICT teachers, pedagogical researchers, parents will also take back a lot of interesting materials from this course


Participants for this course must be familiar with basic computer skills. Knowledge of programming is an asset but not a requirement since everyone can use these robots. Good knowledge of English is a must.

Course Outcomes

  • Awareness of the different types of educational robots on the market
  • Confidence in using robots with primary school children
  • Knowledge of how to use robots to teach a variety of subjects
  • Awareness of where to find existing educational resources for using robotics in class
  • Hands on practical knowledge on visual programming of robots.


€ 350

Course Tuition, Materials, Facilities and refreshments. Access to online portal for support and notes

Tuition fee is VAT exempt 

Logistics Package

If you are interested in a full logistics package including accommodation, restaurant meals, airport transfers and cultural tours, please contact us and we will be happy to help.


20 hours face-to-face tuition

105 hours self-study and online tutoring 

Certificate Type

All our course participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Europass mobility documents can also be given when requested.

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