DARE TO DREAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SWERVE ROBOTICS (USA) LAUNCH STEM INITIATIVE IN THE NGAMILAND REGION
Dare To Dream has joined forces with Swerve Robotics(USA) to initiate a comprehensive training program for teachers in Ngamiland Region. The program aims to equip educators with the necessary skills and knowledge to establish robotics and coding clubs and guide students in participating in FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competitions, both locally and internationally. The three day program started on the 3-5 of July 2023 The two Organizations have a shared vision of inspiring young minds to embrace technology and innovation.
This joint initiative represents their commitment to nurturing the next generation of engineers, scientists, and inventors in Ngamiland region. With the successful completion of this training of trainers program, it is anticipated that Ngamiland’s schools will witness the formation of robotics and coding clubs and an increased presence of local teams in FLL competitions. When addressing the attendies President and Founder of Dare
To Dream Captain Kgomotso Phatsima highlited that the FIRST Lego League initiative represents a transformative force in shaping the future of education and innovation in Botswana towards fostering a Vision 2036 of a Knowledge Based Economy. The next training of educators will be held at Botswana Digital & Innovations Hub on 10-12 July in Gaborone.
By supporting FLL Teams, organizations have the power to inspire, empower, and nurture the next generation of STEM leaders. From cultivating a skilled workforce and fostering innovation to promoting diversity and enhancing corporate reputation, the benefits of embracing FLL are far-reaching. As organizations recognize the immense potential and value that the FIRST Lego League brings, they not only invest in the future but also demonstrate their commitment to building a brighter and more prosperous world for all.
We urge the government, private sector and corporations to join hands and support Dare To Dream in building a better future for our children.