EduPoint, a leading company in the education technology sector, has joined forces with VBank, Leap Africa, Hewlett Packard (HP), Doculand, and Vines Realty to host a coding and robotics competition for secondary school students. The event, known as RoboCode Fest 2.0, aims to engage students aged between 11 and 16 years.
The competition will focus on various themes such as health, education, transport, election, fashion, agriculture, real estate, waste, and recycling. It will consist of debates, quizzes, and coding challenges. A total of 300 participants will go through pre-qualifying rounds on September 26 and 27, with the debate and quiz taking place on September 30. The grand finale is scheduled for November 25.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top six winners, with the first, second, and third places receiving N500,000, N300,000, and N200,000, respectively. The remaining prize money will be shared among the students and their schools.
VBank, one of the partnering organizations, expressed its dedication to supporting initiatives that bring positive change to society. The collaboration with EduPoint aligns with VBank’s vision, recognizing education as a powerful tool that can transform lives.
Leap Africa, another partner, emphasized the importance of investing in children, who represent the future of the nation. Their participation in the competition is a testament to their leadership qualities.
This coding and robotics competition provides a unique platform for secondary school students to showcase their skills, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. It encourages them to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields and nurtures their interest in these areas. Participating students not only have a chance to win cash prizes but also gain valuable experiences and opportunities for personal growth.
– Leap Africa