Skriware seeks to advance STEAM curriculum in Middle East schools
Company’s learning experience uses 3D-printed, fully programmable robots
Skriware, a Polish educational startup will be showcasing its learn-through-play ecosystem for K-12 students, demonstrating to at GITEX Technology Week.
Since 2017, Skriware has focused on changing the educational curriculum in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe by bringing their STEAM curriculum to classrooms and beyond. As a follow-up to these activities, the company has launched an online platform, Skriware Academy, with its first educational course Destination: Mars. Their hands-on learning experience for kids uses state-of-the-art technologies, like 3D-printed, fully programmable robots to teach the core building blocks of STEAM including coding and engineering. The solution also includes easy-to-use 3D printers, as well as a set of online tools that aim to enrich current teaching methods and support the UAE’S students in acquiring essential skills fulfilling demands of the 21st century.
The ultimate goal of education is to inspire children and give them the conviction that they can shape the world of tomorrow, says Karol Górnowicz, Skriware’s CEO. “That’s why we want to help schools with a smooth and seamless adjustment to the requirements of the modern teaching methods. With our guidance, UAE’S teachers will be able to equip their students with the most sought-after skills and help them to succeed on the challenging and constantly evolving job market,” adds Górnowicz.
Skriware Academy utilises teaching methods that have been developed in cooperation with experts in the field of education. The Polish startup has cooperated with the faculties from Dartmouth College, the Astro Center at Texas A&M University and Harvard Graduate School of Education to create its online STEAM curriculum.
Skriware has just received PLN 4.5 million in funding from the Polish National Centre for Research and Development. Skriware will allocate the funds to improve its 3D printing technology, further development of the Skriware Academy, as well as the development of Skribots. Talks with other investors are ongoing.