Scuola di Robotica
Scuola di Robotica (School of Robotics) is a no profit Society appointed as Official Educational and Training Body by the Italian Ministry of Education, Research and University. A Committee consisting of robotics scientists and of scholars in Humanities has instituted School of Robotics (2000). Actually, School of Robotics is upholding the transdisciplinarity of its mission.
The aim of the “Scuola di Robotica” is to promote the knowledge of Robotics among students and young people, in the range of the pre doc school; to teachers and the general public.
School of Robotics for the widest practicable and appropriate dissemination of information concerning the results of the R&D in the field of Robotics, ICT and about complementary developments of other disciplines (Artificial Intelligence, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Ethics, Education). Scuola di Robotica has been key in promoting Roboethics (Ethical, Legal and Societal Aspects in Robotics - ELSA) and it was the ELSA Referee for the EC European Action CARE (Coordination Action for Robotics in Europe). School of Robotics is member of the European Robotics Platform and of the European Center for Women and Technology ECWT). It is the National Center of the Project "Roberta, Girls Discover Robot"; Italian Partner of the e-Skills for Jobs; Regional Partner of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL); it is the National Coordinator of EC euRobotics Week . School of Robotics is deeply involved in the study of the complex interaction between Robotics and Society, and is supporting the international project for the development of Roboethics, the ethics applied to robotics.
The main aims of Robot at School are: Understanding the impact of ICT, of Robotics and of new technologies in general with regard to the processes and learning methodologies; Technical, scientific and methodological update for the teachers working in secondary technical and vocational schools; Development and diffusion of a highly innovative didactic methodology through a multidisciplinary Virtual Laboratory on the Internet. This will allow a practical experimentation by the students of the involvement in a transnational research work in which they can actively participate to the creation of a common robot; Promoting cooperation between the different disciplines with regard to the realization of an innovative experiment.