Two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) are chosen to attend seminar of GO_PRO! – Regional Programming Centers in Poland at 5 -12 April 2017.
They are Rendy Irawan (Economic Faculty) and Nurseto Nugroho (Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty). Both of them represent Indonesia to meet 30 participants from 7 other countries, including Kenya, Peru, Spain, Croatia, Poland, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Previously, the students have learned about basic robotics and its development in the computer laboratory of Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty of UNNES for a month to prepare them for the seminars.
During the activities, the participants do not only get the training of robotics, but they also get the material of non-formal education and multimedia digital game-based education. This activity is also filled with the championship of robots where Indonesian robots called Garudator get the first place in every fast track and strength competitions.
This program is also the part of Erasmus+ program under the commission of Europan Union. It is also the follow-up program of cooperation between Dejavato Foundation and Meritum as the organization working in non-formal education, like multimedia learning development, robotics, and digital game education.
After this program, the participants will continue the program in their country by holding seminars and training to spread the knowledge they have obtained. Later, this seminar will be continued to the future seminar in Peru, November 2017.