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Korean child roboticists

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First broadcast:
Tuesday 02 April 2013

Korean child roboticists
Five year old children in South Korea are building and programming their own robots. A computer literate population will live and work in an increasingly technology friend environment. That appears to be the aim as Gareth Mitchell visits South Korea which plans to put several thousand robot helps in kindergartens this year.
(Photo: Gareth Mitchell with Gary Donohue: technology integration specialist for the 'Village' School at Chadwick International School in Songdo IBD, South Korea - © Gareth Mitchell)

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