Communication Skills - Robots

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Groups of approximately 40 learners

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Keystage 3, 4 and 5

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40-60 minutes

About the Workshop

This workshop uses hi-tech VEX robotic equipment to develop teamwork, communication, technical, adaptability and problem-solving skills. The session starts with a discussion around transferable skills and before a series of simple communication challenges. Then in team they must work as a groups to score the most points using the robots, managing people tasked with interfering and the driver being unable to see the robot.

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Room requirements: 

  • Large classroom or hall with all the furniture moved to the side 

  • Projector and screen

Skills Builder Framework Links:

  • Listening 

  • Problem solving 

  • Speaking 

  • Staying positive 

  • Teamwork 

  • Leadership

Learner links: 

  • Take part in hands on challenges to develop the transferable skills 


Teacher outcomes: 

  • Provide careers related learning within subject lessons. 

  • Hands-on activity that develops the pupils' ability to use cross curricular knowledge and skills, and work as team.

  • Incorporating curriculum based learning to a career forward activity.

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Interested in booking?

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