About US

Robokids Attracts a 85% rebooking rate

Robokids vision is an Australia where every young person leaves school with the innovation and technological skills that they need to thrive in their everchanging, automated world that lies ahead of them. Our robotics workshops, designed by teachers for schools & education services engage your students in 21st century learning with the latest technology, helping them become the innovative and creative problem solvers that the world needs.  We have taught robotics across to over 55 000 Australian students in schools and children’s services.

Our team has grown, we have won awards, CBA Women in Focus Leadership Award, nominated for Telstra’s Business Women of the Year and have partnered with groups like PWC, Education Changemakers, Toyota, CBA, Stocklands Group and most recently Children’s University Australia. We are more passionate than ever about the importance of teaching robotics. We are all super excited.  

Why work with Robokids?

Robokids brings the world of robotics to education, we run;

  • Immersion worshops in schools which align to national and state education standards
  • Teacher Professional Development workshops which facilitate teacher capacities in robotics. We are accredited with NESA (New South Wales Education Standards Authority) to train teachers with our Professional Development Robotic workshops.
  • After school programs
  • Outreach programs for communities who are underrepresented in STEM

We implement a cross curricula, problem solving approach integrating the Digital Technologies, Science and Maths syllabuses. We are preparing Australia’s first innovation generation for their future by creating the shift from digital users to digital creators, fostering computational thinking which underpins much of our modern society, while developing, critical thinking, creativity, curiosity and resilience.

Robokids

  • Attracts a rebooking rate of 85% with our clients
  • 95% of our principals and teachers recommend our programs to their peers.
  • We have an NPS of 86 with no detractors. 
  • Address the current gender equity gap in STEM careers. 70% of our girls surveyed from K- 6 would elect robotics if it were offered in their school.

Together, with our Robokids programs your students will develop the necessary capacities and skills to create a better world.


OUR TEAM

Michele Miller - Director and founder Head Franchisee Sydney Northern Beaches/Chatswood/ Mosman

All our Robotic Workshops are written, and co-ordinated by Michele. With over 30 years of classroom teaching experience, a speciality in GATS (covering both Public, Private and Catholic Sectors) and as a lecturer at UTS Insearch, Michele’s teaching experience is only matched by her passion for robotics. Michele is excited to know that Robokids is pivotal in creating the minds of the future.

Robokids Sydney East Inner West: Melissa & Peter Clark

Peter and Melissa have enjoyed excellent and varied opportunities for continued professional development in their time abroad and have both attended and presented at numerous international education conferences, worked with a variety of cultures, and have been exposed to best practices in education and technology. They have also been fortunate to have held challenging leadership roles (Department Heads, Team Leaders, etc) in all 3 international schools in which they have worked. (read more)

Robokids Sydney North West (Hills District): Bettina Strong & Michelle Granelli

Bettina has a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) and is one of Robokids early learning specialists.  Bettina has extensive experience teaching children from birth to 12 years in schools and early learning centres in the public, private and community based sectors.  After spending 14 years working in Finance, Human Resources and Compensation & Benefits, Michelle Granelli has a wealth of experience across a number of industries, including service, IT, retail and FMCG.  (read more)

Robokids Sydney Penrith Lower Blue Mountains: Ian Anderson

Ian is a specialist high school teacher, who has been teaching in Western Sydney for the past 10 years. He is a teacher with a passion for technology and robotics. Having developed his own STEAM elective based on robotics, Ian was continually impressed with the level of engagement, curiosity and genuine learning the students consistently displayed.“I honestly believe there is a real need and opportunity to offer specialist services focusing on engaging student learning and training for staff in robotics”.

Robokids Sydney Lower North Shore: Richard Mei

Richard has a Bachelor of Science degree from Fudan University in Shanghai China, has over 19 years industry experience in business applications working with companies such as PWC, Oracle and IT Convergence.

Richard’s passion is coding and working with children in digital literacies. He is fluent in Mandarin and has a particular flair with ages 8 onwards. Richard will be taking the lead, developing our Robo C modules to be released for our 2019 incursions and workshops. (read more)

Robokids Adelaide South East: Morgan Krishnan and Vanitha Gunasegaran

Vanitha is a highly passionate and dedicated Early Childhood Educator with over 10 years’ experience. She started off her career as a Legal Secretary and eventually followed her interest in the area of Early Childhood Education. After a career spanning 14 years within the Engineering and Accounting sectors, Morgan has found his passion in STEM education. He brings across his systems automation experience and co-relates that with his workshops for students.  (read more)

Robokids Melbourne Central: Claire Grady

Following a background in sound engineering, Claire started her teaching career in Melbourne. She has spent from 2013- 2017 teaching internationally at the American School of Bombay in India and the United Nations International School in Vietnam.

During her time overseas, Claire presented at numerous international conferences and published several articles on a variety of innovative teaching techniques and technologies. (read more)


INDUSTRY RECOGNITION AND PARTNERS

        Toyota     Childrens University     CBA Innovation             Cool Company Award