Seoul introduces mini robot pilot project in nursery schools


Seoul starts trialling 24.5cm robots that dance, lead sing-a-longs, recite stories and even teach kung-fu moves. – AFP pic, November 25, 2021.

SEOUL has started trialling pint-sized robots as teaching aids in kindergartens – a pilot project the city government said would help prepare the next generation for a hi-tech future.

The “Alpha Mini” is just 24.5cm tall and can dance, lead sing-a-longs, recite stories and even teach kung-fu moves as children mimic its push-ups and one-legged balances.


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