Korean startup LUXROBO wins prestigious ‘Worlddidac Award 2020’ for its DIY robotics creation kit – ‘MODI’

Korean coding education startup, LUXROBO has achieved outstanding global recognition for its robotics education platform ‘MODI’. The startup recently announced that it had been awarded the Worlddidac Outstanding Award 2020.

The highest honour in the education industry

Worlddidac Award is a prestigious biennial award, considered to be the highest honour in the education industry worldwide, bestowed by the Worlddidac Foundation and the Worlddidac Association. It is an independent recognition of innovation, quality and practical application of teaching materials. This accolade is conferred on creators, developers and manufacturers for their creativity and continuous innovation.

LUXROBO’s MODI was among 27 products that were shortlisted for bringing advancement in education globally for the 2020 awards.  An international panel of experts and dedicated Swiss teachers examine the submitted products for their innovation, design, sustainability and above all, suitability and expediency for the Worlddidac Award. MODI has been judged to be of pedagogical value, innovation and/or high-quality that will receive a prestigious quality label the Worlddidac Award 2020. The nine category winners out of the shortlisted twenty-seven educational solutions will be presented with The Most Outstanding Product of 2020, the Best Innovational Approach Award, and the ICT Swisscom Innovation Award. The awards ceremony, however, has been postponed due to the prevailing COVID-19 circumstances.

MODI was recognized for its achievement in the most competitive ‘Education Resources for Primary Education’ category which had 14 of the 27 entries. Recently LUXROBO had announced its plan to enter the USA market with its coding homeschooling product.

ABOUT MODI 

MODI is LUXROBO’s industry-recognized modular coding education kit that was developed for building and connecting DIY robotic creations. LUXROBO currently supplies its MODI kits towards public education globally in countries such as Korea, Luxemburg, Singapore, Thailand and the USA.

MODI modules comprise input, output and setup modules that allow learners to acquire key concepts across computer science and coding curriculums in a fun and engaging way. Through hands-on, project-based activities, learners of all ages are able to tackle problems logically while developing their critical thinking and computational thinking skills. In combination with a STEAM curriculum, 3D printing, and LEGO bricks, MODI classes really come alive.

ABOUT LUXROBO

Established in 2014, LUXROBO Inc. is a leading Korean robotics educational technology startup that specializes in corporate online and offline coding education services in South Korea. LUXROBO’s MODI is a modular hardware platform consisting of 21 modules with particular functions and software coding tools for users and learners of all ages and backgrounds. MODI was designed for users to intuitively recognize each module’s function. Additionally, most types of modular devices have exposed circuit boards but MODI has a hidden circuit board which makes it safer and convenient for children to play with. LUXROBO has been growing fast and has attracted Series A and B investments from DS Asset. Hanhwa, Kakao Investments and a string of other investors.

Read more about coding and robotics for children on koreatechdesk.com,  

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