03 July 2017
Maker Mobile Sets To Inspire Malaysian Students Nationwidemore
04 July 2017
Maker Mobile, a mobile workshop and a webe (Telekom Malaysia) community funded initiative, which aims to redefine learning and education nationwide, came to life with its first workshop on Robotics with 30 students from SK Putrajaya Presint 8 (1), Putrajaya.
Speaking at the event, Nazeem Nasir, Chief Marketing Officer, webe explained the role of webe community in making Maker Mobile a reality as he applauded the efforts of the project champions Chong Zhi Xiong, Rachael Francis and Nigel Sim.
He said, “Encouraging Malaysian students to take up STEM subjects is among the major challenges in education, currently facing the country – and is a global problem as well.
Projects like Maker Mobile help bridge the education gap between the more urban and rural areas and play an important role in helping to build a stronger nation of makers a reality.
“Our work with Maker Mobile has helped them empower an engaging and more inclusive learning environment.
“Maker Mobile is a clear example of what can be achieved if our community comes together to collaborate and co-create,” he said.
As the name suggests, Maker Mobile is a mobile classroom that provides STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based workshops to students across Malaysia.
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