The team of young robotics of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools returned from the Hungarian Gyor with great achievement. Under the leadership of the famous coach Nikolai Avdyunin, she entered the top three in the main WRO championship (World Robot Olympiad) and brought home bronze medals.
The NIS team in the “Smart Education” section introduced the Ziggurat robot, an elementary school teacher who teaches math and drawing, helps learn the alphabet, and works with visually impaired and hard of hearing children.
– The idea of the project belongs to Daniil Filimonov from the Taldykorgan Intellectual School, Lyubov Dudchenko from the Almaty Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics and Elina Pak from the Taldykorgan center NEXTROBOT worked with him on the team, and Nikolay Avdyunin led it the coach of the robotics team of Almaty region. In the final, more than 400 teams from 73 countries of the world met with our students, – said names of the heroes of the day Azamat Bidanov, deputy director of the Center for Information Technologies of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools AEO.
Nikolay Avdyunin – one of the most respected robotics trainers in the country, has been working in the Taldykorgan NIS since its inception. Success in Hungary is the third achievement of Nikolai’s students at the WRO, they already brought bronze medals from Sochi, as well as the Grand Prix in the Lego creativity awards nomination at the International stage of WRO 2016.
– Today the world is entering the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an era of deep and rapid-moving changes: technological, economic and social. Every year we create projects to develop the potential of our students, thereby striving to improve information production, on the basis of information production, the country's economy will be able to rise to a new level, – Nikolay Avdyunin emphasized.
Three more NIS teams – Intellectual Schools in Kokshetau, Uralsk, the capital of the physics and mathematics – entered the top 10 of the World Olympiad.
WRO – 2019 was held in the Hungarian Gyor and dedicated to Smart Cities. Since 2014, the autonomous educational organization Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools has been the national coordinator of the World Robotics Olympiad.