CIMB Foundation (“the Foundation”) today(25 November 2018) launched CIMB RoboCAMP, a holiday camp that teaches primary school students Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in a fun and engaging way through the use of C-Based programming language and robotics. It was piloted with 189 students from 21 schools in Langkawi on 21 – 25 November 2018. Apart from subjects like application programming and basic engineering, ethics and character building were also incorporated into the lesson plan.
The fun learning camp was organized in collaboration with DreamEDGE Sdn. Bhd. (“DreamEDGE), a digital engineering firm that ideated the RoboCAMP as part of their corporate responsibility to nurture the capabilities of Malaysian engineers. The launch of CIMB RoboCAMP was graced by Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, with Dato’ Mohd Shukri Hussin, (CIMB Foundation Trustee), Nor Azmi Md Yusof, (Head of Consumer Sales & Distribution, Group Consumer Banking) and Khairil Adri Adnan (CEO of DreamEDGE) in attendance .