play based learning

EdLab Challenge: Support an Artistic Workshop involving Robot Making

Student mentors required for an exciting two-day workshop with Manchester School of Art.

Workshop Description: For this workshop, participants will be challenged to write and perform short sci-fi dramas featuring their very own prototype robots. They will invent and perform a dystopian future for Stockport whilst exploring Arduino physical computing. This workshop is aimed at 11-16 year olds.

vlcsnap-2015-09-02-13h09m20s71

This opportunity would be ideal for:

  • Those with an interest in pursuing a career within arts education or education
  • Those interested in working directly with young people
  • Someone with an interest in technology and design

Dates & Times

The workshops will be held on:
Tuesday 25th October & Wednesday 26th October.
09:00am – 4:00pm.
You will also need to attend a training day. Date and time TBC.

More information: To get involved in this project, or to work on a challenge which supports the development of this project, contact

t.bowman@ mmu.ac.uk or  edlab @mmu.ac.uk

Partner Name: Manchester School of Art,
Keywords: play based learning, robots, design, craft, hands on, experiential learning, Seymour Papert,