October 3rd, 2017, Launching Ceremony for SRobot VI 2017-2018 officially took place at SaigonTech. The ceremony had the privilege to welcome Department of Education and Training of HCMC (HCMC DOET), Vietnam Information Technology Outsourcing Alliances (VNITO), International Leadership of Texas, USA (IL Texas), Quang Trung Software City (QTSC), SaigonTech Managing Board and representatives from 70 schools in HCMC and nearby provinces.

To enhance SRobot’s quality and make it up to date with international standard, SaigonTech cooperated with HCMC DOET - Education Program and Information Center, QTSC Development Company Limited and IL Texas, USA to continue deploying SRobot Competition. SRobot 2017-2018 would last from October 2017 to March 2018 with training for teachers and students. Qualifying Round and Final Round were expecting to start on March 18th, 2018.

In the event, project’s organizers announced regulations of 4 categories: SRobot Multi-school, SRobot Open, SRobot Creative Clip, SRobot Incubator.


Mr. Nguyen Hong Tuan – Representative of Education Department of HCMC announced to start the competition SRobot 2017-2018.

Mr. Ngo Van Toan – Deputy Chairman VNITO Alliances, Vice President Global Cybersoft shared his feeling and the orientation for IT development.

Dr. Gigi Do and Dr. Thomas Seaberry – Representatives from IL Texas shared the reason to co-organizing the event and the amazing chances for students.

Lecturer Dinh Thanh Son – An IT instructor of SaigonTech, a member of SRobot organizing board announced regulations of 4 events: SRobot Multi-school, SRobot Open, SRobot Creative Clip, SRobot Incubator.

The IT team of SaigonTech exhibited the Omni wheel Robot used in SRobot project.

Teachers raised questions related to SRobot 2017-2018

Teachers Nguyen Thanh Loi – Pricipal of Viet Anh High School, Phu Nhuan District, HCMC shared his opion about SRobot: “Based on the announcement of HCMC DOET and guidance of MOET about orientation in applying STEM into school teaching plan. I and the school tried to register for SRobot competition because this is a chance for students to early approach new technology and have the confidence to work in the future. For the students, joining the competition is the chance for them to approach and study coding better, it doesn’t bring any negative effect to other subjects. I hope they will actively participate in the competition, apply the knowledge and cooperate with teamate to compete with students from other schools before applying them to life.

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