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Abu Dhabi pupils to be taught by robots

School sources AI teachers to instruct students in range of subjects

Abu Dhabi pupils to be taught by robots

A private school in Abu Dhabi has hired robots to teach mathematics and other basic subjects, Gulf News reported.

According to the paper, Merryland International School in Mussafah has launched the UAE's first robotic lab, which includes 30 robots with built-in intelligence.

The paper reported "Humanoid AISOY Raspberry Pi robot will teach basic addition and subtraction while Nao, the 57-cm tall Evolution Humanoid robot from France, will help special needs children."

"I have sourced out some of the best and most advanced robots including humanoids, quadrupeds, hexapods, flying robots and pet robots from all over the world," Susheela George, founder of Merryland, told the paper, adding: "Our aim is to mould future scientists, designers, engineers and leaders."

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