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Sumo-wrestling robots in Estonia’s digital classroom

Sumo-wrestling robots developed by Estonian students. Image courtesy of Robotex Estonia 2013
Sumo-wrestling robots developed by Estonian students. Image courtesy of Robotex Estonia 2013

Estonia, or E-stonia as it is becoming known, is leading the way in digital education in Europe.

To find out why, Horizon journalist Damien Pearse speaks to Erki Urva, chairman of Estonia’s Information Technology Foundation for Education, in this podcast interview.

He hears how primary school children are being taught to programme computers, and how ICT is being embedded across the curriculum.  

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