I&R - European Industrial Technology and Robotics, new educational approaches for creative learning

European industry spans several sectors that contribute to high economic activities and generate mass employment in different fields: automotive, aerospace, defense, chemicals, biotechnology, food. European educational institutions face the challenge of supplying skilled employees to sustain it, especially in this period of economic crisis. Robotics is fast becoming an integral part of the school curriculum with its ability to integrate a broad range of subjects, most notably Computing, Technology, Science and Maths Key Learning Areas. It encourages students to think creatively, analyze situations and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to real world problems. The specific topic concerning "industry and Robotics" allows the students to discover and work on the many facets offered by the subject and will be a starting point for our youth to develop both their skills and a personal maturity process.