Robot-HQ specializes in training teachers and students in the interesting fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Robotics as a subject incorporates all the above subject areas and is an excellent example of interdisciplinary STEAM education. Robotics also lends itself well to colaboration and teamwork: Valuable life skills and essential for a successful career.
Robot-HQ trains robotics educators, students and teams. We use VEX IQ and VEX EDR and other platforms, such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Robotics is but one part of the wider STEAM field. Our expertize extends to Electronics, the Internet of Things, Mechanical Engineering, CAD, 3D design & printing, and many more.
After a teaching career spanning more than 20 years, Frank Gibson started Robot-HQ in response to the growing need for STEM / STEAM / Robotics educators. His occupational history started in Pretoria, where he taught Industrial and Digital Electronics. In Taiwan, he has taught Physics, Geometry, Algebra and Robotics at some of the well known international schools.
His educational background is in Electronics and Computer Science. He studied at the University of Pretoria as a technology teacher and is also a certified robotics instructor.