HUMAN HOLDINGS EXPANDS JAPAN’S TOP ROBOT SCHOOL FOR KIDS INTO SOUTHEAST ASIA, STARTING IN SINGAPORE
Human Holdings Co., Ltd., an operator of the acclaimed robotics school that is one of the largest schools in Japan, has opened its first “robot school” in Southeast Asia, located in Singapore. The new school will follow the mission of these robot schools to discover and develop innovative world-class talent in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Human Holdings is based in Shinjuku, Tokyo, with Tomonari Sato as president and representative director.
The school’s contents, provided by Human Academy Co., Ltd. in the Human Holdings Group under the supervision of ROBO-GARAGE founder Tomotaka Takahashi, cultivate a foundation in computer programming through robot production. Since the first licensee opened in 2009, more than 22,000 children have studied in about 1,300 robot schools. In November 2018, they received recognition as “Japan’s Best Customer Satisfaction Award” in the programming education field.
The contents, which include Japan’s advanced technology, feature attractive early education. Human Academy has set up schools in Taiwan and China since 2016, embracing more than 40 classrooms and 500 children in 2018. The expansion is accelerating, with more licensees planned to open soon in Thailand and Vietnam.
The KOMABA Robot School will be located at 19 Tanglin Road, No. 03-01 Tanglin Shopping Centre, Singapore.