University Of Ghana Basic School Student Wins 2019 National Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

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Form two (2) pupil of the University of Ghana Basic School, Ethan Nartey, has won the 2019 edition of the Ghana Cyber Robotics Coding Competition.

Known in the competition as Team EthanE, he came tops with a total score of 1,431.

His school mate, Daniel Asamoah, who is in form one (1), placed 8th with 550 points.

Nartey came first ahead of colleagues from various basic and high schools across the country.

The competition, which begun last year, reached it climax in May this year after several stages of gaming and competing.

Consequently, the next edition will begin in the last quarter of 2020 and winner crowned in following year, 2021.

Cyber Robotics Coding Competition is a global groundbreaking online robotics competition that engages students in coding programs.

The competition targets all students irrespective of the level of education such that by learning to program and strategizing the virtual robot, a student can compete within their class, grade, school, district and state to win the stages and progress to the finals.

The mode of Competition under this global contest is through gaming and competing with the focus on STEM education, coding and tech literacy.

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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