Summary: Seoul has started using robots as teaching aids in kindergartens, an attempt by the city government to prepare the next generation for a hi-tech future. It is claimed by teacher Byun Seo-yeon that “the robots help with the kids’ creativity." Han Dong-seog from the Seoul government’s childcare division added, “In the future, knowing how to manage AI and related tools will be very important." As of today, there are 300 nurseries and childcare centers where the pint-sized robots are being trialled. Ultimately, the childcare division believes that these teaching robots will leave a positive, lasting impact throughout the children’s youth and adulthood.