"At present, we have users from more than 150 countries and regions, such as the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore," said Xing, adding that their latest version highlights the idea of online merging with offline in the hope that teachers and students can continue using the smart teaching platforms after their return to schools. … [Read more...] about China Focus: Technology at China’s int’l services trade fair brings new vision for future education
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Microsoft on Thursday joined hands with industry-driven learning ecosystem Nasscom FutureSkills to launch a nation-wide initiative that aims to skill 10 lakh students in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2021.Commencing from September 21, this initiative called "AI Classroom Series" will be paced in three modules.The online classes will include live demos, hands-on workshops and assignments through self-learning, virtual instructor-led training, and mentoring.These introductory sessions on AI will be available for undergraduate students at no cost and will cover the basics of data science, machine learning models on Azure, and understanding of cognitive services to build intelligent solutions, Microsoft said.The partnership with Nasscom FutureSkills is an extension of Microsoft's global skilling initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills, needed to thrive in a digital economy."As economies start to recover from the pandemic, expanded access to digital … [Read more...] about Microsoft joins Nasscom to skill 10 lakh students in AI by 2021
Liu Limin, president of China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), said in his keynote speech that China promptly launched a national cloud platform for primary and secondary schools during the epidemic, and started more than 30,000 free online courses for college students, including 1,291 national quality courses. … [Read more...] about China Focus: Global education throws up new trends in post-pandemic era
BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhuanet) -- With COVID-19 yet to be brought under full control at the global level and world economy deep in difficulties , the staging of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) reflects China’s rock-solid determination to further open up its market, strengthen cooperation and give a shot in the arm to global economic recovery. … [Read more...] about Commentary: China int’l services trade fair, a shot in arm to global economic recovery
Technology in the hands of great educators can be a life-changer for students. It enables educators to grow beyond linear, textbook-based learning and engage students meaningfully. Educators can prepare meticulous lesson plans through a plethora of online resources and educational websites - to enhance virtual learning experiences. It also gives educators a breather from routine administrative tasks that add little value to the quality of classroom instruction. Any tool that saves time and effort of educators ultimately propels the education quality further. AI tools can support educators by enabling automation of admission, learning, tutoring, assessments and feedback sharing. MOOCs can extend the reach of learning materials to all and have been enabled by cloud computing. School leadership must realise the need to be open to embracing new innovations. … [Read more...] about Can New Education Policy boost tech adoption?