Asia-Pacific higher edu forum urges for embracing intelligent education

Staff Correspondent

15 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Speakers at a virtual discussion at Asia-Pacific Higher Education Innovation Forum urged for embracing the new era of intelligent education.

Huawei has recently organised the Asia-Pacific Higher Education Innovation Forum through live streaming with the theme “Embracing the New Era of Intelligent Education.”

The forum has invited industry experts from UNESCO ICHEI, NUS, Open University, Thammasat University, National University of Malaysia, and PwC, including 450 informatisation directors, partners, and business luminaries.

Together they focused on topics such as smart campus, online education, and smart classroom and discussed the development trend of education ICT and the challenges and opportunities for education informatisation in the post-pandemic era.

Huawei Asia Pacific Enterprise Business Group President Nicholas Ma shared Huawei’s understanding of ICT development in higher education in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as its vision of smart higher education in the future.

Huawei has served more than 300 colleges and universities with its education ICT solutions and has built ICT academies for 224 schools and trained over 10,000 students.

Huawei has also developed more than 4300 ICT professionals for various countries and will continue to serve customers in the education industry and cultivate more high-quality, innovative talent through the Asia-Pacific region.

UNESCO ICHEI Senior Specialist Professor Zhao Jianhua shared his insights on the exciting new trends in education.

According to Prof. Zhao, today’s education industry is being shaped by five major digital technologies: AR, personalised hybrid learning, gamification, AI, and IoT.