Dr. Ju-Ho Lee, South Korea’s former Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, said “harnessing the power of AI in education is critical” especially now that many schools have shifted to online classes due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Smart is turning over 200 Smart Bro Pocket WiFi units to the McClassrooms, which are party rooms in selected McDonald’s branches across the country which have been converted into teachers’ work stations.
Review and tutoring center AHEAD Learning Systems said it has transitioned into e-learning platforms during the pandemic to ensure the continuation of education for its various categories of students.
Team MoveMapua’s BayaniHub application emerged as the “Program The Future 2020” grand champion. Developed by students from Mapua University, BayaniHub is an end-to-end solution that showcases the future of public transportation through smart transit ads in modern jeepneys.
Cable TV and Internet provider Sky Cable said it has partnered with the government to broadcast the Department of Education’s distance education program and provide Internet access to 32 schools in key cities nationwide.
The Senso Eskwela Pilipinas (SEP) is a set of apps for statistical and mathematical learning that are designed for Grades 1 to 11.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will be providing tablets, laptops, and units of pocket Wi-Fi to San Juan City to be used by students for online learning.
Pratian Technologies, a solutions provider headquarted in India, has brought its skilling and assessment division called SkillAssure in the Philippines to provide need-related training for the local IT workforce. By focusing on connecting its startup customers with an entire ecosystem of digital businesses, the company aims to build its “Vasudhaiva Kutumbukam” or the “world is one family” concept consisting of digital disruptors.