Perspectives from the private ICT sector

Updated: 11:14am, 14 Nov, 2022
27 February 2009 (Fri)
Room 101, Runme Shaw Bldg., HKU
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Singapore’s MOE has comnpleted 11 years of ICT Masterplan since 1997. Since 2000, the InfoComm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore has also actively supported the development of a private sector to support ICT in education.
The speaker, being an active private sector service provider to the ICT in Education programmes in Singapore, will share his perspectives on these initiatives and how the private sector has successfully worked with schools to effectively use ICT for teaching and learning. He will share examples of innovations by schools in their use of ICT.

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About the speaker(s):
Mr Jenn-Jong Yee is founder and CEO of ASKnLearn Pte Ltd, a key player in Singapore"s ICT in Education industry. ASKnLearn was founded in 2000 as a 4-man start-up and grew to its current strength of over 150 staff serving 180 educational institutions in Singapore and Asia. ASKnLearn"s growth coincided with several key government education and technology programmes implemented in Singapore from 2000-2008. It currently supplies e-learning solutions and ICT training to 150,000 students in Singapore across some 35% of all Singapore government schools. Mr Yee was formerly a teaching staff at the National University of Singapore and has also served in the government service before venturing into private businesses. He graduated with MSc in Computing and MBA in Banking and Finance.
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