Tencent Cloud, KinderWorld to develop smart campus in SEA
By Digital News Asia February 17, 2022
- Jointly promote, conduct training courses for talent development
- Leverage Tencent Cloud for development of smart campuses
Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, has announced its collaboration with education and training provider KinderWorld International Group in the areas of smart campus development, innovation and digitalisation, as well as training development in the education sector in Southeast Asia.
In a statement, the company said the strategic cooperation agreement marks both parties’ intention to leverage technologies provided by Tencent Cloud for the development of smart campuses for schools under KinderWorld.
To achieve their mutual goals, Tencent Cloud and KinderWorld aim to explore the use of solutions and platforms such as campus security, smart technologies, video/ streaming to enable teaching and learning, Tencent Cloud said.
Additionally, they will jointly promote and conduct training courses for talent development while advancing innovation via the potential deployment of a smart education CMS content management system, it said.
Kenneth Siow, regional director for Southeast Asia and general manager for Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, Tencent Cloud International, said, “Tencent Cloud is pleased to provide KinderWorld with its technology and solutions to develop smart campuses that will further enhance digital innovation in education and training in Southeast Asia.
“We look forward to more in-depth and fruitful collaborations that leverage our expertise to support KinderWorld’s educational projects,” he said.
Ricky Tan, chairman and chief executive officer at KinderWorld International Group, said the group is excited to collaborate with Tencent Cloud, as it continues its digital innovation journey.
“This collaboration signals our intent to explore new ideas, spark innovation and create smart capabilities for our new school campus in the region," he said.
Established in Singapore in 1986, KinderWorld’s mission is to be a forward-looking education institution embracing innovative teaching pedagogies in a creative and challenging environment. T
his aligns with Tencent Cloud’s commitment to use its high-performance, high-quality technologies to further boost education in the region, it said.
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