The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) have announced the establishment of Digital Innovator Programme (DIP), Malaysia’s maiden secondary educational programme for talented young innovators.
As part of the initiative to empower teachers and students with IR4.0 skills, TM – along with its collaborators – help train teachers with new tech skills to be then passed on to their students.
Minecraft: Education Edition is now available in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Celcom Axiata will work with UUM and Orangetree Production to support the Ministry of Education’s move to digitise education in Malaysian schools, but that leaves us wondering about the similar 1BestariNet project.
It will be one big leap for Malaysia into the digital economy with computational thinking and computer science being embedded into national education system, writes Karamjit Singh.
The pretty big announcement that coding would be part of the Malaysian school syllabus from next year onwards came very quietly … which is not surprising because we’ve heard this all before, writes A. Asohan.
The upside of technology advancements and innovation are well known and this week, Karamjit Singh ponders the dire consequences of life going increasingly digital and how individuals, governments, and companies will adapt.
The Indonesian Government will make coding part of the school curriculum next year, according to its Minister of Communications and Information Technology Rudiantara.
Microsoft and Learning Possibilities have announced an alliance to roll out the Learning Management System on Office 365, LP+365, in Asia Pacific.
In this, the second of three parts on SMEs and digital transformation, DNA speaks to a trade association, a vendor and an SME to uncover how the various policies and programmes have been translated on the ground.