Schools

Microsoft brings Minecraft: Education Edition to APAC
Minecraft: Education Edition is now available in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.  
Celcom Axiata to help ‘digitise’ Malaysian schools, 1BestariNet déjà vu
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.
Computational thinking comes to the fore in Malaysian schools
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.
Malaysia to make coding part of school syllabus … 25+ years later
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.
Week in Review: Adapting to the digital reality
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.
Indonesia to make coding part of school curriculum next year
The Indonesian Government will make coding part of the school curriculum next year, according to its Minister of Communications and Information Technology Rudiantara.
Microsoft in APAC cloud-learning education pact with Learning Possibilities
Microsoft and Learning Possibilities have announced an alliance to roll out the Learning Management System on Office 365, LP+365, in Asia Pacific.
Singaporean SMEs Part 2: On the ground
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.  
OSKVI’s game-plan for its first Malaysian startup investments
OSK Ventures International Bhd has made its first-ever investments into Malaysian startups, and it intends to bring more than just money to the table, reports Goh Thean Eu.
SEA educators support mobile tech in the classroom: Adobe study
Far from being reluctant to admit mobile devices to their classrooms, educators in South-East Asia strongly believe that the proliferation of mobile devices is already having a positive impact, and influencing the way instruction is delivered to students, according to Adobe Inc’s 'Transforming Education with Mobile and Digital Technology' study.
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