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Intel And ITU Telecom To Venture Into e-Education

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Intel Corporation in partnership with ITU Telecom World 2013 are planning to bring up session on influencing the power of ICT to transform education.

The leading networking, knowledge-sharing and innovation showcasing platform for the global ICT community, ITU Telecom World 2013 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, 19-22 November, bringing together an influential audience of private and public sector leaders from across the world.

Intel Education Solutions will host three interactive panel sessions and a ministerial round table at the event, focused on connecting investment in ICT to accelerate technology adoption, transform education and advance economies and societies:

The three involve, Education transformation which will be deal in three angles including converting the traditional education to digital form, financing e-Learning Programmes, which involves exploring the role of governments and public private partnerships in funding technology and multidisciplinary education projects and learning lessons from current national and regional education transformation projects.

In the Ministerial Roundtable, they will focus on the Importance of ICT in 21st Century Education.

“Education is critical to unlocking the power of grey matter, the human brain, the only natural resource distributed equally across the globe. Investing in ICT for education can transform outcomes for individuals, economies and societies at an unprecedented pace and scale. I believe that ITU Telecom World 2013 offers the ideal platform for government leaders and private sector innovators to come together, debate and share knowledge to ensure we achieve this common aim,” said Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU secretary-general

“As a proud partner of ITU Telecom World 2013, Intel welcomes the opportunity to meet and learn from other leaders—and to share visions, practical strategies, and best practices from ICT-enabled education transformation initiatives that Intel has supported in more than 100 countries,” said John E. Davies, vice president and general manager, World Ahead Group, Intel Corporation.

Intel will also showcase its work on driving broadband adoption and education transformation on the show floor at ITU Telecom World 2013, including new technologies, integrated solutions and real-life case studies supporting teaching and learning from kindergarten to university and beyond.

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