Weekly Education Industry Events Review (12.16-12.22)
- Date: 2019-12-24
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This week (12.16-12.22) What are the highlights of the education industry that we should pay attention to? Cloud and data editors will share with you: Henan Province Education Department to build artificial intelligence education experimental zone; the first batch of 152 education app record list announced; Tencent pure investment 100 million yuan for minor protection projects ...
I. Policy articles
1 The Ministry of Education held a press conference to interpret the "Opinions on Strengthening and Improving the Construction of Teachers' Morality and Style in the New Era."
Recently, seven departments including the Ministry of Education jointly issued the "Opinions on Strengthening and Improving the Construction of Teachers' Morality and Style in the New Era" (hereinafter referred to as "Opinions"). Today, the Ministry of Education held a press conference to interpret the relevant content.
It is reported that the "Opinions" strengthened the ideological and political work of teachers, improved teachers' professional ethics, penetrated the requirements of teacher ethics and construction throughout the entire process of teacher management, created an atmosphere of respect for teachers and educated the whole society, and strengthened the construction of teachers and ethics. 15 measures were put forward in five major areas, including safeguards.
2 Henan Provincial Department of Education builds artificial intelligence education experimental area.
Recently, the Henan Provincial Department of Education decided to select 10 counties (cities, districts) in the province as the province's primary and secondary artificial intelligence education experimental areas, and 500 primary and secondary schools as the province's primary and secondary artificial intelligence education experimental schools. "Demonstrate a batch, apply a batch, popularize a batch of ideas", through guidance, cultivation, summary, evaluation, and promotion, systematically promote the sustainable development of artificial intelligence education experimental zones and experimental schools in primary and secondary schools.
It is reported that Henan will take the establishment of "Henan Province primary and secondary artificial intelligence education experimental area (school)" as the starting point, in accordance with the "experiment first, point-and-face, regional advancement, comprehensive spread" principle, carry out exploration and practice of artificial intelligence education in primary and secondary schools . The 500 experimental schools include 300 primary schools (considering both urban and rural areas) and 200 secondary schools (including junior and senior high schools).
3 issued by the Ministry of Education: colleges and universities with online advanced education.
Educating students to strictly control entrance, process, and exit. On December 19, the Ministry of Education issued the "Notice on Serving the Whole People for Lifelong Learning and Promoting the Development of High-quality Network Education in Pilot Modern Distance Education Pilot Universities" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice"). Strictly control the entrance, process and export of online higher education students, and promote online education graduates to the level equivalent to the full-time similar majors of this school.
The Ministry of Education pointed out that some colleges and universities have some problems in the process of hosting modern distance education pilot college online education, such as: some schools have unclear positioning of schools, extensive enrollment management, inadequate teaching management system, poor export control, and supervision of learning centers. Fatigue, etc. Professional level.
1 The first batch of 152 education apps are on file. Recently, the education mobile Internet application record management platform (hereinafter referred to as the "platform") under the Ministry of Education announced the first batch of education app record lists, and a total of 152 education apps passed the review.
It is reported that New Oriental Education, VIPKID, Ape Coaching, Small Box Technology, Netease Youdao, Yitong Education Technology and many other apps are among the first batch of lists. At the same time, the reporter noticed that there are also many well-known educational institutions' App that did not appear in the first batch of lists. The order of approval is related to the time and the completeness of the information submitted by the organization. Some institutions told the Beijing News reporter that they are actively preparing materials and are in the process of review.
2Beijing Education Network and Information Center launched a "programming one hour" event with Microsoft and Lenovo Group.
On December 16, Beijing Education Network and Information Center joined forces with Microsoft and Lenovo Group to launch a "programming one hour" activity for elementary and middle school students in the city, allowing more students to participate in the cultivation of computing thinking.
Zhou Hang, chief engineer of Beijing Education Network and Information Center, said that he hopes to introduce new models and tools of artificial intelligence education into the city's primary and middle school classrooms through innovative extracurricular activities that are fun to teach, and further cultivate students' computational thinking, and cultivate Full literacy.
3 Programming Training Camp Springboard raised $ 11 million in Series A funding.
Recently, the US programming training camp Springboard received another 11 million US dollars in a round of financing. This round of funding was led by Reach Capital, with Pearson Ventures, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Costanoa Ventures, Learn Capital, and Blue Fog Capital co-investing.
It is reported that Springboard was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco. CEO Gautam Tambay and co-founder Parul Gupta were born in India. Springboard mainly provides online courses for students, designed to retrain students and help them adapt to the current demanding jobs, including machine learning, data science, software engineering, UI / UX design.
4 Tencent purely invested nearly 100 million yuan in minor protection projects.
Recently, the "2019 China Game Industry Annual Conference Minor Guarding Forum and Minor Guarding Eco-Construction Conference" was held at the Hilton Hotel in Lukou, Haikou. This event is one of the main events of the China Game Industry Annual Conference 2019. It is hosted by the China Audiovisual and Digital Publishing Association, the China Audiovisual Association Game Work Committee, and Tencent Growth Guardian Platform.
It is reported that Tencent launched the Growth Guardian Platform in February 2017. As of now, the platform has served more than 20 million users. The health system managed by the task enforces strict game duration restrictions on minor game accounts. At present, the health system has connected 116 mobile games and 31 terminal games, covering 98% of active users of Tencent games. Take "Glory of the King" as an example. After accessing the platform, the playing time of minors under 13 years of age has decreased by 59.8%, and the playing time of minors over 13 years of age has decreased by 40.3%.
5 IELTS launches a free official computer-based test.
On December 21, in order to help candidates become familiar with the IELTS test in advance, the IELTS organizer, the British Council for Cultural Education, officially released a free IELTS official mock test. Starting today, candidates can experience online mock exams through the IELTS Chinese official website.
It is reported that the mock exam released this time is modeled after the real IELTS test, covering both academic and training questions, including listening, reading and writing, with a total duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes. After the mock test, candidates can receive the listening and reading test results for free. No registration is required for this model test. Candidates can pass the IELTS Chinese official website online experience.
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