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Global Forum on ICT Education Lauds GIK’s BS in AI – Partnered by Huawei

On November 10, Huawei hosted the Annual Global Forum on "ICT Education, Education via ICT" within the framework of the Global Final of the Huawei ICT Competition 2019–2020. The forum was conducted online this year. Participants of the forum included representatives from UNESCO and several renowned universities from across the globe, who shared their ideas on the direction of ICT education and the successful practices of Huawei ICT Academies.

Each regional office of Huawei presented a success case of their collaboration with academia. The universities included GIK Institute, Pakistan, University of Perugia, Italy, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia, and University of Nairobi, Kenya. The universities shared the successful practices of Huawei ICT academies, the steps they took and best practices in dealing with the pandemic, and their plans for the future of online education.

The forum appreciated the support of the participating universities in helping Huawei build a better ICT talent eco-system. In particular, the efforts of Huawei Middle East Region, Huawei Pakistan and GIK Institute were appreciated for pioneering a partnered BS degree program in Artificial Intelligence, the first academia-industry partnership degree program of its kind worldwide.

 



Date: 16th November, 2020