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ICHEI Visited Sri Lanka and UAE, Pledged Further Partnership

December 20, 2018
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On 12 December 2018, Prof. HAN Wei, Deputy Director of ICHEI paid a visit to the American University of Sharjah (AUS) located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). She had an in-depth meeting with Dr. Wei Zhao, Chief Research Officer and the international cooperation department of the university. UAE arranged a visit for ICHEI delegation to the university library, colleague of architecture, art and design, College of Arts and Sciences, college of engineering and school of business administration etc.

Dr ZHAO Wei and Prof. HAN Wei

The Team Meeting and Progress Review of UNESCO-Shenzhen Fund-In-Trust (Phase II) held by the University of Colombo (Sri Lanka) on 13-14 December 2018. Prof. HAN Wei, Deputy Director of ICHEI and Ms. LI Fan, Chief of Asia-Pacific Programme Office are invited to attend the meeting.

Prof. HAN gave a keynote presentation on the topic of ‘Review of UNESCO-Shenzhen Fund-In-Trust: Asia Project (2017-2018) —- ICHEI’s visions of ICT-driven Higher Education Innovations’, which gained a lot of attention by the participants.

Prof. Han giving her speech as representative of Shenzhen
Prof. Han interact with Mr. Wesley Teter, Senior Programme Officer at UNESCO Bangkok Office

The UNESCO-Shenzhen Fund-In-Trust Asia Project focused on “Seizing Digital Opportunities of Higher Education”. After two years of joint efforts, the University of Colombo has achieved remarkable outcomes regarding the Blended Learning adoption at institutional level (see figure below). As the coordinator of SFIT, ICHEI cooperates with the UNESCO Bangkok to actively participate in the planning and implementation of SFIT activities to ensure the efficiency of the project.

University of Colombo’s results regarding BL adoption
Group photo of meeting participants (UNESCO Bangkok, University of Colombo and ICHEI