UNESCO-ICHEI Visited Shenzhen Institute of Information TechnologyOctober 31, 2019
On October 29, 2019, LI Ming, Director of ICHEI and HAN Wei, Executive Deputy Director of ICHEI led a delegation to visit Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology. The delegation had in-depth meeting with LIU Jin, Chairperson of Council of Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology (SZIIT), YAO Xueqing, Vice President and WU Yuewen, Vice President of SZIIT.
LI Ming introduced the International Institute of Online Education (IIOE) initiated by ICHEI, and invited SZIIT to join IIOE to export high-quality online learning resources.
LIU Jin introduced the development of SZIIT. Rooted in Shenzhen’s ICT industry and innovation ecosystem, SZIIT ranks among the top vocational colleges in China with its professional advantages in computer technology and application, electronic communication, software development and application and digital media technology and application. Shenzhen is committed to building a world-class vocational education highland. SZIIT can effectively promote itself in Asia and Africa countries through IIOE.
Both sides signed a letter of intent for cooperation after discussion.
By taking advantages of information communication technologies to carry out blended learning and online education, relying on the local universities and colleges in developing countries, IIOE aims to provide quality accredited online programme/course resources to learners to help promote their professional development and boost employment. UNESCO will hold a consultation and launching conference for IIOE in December 2019. SZIIT will participate in the conference and present itself.