Schools In The Cloud? | Perspectives | Channel NewsAsia

There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks but what are some of the more positive impacts of technology on future learning? What needs to happen now as educational institutions adapt to the changes, in the face of globalisation and innovation to get students ‘future ready’?

We speak to TAN ENG CHYE, Deputy President (Academic Affairs), Provost, National University Singapore; DAVID EDWARDS, Head of Eduction, GEMS World Academy Singapore; STEPHANIE HUNG, Senior Director, Public Sector Group, Microsoft Singapore; and RICHARD YEN, Founder and Managing Director, Ednovation.

Watch the live panel discussion on September 2 at 8pm (GMT+8) SIN/HK/MNL on Channel NewsAsia.


Channel NewsAsia’s flagship discussion programme ‘Perspectives’, now into its fourth season – presents a panel of distinguished experts and leading thinkers from Singapore, Asia and beyond who will gather every week to dissect current events with in-depth analyses, engaging views and insightful comments. Our featured guests come from a multitude of backgrounds and they will connect the dots surrounding headlines and controversies, discussing the ‘how’s, the ‘why’s and the ‘what if’s on global events that will shape our future.

Wednesday, 8pm, Channel NewsAsia.

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