Espina: What’s up, Academe?

Pandemic or no pandemic, our zest for learning continues. There were many ways the schools managed to improvise so as not to disrupt teaching and learning—like online classes, home-based research and seminars, and extensive reading and varied assignments. Yes, technology has become an effective source and partner of education. I have two trimestral online classes […]

PHL ramps up teacher hiring to help resolve learning poverty

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter MORE than 11,000 teachers have been hired this year to help boost basic education and recover learning losses, Malacañang said on Sunday. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report, the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) said the government has hired 11,580 teachers and created 5,000 administrative officer items […]

Senator backs optional face masks in schools

A SENATOR on Wednesday backed the Department of Education’s decision to make the face masks optional in schools, saying this would hasten the return to normalcy after more than two years of distance learning amid a coronavirus pandemic. Schools, however, should ensure proper ventilation, install adequate handwashing facilities and promote vaccination against the coronavirus, Senator […]

SNS Network Technology Rolls Out Affordable Device Deals for Students as Schools Adopt Hybrid Learning

IPOH, Malaysia, Nov 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – SNS Network Technology Berhad (Bursa: SNS, 0259), an ICT system and solutions provider, is pleased to announce the launch of a special device deal for students who are increasingly learning in online classrooms and need the tools to facilitate access for online learning. iTworld […]

Bill eyes online textbook library 

A SENATOR has filed a bill that will give students free access to digital learning materials to ensure learning continuity and bridge the gaps caused by a coronavirus pandemic.   “While we return to face-to-face classes, our public libraries, one of the country’s pathways to educational resources, should remain pandemic-proof — ubiquitous and accessible — regardless […]

Thousands of educators, policymakers & technology leaders assemble to discuss the future of education in Thailand

BANGKOK, Aug 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – On 14-15 September 2022, EDUtech Thailand ( will once again bring together the entire education ecosystem in Thailand to discuss new strategies, pedagogies, and innovations to bring inspiration in education to all. Over the two days, over 100 expert speakers ( from K-12 Schools and […]

Espina: Learning and technology

The pandemic and other social crisis matters have led to integrated website teaching and learning. Graduate schools of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), the University of the Visayas (UV), the University of San Carlos, among others, had to shift to some online classes. These institutions facilitated a good number of students from several regions […]

NovationWire: 2022 Trends of AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain

Hong Kong, May 11, 2022 – (NovationWire) –  Tailor Insight, the Asia based market research institute, has released a report on ‘Predictions and Trends of AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain’. AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain technologies have boosted the all sectors. They have enabled companies to process a huge amount of data set and reach conclusions due to […]

Showa Denko Introduces Machine Learning Operations into AI-based Prediction Systems for Accelerating Materials Development

TOKYO, Apr 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has introduced MLOps* (Machine Learning Operations) for efficient management of machine learning models deployed into Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems for materials design ahead of its competitors. Machine learning models can predict material properties based on formulations and manufacturing-process conditions of […]

Malayan Colleges Laguna offers hybrid flexible courses

This March 2022, Malayan Colleges Laguna, A Mapúa School launches the Hybrid Flexible “HyFlex” courses that allow students to choose whether to attend classes face-to-face or online synchronously or asynchronously. The hybrid flexible, or HyFlex, course format is an instructional approach that combines face-to-face (F2F) and online learning. Each class session and learning activity is […]

Fujitsu and RIKEN Claim 1st Place for MLPerf HPC Benchmark with Supercomputer Fugaku

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu and RIKEN today announced that the supercomputer Fugaku took the first place for the CosmoFlow training application benchmark (1), one of the key MLPerf HPC benchmarks for large-scale machine learning processing tasks requiring capabilities of a supercomputer. Fujitsu and RIKEN leveraged approximately half of […]

Alpha DX Group Completes Acquisition of DiDi Academy

Singapore, Sep 14, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Alpha DX Group Limited, (“Alpha DX”, the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a premier learning and education solution company, is pleased to announce that it completed the acquisition of DiDi Academy as approved by the Company’s shareholders via an EGM held on […]

Alpha DX Advancing on its First Public-Private Partnership in Digital Learning & Education with Uzbekistan

Singapore, Sep 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Alpha DX Group Limited, (“Alpha DX”, the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a premier learning and education solution company, is pleased to provide updates on the Group’s first public-private partnership (“PPPs”) in digital learning and education. Previously on 26 August 2021, the […]

Alpha DX Set Sights in China with Proposed Investment in JobForesight

Singapore, Jun 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Alpha DX Group Limited, (“Alpha DX”, the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a premier learning and education solution company, is pleased to announce that its technology subsidiary, ZioNext Pte Ltd, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to invest in Singapore-based JobForesight, which […]

Book industry claims losses of P240 million from DepEd ‘modules’

THE BOOK industry will sustain P240 million in losses from teaching materials reproduced by the Department of Education (DepEd) without a licensing agreement, a copyright organization said. Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc. (Filcols) in a statement Tuesday said that the department’s Order No. 18-2020 directing teachers to reproduce learning modules during the pandemic represents lost income […]

Espina: Virtual learning

The Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education improvised learning activities during the Covid-19 pandemic, and schools were guided to conceive course syllabi, instructional strategies and tools. Virtual learning was the best and most accessible for appropriate courses in various academic levels. The home-based virtual learning programs were feasible in college and post-graduate courses. […]

Paref Springdale adopts online learning system

WHILE the school faces challenges in transitioning to online learning, Paref Springdale was able to overcome these through technology and collaboration between the school and the parents. Maintaining its rigorous standards through the years, Paref Springdale supplements its curriculum with web-based lessons, virtual experiments, online activities and assessments. This strategy lets the students acquire the […]