Signing and Launching Ceremony of “VR New Vision - Lighting Zunyi” Education & Technology Poverty Alleviation Program

2018/10/12 17:28
On September 19, the China Children and Teenagers’ Fund (CCTF), the People’s Government of Zunyi, and Guizhou Weiai Technology Education Co., Ltd. Jointly held the sighing and launching ceremony of the “VR New Vision - Lighting Zunyi” Education & Technology Poverty Alleviation Program in Zunyi.
 
Zunyi, as the first city to land the “VR New Vision - Lighting Program”, will become the first prefecture-level city with large-scale and popular “VR+ Education” application demonstration. The signing ceremony was presided over by Wei Shuwang, the mayor of Zunyi.
 
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The leader of Zunyi, Guizhou, Long Changchun gave a speech
 
During the ceremony, Long Changchun, the leader of Zunyi, Guizhou, said that Zunyi is an important turning point for the Communist Party of China from victory to glorious victory. It is hoped that the introduction of VR into compulsory education can also become an important turning point for VR education to lead from China and the world.
 
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Zhu Xisheng, the Secretary-General of CCTF gave a speech
 
Zhu Xisheng, the Secretary-General of CCTF said that the “VR New Vision - Lighting Zunyi” Education & Technology Poverty Alleviation Program is one of the positive measures taken to implement the central government’s decision on targeted poverty alleviation and the spirit of the important speech by General Secretary Xi Jinping at the National Education Conference. This program gathers education equilibrium program of primary and middle school students in poor areas, promotes the in-depth application of virtual reality technology in compulsory education, and gives children in Zunyi the opportunity to have the same high-quality education resources as students in first-tier cities.
 
Wang Xuehong, the Chairwoman of HTC, said that the company is committed to the combination of technology and humanity, and changes people’s lives with VR. HTC Weiai Education takes the production of VR content as its mission to create excellent VR education to students. She was excited to see that primary and middle school students at the township level and above in Zunyi can learn high-quality teaching content through VR, accept more advanced teaching methods and enter the virtual digital environment to learn, discuss and share knowledge.
 
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The China Children and Teenagers’ Fund (CCTF), the People’s Government of Zunyi, and Guizhou Weiai Technology Education Co., Ltd. Jointly held the sighing and launching ceremony of the “VR New Vision - Lighting Zunyi” Education & Technology Poverty Alleviation Program in Zunyi.
 
It is reported that the “VR New Vision - Lighting Zunyi” Education & Technology Poverty Alleviation Program donated 51.72 million yuan of teaching resources of science and technology, including “HTC Weiai VR Open Classroom”, “HTC Weiai Mobile VR Education System”. Over the next three years, at least 30 courseware developed by HTC Weiai Education resources will be donated to 15,000 schools in Zunyi. The program uses the visualization, dynamic and vivid VR technology to replace the static and abstract knowledge in the traditional textbooks, making it easier for students to understand and obtain the real “substitutive”, “immersive” and “practical” teaching experience. Thus, it can effectively solve the boring traditional classroom teaching, making students interested in the course content, creating VR education teaching application demonstration, promoting the compulsory education development of Zunyi to achieve high-quality balanced development, and faciliteting the innovative application of quality education.

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