Eduspec ventures into China to provide STEM education programme


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  • Friday, 05 Jan 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR:  Eduspec Holdings Bhd is making its foray into China to provide the  Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy STEM education over a three-year ago.

The education solutions provider is teaming up with PKU-HKUST Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institution (PKU) to provide the certified science, technology, engineering and mathematics programme.

Eduspec had on Friday signed an educational cooperation agreement with PKU.

“The collaboration is for the promotion of STEM with computer science and also STEM with robotics programs in schools in China,” it said.

Set up in 1999, the PKU is a joint venture of the Shenzhen Municipal Government, Peking University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  

Located in the Shenzhen Hi-Tech Industrial Park, it acts as incubator for high-tech professionals in the Shenzhen- Hong Kong bay area. 

Eduspec CEO Lim Een Hong said the collaboration would enable the company to focus on fees-based recurring income education products such as the STEM programme.

Eduspec will endorse PKU as the teachers training, student examination and certification centre for the CMRA certified STEM Programs in China including Hong Kong and Macau.
   
“Eduspec will work with PKU on the STEM programmes in Chinese and publication of the programme book in China,” Lim said, pointing out this was to ensure it was CMRA approves.

As part of the collaboration, the company will also provide the learning management system to PKU.

As for PKU, it will help  Eduspec marketing the STEM programmes in China, printing and publishing in Chinese as well as managing the assessment team and teachers training in China.
 
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