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With some 400 million internet users in Southeast Asia, the region is set to initiate technology reforms.

NITI Aayog CEO Shri B.V.R. Subrahmanyam underscored the importance of technology, especially artificial intelligence, in the higher education sector to achieve this goal. He urged universities to embrace AI to remain relevant and competitive in the evolving educational landscape.

AI tutors and chatbots are being introduced in Seoul schools for enhanced English learning, simulating real-life scenarios for practical application. Their effectiveness will be assessed for potential expansion, mirroring the projected growth in AI education, as reported by Technavio, highlighting a significant market increase driven by personalized learning and chatbot innovation.

The EY 2023 report emphasizes the need for higher education institutions to pivot towards a human-centric model in their digital transformation efforts. It highlights that placing the needs of students, faculty, and staff at the forefront is crucial for successful adaptation to evolving educational norms.

According to Michael Gaebel, director at the EUA, a key improvement to the Erasmus+ program would involve an overhaul of its IT system. He noted that the current system has led to duplicated efforts, confusion, and delays, as reported by a majority of participating institutions.

The survey conducted by EdTech firm Chegg showed that only 20 percent of American students have started using generative AI tools, such as ChatGPT or OpenAI, in their academic activities. 

The 2023 International Exhibition of Educational Technology and Innovation, an annual event showcasing leading brands in technology and digital content for education, placed a primary emphasis on the importance of AI in education.

This development marks the first instance of a UNESCO Category 1 Institute for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics being located in China.

Inspired by Harvard’s AI assistant, Professor Viswanath and his teaching assistant, Tianle Cai created Blockie, a similar program for their engineering classes. The advanced course focuses on teaching foundational design and algorithmic principles of blockchains, a technology database enabling secure information sharing such as data and financial transactions.

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