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

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.

Against the backdrop of economic challenges and ongoing political uncertainties in Sri Lanka, there has been a notable increase in the number of Sri Lankan students expressing interest in pursuing higher education abroad. The Study Australia Showcase, led by Austrade, drew students keen on choosing Australia as their destination for higher education.

This initiative, focusing on digital skills like AI, coding, and robotics, aims to amplify girls’ exposure to STEM careers and bridge the gender disparity in the tech-driven world. Concurrently, teachers received training on gender-responsive STEM education, ensuring a comprehensive approach to fostering girls’ involvement in STEM and ICT fields.

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