Article Source: Agricultural Education Center
From March 26th to 30th, the “2018 Mobile Learning Week” jointly organized by UNESCO and the International Telecommunication Union was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. As the flagship event of UNESCO's education informatization, this week's theme is “Developing Digital Skills, Sharing the Connected World”. It brings together government officials, experts, and education practitioners from all over the world on how to achieve the sustainable development goals of the United Nations. Especially the education related item, the 4th goal (SDG4) was mentioned in the information skills training to communicate and discuss. Professor Huang Ronghuai, director of the UNESCO International Center for Rural Education Research and Training (hereinafter referred to as the “Agro-Centre”), was invited to attend the meeting and delivered a speech.
Prof. Huang Ronghuai, as the representative of the China High School Information Technology Curriculum Standards Group, made a presentation titled Mainstreaming Digital Skills to Embrace the Intelligent Era, introducing China's new curriculum standards for information technology and education informatization 2.0. In the framework of Education 2030, the concept of "Digital Citizens" explores the skills of digital citizens in the information age and shares the practice of the "Digital Ability" framework and its evaluation system.
The conference promotes the information skills of learners and promotes educational equity through exchanges, sharing of mobile learning paradigms and practices, and mobile technology and teaching innovation.