Transcosmos: creates a guide for educators as part of a project commissioned by MEXT

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transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda) is proud to announce that the company has created a guide, “The Learning Environment for the New Era – “One Device for One Student” The guide is based on the advice and support that transcosmos has provided to the Board of Education and other related parties during the Demonstration Experiment Project – Application of Cutting-edge Technology to Learning in the New Era (a project with the ICT Advisory Council), a project which is entrusted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in the fiscal year 2020 The guide will be published by MEXT for the board of education and school officials, and is available for download on the official MEXT website.


Download the guide here (no translation available):
https://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/shotou/zyouhou/detail/mext_00673.html

transcosmos was awarded the Demonstration Experiment Project: Applying Advanced Technology to Learning in the New Era (a project with the ICT Advisory Board), a one-year project starting in April 2020. At some point during the period, schools were all closed immediately due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, making it an urgent task to accelerate the GIGA School Concept, a government-led program to create an environment where all children can continue to learn with the use of ICT. GIGA stands for Global and Innovation Gateway for All, and the concept aims to create a home learning environment for all children by realizing “one device for one student”, providing home network connection, etc. In collaboration with MEXT, transcosmos has led initiatives to promote a better understanding of the GIGA school concept.

Created in cooperation with the advisory board made up of ICT experts and intellectuals, the guide covers all the elements needed to quickly realize “a device for a student” with relevant case studies. The guide also comes with a checklist at the end, which makes it convenient for users.

Through the guide, transcosmos aims to foster a better understanding of the GIGA school concept among the school board and school officials in order to quickly realize the concept, thus providing an optimal learning environment for every student in the new time. Drawing on its extensive expertise and experience in the GIGA school concept, transcosmos will promote its services specifically designed for local governments.

About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos began operations in 1966. Since then, we have combined superior “people” with up-to-date “technology” to enhance our customers’ competitive strength by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers services that support customers’ business processes with a focus on both sales expansion and cost optimization through our 173 bases in 30 countries/regions with a focus on Asia, while by continually striving for operational excellence. Moreover, following the expansion of the e-commerce market globally, transcosmos provides comprehensive one-stop global e-commerce services to deliver our customers’ excellent products and services to consumers in 48 countries/regions around the world. . transcosmos aims to be our customers’ “global digital transformation partner”, supporting customers’ transformation by leveraging digital technology, responding to the ever-changing business environment.

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