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WDEC announces initiative to establish World Digital Education Alliance


At the World Digital Education Conference (WDEC), Liu Limin, president of the China Education Association for International Exchange, announced an initiative to establish the World Digital Education Alliance.

The initiative was jointly launched by the China Education Association for International Exchange, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, the National Institute of Education Sciences, the Center for Educational Technology and Resource Development of the Ministry of Education, and the China Education Publishing & Media Group, under the auspices of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization, the International Society for Technology in Education, and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization. The initiative aims to fulfill the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4, build a mechanism for international cooperation and exchange in digital education, form synergy to promote global educational development, and create a new environment for smart education.

On behalf of the initiators, Liu Limin invited all stakeholders around the world to participate in building the Alliance, work together to promote the sharing of digital education resources and strengthen interconnection, and join hands to tackle challenges in the education sector.

Based on the principles of “voluntariness, equality, mutual benefit, and win-win,” the Alliance is committed to building global digital education partnerships, establishing networks with educational technology organizations, encouraging experience sharing in digital education, and building resilience in education.