On November 13, 2014, the Open University of China and Indonesian TRAMPIL Foundation held a ceremony to sign their MOU at Wukesong campus.
(Yang Zhijian, president of the Open University of China, and Takim Andriono, chairman of Indonesian TRAMPIL Foundation signing the MOU)
Both sides will collaboratively launch the local training of Chinese language teachers, teaching platforms that combine Chinese and Chinese culture in Indonesia, as well as carry out cooperation between non-academic and academic education institutions in other fields.
(Chinese and Indonesians sides holding discussions on cooperation)
Yang Zhijian, Liu Chen, leaders from the Open University of China, Takim Andriono and Romi H. Budiardjo, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Indonesian TRAMPIL Foundation, Pan Hanliang, Managing Director of the Beijing Sangzi Education Technology Co., Ltd., and personnel from relevant departments at the Open University of China attended this signing ceremony.
Yang Zhijian, president of the Open University of China, said 2014 marks the year that the Open University of China has begun to comprehensively carry its full construction, and build new types of teaching environments that integrate virtual campuses, mobile learning, and face-to-face teaching by utilizing modern information technology. At the same time, the Open University of China will actively push forward international construction and both sides will drive cooperation among other disciplines and fields in relation to international education based on the Chinese language.
Takim Andriono said he would like to use modern technology information with the Open University of China to provide excellent teaching and learning resources for learners in Indonesia, especially learners in remote areas.
(Indonesian delegates visiting the Cloud Classroom)
On November 14, 2014, Wei Wenkai, Education Counsellor of Indonesian Embassy, met delegates from both sides at Indonesian Embassy to China. He congratulated both sides on the cooperation and encouraged all parties to use distance education technology to serve more local Chinese language teachers in Indonesia.
(Education Counselor to the Indonesian Embassy meeting delegates from both sides)
The TRAMPIL Foundation is a non-governmental organization that is committed to using distance education technology to help students in Indonesia, especially those in remote areas, gain access to opportunities to receive a quality education. Through the present, the TRAMPIL Foundation has set up 24 information and communication technology learning centers in Indonesia and provides resources to these learning centers, including internet, distance learning facilities, distance learning resources, teaching assistants, etc. (Photos taken by Yang Lu)