Technology has become the cornerstone of companies in various industries. Through modernization, the demand for IT professionals skilled and competent in the fast-paced environment rises. Ensuring that future professionals are prepared and equipped to face the changing times, Acer Philippines collaborated with the Asian College Technology (ACT) to integrate basic IT skills and its application to everyday life to its curriculum with the launch of the country’s first CloudProfessor Laboratory.
Asian College of Technology creates first CloudProfessor Laboratory with Acer
The CloudProfessor Laboratory is equipped with Acer’s CloudProfessor, a starter kit that equips students with programming skills to design and build the Internet of Things (IoT). This super mini-computer has reduced learning difficulties of students and can teach basic coding and robotics.
Ms. Sue Ong, Sales and Marketing Director of Acer Philippines, said “We are a proud partner of ACT in revolutionizing education through our CloudProfessor. This world’s first IoT starter kit can help enhance a student’s critical thinking and creativity. Using educational technology solutions like CloudProfessor, students will definitely enjoy learning about IoT and its possibilities.”
CloudProfessor will be integrated into the Senior High School curriculum where students can easily learn about programming at an early age. ACT believes that it is important to introduce the concept of IoT and the skills needed to harness it early on. CloudProfessor makes learning more fun and interactive for its students as they explore the options for their future profession.
“We really want to provide the best for our students and this is the reason why we partnered with Acer. We are glad the technology and tools are ready for schools like us to improve the way we prepare our students for the future,” said Dr. Joseph Stephen A. Descallar, ACT’s School President.
Aside from providing the students with technology that can raise their potential, ACT’s pool of instructors and technical staff will undergo comprehensive training and workshops with Acer to prepare educators for the implementation of the program.
Founded in 1976, Acer is now one of the world’s top ICT companies and has a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks into the future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software, and services will fuse with one another to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. From service-oriented technologies to the Internet of Things to gaming and virtual reality, Acer’s 7,000+ employees are dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of products and solutions that break barriers between people and technology. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.