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Institute of Technical Education College West

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Cisco TelePresence Connects Singapore Students

A school with students across many locations provides a learning environment that expands beyond the traditional classroom setting.

Challenge

The Institute of Technical Education College West, a post-secondary school in Singapore, wanted to:

  • Connect students in different locations from multiple sites
  • Give students a competitive edge by preparing them in a new learning environment
  • Improve collaboration between local and overseas colleges

Solutions

Cisco Telepresence

Results

  • Helped students collaborate cross-country on projects to share ideas and innovate
  • Fostered stronger cross-cultural exchange between local and overseas students
  • Connected local students with guest lecturers in remote locations
  • Saved time and money

We are able to get the latest update from our overseas partners, so the students will have a competitive edge over other colleges where they can pick up new skills and also new knowledge.
- Dr Eric Cheung Lai Yip
Director, School of Electronics and Info-comm Technology, ITE College West