Bitkub Academy together with KPIS International School developing educational courses on blockchain technology for both international schools in Thailand and Asia.
With this drive, on 16 June 2022, “Bitkub Academy” and “KPIS International School” signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on developing blockchain education for international schools in Thailand and Asia – led by Mr. Jirayut Srupsrisopa, Founder and Group CEO of Bitkub Capital Group Holdings Co., Ltd, and Mr. Kittipong Keerswangporn, President of KPIS International School, as the signatories.
With technology developing faster than ever, industries and careers are being transformed around the world. It is imperative that the next generation is prepared for the future. To do that, Bitkub Academy and KPIS International School have joined hands to collaborate in creating fun and engaging learning experiences about blockchain technology to prepare students for the disruptive transformation and guide students on how this technology can be applied to different industries and expertise.
By integrating KPIS’s experience on designing fun and interactive ways to learn with the expertise of blockchain technology from Bitkub Academy, this collaboration aims to create a center for experienced-based learning on Blockchain for students from any school to join at the KPIS Experience Center, a facility at KPIS International School that is dedicated to give real-world experiences to children in many areas ranging from design technology to digital innovations.
Mr. Jirayut Srupsrisopa, Founder and Group CEO of Bitkub Capital Group Holdings Co., Ltd stated, “It is clear that our society is rapidly shifting to the digital world. With Web3.0, blockchain technologies such as IoT, AI, VR, AR, Metaverse, and so much more are emerging. Therefore, it is vital that everyone and every sector must adjust to this progression. This partnership with KPIS International School marks a significant advancement in educating students on the knowledge and skill set of this disruptive technology. Bitkub aims to raise awareness on the importance of this digital transformation and we are ambitious in supporting the development of effective learning curriculums that will help students to understand how to apply and extend their skillset to create opportunities, income, and be able to adapt to future careers.”
Mr. Sugrit Phutaviriya, Chief Executive Office, Bitkub Labs Co., Ltd. expressed his view on this partnership, “Bitkub Academy will play a key role in educating the public about Blockchain Technology, digital assets, metaverse, AI, AR, VR and other related technologies. With the access to accurate information, the public can adapt and apply this knowledge to develop effective solutions. Therefore, we are ready to collaborate with every sector to push forward new curriculum development and set up learning centers to help build a strong and sustainable future for the country.
Ms. Dew Intakanok, Head of School, KPIS International School added, “We live in a unique time in history. I would say that it can be a defining moment because many of the decisions and choices that we make now, can and will determine our future generations’ lives. The technological advances that we currently have can be leveraged to unleash human potential beyond our imagination. As a school, we believe education must adapt to the ever progressing world, the skill sets needed for future careers are transforming. As such, we need to prepare our students for dealing with anything. At KPIS, we provide a safe learning environment where students not only learn but also practice skills that stand them in good stead for their future. With Bitkub Academy’s expertise in blockchain technology combined with KPIS’s experience with child development and designing fun and meaningful learning experiences, we look forward to creating a good partnership and platform with a formula of success to engage, educate, and empower the next generation for any modality of transformation in the future.
The first activity from this collaboration will be the “Let’s Play with Blockchain” workshop that will be held on June 25-26, 2022 at KPIS Experience Center for students grades 9 – 12. In this 2-day workshop, the participants will learn about blockchain from the Bitkub Academy experts, test your knowledge with fun and engaging blockchain games. Finally, putting their knowledge to test by creating a business idea using blockchain technology and pitch their ideas to a panelist of experts.