Esperanza is a non-profit organisation founded in August 2018 by Mr. John C Tsang, the former Financial Secretary of the HKSAR Government. It encourages the community to reimagine Hong Kong’s future with new and global perspectives. It also connects like-minded people and channel community resources to support new initiatives that can drive meaningful changes in how we learn, live and work. Esperanza has been advocating learning innovations in the last few years and in particular the application of education technology.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a non-profit organization that serves educators interested in the use of technology in education around the world. Founded in 1979, ISTE is home to a passionate community of global educators who believe in the power of technology to transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation and solve tough problems in education.
ISTE inspires the creation of solutions and connections that improve opportunities for all learners by delivering: practical guidance, evidence-based professional learning, virtual networks, thought-provoking events and the ISTE Standards.
HolonIQ is a global data and research platform focused on strategic sectors. It works with governments, institutions, firms and investors around the world to power decisions that matter in education, climate and healthcare.
EDUCATE Ventures Research provides training programmes for emerging EdTech companies to support their business performance and product efficacy through developing entrepreneurship and scientific research skills. Working together with EdTech creators, educators, investors and policy makers, EDUCATE’s aim is to create an EdTech ecosystem which has evidence at its heart – understanding what truly works for learners and how to use technology to serve its users effectively.
JMDedu is the largest and internationally facing EdTech platform in China, operating a number one business blog and database for EdTech startups and investment in Mainland China. It hosts major conferences, events and delegations, serving as community platforms for industry conversation and collaboration. Its flagship annual GET summit and expo (Global Education Technology), with over 10000 attendees, is the largest EdTech gathering in China and Asia.
Minerva Project is a pathbreaking educational innovator, designing and delivering exceptional educational programs through educational and corporate partners globally. Minerva’s mission is to nurture critical wisdom for the sake of the world. Minerva helps partners meet the needs of modern learners, by combining a Fully Active learning pedagogy, a unique skills-based curriculum, and Minerva’s hybrid learning Forum platform. After launching Minerva University, ranked as the most innovative university in the world, Minerva Project partnered with universities globally to deliver innovative programs.
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