On March 13, the official website of UNESCO released data that 421 million children and young people in 39 countries and regions around the world were affected by the new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, of which 354.5 million were preschool to high school and 66.68 million were in higher education.
During the school closure due to the outbreak, UNESCO recommended a list of applications and platforms for parents, teachers and schools to use. The software on the list is considered to be accessible to a wide range of people, and the user base is strong and influential. Most of them are free and support multiple languages.
Among them, DingTalk is the preferred platform for video conferencing, live teaching and team collaboration.
Faced with the epidemic situation, as the world's largest intelligent mobile office platform, DingTalk's online office guide was first introduced, integrating DingTalk office best practices and various cases to users in the shortest time.
DingTalk opened 302 simultaneous online video conferences for free, ensuring that 10 million corporate organizations and 200 million office workers on the DingTalk platform can maintain normal online collaboration.
In the past month, large, middle and primary schools across China have begun online courses.
Data show that DingTalk classes in 140,000 schools and 2.9 million classes in China cover 120 million students in more than 30 provinces across the country.
3.5 million people's teachers across the country have become anchors on DingTalk.
"Now half of the students in the country are taking classes in DingTalk, and there are 120 million students." DingTalk CEO Chen Hang said in an interview. "DingTalk hopes to become the infrastructure of a digital society. We are not building for games, but for the healthy development of society. of."
DingTalk is favored by users for its intelligence, efficiency, stability, and security. At present, schools in many countries and regions, including Japan, have begun to use DingTalk for distance learning.
During the epidemic, DingTalk invested heavily. In order to cope with the dual traffic peaks of online office and online classes, it has continuously expanded more than 100,000 cloud servers in Alibaba Cloud.
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