AirAsia Berhad: Academy partners with youth NGO to provide educational platform for marginalized children in KL


KUALA-LUMPUR, March 28, 2022 – AirAsia Academy, an educational arm of RedBeat Capital under Capital A, announced its partnership with Yayasan Chow Kit, a non-profit organization that serves the needs of children and young people in and around Chow Kit in Kuala Lumpur. Under this partnership, AirAsia Academy will provide a learning platform that supports video learning, automated assessment, e-books and other learning tools for students in need.

AirAsia Academy Chief Executive Officer, Aireen Omar said, “We are very pleased to launch this partnership with Yayasan Chow Kit to help underprivileged children and adolescents in our society, as the global pandemic has again exposed the unequal access to free and equal education for children in Malaysia. By offering our platform, which is easy and convenient for students to use, and saves time and resources for these educational institutions, we want to level the playing field; democratize the learning and improving accessibility, which is at the heart of everything we do at AirAsia Academy and Capital UNE.”

The platform offers features that help teachers monitor and analyze student progress from their chosen topic through course completion, including highlights such as student behavior and performance. user learning, course activity data, user performance profiling. The Academy will help ensure that children and young people from all backgrounds progress at their own pace while encouraging course completion by allowing full communication between students and instructors.

Child Activist and Kit Co-Founder Yayasan Chow, Dato Dr. Hartini Zainudin said: “Access to free and equal education is not guaranteed for all children living in Malaysia, which has been further highlighted by the pandemic. Youth unemployment is also very high, and educators and those who work at Yayasan Chow Kit realize the importance of creating alternative pathways for children to thrive and complete high school.Through a partnership with AirAsia Academy, our alternative education program, children and youth can refine the curriculum to include activities, Jom Tuisyen app learning and reference materials, and training programs to equip students with basic knowledge, skills, and competencies for post-secondary education, work, and skills In the future, we want to create internships or job opportunities through our collaboration with AirAsia Academy.

In addition to providing state-of-the-art learning management system capabilities, the AirAsia Academy platform also comes with comprehensive on-demand content for learners. A student is able to learn programming, SEO, and leadership while attending regular school. Schools can benefit from valuable insights into all the data, learning behavior and performance of their students: course admission and completion, learning activities, student weak points, assessment performance as well.

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AirAsia Academy is a one-stop technology, leadership and innovation academy aimed at boosting the digital economy in the ASEAN region. Together with Google Cloud, AirAsia Academy is disrupting the conventional education space by bridging the gap between higher education and advanced industries within ASEAN. Region.

We are filling the void that has existed over the past decades by upgrading and reskilling the workforce with what is relevant in the industry today, making our students highly employable, while equipping them with the skills required to the modern era.


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