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Una and Tak Sun Secondary School introduce professional curriculum in AI education

2021-06-11
Recently, Una and Tak Sun Secondary School were interviewed by Ezone. Tak Sun develops AI learning to keep abreast of the latest IT development and students can lay a solid foundation for the future. Una meets the needs of Tak Sun by offering AI courses to students according to their abilities, and ultimately helps them to obtain Microsoft AI-900 certificates.

AI is a key driver of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, but the current education system does not include AI. Therefore, Una’s curriculum incorporates Microsoft’s certificate framework to teach students a variety of simple AI techniques with blocks coding. Upon completion of the course, students can easily create different AI devices and participate in technology innovation competitions.

Interview with HKICT Award winners

2019-12-06

Dr Leo Yeung was interviewed by Ezone.hk. The article introduced Una platform how it aids teaching and learning in STEM Education, and training students’ problem-solving skills through coding and helps teachers to adapt the transformation in teaching STEM.

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Una AI App on Web–Alpha version is officially released, try it out now!

Una AI App on Web–Alpha version is officially released, try it out now!
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Una AI App on Web–Alpha version is officially released, try it out now!

2021-06-05

Introduction of Una AI App on Web: https://youtu.be/pf6hz9xeTqo.

Una Platform will launch a new function – AI App on Web. This function enables users to run their own AI applications across multi-platforms without complex programming languages and skip complicated app installation procedures.

Here are the three unique features of Una AI App on Web:

  1. Cross-platform AI app– users can run their shared AI app conveniently on a computer, tablet or smartphone.
  2. Cost Saving – users are not required to purchase additional micro-controllers or sensors to run the application.
  3. Optimize the learning experience – it is suitable for remote teaching and supports teachers in developing more interactive AI courses and prototypes.

More importantly, users can share their completed AI application with friends and family and let them become app tester.

Una now invites existing customers to participate in the Alpha test of Una AI App on Web and share your valuable feedback with us for our improvement!

Register via WhatsApp:
https://api.whatsapp.com/send/?phone=85267112315&text=Join+Alpha+Test+of+Una+AI+App+on+Web.

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Una Recommendation – Becoming a Certified STEM Mentor

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Una Recommendation – Becoming a Certified STEM Mentor

2021-05-27

A certified STEM mentor certificate course organized by the Asian Institute of Creative Education is designed for all educators who are keen on the development of STEM education! The course will be conducted through Zoom and divide into two categories, kindergarten and primary. A STEM mentor certificate will be awarded to participants with at least 80% attendance. Don’t hesitate and register now to enjoy the early bird discount and get discount for two!

Course detail and registration: https://www.aicehk.org/post/%E6%AA%A2%E5%AE%9A-stem-%E5%B0%8E%E5%B8%AB%E8%A8%BC%E6%9B%B8%E8%AA%B2%E7%A8%8B-becoming-a-certified-stem-mentor

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Una micro:bit virtual classroom is now permanently free for all schools | Provide free teacher training and limited time discount offer to new customers

Una micro:bit virtual classroom is now permanently free for all schools | Provide free teacher training and limited time discount offer to new customers

Una micro:bit virtual classroom is now permanently free for all schools | Provide free teacher training and limited time discount offer to new customers

2021-05-24

To thank our customers for continued support, promote teaching and learning micro:bit on the cloud, we make available to all schools to use Una micro:bit virtual classroom for 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐥𝐲 from now on. Meanwhile, Una offers free online teacher training and limited time discount offer to new customers. We cordially invite primary and secondary school principals, STEM & IT teachers, and school technicians to participate.

Ten amazing benefits of using Una Platform to conduct live micro:bit lessons, whether face-to-face or remotely (Introduction of Una Platform: https://una.study/en/ )

1. 𝐒𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐧-𝐎𝐧 𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐧 – Supports login with school accounts such as Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom and other methods. Each teacher and student has their own account, which will not confuse.
2. 𝐔𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐬 – Allows teachers to pre-load textbooks, block codes and tips in each task, prompts to reduce the time for students to start coding from zero. Alternatively, teachers can purchase the e-books well-designed by the Una team.
3. 𝐎𝐧𝐞-𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐥𝐲 – Assembles all online students in one click to join a virtual classroom to speed up classroom setup.
4. 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐥-𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐝𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 – Allows teachers to monitor the learning progress of individual students, gives students real-time feedback, and encourage students to show their creative programs in class
5. 𝐓𝐚𝐬𝐤-𝐛𝐲-𝐭𝐚𝐬𝐤 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠- Allows students to learn and solve challenging problems at their own pace to achieve adaptive learning
6. 𝐅𝐥𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 – Enables students to engage in problem-solving challenge with their peers in a fun way
7. 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐩 – Manages the progress of the whole class and encourage students to collaborate
8. 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐨-𝐬𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭’𝐬 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐮𝐝 – even after class, the teacher is offline, or the device temporarily fails, students can log in to the Una platform to continue learning anytime, anywhere
9. 𝐐&𝐀 𝐄𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧- Allows teachers to evaluate students’ understanding and collect feedback to adjust their teaching pace and strategies.
10. 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 – Allows students to create private or public links to share their work with classmates, school members or the public

Topic of free online teacher training: “Using Una micro:bit virtual classroom for efficient and real-time interactive mixed-mode teaching”

Cantonese
• Option 1: 8 June 2021 (Tuesday), 2pm-3pm HKT
• Option 2: 18 June 2021 (Friday), 3pm-4pm HKT

English
• Option 1: 11 June 2021 (Friday), 2pm-3pm HKT
• Option 2: 15 June 2021 (Tuesday), 3pm-4pm HKT

The 𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫 for new customers can be applied in other Una courses training and subscription (e.g. AI courses), with a 𝐦𝐚𝐱𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐟 𝟐𝟎 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Discount detail will be provided in the teacher training.

Registration deadline: 3 June 2021, 23:59

Register for Free Teacher Training and Get Free Accounts now: https://forms.office.com/r/YU9HVXLb3h

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Una Invitation to Secondary Schools: “Tech For Future” Innovation Training Camp

Una Invitation to Secondary Schools: “Tech For Future” Innovation Training Camp

Una Invitation to Secondary Schools: “Tech For Future” Innovation Training Camp

2021-05-17

Innovative technology brings convenience to different industries. If you want to learn more about innovative technology, especially the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on various industries, its development, and application, we sincerely invite you to participate in this innovation training camp! This training camp provides activities such as AI technology hands-on workshop, industry sharing, change to idea exchange with mentors, and group competitions. Participants can understand the impact of technological development on various industries, equip digital skills, learn to design prototypes of innovative works, and get a first taste of a research career.

  • Date: 3 – 4 July 2021
  • Time: 09:00 – 17:30
  • Venue: Conference Hall 4-7, 10 Science Park West Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park
  • Target Groups: Secondary school students and teachers who are interested in innovative technology and planning to join innovative technology competitions
  • Team Formation: A maximum of 5 students from each school and 1 teacher in charge
  • Fee: Free of charge
  • Workshop details and registration: https://forms.office.com/r/b3Yeu6CRuN

We look forward to your participation!

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Report by Unwire.pro – Promoting all-in-one virtual classroom to meet growing demand for hybrid learning

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Promoting all-in-one virtual classroom to meet growing demand for hybrid learning

2021-05-10

Recently, Una was featured in Unwire.pro, a media reporting on latest IT trends. Dr. Leo Yeung, the founder of Una shared his passion in establishing an online platform and explained its usage of all-in-one virtual classroom.

Due to the increasing demand for hybrid learning under the COVID-19 pandemic, Una established a cloud-based and real-time interactive learning environment that allows teachers to observe student’s learning performance during lessons. By this, it not only improves the efficiency of teaching but also gives students the most appropriate learning solution. Meanwhile, Una will continue to expand its business from schools to parents, from Hong Kong to other parts of the world, to promote STEM education in the form of free trial lessons, and bring innovation to technology education!

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Una Platform – Release 2.11.0: Shareable Link

Una Platform - Release 2.11.0: Shareable Link
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Una Platform - Release 2.11.0: Shareable Link

2021-04-26

Introduction of Shareable Link: https://youtu.be/ChaTEGtYkYY .

To foster interaction among students during lessons, the latest function (i.e. Shareable Link) is officially launched and it enables the following usages.

1. Showcase of coding work product: Students may share and showcase their unique coding work product, which encourages mutual appreciation and support among students.
2. Enhance communication and interaction: Students may give ‘Like’ and ‘Comments’ to each other’s work in social media, which can facilitate collaborative learning.

Existing users may login to Una and try out the latest function now!

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Ming Pao AI Pilot School Program

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Reported on Promotion of AI education

2021-04-08

Recently, Ming Pao reported Una and its collaboration partners such as Microsoft and HKACE for the official launch of AI Pilot School Scheme and quoted Dr. Leo’s speech at the event.

As Microsoft Global Training Partner, Una not only provides AI training to students and teachers but also focuses on offering comprehensive and experiential learning content that allows students to learn AI in a fun and interactive way. Leo shared the advantages of using the Una platform to learn Artificial Intelligence, including a complete learning ladder, where students can be exposed to simple programming, AI technology, smart devices, and more. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to obtain the industry-level AI qualification Microsoft AI-900 certificate and further participate in innovative technology competition to unleash their creativity.

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Una Accomplishment: Officially become Certiport Authorized Testing Center

Una Accomplishment: Officially become Certiport Authorized Testing Center

Una Accomplishment: Officially become Certiport Authorized Testing Center

2021-04-01

We are here to share the exciting news!

Recently, Una became Certiport Authorized Testing Center (CATC), providing students with one-stop training and certificate exam services, from participating in Una’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) training to complete the Microsoft AI-900 Certificate Exam.

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Hong Kong’s first and youngest student to have obtained Microsoft AI-900 Certificate!

Hong Kong's first and youngest student to have obtained Microsoft AI-900 Certificate!

Hong Kong's first and youngest student to have obtained Microsoft AI-900 Certificate!

2021-03-23

Don’t want your kids to lose out on tech? Enrol in Una’s AI courses now and get certification from Microsoft! Our student Royce, aged 12, is probably Hong Kong’s first and youngest student who has obtained Microsoft AI-900 Certificate. Through 16-hour professional instructor-led training on the Una platform, Royce learned about the Microsoft certificate content while also created interesting AI smart devices. This course is suitable for students aged 10 or above. Now come the chance to enrol in free online trial course worth HKD 280!