A ceremony was held on November 1, 2007 at Beijing No. 2 Middle School to
demonstrate the achievements and impacts of the Intel® Teach Program over the
past seven years. The event also announced that one million teachers have
participated in the Intel® Teach Program and that 100 million students have
benefited as a result. China is the first of over 40 countries where Intel Teach
is available to reach this milestone.
Prior to the event, Paul S. Otellini, President and CEO of Intel Corporation,
visited a geography class with MOE officials. Here, students work together on
laptops to finalize their research presentations by browsing Internet. Two
presentations were given by students on their findings.
The ceremony at Beijing No. 2 Middle School included a discussion with an MC,
teachers and students to show the Intel® Teach CSR story. During the award
ceremony, Paul S. Otellini received a traditional Tibetan sash from teacher Ah
Mi. Paul S. Otellini and Chen Xiaoya, Vice Minister of MOE also honored the 15
teachers who won the Teaching and Application Award.
More than 50 journalists attended the event, including media from IT,
education, business, mass government, online and five TV media from CCTV-9,
CCTV-2, CCTV-Children, CETV and BTV-3. The event highlighted the strong
endorsement from MOE towards Intel Teach and further motivates China’s teachers
for deeper involvement in Intel’s program.