What we do

As a think-tank focused on future research, the Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education (AICFE) at Beijing Normal University provides expert guidance on emerging and future requirements of education. Central to this focus are the shifting dynamics of the digital era that now demand smart choices and innovative responses in delivering Smart Education. In serving the needs of Beijingí»s educators and students we aim to be of a world-class standard.

We are informed by:

Contemporary innovations in digital technology; in particular, the emergence of big data as an enabler of smarter teaching and learning.

Practices that achieve excellence in teaching and educational outcomes.

The evolving needs of lifelong learners and the public infrastructure that supports it.

The diversity of needs of learners in a dynamic education ecosystem.

Our goal is to support:

High quality education for all students. We provide every student with access to high quality education by designing and developing one smart public education service platform based on big data.

Individualized Teaching. We make teaching more effective through the accurate diagnosis and analysis of individual studentí»s performance that is available to teachers.

Lifelong learning. We provide public education services that are easily accessible whenever and wherever.

An inclusive approach. We foster a dynamic education ecosystem in which each student can fully tap their potential and put their talent to best use.