Microsoft, Vietnam, has launched its Partners in Learning (PiL) online system including e-Learning solutions and innovative Teachers Network.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The system, integrated in the programme's website www.mspil.net.vn, will help build and develop a web-based forum for PiL' community's learning and sharing. Meanwhile, the US-based software maker has introduced the Innovative Teachers Award 2006 (ITA), a competition on ICT-enabled teaching initiatives for teachers of fundamental education. According to Microsoft, ITA is an initiative to establish Innovative Teachers Network, a community of teachers who are pioneers in ICT integration in teaching and learning, and to award those that are outstanding and innovative. Joining the Innovative Teacher Network, teachers will have access to classroom learning resources and online teacher communities, which provide a personal page and a forum.