During the latest New Product Release Conference held yesterday, DingTalk 5.1 version has been launched, as well as the 2.0 version of the “Home-School Co-education Plan". According to Hang Chen, the CEO of DingTalk, as of March 31, 2020, the number of DingTalk users has exceeded 300 million. Plus, during the COVID-19 pandemic, DingTalk has supported 140,000 schools and 130 million students studying online.
DingTalk’s “Home-School Co-education 2.0" which centers on home-school communication, introduced many common functions including “home-school chatting group", and “teacher-student chatting group". Additionally, “Home-school Co-education 2.0” also launched the online lesson preparation platform, online teaching platform, and lesson preparation tools to upgrade teachers' teaching and research skills.
In addition, cooperating with Alipay, DingTalk launched 13 specific measures for universally-benefit digitization of education industry, which will provide specific support for class resumption, epidemic prevention, home-school communication, and educational administrations, academics, and admissions. Through this plan, DingTalk’ and Alipay intend to help 5000 schools, 1,000 education institutions, and 100 education bureaus nationwide achieve digital construction.