Daw San San Cho
Daw San San Cho is serving as Assistant Director of the ICT Department, Yangon University of Foreign Languages. She graduated from University of Yangon Specialization in Chemistry in 1995. She earned her postgraduate diploma degree in Computer Studies in 2003 and master degree in 2006 respectively. Her first carrier started an Assistant Computer Operator of Computer Section in Yangon University of Distance Education in 1996 and then promoted as Computer Operator in Yangon University of Distance Education in 1999.
Then she has been promoted and transferred to the Yangon University of Foreign Languages, ICT Branch as a Staff Officer in 2012 and then promoted as Assistant Director (Computer) of ICT Branch at the Yangon University of Foreign Languages.
The staff members in ICT Branch are trying to facilitate the day-to-day functions of University’s governance bodies and academic departments through providing ICT accessibility in teaching, learning and administration.
Computer Branch or IT Unit
The Computer Branch or IT Unit is taking the duty of applying ICT methods in managing day-to- day works of all departments of YUFL such as Admin Units, Academic Units and Academic Departments. The Branch is also taking in charge of loading all data from every departments and units of the University, establishing staff database management system, recording all specific works of Ministry of Education, Video Conferencing and Tele Meeting of Rectors’ Committee to carry out higher education development and providing smart cards to Academic and Administrative departments.
This Branch has the responsibility to develop and upgrade ICT Capacity to all faculty and staff members of the YUFL through providing ICT training courses in line with the ever changing situation of software technology.
One of the peculiar systems to be transparent and accountable in managing routine works of the YUFL, e-government system is now being conducted within and outside department of the University without time consuming. Under the guidance of Rector, this Unit is helping to all staff and faculty members to register personal email account, to use WorkPlace and WorkChart software in reporting all office works to Rector and Heads of Department concerned within the short time frame. For the students, this branch is taking responsibility to check plagiarism on master theses submitted by the faculty members and term-paper or project papers which is one of the requirements for all final year students for their graduation.
As a support to Students’ Affairs Unit, this ICT Branch or Computer Branch is taking in charge of loading online application and selecting the applicants for all language courses offering under the Center for Human Resource Development Program. One of the examples is the selection of university entrance for students who applied to YUFL after matriculation exams.
For better communication within the university campus, this Unit has attempted to negotiate with Myanmar Post and Telecommunication to install Fiber Internet Access, campus’s wifi system, ICT teaching aid and devices to students and teachers for effective learning outcome and doing research. ICT Branch or Computer Branch is the only unit which is providing the YUFL to have good communication access to the world.