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Etisalat, ministry to develop digital education

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS NEWS
Thu, 28 Dec 2017
ABU DHABI


UAE-based telecom provider Etisalat has partnered with Ministry of Education to modernize and develop infrastructure and implement a digital education across schools in the country.

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Education for Control and Support Services and Abdulla Ebrahim Al Ahmed, senior vice president, Government Sales, Etisalat.

Al Hammadi said: “With this partnership, the ministry aims to develop a smart education environment in schools contributing to the improvement of the educational system by utilizing Etisalat services and its technical capabilities to transform to a digital education in the country.

“The ministry is working to expand its partnerships with all leading government institutions to enhance the education sector in the UAE with the best relevant industry practices. This is in line with the leadership’s vision to support our national objectives and the UAE Vision 2021 to transition into a sustainable and knowledge based economy.”

Etisalat will implement latest solutions to modernize the schools technology infrastructure and bring high-speed wireless Internet access to classrooms enabling students and teachers to quickly and securely access modern learning resources to enhance learning content amongst the students and teachers.

Al Ahmed said: “Etisalat has worked closely with the ministry of education to improve the technology infrastructure of educational institutions in the country. With this new agreement, we are now able to meet the digital vision of the government to provide a smarter environment and the best learning experiences from global markets.”

Previously, Etisalat has worked with the ministry to connect schools in UAE with a high-speed network to provide better teaching tools and provide a modern and safe digital environment to the students. – TradeArabia News Service



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