Abu Dhabi Polytechnic delivers lessons via video

Cisco video conferencing used to present ADEC Summer Program lectures to remote students

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Abu Dhabi Polytechnic delivers lessons via video The Cisco video solutions were used to deliver training as part of ADEC's Summer Program.
By  Mark Sutton Published  July 30, 2014

Abu Dhabi Polytechnic has deployed Cisco video conferencing solutions to deliver lectures to remote participants in ADEC's ‘Sayfuna Mumayaz' Summer Program.

Instructors at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, a Cisco Networking Academy, used the Cisco Video collaboration solutions to deliver Cisco Networking Academy Entrepreneurship training modules to students in remote locations.

Participating in The Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) ‘Sayfuna Mumayaz' Summer Program which ran in universities in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Gharbia, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic used Cisco technology to deliver the training to approximately 50 students both on the Polytechnic premises and remotely.

As well as experiencing Cisco's latest technology solutions first-hand, the students were given the opportunity to also connect via video-conference to Cisco interns in Riyadh to gain valuable insights into Cisco's internship program and also discuss informally about various aspects of life in Saudi Arabia.

Mike Weston, vice president for Cisco in the Middle East, commented: "Cisco supports and applauds the UAE Government's focus on using technology to advance vital education initiatives in the Emirate. We were delighted to be able to participate with ADEC and Abu Dhabi Polytechnic by providing Cisco's innovative video technology solutions to help to connect, engage, and empower learners and educators to deliver vital Cisco Networking Academy Entrepreneurship training as part of ADEC's ‘Sayfuna Mumayaz' Summer Program.

"Entrepreneurial training teaches the vital skills needed for running small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) successfully and so we are pleased that our video solutions were able to extend the training to remote students."

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