Canon Education for Life Roadshow visits Kuwait

Roadshow shows the benefits of digitally-enabled learning environments

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Canon Education for Life Roadshow visits Kuwait Canon's Education for Life Roadshow is promoting the benefits of digital environments for the education sector.
By  Mark Sutton Published  October 24, 2018

Canon has taken its ‘Education for Life' roadshow to Kuwait, to promote the benefits of digital learning environments.

The roadshow, which Canon said is in line with the education aims of Kuwait's 2035 Vision, is intended to show how education establishments can benefit from digitally-enabled learning environments in areas including cost control, security, productivity, integration and sustainability.

The company participated in an event held at the Kuwait Teachers Society in Kuwait City. The speakers at the event CEO and board member of Al Sayer Group Mubarak Al Sayer, founder of Kashcool Faisal Alghadhouri, Board Member of the Kuwait Teachers Society and First Advisor of Computer Curriculum at the Ministry of Education, Ali Ahmed Al Kandari, and Business Unit Director, B2B, Canon Middle East Shadi Bakhour.

Canon has identified the education sector as one that can benefit greatly from a technology-enabled transformation, benefiting stakeholders of today as well as nations in future. Key areas of consideration that the education sector must consider in this transition phase are their strategies towards: student data management; the document-heavy admissions and enrolment process; differentiating the learning-teaching experience for students and teachers, and; ensuring competitive quality across all processes.

Ali Ahmed Al Kandari, Board Member of the Kuwait Teachers Society and First Advisor of Computer Curriculum at the Ministry of Education, said: "Kuwait is well known for a rich tradition of valuing education, hence the development of the knowledge and skills of Kuwaiti youth remains a top priority today. The Kuwait Teachers Society is committed to supporting the Kuwait Vision 2035 to drive excellence in the educational sector right from improving the learning experience to enhancing the effectiveness of the system as a whole. Recognizing that a key facilitator of improvement is knowledge transfer across the sector and between public and private institutions, it is our pleasure to host the Education for Life roadshow with Canon to present the opportunities available to educators in the country to effectively transform the learning experience in the classroom and solve the challenges they face with the integration of new technologies."

Shadi Bakhour, Business Unit Director, B2B, Canon Middle East, said: "With the prioritization of human development and social progress by the government in Kuwait, Canon aims to come alongside Kuwaiti leadership to drive the enhancement of the educational sector through the adoption of technology. Education for Life aims to creatively demonstrate the role technology can play in enabling organizations to innovate across multiple areas of process optimization, communication efficiency and educational personalization, ultimately unlocking higher efficiency and superior learning experiences. We are thrilled to bring this roadshow to this country in partnership with the Kuwait Teachers Society as we believe that our technology is uniquely placed to help students, teachers, and administrative staff, unlock the power of digital to better prepare tomorrow's workforce."

The Canon ‘Education For Life' roadshow was launched in Dubai and Abu Dhabi earlier this year, followed by Riyadh, Amman and today in Kuwait City. The roadshow will continue to be conducted in cities across the GCC and the broader Middle East region this year.

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