Ministry of Education signs Etisalat to update school ICT
Etisalat to modernise ICT infrastructure for schools across UAE
The Ministry of Education has signed an MoU with Etisalat to modernise school ICT infrastructure across the UAE.
Under the agreement, Etisalat will implement solutions to modernize school's technology infrastructure and bring high-speed wireless Internet access to classrooms. The deal is in line with UAE 2021's goals for digital education, and is intended to improve access to modern learning resources for students and teachers.
The 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.
Commenting on the MOU, Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Education for Control and Support Services 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."
Abdulla Ebrahim Al Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Government Sales, Etisalat 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.