Etisalat and the Ministry of Education have partnered to modernise and develop infrastructure of schools across the UAE keeping in line with the UAE’s 2021 digital vision for all citizens in the country to implement a digital education across schools in the country.
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.
Abdul Rahman 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 utilising 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 modernise 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.
Abdulla Ebrahim 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.