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Lebanon’s Education Ministry develops digital skills for youngsters

More than 7,700 children and young people in Lebanon have developed their digital skills to support the country’s six-billion-dollar IT sector, as part of Code Week Lebanon, an innovative partnership between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, global technology company SAP and more than 15 local partners. In line with the vision of His […]

InfiNet Wireless announces the launch of educational platform

InfiNet Wireless, a global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, has announced the launch of its own educational platform, the InfiNet Wireless Academy. InfiNet Wireless Academy is an information and training platform for customers and partners who use InfiNet solutions and is a one-stop expertise centre for high-speed wireless communication. The new platform is part […]

Aruba expert outlines five Wi-Fi mistakes in the connected classroom

New technologies are being utilised in classrooms across the region but this often presents its own challenges to the teaching process. Vivek Mistry, Manager, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, outlines five common Wi-Fi mistakes that institutions should be aware of. Higher education has paved the way for many of the technologies we use today. […]

DiscoverBlockchain launches education and recruitment network in UAE

The digital learning company, DiscoverBlockchain, has announced plans to develop a blockchain-based network that will enable users to securely work and exchange knowledge. The company aims to create a sufficiently flexible ecosystem that will serve both the theoretic expansion of blockchain knowledge and the applied development of blockchain initiatives. Platforms facilitating e-learning and recruitment have long […]

Cisco Networking Academy helps narrow the IT skills gap in the Middle East

Cisco in the Middle East celebrated several accomplishments of the Cisco Networking Academy, its IT skills and career-building programme available to learning institutions and individuals worldwide. As recognition of its contribution to narrowing the IT skills gap in the region, Cisco Networking Academy was honoured with two industry awards for the ‘Network Training Provider of […]

CNet’s programmes now approved by the IEEE

CNet Training’s technical education programmes have been approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology. Those who attend CNet’s programmes and who are IEEE members benefit from gaining IEEE Professional Development Hours (PDH) which result in IEEE Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Not only […]

Qatari university signs MoU with Orange Business Services

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a Qatar-based educational institution of higher learning, and Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group focused on supporting companies’ digital transformations, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held at Orange headquarters in Paris. The MoU aims to establish an internship programme, as well as to enable […]

Aruba to drive the ‘Next Generation Wireless Classrooms’ in UAE

As the Internet continues to develop and mature in UAE and the rapid speed at which mobile devices, mobile apps and IoT are entering the market, it is no surprise we are seeing a transformation in the country’s education sector with the emergence of e-learning and the ‘smart classroom’ of the present and the future. […]

Canon demonstrates commitment to the education sector at GESS in Dubai

The education sector faces global challenges of reinventing traditionally accepted processes, driven by changing learning modes, inclusive national visions, and a move towards more competitiveness and quality-consciousness by management, regulatory authorities and paying customers. Canon Middle East is using its presence at Gulf Educational Supplies & Solutions (GESS) conference and exhibition in Dubai to outline […]

Avaya signs MoU with Jeddah’s University of Business and Technology

Avaya, a leading global business communications company, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jeddah’s University of Business and Technology (UBT) to explore education initiatives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The MoU was signed at the 7th Gulf Education Conference & Exhibition, on the UBT campus in Jeddah, by […]

Dell EMC delivers IoT bootcamp at United Arab Emirates University

Dell EMC has hosted its first IoT and digital transformation bootcamp at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain, UAE. This two-day bootcamp focused on Internet of Things (IoT) implementations and aspects of digital transformation and applications architecture to pave the way to develop skills needed for future data scientists. Themed ‘Where IoT, […]

How IT is transforming the education sector in the Middle East

Ashith Piriyattiath, Group Head of IT at Dubai-based Al Masah Capital, tells Intelligent CIO how digitisation is impacting the education sector in the Middle East. The term digital transformation has been widely heard in the academic sector in the last few years but most people have conceptualised it in the wrong way so that the […]