Saudi Arabia Selects Multi-User Interactive Technology from Promethean for 21st Century School Project

February 6, 2013

New project will upgrade classrooms and labs across the country, give educators access to powerful teaching and learning software and thousands of educational resources in Arabic.

London, UK (PRWEB) February 06, 2013

Promethean (LSE:PRW), a global education company, today announces it has been awarded a contract to deliver multi-user interactive display systems to 5,000 classrooms and 700 labs across Saudi Arabia.

The tender, announced today at the 2013 Education World Forum, will also give educators access to the company´s teaching and learning software, ActivInspire, in Arabic and will provide training to ensure they have the ability to effectively use the technology to enhance education. Through Promethean Planet, a collaborative online community, educators will also have access to thousands of education resources in Arabic that they can use to create lessons to improve student engagement and boost learning productivity.

“We are pleased to work with the Ministry of Education for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to create 21st century classrooms where tomorrow´s leaders can learn skills they will need for the global economy. By giving teachers software that easily incorporates dynamic digital content, we improve their ability to deliver lessons that increase collaboration and motivate students,” said Eugene Viskovic, President of International Markets, Promethean.

The project, financed with government funds, also includes hands-on training sessions with teaching and learning consultants. In these sessions, teachers will build an understanding of how to effectively use the technology and the skills to integrate it into their classrooms to boost learning productivity.

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Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company. We create, develop, supply and support interactive education and training solutions for schools, businesses and governments. Our products and services are raising learning standards, revolutionizing the way people learn and collaborate, making them more engaged, empowered and successful and thereby unleashing human potential. Headquartered in the UK, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information follow @ActivNews or visit http://www.PrometheanWorld.com.

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