Alef Education announced its cooperation with Amazon Web Services / AWS / to provide cloud computing learning programs on Alef digital platform, in addition to benefiting from “Amazon Web Services” programs, as part of Alef Education’s plans to expand at the regional and global levels.
This cooperation comes as a continuation of Alef Education’s relationship with “Amazon Web Services” as a provider of cloud services for the company’s IT infrastructure, and the new cooperation is centered on three main programs: “AWS Educate”, “AWS Marketplace” and “AWS EdStart”.
In response to the growing demand for cloud skills, Alef Education will present the “AWS Educate” program on its digital platform, so that students and educators can benefit from free content to learn cloud computing, and employ this program to develop and apply the knowledge they gain in a practical way.
On the Alef platform, students will be able to explore cloud computing concepts such as artificial intelligence, programming, and cybersecurity by working on comprehensive activities with realistic and interactive examples.
The program provides teachers with access to usage tips, and access to virtual classrooms to prepare practical assignments related to learning cloud computing.
To support Alef Education’s endeavors to spread its strategic vision and expand its operations globally in order to serve the digital transformation of the educational sector, the company is working on joining the “Marketplace AWS” platform to facilitate the purchase and approval of educational institutions around the world on Alef technology supported by artificial intelligence. AWS Marketplace provides a new sales channel for independent software vendors and consulting partners to sell their solutions to AWS customers, making it easy to find, purchase, deploy, and manage software solutions.
Alef Education also aims to join the AWS EdStart program, which is the business accelerator program from “Amazon Web Services” for startups in the field of educational technology, to take advantage of the program’s advantages to build new products and services, as well as training and technical support, as well as communicating with a global community Expert in educational technology and many other benefits.
Jeffrey Alfonso, CEO of Alef Education, said: “In light of the rapid transformation of the world in the education sector, this cooperation means a lot for us to continue innovating our products and services, and we see in Amazon Web Services a strategic partner, as it is a global institution we are honored to work with today to explore A set of development prospects that will be a valuable addition to our growing business. ”
He added that the “Covid-19″ pandemic has led to the involvement of more than 1.5 billion people in a global remote learning experience via the Internet, and provided a picture of the digital divide in terms of access to digital tools that are considered today a necessity for student learning.
He pointed out that this turning point in the education sector has contributed to a very large increase in the demand for digital education, noting that Alef Education is striving to make digital learning a distinctive and more comprehensive experience in terms of accessibility and reliance on it, explaining that this cooperation will lead to innovation. And technological advances, and the start of a new learning era, depending on joint efforts.
For his part, the head of the public sector for the Middle East and Africa, Zubin Chajbar, said: “During the past months we have witnessed major transformations in the education sector to try to adapt to the changes taking place, and technology has played a major role in enabling students to continue learning. We at Amazon Web Services are looking forward to continuing cooperation with them to benefit from their leading educational platform in making cloud learning more accessible, and we are looking forward to supporting them through AWS global programs to expand so that more teachers and students around the world can Benefit from their educational platform. ”
It is noteworthy that more than 80,000 students in more than 240 public and private schools in the United Arab Emirates, as well as several schools in the United States in New York City and Canada use the Alef educational platform.
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