Acer for Education said it has renewed the Innovative School Program for 2020, to support schools in their path towards digital transformation.
A key provider of end-to-end adaptive learning solutions, Acer for Education offers easy, reliable and affordable products, education-oriented software solutions and award-winning after-sales service.
The programme is targeting all the schools in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region that are taking the path of digital transformation, said the statement from Acer for Education.
Technology is an enabler. It allows to break down barriers as it helps teachers to develop new, immersive and inclusive learning experiences. As a result, more and more schools that have integrated technology in their approach to teaching and learning are finding how it helps students to boost their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, learn anytime, anywhere and improve academic results.
The following schools are a part of the programme; Al Sahwa School in Oman, New English School and The English Academy in Kuwait and lastly Abu Dhabi Grammar School, British School in Khubairat in the UAE, it stated.
The goal of the programme is to support schools who commit to using technology to transform teaching and learning, said the statement.
According to Acer, the schools that enroll in the program get to enjoy several benefits. These include:
• Teachers from Acer Innovative Schools are invited to attend the EMEA Teachers Advisory Council, where they can meet with peers, listen to education experts and participate in training sessions.
• Schools can participate in webinars covering a range of topics to keep up-to-date with the latest trends and tools. Topics include mini-training on Windows and Chrome platforms and their apps.
• Acer Innovative Schools can share their stories, achievements or experiences on Acer for Education’s blog and become a source of inspiration for other schools.
• Each Acer Innovative Schools receives two demo devices per year, so teachers and students are kept abreast of the latest technological innovations and can find out how they can help them achieve more.
Additionally, Acer Innovative Schools are also encouraged to join the Acer Project Humanity, a new global initiative by Acer to bring humanity at the centre of our activities and give back to communities and the environment, it added.-TradeArabia News Service