Educomp, CERT in pact for education initiatives in Gulf region
Educomp Solutions today said it has signed an agreement with the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT), Abu Dhabi, to deploy digital education solutions in the UAE and the GCC region.
The agreement is a forward-looking collaboration where CERT will deploy Educomp's digital education initiatives to help promote a strong national work force and introduce innovative technologies to the UAE and the GCC region, Educomp said in a statement.
This will enhance organisational efficiency and performance as part of its mandate, it added.
The GCC or the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf comprises UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait.
The agreement mandates both parties to jointly explore the creation of a Centre of Excellence showcasing smartclass to the UAE and the region, offer vocational training projects in areas, and showcase Educomp's educational platforms and tools in the UAE.
"The collaboration with CERT is an extension of our long term strategy to expand internationally. This agreement signals a breakthrough in our strategy for the Middle East and promises exponential growth on the back of the GCCs heightened emphasis on enhancing education infrastructure in the Gulf region," Educomp CMD Shantanu Prakash said.
He added that Educomp will be looking at trebling growth in international markets in the next couple of years.