Egypt’s Ministry of Education announces it has signed an agreement with Microsoft Egypt to provide a digital educational environment for students and teachers.
This is part of its efforts to ensure the safety of all educational system members. Whilst ensuring learning continues across the country as the world grapples with the coronavirus crisis.
Twenty million students and one million teachers are set to benefit from the unified platform.
The partnership will see the activation of an E-service for the entire Ministry of Education and Technical Education. It will also equip educators and students with solutions such as Microsoft Office 365.
Microsoft will implement the digital educational environment through its local partners Cairo Codes and BlueCloud.
Check out other stories making the news in the technology ecosystem in Africa and the Middle East.
- Data Analyst, Microsoft Leap program cohort is launching in Lagos
- ASUS introduces new laptops at CES 2021 Be Ahead event
- TCL announces new 5G mobile, tablet, wearable devices at CES 2021 Experience More event
- World’s first Artificial Intelligence university welcomes first students
- A self-caring planting system controlled by AI, New Garden
- Nigeria FG, Microsoft to make Nigeria’s tech space most viable in Africa
- The “coolest” new computer device, meet Raspberry Pi-powered robotics kit, pi-top 
- Blue Prism brings enterprise-grade intelligent robotic process automation to Azure
- This computer vision innovation will make it easy to make M-PESA business payments
- Tech4Dev, Microsoft empower women in Nigeria with tech skills