Huawei and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a range of Smart Education initiatives for its students in the UAE.
The MOU outlines three programmes implementing various e-education technologies designed to improve the standards of education and learning for HCT’s students. Specifically, the partnership will see Huawei develop a Telecommunication Academy at HCT, establish virtual classrooms at its campuses and launch an ICT training exchange program at Huawei’s HQ in Shenzen, China.
Abdullatif Al Shamsi, vice chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology said: “The Higher Colleges of Technology maintains a commitment to excellence in education, and a hallmark of its learning model is the strong focus on successful student learning outcomes in technology and innovation, educating our students for the 21st century. We are therefore pleased to continue working with Huawei to create new ways of enhancing learning through the innovative uses of technology.”
Peng Xiongji, general manager at Huawei UAE, said: “This MOU is testament to our commitment to developing a true knowledge economy in the UAE and helping to offer more interactive learning for students. We are great believers in the power of technology and how the right technology tools can revolutionize education in the UAE. We are confident that through this MOU with HCT, we will make a make a measurable impact to the availability and quality of education for its students.”