Microsoft Corporation plans to upgrade and modernise the infrastructure of the educational system in Egypt, General Manager of Microsoft Egypt Khaled Abdel Kader announced on Thursday.
According to Abdel Kader, Microsoft Egypt’s educational project will be in cooperation with the Egyptian government.
He further added that Microsoft reviewed the project with Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and Minister of Education Mahmoud Abo El Nasr. Yet, the project is still under study waiting for the government’s approval to start working on it, he added.
“The project aims to provide various educational services for students in Egypt” Abdel Kader said, pointing out that the project aims to absorb the educational capacity of the Egyptian Ministry of Education, which is 18 million students and 40.000 schools.
He added that Microsoft’s educational contributions are non-profitable as it seeks to add a value to achieve a landmark change in the country’s education and E-learning sectors. Microsoft’s targets connecting the educational system to the most up-to-date technology.