Edutech

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Edutech
Private
Industry Educational technologies, Human Capital Management, Training and development
Founded 1991
Headquarters Dubai, UAE
Area served
Middle East, India, United States
Key people

ASF Karim
(Managing Director)

Shameema Parveen
(Chief Executive Director)
Products Virtual learning environment, Interactive classroom technologies, Digital Content, Robotics, Digital Libraries, Training Equipment
Services STEM Education, Information and library solutions, Human capital Management, Energy Training Services, Content Development, Assessment Services, Skill Standards, Learning solutions, Mobile Learning, Vocational Learning, Learning Consulting
Number of employees
250[1]
Website www.edutech.com

Edutech is a privately held, learning company headquartered in Dubai, UAE.

History[edit]

Edutech was founded in 1991 in Dubai by M.D. ASF Karim. It started operations in India in 1998 and in the US in 2006. Edutech has offices in 16 international cities in Asia and the US.[2]

Timeline[edit]

  • 1991: Year of incorporation with focus on laboratories
  • 1992: Introduction of technology assisted Learning Solutions
  • 1994: Foray into the library domain with electronic information and technology infrastructure
  • 1998: Set up India operations in Chennai
  • 2001: Established consulting services
  • 2004: Acquisition of content delivery centre in Bangalore
  • 2006: US operations commenced
  • 2007: Global release of on-spot pilotplant solution[clarification needed]
  • 2007: Pilotplants setup first time at CNAQ Qatar
  • 2008: Wins Large Corporate University engagement
  • 2011: Implemented large number of robotics labs in UAE, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain, and Kuwait
  • 2014: Conducted the first Destination Zero Carbon in the region during GESS 2014 that witnessed the participation of many schools in UAE

Edutech and the National Robotic Olympiad[edit]

Edutech conducted the National .... Robotics Olympiad (NRO) in the UAE for the first time in October 2006, under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Education. The competition provided a platform for students from schools across the country to assess their creative ability, problem-solving skills and aptitude for robotic design. The school to emerge as the top UAE team in the Olympiad was sent to the World Robotic Olympiad in China.[3] Edutech conducted the NRO in 2007 in Qatar[4] and in the UAE again in 2007.[5] In 2008, the NRO was held in Qatar for the second time by Edutech and Qatar Independent Technical School ( QITS)[6] and was conducted in UAE for the third year by the Abu Dhabi Education Council ( ADEC) and supported by Edutech.

Technology partnerships[edit]

Edutech has partnerships with a number of companies including
Echo 360, Questionmark Corporation, Capita Sims, Elluminate, LexisNexis, ByWater Solutions[7] Britannica online, Vernier, Vex Robotics, Quanser,[8] etc.

Locations[edit]

- United Arab Emirates: Dubai, Abu Dhabi
- USA: Northbrook
- India: Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Riyadh, Jeddah, Khobar
- Oman: Muscat
- Qatar: Doha
- Kuwait: Kuwait
- Bahrain: Manama
- Jordan: Amman

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