Collaboration aims at incentivizing reading more books and participate in the different training programs and resources on the platform
Samsung offers tablets as rewards for students who read most
The platform offers tech and programing content for students across country
Cairo, Egypt August 23rd 2020: Vodafone Egypt Foundation announced their collaboration with Samsung Electronics Egypt through the first’s interactive educational platform “Ta3limy”. The new collaboration is aimed at encouraging the students across Egypt to access and use the valuable resources and programs on the platform, targeting the age group between 5 years old and 16 years old, who are considered the most active in reading the digital books and taking training courses to enhance their digital skills.
The first phase of the initiative will reward 30 students aged between 5 to 10 years old who have read the largest amount of digital resources as well as students in the age group of 10 to 16 who have completed the training programs specified in the period from August 23rd till September 23rd. The Foundation will announce the second phase by the beginning of the new academic year.
Moreover, Vodafone Foundation has collaborated with Ideas Gym to offer 15 programs tackling different skills and topics such as programming, robotics, and electronics amongst others. Furthermore, the Foundation partnered with Little Thinking Minds to support “Ta3limy” with almost 180 interactive digital resources and books at different levels, with the aim of enhancing the reading skills of the Arabic Language.
“We are proud to collaborate with Samsung Egypt, and more institutions specialized in the field of education in order to support our electronic platform "Ta3limy", which helps our students to learn remotely, especially during the Coronavirus crisis,” indicating that "Ta3limy" has contributed to serving more than 130 thousand students and parents since its launch last March. Currently, the
platform is working to expand its role in this context and keep on enriching and enhancing the talents of the students during summer,” stated the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Vodafone Egypt Foundation, Mohamed Henna.
May Yassin, The Secretary General of Vodafone Foundation stated that the foundation always seeks to collaborate with more entities to enhance their projects, pointing out that this collaboration with Samsung will maximize the student’s benefit from “Ta3limy” and prepare them to rely more on advanced tech solutions.
Helal further stressed “We believe that institutions have a fundamental role in supporting digital and remote learning, and that empowering the younger generations with technology is the best option to cope with the changes occurring in the world. At Samsung, we have launched many initiatives to develop the infrastructure for more than 85 schools in Upper Egypt, in addition to the fruitful cooperation with the Ministry of Education in the transformation of education through the tablets, which has greatly contributed to supporting remote education during the current circumstances.”
“Ta3limy” is a digital platform aimed at supporting remote learning and complementing the Ministry of Education’s platform. The platform has content suitable for the learning needs of the students in all educational stages. It also offers guiding content for the families to assist their children in the learning process.