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Ethio telecom launches Smart Classroom at AAU

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Ethio telecom officially launched Smart Classroom at Addis Ababa University Arat Kilo Campus in Collaboration with the Ministry of Education.

(Photo: Anteneh Aklilu)

Ethio telecom has established the smart classroom with a prime objective of ensuring wider inclusive learning and higher quality education. For this, the smart classroom has been built having the features: flexible offer, owns the latest standard functionality, easy to adapt, ideahub, visualizer, electronic board and camera. It also enables to provide online teaching, live class, course authoring, mobility, teaching and learning management. The smart classroom will also play key roles for the institute in enabling digital transformation of education, enhancing teaching quality, reducing teaching cost and assisting to acquire teaching & learning data.
According to Ethio telecom, the smart classroom will have a paramount significance for teachers in making teaching at their fingertips, backing up their theoretical education with technology driven laboratories, making their teaching methods adaptable, real-time student status checking and adjust teaching progress, automatic markings & generating grade reports and acquire students learning data It will also empower students to virtually attend classes any time and any place, specially for those who can’t be physically available, get blended learning, richer experience than a traditional learning and personalized learning experience.

(Photo: Anteneh Aklilu)

The smart classroom launched is believed to serve as a spring board to replicate it in other universities across the nation, to save the expense previously incurred on the purchase of inputs for experiments and to halt the dangers that can be occurred during the laboratory experiment related tasks as well as to bridge the digital divide between those who have access to utilize the digital technology and those who are left behind.
In the past years, Ethio telecom has given due emphasis to the educational sector and has directly been involving accordingly. For instance, last year, it built 66 digital learning centers in selected high schools nationwide and equipped them with the necessary learning facilities such as computers, furniture and technologies aimed at ensuring the overall excellence in the education sector.

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