Samsung Electronics the global leader in digital technologies and digital convergence, announced implementing the first model of smart schools in Jordan, to create interactive classes and apply the concept of digital & wireless class rooms utilizing Samsung School Solutions (V 1.5).
After signing a three cooperation agreement with First Academy School, Samsung Electronics Levant provided the School with 500 GALAXY Tab 3 10.1 for students, and equipped the classrooms with 25 interactive E-boards, which have been linked the student’s to display their entries through Samsung school solutions (V 1.5) at a first stage. Samsung school solution aims to create more interactive classes for students and enjoy group activities, helping administrators at the same time to manage the learning environment in more effective methods, and enabling teachers to make the most of these solutions through features that allows them to share the screen with the students and have (1:1) teaching.
Also stipulated in the partnership agreement, Samsung Electronics Levant, in cooperation with Granada Samsung Electronics’ authorized distributer for IT products in Jordan, examined the school’s wireless networks infrastructure, and provided the necessary training for the educational staff on the new techniques, in order to elevate the educational process using digital technologies.
Mr. Bumsuk Hong, President of Samsung Electronics Levant commented on this achievement by saying: "We at Samsung Electronics are delighted today to reach this advanced stage of innovation which enables us to impact positively on the different aspects of our lives, Samsung School Solution and Samsung smart devices are integrated together now to serve the educational process", "We've completed the first phase of the smart school concept, and we look forward to our partnership in the years ahead, and hope to expand the adaptation of Samsung school solution to include a larger number of schools, and help transform the educational system, making it enjoyable and effective for the students.", he added.
Mr. Islam Khalili, First Academy School Principle commented on this development by saying: "We are proud to be the first school in Jordan and the middle east to implement the concept of the smart school, presenting this achievement to our country inspired by HM King Abdullah's vision toward education, as we executed our plan based on an aim to enrich the students’ educational experience and make it more interactive, which will elevate the educational outcomes, and building a school based on international standards and Jordanian workforce deploying the latest technology in partnership with Samsung Electronics."