Leading software solutions provider Integrated Technology Group, participated in the 2nd International Conference for eLearning and Distance Learning that took place at Alfaisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from February 21st – 24th.
Supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and the National Centre for E-Learning and Distance Education, eLi 2011 focuses on the examination of new visions and successful international experience. The aim is to authenticate e-learning in educational institutions and to support the wider goals for development and contribute to the promotion of more partnership and valuable cooperation between the public and private sectors. This conference is expected to highlight the next level in the advancement and the latest developments in e-learning and distance education.
Commenting on ITG’s participation in this event, the company’s President & CEO Walid Tahabsem said: "Our all time strategy is to open up to local and international markets and promote public-private partnership as the main catalyst towards advancement. 21st century learners are more global and mobile in nature, and the role of ICT as a tool to achieve educational goals and develop an integrated environment that helps in building knowledge based societies and support professional development is imperative.” He added “Education, be it K-12 or Higher-Education have topped Saudi Arabia’s agenda. And it gave us great pleasure to participate in this specialized conference that gathered interested parties in eLearning and Distance Learning, and share with the audience our success stories and exchange experience in that domain.”
During the 4-day conference and exhibition, ITG demonstrated its award winning educational platform, EduWave, in addition to its enterprise resource planning solution WaveERP, and the e-content development services provided by ITG’s specialized subsidiary JAID Productions. EduWave is a comprehensive web-based e-learning & educational management platform fully developed by Integrated Technology Group. The solution currently serves around 3 million users in various countries including countrywide deployments in Jordan, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia, in addition to Oman, Syria and the U.S.
The international award winning solution, EduWave serves as a unique model for 21st century education. It is available in two editions (K-12) and (Higher-Ed), and includes Learning Management (LMS), Content Management (CMS), Instructional Management (IMS), and Student Information (SIS/SMS) and Registration systems all seamlessly integrated in one solution. Based on international industry standards, EduWave is a flexible and customizable solution, and is uniquely designed to effectively handle large scale and countrywide deployments serving millions of users. Integration with ITG’s WaveERP serves to complete both educational and administrative cycles of the educational institution.
One of ITG’s key projects implemented recently in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the National Exams System for the Ministry of Education. This significant solution is based on ITG’s EduWave Platform as a core, and is utilized to effectively serve around 362,000 students in over 4,800 schools with High School comprehensive exam records, in addition to other important features such as the provision of the official students’ reports in record time, and the online publishing of the comprehensive exams results with a record ability to serve over one million requests per minute.