Covid-19: AI-powered e-learning platform in all UAE public schools soon

SourceKhaleej Times
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

A digital learning platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI) will be implemented in all public schools in the UAE, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced. The Alef platform will help the ministry "achieve its goals of developing a digital education system capable of adapting to all possible changes caused due to the Covid-19 pandemic". It will "turn the challenges faced in distance learning into promising opportunities", the ministry said. The platform will be launched in 196 schools in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah in phases by December 2020. "The initiative aims at providing the UAE's educational system with the latest innovations in digital education including AI and big data. This programme serves the UAE's more...