UAE to expand smart learning programme

July 23, 2014 6:18 am

The UAE education ministry has decided to expand its programme to bring smart learning to classrooms across the country, with plans to provide 25,000 pupils with tablet computers this academic year, The National has reported. The Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme, launched last year for pupils in Grade 7 and some in Grade 8, will be expanded to Grades 1 and 5 in chosen schools, said the ministry. It will also be introduced to other pupils in Grade 7, 8 and 9, at a total cost of Dhs120m, it added.