Alef Education named SIIA Education Technology 2020 CODiE award finalist for best use of emerging technology for learning in education

The Alef Platform earns prestigious industry recognition

  

Abu Dhabi: Alef Education, the leading global K-12 education technology company, today announced that The Alef Platform was named a 2020 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Use of Emerging Technology for Learning in Education category. Award finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PreK-20 sector.

The award winning Alef Platform which is a teaching and learning digital learning platform powered by Artificial Intelligence. The Alef Platform is the core offering for schools, which contains all the lessons that students need in line with the UAE Ministry of Education curriculum, created by our team of international experts. All core curriculum subjects for Grades 5 to 9 are included in the Platform: English, Math, Science, Arabic, Social Studies and Islamic Studies. As students’ progress through the lessons, the Alef Platform provides teachers with real-time data to monitor their students’ performance. The Alef Platform provides an interactive and engaging personalized learning experience for students that puts the ‘fun’ back into learning. The platform is web-based and can be accessed anywhere and anytime.

Geoffrey Alphonso, CEO of Alef Education said: “We are excited to be nominated as finalist at SIIA CODiE Awards 2020 for the Best Use of Emerging Technology for Learning in Education. The CODiE Awards is the only peer-recognized program in the business and ed tech industries, which serves as incredible market validation for a product’s innovation and overall industry impact”.

Acknowledged as the premier awards program for the software and information industries for 35 years, the SIIA CODiE Awards are produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software, education, media and digital content industries. The Alef Platform was honored as one of 157 finalists across the 35 education technology categories.

“We are thrilled to unveil the 2020 CODIE Award finalists, the best in education technology,” said SIIA President Jeff Joseph. “These exciting innovations are setting the pace to improve outcomes in education for students, educators, and administrators.”

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. Educators and administrators serve as judges and conduct the first-round review of all education nominees. Their scores determine the SIIA CODiE Award finalists and account for 80% of the overall score. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products. The scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners.

Education Technology category winners will be announced during an online winner announcement celebration May 19, 2020

Details about each finalist are listed at http://www.siia.net/codie/2020-Finalists 

Alef Education Contact: 

Mohamed Afifi
Head of Marketing & Communications
E: mohamed@alefeducation.com
M: +971 56 369 1758

SIIA Communications Contact:

Jennifer Baranowski
Director, Awards
Software & Information Industry Association
Direct: 949.448.0545
jbaranowski@siia.net

About Alef Education:

Alef Education is a leading global k-12 education technology company based in the United Arab Emirates with a presence in the United States of America. Alef Education was founded to transform the entire education experience for students. We believe in making learning personalized to the individual as well as engaging and exciting. Alef Education’s vision is to digitally transform the education sector within Kindergarten-to-Grade 12 globally and change the way the world is educated with improved learning outcomes.

Today, over 60,000 students in more than 200 schools in the United Arab Emirates, United States of America and Canada are using the award-winning Alef Platform.

Alef Education is committed to building engaged learning experiences for the 21st-century learner. www.alefeducation.com

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company.  This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.

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