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AeL -a Romanian product on the podium of „eEurope Awards for eGovernment”

Monday, November 28, 2005

Bucarest, 28th of November 2005 – The jury of „eEurope Awards for eGovernment”  designated its winners in Manchester within the Finalists Gala, which took place last week.

The Ministry of Education and Research was awarded for implementing AeL eLearning Platform at the undergraduate educational level, the product being highly appreciated for its impact in the education area and for the possibility to be used as a model for other countries. 

This year, within „eEurope Awards for eGovernment” competition registered 234 applications from 28 countries, 76 projects have been granted the European Commission 'Practice Label'. 52 had been selected as Finalists at the four award themes: Impact, Enabling eGovernment, Transformation (Government readiness), Businesses and Citizens. Romania and Poland were the only countries from Central and Eastern Europe, which were awarded.

The competition was taught, but AeL, a product developed by SIVECO Romania, succeeded to make it to the podium at Impact category, placing Romania among the countries with the best eight programs in Europe.

The specialists of eAward jury motivated their choice as it follows:

This is an innovative project in the area of content management and eLearning. The case has a high impact potential in the education area, and the concept can be used as a model to develop new approaches. The transferability is significant for new member states and applicant countries.”

„This recognition in less than one week from the winning of World, confirm the value of Romaian soft industry. All these prestigious international awards adds a new, different perspective to Romania as a brand: that of an eLearning producer. We are very pound to contribute this image” says Irina Socol, General Manager of SIVECO Romania, the producer of AeL elearning platform.

The success of AeL eLearning platform at Manchester competition and the winning of World Summit Award prove the fact that the undergraduate education in Romania benefits from quality eLearning instruments, recognized at international level.