First place in the „IT World Championship” for AeL Educational Content | SIVECO Romania

First place in the „IT World Championship” for AeL Educational Content

Monday, November 21, 2005

Bucharest, November 21st 2005 - In the World Summit for Information Society, recently organized in Tunisia, Romania gained, by SIVECO, the World Summit Award in the eLearning section, as a recognition of the creativity and quality of the educational content developed for the IT Based Educational System, a nation wide program for over 700.000 pupils and teachers.

The Grand Jury’s choice (35 experts) was motivated as following:

"Advanced e-Learning Objects is an excellent example for a new approach to e-Learning. The digital material can be used in various learning environments, and it covers a huge range of subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, History, Biology, Computer Science, Geography and Technology. The product gives the teacher great flexibility and is an excellent tool that promotes a student-centred approach. It has a very nice and clear design that significantly contributes to the understanding of the content. Rich in multimedia features, the product is a best practice example for new trends in e-Learning."

At the Gala ceremony held in Tunis, Romanian Minister of Communication and Information Technology, His Excellency Zsolt Nagy stated: “ The award SIVECO gained today is, beyond worldwide recognition of the quality of its eLearning products is a proof of professionalism of the Romanian IT specialists. It is a great success for the entire Romanian software industry”.

“The World Summit Award honors us greatly, and AeL Educational content users - teachers and pupils countrywide - as well. They now have the certainty they use quality, competitive products for learning. World Summit Award for AeL Educational Content adds a new dimension to the country branding: Romania is a key player on the eLearning market”, says Irina SOCOL, General Manager of SIVECO Romania.