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Alef Education Nominated for Best Use of Emerging Technology for Learning in Education

by Eddie Rayner

Alef Education Named SIIA Education Technology 2020 CODiE Award Finalist

Alef Education, a 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 is a teaching and learning digital learning platform powered by Artificial Intelligence. The Alef Platform is the core offering for schools and 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, Maths, 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.

The Alef Platform earns prestigious industry recognition

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-recognised programme 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 programme 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 honoured 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 programme. 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