The National Education Portal “iEN”

Details of the organization
Ministry of Education
Saudi Arabia
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
The National Education Portal “iEN”
iEN is a Saudi strategic project, which is considered as to be a safe and free of charge portal that supports digital empowerment in education and enriches digital content. It provides reliable e-educational services to all students, teachers, educational leaders, supervisors and parents. iEN is built upon a solid infrastructure provided by the latest technologies with high connectivity tools to be the largest container for the educational materials and digital content which contribute to developing an interactive e-learning content, that develops teachers’ capacities to use technology in the teaching and learning processes, integrating technology into curriculum and facilitating the student to learning basic scientific concepts by students. As iEN mission focuses on the high quality e-educational services, it provides simplified and attractive digital contents to all students equally regardless of their citizenships whether they are Saudi or Non-Saudi and overseas Saudi schools. iEN has proven its effectiveness and efficiency by bridging the educational gap at the Southern border of Saudi Arabia due to the political circumstances as iEN facilitates them to delivering the e-content to all students in order to pursue their education steadily. Hence, iEN has helped in solving student drop-out in the Southern regions and ensuring sustainable education. Moreover, iEN is integrated with some mobile applications such as iEN quaran Quran (Mus-haf), (Alecso Apps Award 2017 the best educational application in the Arab region).
National implementation: Saudi Arabia
Ongoing from 23/08/2015 to 31/12/2019
Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4edu)

WSIS information
      * E-learning
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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