Huawei Partners with King Faisal School to Pioneer First Wi-Fi 7 Installation for Education in Saudi Arabia

الاثنين - 19 فبراير 2024

Mon - 19 Feb 2024

King Faisal School (KFS), a leading institution in the education sector, and Huawei Saudi Arabia proudly today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to revolutionize educational technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through the deployment of the Kingdom’s first Wi-Fi 7 installation for educational purposes.

The collaboration signifies a landmark initiative aimed at transforming the educational landscape in KSA, aligning with the goals outlined in Saudi Vision 2030. This strategic partnership will usher in a new era of innovative learning experiences, empowering students with digital skills and fostering a dynamic educational environment. The partnership will mark a significant step forward in the school’s digital future, supporting the whole school strategy approved by the Chairman of the Board H.H Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Khalid Al Saud.

The MoU was signed by His Highness Prince Mansour bin Saad Al Saud, the Chairman of the school’s Steering Committee, and Deputy CEO of Huawei Saudi Arabia, in the presence of senior officials from both entities at king Faisal school in the Diplomatic Quarter.

On this occasion, His Highness Prince Mansour bin Saad Al Saud commented: "Education plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of our nation, and our collaboration with Huawei to launch the country’s first Wi-Fi 7 Installation for Education is a testament to our commitment to providing world-class education in line with Saudi Vision 2030. This partnership will enable us to harness the power of technology to create innovative learning experiences for our students."

Eric Yang stated: "We are proud to partner with King Faisal School in this unique program that will set new benchmarks in educational technology. By leveraging Huawei’s expertise inICT solutions, we aim to empower students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the digital age. We look forward to seeing the positive impact of this collaboration."

Under the terms of the MoU, Huawei will provide comprehensive support to KFS, spanning multiple domains. This includes assessing KFS's current ICT infrastructure and recommending enhancements to facilitate network upgrades, secure data storage, and efficient management systems. Additionally, Huawei will implement smart classroom solutions, integrating interactive whiteboards and digital learning platforms alongside advanced technologies like AI, IoT, and cloud computing into the curriculum to prepare students for the digital future.

These solutions will be powered by Huawei’s industry-leading, innovative Wi-Fi 7 technology, which will allow KFS students and staff to enjoy the ultimate connectivity experience. It will improve the Internet access experience for users and provide Wi-Fi services with higher speed, lower latency, and more secure connections.

Moreover, KFS staff will benefit from professional development programs focusing on ICT skills, digital pedagogy, and technology management, while workshops and seminars will be organized for students to promote Huawei technology and foster innovation. Joint initiatives to promote sustainability in ICT practices and support for student-led innovation projects will also be launched, leveraging Huawei’s expertise and resources. Furthermore, Huawei will provide ongoing technical support and maintenance services to ensure the robust performance of the ICT infrastructure at KFS, incorporating regular updates and upgrades to keep pace with the latest technological advancements.

KFS is renowned for providing the highest standards of education with qualified and well-trained educators from around the world. Specializing in various majors, KFS teachers undergo continuous training workshops and programs to remain up-to-date and deliver a rigorous educational program.