Today, ITWorx Education Director Medhat Karam spoke at the Building Schools Exhibition and Conference (BSEC) MENA in Abu Dhabi during Day 2’s ICT session. Karam talked about the incorporation of e-learning at GEMS chain of schools, where ITWorx has been engaged in the deployment and adoption of a learning platform based on Microsoft technology.

A modern education system needs a vision for ICT at its heart. Karam’s session explored new directions in the use within educational establishments of software, devices, and wireless networks, focusing on ITWorx experience with GEMS Schools in the UAE. Implementation scenarios, challenges, and lessons learnt were shared.

Karam leads a team of about 70 people who drive ITWorx Education, a pioneer in building interactive learning management systems on top of Microsoft SharePoint technology. The ITWorx Education team has undertaken nationwide deployments in the UK, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and the US.

Endorsed by the Abu Dhabi Education Council, BSEC MENA took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from December 13-14 2009.