Beaconhouse is a global network of private schools and institutes educating over 315,000 students in seven countries. Carrying forward its mission to inculcate global best practices to improve education delivery, Beaconhouse has joined hands with Tech Valley, an innovative digital consulting firm and trusted country partner of Google for Education in Pakistan.

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the two parties in Lahore to work towards incorporating different Google technologies in Beaconhouse schools.

Under this MoU, Tech Valley, with the support of international Google for education teams, will assist Beaconhouse in procuring and incorporating Chromebooks for their programs such as Homebridge and the inception of the Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) model on their campuses. In addition to that, Tech Valley will conduct training for teachers and admin staff of Beaconhouse to help them effectively utilize Google technologies such as Google Workspace and Google Cloud Platform.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Ali Ahmed Khan, COO of Beaconhouse Group, mentioned, “Beaconhouse is extremely delighted to work with the Google for Education team and its local partner, Tech Valley. Being the first one in the education sector to partner, we are excited to kick off this project and empower our students with Google tools and devices”.

CEO Tech Valley, Umar Farooq, mentioned that as a local partner of Google for Education in Pakistan, their goal is to revolutionize the education sector of Pakistan by empowering students, teachers, and administrators with a simple solution for fast, intuitive, and easy-to-manage computing through Chromebooks.

Paul Hutchings, Country Manager, Australia, New Zealand, and Pakistan, and Tim Paolini, APAC Sales Lead from Google for Education, also joined the ceremony remotely.

The purpose of this project is to equip students & teachers with the latest devices and acquaint them with technology through an easier and more flexible education model. Undoubtedly, it is time to move away from the traditional learning style and adopt technologies to help students adapt to the dynamic high-tech environment.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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