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September 12, 2013 09:32 ET

Saudi Arabia Awards Promethean With Contract to Enhance Interactive Learning in Schools

Connected Learning Platform Goes Beyond Interactive Whiteboards, Includes Software, Content and Teacher Support

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - September 12, 2013) - Global education company Promethean Plc (LSE: PRW) was awarded a second contract by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to install interactive technology in an additional 4,500 schools. This latest contract award means nearly 10,000 schools and 700 labs across the country have Promethean's classroom solutions, which includes interactive whiteboards (ActivBoard), ActivInspire classroom software and access to digital resources in Arabic through Promethean Planet, a collaborative online educator community.

"We are committed to helping the Ministry of Education strengthen the country's education system so they can continue to drive innovation in education in the region. Equipping classrooms with our connected learning platform will improve teaching and learning productivity, enabling educators to better personalize lessons to meet students' interests and needs," said Eugene Viskovic, President of International Markets, Promethean.

Promethean will deliver hands-on training to representatives in the Ministry and to education leaders in schools that will enable them to support classroom teachers with new skills and additional strategies to effectively to boost learning and teaching productivity with technology. Independent research has found that in classrooms where Promethean technology is used, students can be expected to gain 12 months' achievement in a nine-month school year .

[1] Education Week. 

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Promethean (LSE: PRW), a global education company, improves learning productivity by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that work. Our interactive products and services unleash human potential by revolutionising the way the world learns and collaborates making all of us more engaged, empowered and successful. Headquartered in the UK, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information follow @ActivNews or visit www.PrometheanWorld.com.

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