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Already a source for some 37,000 Arabic teachers, Saudi Arabian edtech platform, Aanaab, is set to expand into new markets and segments.
Saudi education technology platform, Aanaab, has raised a $1.5 million seed round investment, which was led by Wamda and Noour Nour Knowledge Company. The investment will be used to support the platform's expansions, as it aims to reach new markets in the teacher training sector.
The education platform trains Arab teachers through an open learning approach, equipping them with the tools and know-how they need to raise their students' academic caliber. To do this, Aanaab caters to individual teachers, schools, and organisations, too. Online lectures, meetings, reading materials and evaluation exercise are some of the tools they use to diversify their curricula. Aanaab was founded in 2016 by Mounira Jamjoom, and collaborates with Cambridge International, the Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and the Ministry of Education.
As of right now, the platform has garnered over 37,000 enrolled teachers across the Arab world, with a completion rate of 28 percent— making it roughly double the average completion rate of similar platforms.
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