Southeastern Municipality of Kosovo Signs Memorandum of Understanding with EDUonGo-Powered Albanian Massive Open Online Courses to Promote Distance Learning

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Memorandum paves way for more STEM learning in Kosovo municipalities

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I have no doubt that the platform will help prepare our students professionally and create new jobs in the field of science and technology.

To help expand science and coding in schools across the Municipality of Gjilan, Kosovo, Mayor Lufti Haziri has signed an agreement with Almooc, a non-profit organization that provides free education to Albanians.

Mayor Haziri and Ridvan Aliu, CEO of EDUonGo and executive director of Almooc, have joined efforts to promote Coding, Math, Physics, Chemistry and English in primary and secondary schools. The MOOC (massive open online courses) is powered by Washington State-based EDUonGo, a cloud-based learning platform that hosts online academies.

"I am very pleased with the quality of learning that Almooc brings to the Municipality of Gjilan,” says Mayor Haziri. “I have no doubt that the platform will help prepare our students professionally and create new jobs in the field of science and technology.”

Currently, Almooc provides education to over 31,000 Albanian-speaking students. EDUonGo will serve as Almooc’s primary learning platform from which instructors will deliver their online courses. Courses are taught by working professionals and university professors.

“The memorandum signed by Mayor Haziri marks the beginning of long-term partnership,” says Aliu. “It will benefit all students of the municipality.”

About Gjilan Municipality
The Municipality of Gjilan is located in southeastern Kosovo with an estimated population of over 100,000. The city has 29 primary schools, 1,080 instructors, and 16,054 students made up of Kosovo Albanians, Serbs, Roma, and Turks.

In the secondary level of education, Gjilan has nine public secondary schools including high technical schools with 7,331 students and 465 teachers. There is also a public university as well as two private colleges.

About Almooc
Almooc is an Albanian Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that offers qualitative education to Albanians free of charge. Almooc partners with distinguished instructors in various industries, including award winning learning platform, EDUonGo, to deliver online professional courses in the Albanian language for people of all ages. Currently, Almooc provides education to over 31,000 Albanian-speaking students, offering courses in English, Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Coding. For more information, visit http://Almooc.com.

About EDUonGo
EDUonGo enables anyone to share knowledge through an online learning environment. Schools, institutions and individuals partner with EDUonGo to host online academies through its cloud-based platform. For more information, visit http://EDUonGo.com.

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