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High Tech Company Wins Top Award in the Middle East

6 March 2014

High Tech Company Wins Top Award in the Middle East

New Zealand digital education company, Kiwa Digital, has been recognised for its innovative use of technology at the huge Gulf Educational Supplier & Solutions (GESS) Exhibition in Dubai.

At a Gala Dinner last night Kiwa Digital was named the winner in the “Best Free ICT/App Product” category for its highly successful multi-lingual digital version of Milly, Molly and the Bike Ride.

Kiwa Digital’s CEO, Rhonda Kite , currently in Dubai for the GESS show said: “This is the most exciting educational market in the world. We are very proud to have been recognised by some of the most respected names in the education sector as providing a solution that serves education needs throughout the Gulf”.

Kiwa Digital is planning rapid expansion in the Middle East to take advantage of the remarkable innovation technology is bringing to the educational sector in the region.

Its growth strategies in the region have been supported by Callaghan Innovation and Education New Zealand.

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About Kiwa Digital Ltd

Kiwa Digital is the world’s leading production house for experiential digital books.

Partnering with publishers, we bring content to life in revolutionary new digital formats that are proven to deepen engagement, comprehension and understanding.

Based in Auckland, Kiwa Digital currently has 15 staff, a team of expert contractors, representation in the USA and a new office in Dubai.

About Milly Molly Group Holdings Ltd

The Milly, Molly series of books are written for children up to eight years of age.

The stories relate the adventures of two little girls from different ethnic backgrounds (with their multi-cultural friends), and promote the acceptance of diversity and the learning of life skills.

They are written to promote thought, discussion and change.

Milly, Molly has contracts in over 100 countries, translated in 36 languages, and has two televisions series which screen in over 80 countries worldwide.

About GESS

GESS is the leading educational trade show in the Middle East attracting 300 exhibitors from 60 countries.

Some of the most respected names in the education sector reviewed thousands of entries to this year's awards that aim to “recognise products and solutions that have a far reaching impact on the improvement of teaching and learning in classrooms and will help beeer serve the education sector throughout the Gulf”.

Other finalists were: Office 365, Growl Media, ITWORX Education,Qimo 4 Kids, examtime.com and MacMillan English’s Bebop Band."


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