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Jul 27, 2006

Media Alert - DRS supports HE partnership scheme between England and Africa

DRS today announced its support for Education Minister, Bill Rammell’s statement concerning a £3m scheme to support partnerships between Higher Education institutions in England and sub-Saharan Africa.

“We have been working in the African education sector for over three decades and support the opportunities the England Africa Partnerships scheme will bring in boosting the existing partnerships and supporting new start-up partnerships” commented Martyn Roan, General Manager of Education, DRS.

“As a global organisation, supporting Higher Education establishments in both England and Africa with their complex data capture requirements, we believe this scheme will strengthen the capacity for HE in Africa and allow best practice to be shared across the globe”.

DRS designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of sophisticated data capture technology to process educational data quickly, accurately and securely. Its products and services are used in education establishments across the globe to capture key education data and process and mark examinations, leading to improvements in processes whilst providing a wealth of added value in management information for HE institutions.

If you would like to speak to a spokesperson from DRS about improving data capture in the worldwide educational sector please contact Katie McBreen at the DRS press office on 01908 423760 or enquiries@drs.co.uk