One of the world’s leading technology firms Fujitsu have announced a new deal with the Department of Education that will see a total of 450 schools across the country receiving 5,000 brand new desktop PCs.
It is understood the new PC’s will be used for the teaching of the Design and Communication Graphics (DCG).
The Department of Education say the new deal will be worth in the region €6.5 million, the Department also say the new machines will officially start rolling out to schools across the country within the next year. Meanwhile a spokesperson for the Japanese technology firm Fujitsu have welcomed the deal saying they are looking forward to providing tools to young Irish students who are the minds of the future. The company also say the deal is one of the largest of its kind ever to be completed in Europe.
The Department of Education also welcomed the deal saying the new equipment is very much needed throughout schools nationwide and they also hope to provide more technology to schools in the future. The Department also said the contract was awarded following a competitive tender process.