Based on the agreement signed in New York city, June 13, 1989, between the government of Kuwait and the government of Egypt, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD).The Regional Center for Development of Educational Software ReDSOFT was established by the Emiri Decree 1996, to host a regional center for software technology and software production in Kuwait.
The Regional Center for Development of Educational Software (ReDSOFT® )is a non-profit regional organization, a leading center in the Arab region that focuses on the development and use of educational software, using multimedia on the internet. The center acts as a major bridge to transfer state-of-the-art technology to the Arab region, to improve and enhance the educational process in schools through the development and use of Information and Communication Technologies.
- To promote and support the usage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the education system of the Arab region.
- To initiate, develop and produce educational software for the region through the center or in cooperation with other institutes.
- To improve the development of human resources in the region through using new information and communication technologies in education and training.
- To serve as a catalyst for fostering different activities aiming at utilizing ICT in education.