First Eduspec Inc. (FEI) was formed in 2012 as a joint venture between First Datacorp and Eduspec Private Ltd. First Datacorp (FDC) is a leading IT services and solutions provider in the country and has been in the business since 1985. It has garnered awards as Microsoft’s no. 1 Large Account Reseller in the Phil. and no.1 Adobe SMB Reseller in Southeast Asia. In March 2007, FDC in collaboration with Microsoft has signed up with the Catholic Educational Association of the Phil. (CEAP) for an exclusive limited-time software offering to its member schools. This provided for a very cost-effective software licensing program to the member school enabling them to avail of a special software license rates and exclusive privileges. FDC has then become a responsible service provider in the education industry.
On the other hand, Eduspec Private Ltd. (EPL), a Singapore based company and wholly owned by Eduspec Holdings Bhd. In Malaysia, is involved in providing outsourced education programs and consulting services to educational institutions. It is the leading K-12 IT education provider in Asia and has been in the business for 28 years. EPL has expanded its reach to Asian countries with partners in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, China and the Philippines.
First Eduspec Inc. carries the same product offerings of Eduspec Pte Ltd. It offers innovative Information and Communication Technology (ICT) educational programs for schools incorporating 21st century learning fundamentals in today’s teaching and learning environment. With the alliance of First Datacorp and Eduspec Pte. Ltd., FEI brings with it a business value driven to bridge technology and the academic institution market. It provides for structured ICT literacy learning curriculum, ICT ethics curriculum and pedagogy and providing certification for teacher’s learning program.