Pearson | July 01, 2022
The British Campus is already a partner of NCUK (Northern Consortium the United Kingdom), one of the largest international qualification providers that have been in operation for three years. Despite the pandemic's constraints, it has grown to become Africa's largest center.
A new partnership with Pearson, the world's leading learning company, was officially signed today through Education Tech. The collaboration aims to create new opportunities in education, such as the implementation of the English language using Artificial Intelligence and access to advanced English training for all, whether children, adults, or working professionals. Whatever their requirements, a tailored solution for learning English will be available, and these programs will be available 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.
Commenting on the partnership/this development, Mr. Lotfi Ghazi, Founder and General Manager- Education Tech said: "We want to broaden the horizons of learners and to ensure that none of them is forgotten, we are implementing all the tools that technology offers to education. The teacher remains at the heart of learning and, these solutions will give a chance to all those who wish to learn without constraints".
"We are always looking to build strong partnerships in new markets to help us expand our English Language Learning offerings to learners across the globe. Algeria has made significant strides in education in the past 60 years. Pearson's partnership with Education Tech will be vital in this endeavour as our Versant English Placement Test and online English digital solutions will improve learners' English-language proficiency in both the public and private sectors. The collaboration will benefit both the organizations as we embark on this journey to bolster the quality of Algeria's higher education system and position the nation as a premier knowledge hub."
Guy Elders, Director - Middle East, English Language Learning, Pearson
ViewSonic | June 30, 2022
The New Taipei City Government in Taiwan and ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, have partnered to promote UNIVERSE by ViewSonic, an immersive 3D virtual environment designed for education, to schools at all levels in the city. This initiative will benefit about 400,000 K–12 students. The two organizations inked an agreement of collaboration to help schools become digital learning environments following a successful pilot program at Long Pu Elementary School in New Taipei City. Additionally, this week, ViewSonic showcased UNIVERSE in New Orleans, USA, at the ISTE Live 22 Conference & Expo.
"New Taipei City has been devoted to digital learning for years. We have observed that current online learning faces numerous challenges, such as a lack of interaction and sense of participation. UNIVERSE by ViewSonic simulates real-world interactions. Teachers and students can create personalized avatars to further engage with each other in this 3D space. Moreover, UNIVERSE can also be applied to cross-school teaching, thereby bridging the resource gap between schools. We look forward to having New Taipei City as the world's first city to adopt Metaverse for all levels of education, leading the way for schools all over the world in transforming how we teach and learn digitally."
- Chang Ming-Wen, New Taipei City Education Department Commissioner
"Current online education platforms still focus on unidirectional communication. It not only limits the development of interactive courses for educators but also makes it difficult to evaluate studentengagement during classes. Students cannot easily interact with peers and are prone to feel isolated. UNIVERSE by ViewSonic is the strongest solution to resolve these issues by making online learning feel as if it were in-person. Through the cooperation with New Taipei City, all teachers and students will benefit from the most innovative learning pedagogies.
- James Chu, Chairman and CEO of ViewSonic
Immersive virtual learning environments, including classrooms, lecture halls, and collaborative areas, are offered by UNIVERSE by ViewSonic. Emojis, chat messages, and realistic spatialized audio are just a few of the simple and user-friendly alternatives available to participants for various forms of communication. Teachers can project content, design pop quizzes, and separate students into breakout rooms for group discussions thanks to digital teaching aids. Teachers can also connect to ViewSonic's myViewBoard platform and use its cutting-edge teaching capabilities through the built-in browser.
Allschool | June 20, 2022
Allschool, an innovative online education platform, is set to introduce its one-stop learning solution for homeschoolers at the Great Homeschool Convention that is scheduled to run from June 16th through 18th in California. As one of the most popular homeschooling events of the year in North America, this convention will see the company bringing its student-centered online education platform to parents seeking a flexible and interactive e-learning service.
The diverse selection of globally 12-themed courses and more allows homeschoolers to discover intriguing facts about different nations and broaden their minds. At the same time, using Allschool's self-developed class tool "speak in the center of the stage" and other interactive features, homeschoolers can make friends from all over the world without stepping out of their house. They can also communicate freely in a relaxed environment and improve their social and emotional skills.
Allschool's one-stop solution is designed to allow parents to take full advantage of the flexibility that homeschool offers while giving learners access to premium online lessons. A myriad of course options to supplement the standard curricula are offered which gives homeschoolers the freedom to individualize the curriculum structure. Besides, all the courses are delivered by accredited and experienced teachers with diverse educational and professional backgrounds.
"We are thrilled to unveil our new home education solution "Homeschool Package" at this long-anticipated event that attracts countless leading online education providers and homeschool families across the continent each year. It is built upon our excellent educational resources and extensive experience in creating a fun and interactive online learning platform to give kids an opportunity to experience the world's culture by making friends with students worldwide. The solution features 12 classes designed and delivered by experienced homeschool teachers to fit different children's learning styles, skill levels, and interests, enabling them to experience a new approach to homeschooling learning," said Jacob Kantor, the US regional business development manager of Allschool, making an announcement at Great Homeschool Convention.
The move comes as more US families start opting for homeschooling as a solution to fill the gaps in their children's education due to the pandemic. The National Home Education Research Institute has recorded a significant increase in the number of families shifting to homeschooling and estimates the figure continues to rise at the rate of 2%-8% each year.
With its flexible learning environment, online Allschool programs not only allow students to select desired subjects to achieve their unique goals but also empower them to learn at any time, any place with online, self-paced courses.
In an interview with Ms. Homa, an Allschool homeschool teacher who has also worked as an English, Art, and History teacher in a public school for 18 years, she said, "it is important for homeschool children to have peer discussion and have access to different opinions around the world. The greater diversity of the online education platform can strengthen their social connections or skills."
"We understand that homeschool parents are constantly looking for a new way that let their children better interact with other students. With this in mind, Allschool strives to create a space where learners from all over the world can come together to find common topics and interests, make friends and have fun," said Jack Shan, Allschool Co-Founder.
Allschool is an innovative online platform that delivers highly interactive small-group live classes to children worldwide. Through Allschool, learners can enjoy a variety of premium live classes – including mathematics, languages, visual arts, game design, and more – delivered by thousands of devoted and talented teachers from all around the world.
An expert in online education, Allschool has developed a set of innovative purpose-built teaching and learning tools that bring meaningful changes to learning outcomes, allowing students to immerse themselves in a rewarding, gamified, and interactive environment that empowers them to explore and pursue their interests while making schooling fun and enjoyable.