EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY | January 16, 2023
PowerSchool, North America's top supplier of cloud-based software for K–12 education, has announced its plans to open its first Middle East & Africa office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), to accelerate the company's international expansion.
The UAE office will service PowerSchool's extensive and increasing customer base in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region and help the company expand customer relationships into surrounding regions. In addition, the new office will serve as a hub for growing its channel partnerships in MEA regions.
Hardeep Gulati, CEO of PowerSchool, stated, "As our global customer base grows, it's critical we build the capacity to help power our customers' digital transformation needs," He also said, "We are seeing strong demand for primary and secondary education technology solutions across the MEA region and are in a unique position to provide best-in-class solutions tailored for MEA education leaders who are investing in technology that will enable them to deliver high-quality education for generations to come."
(Source – Businesswire)
With over 3,000 employees worldwide, members of the senior leadership team, sales and marketing, and solutions engineering teams will be located out of PowerSchool's UAE office to address existing and future client demand in the area.
Over the last quarter-century, PowerSchool has expanded to assist more than 45 million students worldwide and offers solutions in more than 90 countries, including well-established and prominent educational institutions in the Gulf (GCC). The current clients in the UAE include Al Ittihad National Private Schools, Liwa Education, ESOL, Aldar Education, and The American International School in Abu Dhabi.
PowerSchool is the leading supplier of cloud-based software for K–12 education in North America. It aims to fuel the education ecosystem with unified technology that enables students and educators to reach their greatest potential in unique ways. The organization brings students, teachers, administrators, and parents together to improve student outcomes. It assists schools and districts to efficiently handle state reporting and associated compliance, finance, special education, human resources, talent, registration, attendance, financing, learning, teaching, grading, assessments, and analytics on a single platform, from the office to the classroom to the home.
Linewize US | March 01, 2023
On February 28, 2023, Linewize, an education technology company, launched the Linewize Pulse platform for real-time actionable insights on students' well-being with weekly online check-ins for individual and organizational intervention, enhancing overall school culture.
Its 60-second weekly check-ins include questions related to well-being and school experience. Through these check-ins, it offers an overview of students' mental health and anonymously gathers school-level trending data. It gives students safe and easy suggestions for asking for help, and educators clearly know who is very vulnerable and sensitive. In addition, it inspires students to express gratitude for people who made a difference in their lives. Thus developing school-community relations and fostering a culture of enhanced inclusion. The Educator Impact platform helps schools with their culture and student outcomes, connecting well-being, performance and engagement Linewize's acquisition of the Educator Impact platform resulted in the launch of the Linewize Pulse solution.
Psychologist and Linewize's Director of Community Engagement, Teodora Pavkovic said, "As the nationwide children's mental health crisis continues, it's more important than ever to prioritize student well-being. Not only does Linewize Pulse empower individuals to seek out help, but it also provides administrators with the information they need to design school-wide programs and initiatives that meet students' current needs." She added, "Even further, the platform helps foster deeper and more meaningful relationships between school staff and students by alerting teachers and administrators to those struggling and needing assistance. With this information on hand, school staff can better adjust their daily routines to account for individuals' needs and develop stronger connections with their students."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Linewize, an IT consulting and services provider for the education sector, offers products that filter content, support teacher visibility and give teachers the required control. It creates an educated community that gives priority to children's safety on an online medium. It is a division of ASX-traded company FamilyZone, having a K-12 cyber safety management system, working for cyber safety and EdTech companies worldwide. With a team of education experts and experienced school IT administrators, it designs solutions for e-learning and the online safety of learners. It empowers schools, educators, partners and families to secure every child's digital journey in the classroom and at home.
EdisonLearning | February 17, 2023
EdisonLearning, a provider of digital learning solutions for K-12 grade students, has recently announced its partnership with Game Learning, to bring online learning to life. Through this partnership, it is adding an interactive educational gaming curriculum to its online, blended learning content.
It will be providing educational video games to PK-8 students and schools for subjects like Math, History, Science and English. These games are compatible with individual learning preferences and capabilities of students like auditory, visual and kinesthetics. The strategy of playing these games includes life simulation, turn-based, role-playing, and real-time.
The variety of styles and different approaches to gaming will provide opportunities to engage, entertain and learn. This curriculum is accessible on tablets or desktops without the requirement of a high-speed connection. They are designed in a way that they can be used at home, in the classroom, during after-school programs and in travel.
Founder and CEO of Game Learning Matt Massman said, "Our games use a variety of play styles to maximize online learning engagement. Because our games feel like real games, instead of online textbooks, students engage more deeply while developing a love of learning. This lays the foundation for lifelong learning".
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
President and CEO of EdisonLearning, Mr. Jackson, said, "EdisonLearning has always sought ways to incorporate new instruments of learning to engage and motivate current and future generations of young people." He added, "Game-based learning upgrades a student's capacity to learn new ideas, different concepts, and retain them – and most of all, make learning fun."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, EdisonLearning, an e-learning solutions provider, is connecting schools, educators, educational content, and students for upliftment. It has brought remarkable innovation to the public education system of the United States. It offers services for online middle and high school learning, e-courses, online learning, virtual learning, alternative education, blended learning, drop-out recovery and prevention, school management, and school turnaround. It is a minority-owned education company making online and blended learning courses for middle and high school students, with certification from National Minority Supplier Development Council for bona fide Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).