Tmrw plans to roll out new ‘affordable’ e-learning system in India
Tmrw on Wednesday announced plans to set up its office in India with a new scalable and “affordable” e-learning operating system.
Tmrw, an educational technology (EdTech) company launched in Dubai this week by Indian-born education entrepreneur Suny Varkey, plans to open offices in India, the UK and the US. Its integrated interoperable all-in-one platform would be specially designed to be accessible to government-funded schools operating in both developing and developed countries.
“Quality education is the great equalizer. It bridges the gap between rich and poor and gives us the greatest opportunity to improve the state of our world, ”said Varkey, president and founder of TMRW and GEMS Education and also founder of the annual Global Teacher Prize. ‘one million dollars.
“We have built this platform to be accessible and affordable for government-funded schools around the world to help improve learning outcomes wherever we can. We seek to reach all students, regardless of their background or ability to pay. Ultimately our vision is to give every child the birthright of a great education and to give hope for a better future, ”he said.
Tmrw’s EdTech platform includes a comprehensive suite of modules that can be introduced as a complete ecosystem or as add-ons interoperable with technologies from other vendors, offering schools the efficiency gains that integration can bring.
The platform includes modules to manage and oversee the program, assessment, and track student progress. It has non-academic features such as sports management, counseling and wellness. It allows schools to manage parent-student relationships and includes customized functions to protect children’s health and safety. It also includes back office operations such as revenue management, human resources (HR), payroll, finance and purchasing.
“Education is transforming rapidly, moving away from the conventional models of teaching and learning that have dominated the industry. There is an undeniable and growing awareness among educators and families that education must evolve to meet the reality of tomorrow, ”said Krishnan Gopi, CEO of TMRW and Director of Disruption of GEMS Education Group.
“Designed by educators for educators, TMRW will help students learn better, teachers teach better, parents become more engaged and schools become more effective,” he said.
Tmrw, which originated from GEMS Education, describes itself not only as a technology company, but as an “education transformation company” that offers comprehensive educational services such as TMRW Academy, with a focus on professional development, including the training of teachers. teachers; Education command center, at the service of political decision-makers with real-time decision-making capacities at the national level; Tech-In-A-Box, a complete technology backbone covering the school ecosystem from end to end; and Tmrw Advisory Services, for educational institutions on curriculum design, digital transformation, school improvement and nationwide education strategies.
Tmrw was incorporated as an independent technology entity of GEMS and will build on the experience of the global education provider founded 62 years ago. The new platform is described as “secure, scalable, multilingual and highly configurable” to meet the different needs of education systems around the world.
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