New Delhi, May 23 2016: With the world going digital, Indian education institutes too are geared up to take education outside the classrooms and are keen to harness advantages of technological advancement.
Mappr, an online platform that establishes a learning community by seamlessly connecting academic institutions, teachers, parents and students with each other in a secure environment, has partnered with renowned school chain of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghathan. As of June 2014, there were 1094 schools named Kendriya Vidyalayas. Kendriya Vidyalaya is one of the largest chains of schools in world with 1094 schools in India. A total of 1,209,138 students (as of 30 September 2015) and 56,445 employees were on the rolls (as of 1 September 2013)
Cloud based ed-tech Company, Mappr is an education learning platform that stimulates peer-to-peer education by bringing hesitant learners in the forefront. It enables personalised attention without increasing the teacher’s work-load, ensures proactive parental engagement and focuses on multi-dimensional development of the student. Taking education beyond classrooms, Mappr, extremely easy to adopt and a well monitored platform, is designed to ensure all round progress of every child.
"Mappr stimulates peer-to-peer learning to bring hesitant learners mainstream and enables personalized attention. It also ensures parental engagement and focuses on multi dimensional development of the student,” said Suraj Prashad, Assistant Education Officer.
“Mappr will help KVS reach, align, and engage teachers, students, and parents from all our schools on one secure network,” said Additional Commissioner of KVS Varanasi region.
Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVS) is currently piloting Mappr within 5 large regions while reaching out to more than 5 lakh users including students, teachers and parents. Since Mappr is cloud based, students who cannot afford a Personal Computer can use it from their parents’ mobile with internet connectivity. Apart from KVS, Mappr is currently used by over 200,000 users from over 60 + educational institutions. With current pipeline and heavy traction, Mappr expects 1 million students by Sep 2016. Mappr is commercialized only to private schools, colleges and coaching institutes both via B2B and B2C models.