Benjamin Mensah, GNA
Accra, June 13, GNA - Extramarks, a digital learning solutions provider, in collaboration with Zepta Ghana Limited and Africa Schools Online has launched an e-learning solution, expected to transform the approach of teaching and learning both in and outside of the classroom.
Called Extramarks' Total Learning Solution, it uses interactive tools such as animation, videos and Virtual Labs to make learning easy and engaging.
It is a premium in-class and after-class education that adopts a student centric approach to unpack subject content for Grade K to 12, using a three-pronged of Learn, Practice and Test.
“This approach provides the best pedagogy and technology to create a child-centric teaching and environment learning, Mr Tanay Kulshereshtah, the Head of the Extramarks in Africa at the launching in Accra, which was attended by head-teachers, parents, educationists and other key stakeholders in education.
At the launch, innovative hardware technology solutions, including the state of the art interactive panels and laptops, tablets for teachers and students from Zepto Ghana Limited perfectly integrating with the Extramarks’ Total Learning platform, to create a truly engaging learning environment, were also outdoored.
Mr Kulshereshtah said the solution was aligned to the Cambridge and Ghana Education Service (GES) curriculum as an educative programme to be used in Ghanaian schools and by students for after-school study and exam prep.
Mr Mark Pritchard, General Manager of Zepto Ghana Limited said his outfit would promote the solution in the education space in Ghana to make technology an embedded component of the entire curriculum and to enhance teaching and learning in Ghana.
Mr Abel Ohene Acquaye, Executive Director of Africa Schools Online expressed worry about the disconnection of education tutorship and employment and said Extramarks’ Total Learning Solution “is a great choice for educationalists to create a new teaching and learning environment to match up student skills to future career needs.”
He announced that the Extramarks’ Total Learning Solution would be launched in Kumasi on Thursday, June 14, 2018.