Hyderabad, November 14, 2016: For the second consecutive year in a row, Pearson,the world’s learning company organized an exclusive session – ‘Future of Learning’ for thought leaders in the education space. Pearson’s award-winning flagship product,MyPedia was launched last year with a promise of delivering superior teaching and student performance through enhanced processes and improved application of learning. Technological advancements have opened doors to path-breaking innovation in education. Immersive learning, gamification and mobile learning, design thinking are being used extensively to make learning an enriching experience for students.
The integrated learning eco-system, MyPedia is being used in over 250 schools where 60,000 children are reaping the benefits of learning concepts that go beyond classroom training. According to a Goldman Sachs report, immersive learning will see over 7 million users in 2020. MyPedia aims to transform the education delivery across school classrooms in India through integration and process based learning. It is an academic partnership programme, where there is a measurement and tracking of the stated programme objectives and continuous partnering and enablement of key stakeholders of the learning process – teachers and parents with learners at the center.
Mr. Ujjwal Singh, Vice President, Product – K12, Pearson Indiasaid, “We at Pearson are committed to help students make measurable progress in their lives through learning. Integrated learning methods are gaining popularity as one of the most effective aids that encourages students to grasp concepts effectively.”
MyPedia includes space for learning beyond subject boundaries, so that the learner can make connections between different areas of learning. It combines the best in curriculum & content, digital & technology, assessment framework and training. MyPedia’s assessment architecture goes deep to cull out learning gaps, even at a sub-topic level, which in traditional methods often go unnoticed. This in turn equips educators to provide quick and individual-level remedial interventions, resulting in enhanced conceptual clarity and improvement in overall performance of young ones. The home-app enables anytime, anywhere learning for students such that learning continues even after school hours
In order to make sure teachers have the best resources to constantly upgrade their skills, the MyPedia Excellence Programme delivers learning services round the year for teachers. A special 2-day School Leadership Excellence Program helps the school build on Academic Management, Operations, Infrastructure, Human Resources Finance, Legal, Income and Sales.
Shared Mr. S. G Ramananda, Vice President, K-12 Inside Services, Pearson India, “MyPedia is built to encourage integrated learning. It helps students integrate their learning across subjects,allowing them to learn in a more comprehensive manner, reason abstractly and quantitatively. Its unique features help students understand different learning layers, where each layer comprises the skills and concepts that a student needs to learn in a particular grade. These solid layers of concepts built over time helps students to break away from compartmentalization of subjects. MyPedia is currently being implemented in 250+ schools, impacting the lives of over 60,000 learners and 3,000 teachers.”
One of the teachers who experienced MyPedia said,“This is an extremely comprehensive and easy-to-access programme. It includes a suggestive detailed learning plan along with an activity kit and practice workbooks that help us assess a student’s progress and identify learning gaps. The Teacher portal in MyPedia is mapped to respective grades and subjects. We can easily assign practice assessments to specific class and can also view the performance of students on the assignments given.”
Bringing together diverse disciplines in a comprehensive manner for students and teachers, the programme enables deeper understanding of complex associations and influences within a topic. The product also allows parents to seamlessly communicate with teachers and equips them to track their child’s progress and lend the required support. A systematic teaching plan for teachers in MyPedia allows them to plan yearly academics in a strategic and effective manner. Students will benefit by connecting new learning experiences to their existing body of knowledge, assumptions and understandings and acquire skills needed in an ever-evolving information and digital age.
Founded in 1844, Pearson is the world’s learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 70 countries. From school education, test preparation and higher education to professional qualifications, Pearson’s publications, curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools, assessment programs and integrated services help people of all ages make measurable progress in their lives through learning.
We are organized around three key stages of learning - a) K-12, b) Higher education and test preparation and c) Vocational and professional education. Established in India since 1998, Pearson has introduced its wide range of products and services in educational institutes as well as directly to the learners.