OTTAWA, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — betterU Education Corp. (TSX-V:BTRU) (FRANKFURT:5OGA) (the “Company” or “betterU”) is pleased to announce the addition of many new educators to their global education platform adding more than 650 new offerings. The new partners come from the United States and India and include Lawskills, WintellectNOW, TutorPod, IL&FS, Playablo, Increed and Nrityanjali.
These offerings represent new categories and methods of learning for betterU’s platform, including gamified and interactive learning to reach an even wider audience:
- Lawskills offers betterU’s first Indian law courses. Courses are currently offered in English and hope to expand to Hindi and other dialects by year end.
- WintellectNOW is a certified Microsoft Training Partner and will offer IT courses developed and written by Microsoft’s top trainers.
- TutorPod, created by former NASA scientist Dr Arvind Gambheer, offers tutoring and exam prep through virtual instructor-led sessions.
- IL&FS offers both Englishbolo and Geneo and provides an interactive English-language speaking skills program and interactive textbooks for science, maths, and English for CBSE 8 –10 respectively.
- Playablo offers award-winning gamified learning for English and maths for CBSE and ICSE boards.
- Increed (represented by DiViz) is a B2B learning partner providing custom content for companies looking to upskill their talent.
- Nrityanjali is a B2B learning partner providing corporate training solutions in business, management, education and training.
“These new partnerships represent another significant step towards betterU’s goal of offering all levels of education across all industries to anyone, anywhere. Our learners have different learning styles, and our new gamified and interactive learning partners will help them better engage with their education,” said Kate O’Neil, Director of Partnership Implementation.
betterU continues to expand their partner acquisition teams around the world with offices in Canada, India, Switzerland and Australia. With the goal of educating global leaders about the opportunity for working together for the collective good, the Company has set its targets on countries with governments focused on supporting India.
betterU, a global education-to-employment platform, aims to provide access to quality education from around the world to foster growth and opportunity to those who want to better their lives. The company plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and job industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem. betterU’s offerings can be categorized into several broad functions: to complement school programs with flexible KG-12 programs preparing children for next stage of education, to provide access to global educational opportunities from leading educators, to foster an exceptional educational environment by providing befitting skills that lead to a better career, to bridge the gap between one’s existing education and prospective job requirement by training them and lastly, to connect the end user to various job opportunities.
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On behalf of the Board of Directors,
betterU Education Corp.
Brad Loiselle, CEO