The British School in Colombo, launched their Teaching with Technology Program at a prestigious event with fellow educationalists. The program includes adoption of the Microsoft Office 365 based LMS, LP+365 enabling more immersive learning methods.
Colombo, 24th March 2017 – For the first time in Sri Lanka, the prestigious British School in Colombo embarks on the wave of digital transformation in partnership with Tech One Global, Microsoft, and Learning Possibilities.
The British School in Colombo is a progressive International School establishing the concept of creative, collaborative, and transformative learning with the use of cutting-edge technologies. In January 2017, the school piloted the market-leading Learning Management System (LMS) LP+365 with the aid of Tech One’s support, training, and implementation program.
Today, the school launched the use of the technology in a prestigious event. Fellow educators and government representatives were invited to see the journey of the students and teachers in the adoption of these technologies. Microsoft, together with the CEOs of both Tech One Global and Learning Possibilities addressed the attendees with inspiring speeches.
LP+365 was developed in partnership by Learning Possibilities, the providers of the All Wales National Learning Platform and Microsoft to transform the education market in Asia. It is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud and transforms Microsoft Office 365 into an education focused collaborative and creative learning tool.
Dr. Scarth was delighted to announce the success of the pilot phase of LP+365:
“Microsoft and their partner products are used globally within education, businesses, and governments. To be able to teach and for our students to learn using market-leading tools that will build skills only to help them in future employment is crucial.
LP+365 offers immense functionality and makes us part of a global community that ensures a collaborative, online, and connected element to our already high standards of teaching and learning. In addition, Tech One’s support and management and training on LP+365 has been second to none. Their expertise and commitment has motivated the teachers in the school to be the best they can in providing transformative teaching.”
Tech One Global has been an active partner throughout the process to provide the best learning experience for the students and the staff at the British School in Colombo while setting an example and making history to change the learning environment for the students in Sri Lanka. They are proud to say that The British school in Colombo is the first step to drive digital transformation throughout Sri Lanka to provide the best learning experiences for the students and teachers around the nation. As mentioned by Tech One Global, their mission is to inspire, motivate and empower the students around the world and empower the future generations to innovate and be creative.
Lars Jeppesen, CEO of Tech One Global added a further comment:
“We have been pioneering digital transformation in the Asia Pacific region for over a decade and the success at educational institutions like the British School Colombo, prove that digital transformation brings about educational impact that is necessary for future generations. LP+365 is a dynamic and intuitive LMS engaging learners and preparing them for the future.”
Rani Burchmore, Education and Partner Director, Microsoft Asia Pacific added:
“This event represents a continuation of our commitment to cooperate with leading academic institutions like the British School in Colombo to contribute to economic and social development and advance efforts to build a knowledge-based society. We commend the efforts of the British School for its role in strengthening the learning environment for students through the latest platforms and teaching methods, meeting the ever-growing need of 21st century skills in modern workplaces.”
Dr. Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities remarked:
“We are a social enterprise and at our heart is a passion to allow children to be the best they possibly can. The LP+365 App brings the best of Office 365 and more in an affordable and user friendly package helping students build 21st century skills at the tip of their fingertips on any device at any time. This digital transformation is what will build prosperous digital economies.”
Lalit Mohan, Education Solution Specialist, Microsoft Asia Pacific, says:
“The impact our partners have brought with Microsoft technologies is an example to the region. The possibilities are endless and the opportunities provided to learners are unparalleled. We look forward to this evolution in teaching and learning and continued stories of extraordinary impact.”
About Tech One Global
Tech One is a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner and ISO 9001:2008 certified through Bureau Veritas. For over a decade, Tech One has been committed to offering client-oriented services focused on facilitating efficiency, innovation, and creativity in the field of Information Technology (IT). The company provides diverse services catered to all types of enterprises, including software development, enterprise software distribution, document management and knowledge process outsourcing. Moreover, the company IT professionals competency enhancement with its learning solutions and IT certifications through Tech One Learning. See more on www.techoneglobal.com
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
LP+365 is the most advanced LMS built on Office 365. The solution fully utilizes the power of Office 365 and will give schools an education focused and effective learning platform delivering the LP+Adopt pedagogy, and features and functionality of the LP+4 platform.
About Learning Possibilities
Learning Possibilities are a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner implementing e-learning solutions with expertise in cloud computing for education and government customers. The Learning Possibilities’ LP+ platform built on Microsoft technologies is currently available to over 1 million users across the UK. In 2015 the company’s contract to supply the Hwb+ National learning platform (based on the award-winning LP+4 learning platform) to the Welsh Government was extended to 2018. An independent research done by Lancaster University in 2009 shows that the LP+ learning platform drives educational outcomes. Learning Possibilities has also published the LP+ Adopt e-maturity framework for schools, selected by Becta (UK Department of Education) as the National Learning Platform Adoption Model for England. See more on www.learningpossibilities.com
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