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IL&FS Education enters the online education market with the launch of K-12 digital learning platform 'Geneo'
14th June, 2017 IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. (IETS), the social infrastructure arm of IL&FS Group, marked its entry into the online education market today with the launch of 'Geneo', a personalized digital learning platform targeting the K-12 segment.
The platform has been developed in technical collaboration with Google for Education.
It was launched at an event by Mr. Ravi Parthasarathy, Chairman, IL&FS Group, in the presence of Mr. Hari Sankaran, Vice Chairman, IL&FS Group, Professor Devang V. Khakhar, Director of IIT Bombay, Mr. R.C.M. Reddy, MD & CEO, IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd and Ms. Anuja Shukla, Start up Lead, Cloud Computing Platform, Google.
In the initial phase, Geneo will leverage IL&FS Education's base of 10 million students.
Highlighting the features of the platform, Mr. R.C.M. Reddy said, "Geneo is a personalized digital learning platform specially created for K-12 students. Designed in technical collaboration with Google for Education, Geneo uses an app-cloud model that provides students curated digital content from multiple sources. Offering round-the-clock remote mentor support, Geneo is conveniently accessible across platforms including mobile phones, laptops, PCs, tablets and chromebooks."
Geneo curates digital content provided by multiple partners, such as, EnglishHelper, Avanti, Simulanis and Educe while mapping it with the prescribed textbook syllabus.
Geneo will complement primary and secondary syllabus of schools to provide seamless quality learning while augmenting delivery capabilities of the educators. Over the longer term, the Geneo platform will be used to develop a life-long-learning pathway for students across the Country.
Also present on the occasion were the Content Partners, Mr. Sanjay Gupta, CEO Global, EnglishHelper Inc.; Mr. Srini Raghavan, CEO, Educational Initiatives, Mr. Akshay Saxena, Co-Founder and Managing Trustee, Avanti, Mr. Aditya Nishtala, Founder, Coolfire and Mr. Koteshwar Rao, CEO, Educe
IL&FS Education announced the Commercial Launch of their K-12 digital learning platform "Geneo"
20th April, 2018, New Delhi: IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. (IETS), the social infrastructure arm of IL&FS Group, announced the Commercial Launch of 'Geneo', a personalized digital learning platform targeting the K-12 segment. The platform has been developed in technical collaboration with Google for Education.
Geneo was beta-launched in Mumbai in June last year and has been receiving encouraging feedback from teaching-learning community. Since then Geneo has acquired over 3,00,000 learners through word of mouth and referrals.
Geneo version 1.0 was officially released by IETS on April 20th at India Habitat Centre, Delhi in presence of Prof. Amarendra P. Behera (Ph.D.) Joint Director, NCERT, Mr. Subir Shukla, Educationist & Former Educational Quality Advisor, SSA - MHRD, Ms. Bani P Dhawan, Country Head, Google For Education, Mr. RCM Reddy, MD & CEO, IETS, Ms. Jyoti Kumar, Director, Arya Vidya Mandir schools and other eminent dignitaries from education fraternity and representatives from multilateral agencies, EdTech organizations and K-12 education enthusiasts. Also present on the occasion were international partners of IETS.
At the event, Mr Ashutosh Batta, Chairman of Bloom Public School along with school principal, teachers and students shared their experience of using Geneo as part of their regular teaching-learning processes.
Mr Reddy quoted at the event, "For last 20 years, IETS has been working with a focused objective of designing innovative EdTech solutions to improve the learning outcomes for students, well aligned to the IL&FS vision of demonstrating the potential of the private sector in achieving national goals and reaching out to the masses thereby democratizing education. With a strong belief in simplicity, we focus on making our solutions Interactive, Immersive, Technology-driven and Personalized. A fine example of this is our latest offering Geneo, a personalized, curriculum and student-driven online learning platform, providing a complete solution for a child's educational needs."
Geneo uses the app-cloud model to provide digital curated content from the best of sources at an affordable price point. It offers round-the-clock remote mentor support and is accessible on mobile phones, laptops, PCs, tablets, and chromebooks. The app-cloud model helps in seamless experience in accessing the content for the student thus enhancing the learning experience. Geneo is available for classes 8, 9 and 10 for Science, Mathematics and English.
Geneo will complement primary and secondary syllabus of schools to provide seamless quality learning while augmenting delivery capabilities of the educators. The next version is expected to be AI driven which will provide unique Geneo learning environment for every individual. Over the longer term, the Geneo platform will be used to develop a life-long-learning pathway for students across the country.