24 March 2020 12:31
With the changing circumstances for schools around Australia we are experiencing in these unprecedented times, it's important that schools keep on track with the curriculum. On the back of a survey of 700 Australian teachers, global leaders in online education, 3P Learning is offering a Digital Accelerator Support Package of their award-winning suite of online education resources including Mathletics and Reading Eggs. Through working with tens of thousands of teachers across Australia, and around the world, 3P Learning have insights into how schools and teachers have been impacted and reacted to the Covid19 crisis, particularly the teachers impacted before us in the USA, Canada and the UK. Feedback from the recent survey of educators in Australia was that they would welcome additional resources at this time. The main areas of concern for them working remotely were, engaging students; keeping up with the curriculum; finding suitable online resources with communicating with parents and students being major concerns.
3P Learning is mobilizing to offer an unprecedented level of support for teachers, standing up their education specialists and customer service teams, as well as bringing on additional staff to help teachers transition smoothly in their digital classroom so students can continue learning regardless of where they are. 3P Learning, Global Head of Education, Allan Dougan said: "None of us have experienced mass school disruption or distance learning on this scale before. We want teachers and parents to know that via our Accelerator Support Package, we can deliver in the areas our school teachers are concerned about enabling them to continue to educate students remotely." The Accelerator Support Package is fully Curriculum Aligned to each state/territory and national requirements and provides the following: Access to any or the full range of ad-tech solutions covering mathematics, literacy and science with thousands of activities suitable for student between the ages 4-14 Express On-boarding: one-on-one guidance on how to set up your school or class, upload your students and tour of the portal to ensure teacher confidence to begin distance learning. Daily product Q&As and weekly education webinars with customer success managers and team of education specialists to be informed on remote teaching and learning strategies. Parents: we assist teachers to mobilize parents to support with home learning, weekly webinars in supporting learning from home and weekly student progress reports. 3P Learning CEO, Rebekah O'Flaherty said: "We are fortunate to have unique access to a community of teachers around the world, all of whom are in different stages of coming to terms with this crisis. Our community is telling us loud and clear that support is the number one thing we can do to help. They need a human voice to help them come to terms with managing a fully digital classroom. That is why we are mobilizing our people to support them at this time". "As we've always done, we'll innovate to ensure that we do all we can to connect and support our students, teachers, school leaders and parents to give them the confidence and support they need at this time," added Mr. Dougan. The Accelerator Support Package is flexible to meet the needs of the teacher and the learner. Teachers can trust that the auto-created pathways are tailored to their curriculum and its products are designed in a way to ensure that students are always moving forward in their learning. Teachers can further personalise the learning journeys when they want to. 3P Learning resources are diverse to ensure that they meet the needs of different teaching styles as well as different learning styles. /Public Release.