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Educatial Digital platform to revolutionise e-learning in Nigeria – Stakeholders

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Nigeria is on the threshold of education revolution as an e-learning platform with multiple applications was unveiled to key stakeholders on Thursday in Lagos.

The new platform will create a level playing field by giving everyone access to affordable and quality education, the promoters said.

Known as Educatial, it was developed by a team of indigenous software engineers in response to the increasing needs of online teaching and learning during the Covid-19and thereafter. According to the Founder of Educatial, Mr. Francis Muofunanya, the software is a next-gen EdTech ecosystem laser-focussed on transforming learning for today and tomorrow

“It consists of more than 20 uniquely different but interconnected tools that are engaging, effective, impactful, fun to use and at the same time useful in community- led learning. Our platform is built to simplify the management of educational institutions, offering a suite of powerful software tools that streamline daily operations, improve students’ outcome and enhance overall learning experience”, Muofunanya said.

According to him, Educatial software ranges provide to schools student management systems, online learning platforms, digital libraries and parent communication portals.

In his detailed presentation, Software Engineer and Digital Strategist, Mr. Celestine Achi said that the product features of Educatial, which is a service ecosystem platform, includes EduSims. He explained that EduSims is an integrated information school management system that operates a robust, secure and centralised data information management platform with a suite of portals for parents, students and staff. This, he said, gives schools full control of administrative, academic, admissions, finance and wellbeing information.

Achi said that other unique features of Educatial include EduSocials, a social media network designed to bridge social and educational gaps among students, teachers and across institutions worldwide.

EduFund bridges the gap between education and funding by providing easy access to funds for students and schools, while EduInteliigence provides useful insights on learners and administrators’ performances” he further explained.

According to Achi, Educatial is targeted at educational institutions – primary, post-primary and tertiary, adding that it is also useful for training centres and professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, among others. “Educatial is also very useful for content creators, study-at-home learners, government agencies, churches, etc”, Achi said.

Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Education Dr. Adetola Salau emphasised the importance of technology saying that digitalisation of the  education system is an opportunity to develop  cognitive  resource based mechanism in learners. “It brings about democracy of knowledge where education becomes a collaborative and self-driven enterprise”, Salau explained.

Guests at the event included the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Prof. Olujide Adekeye; Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Director of Academic Planning, Babcock University, Prof. Oludele Awodele; President of National Association of Proprietors of  Private Secondary Schools, Chief Yomi Otubela; and Director in the Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs Grace Akimfoyewa.

For more information visit www.educatial.com

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