IL&FS Education unveils K-12 digital learning platform “Geneo”
IL&FS Education & Technology Services (IETS) has entered the online education market with the launch of “Geneo” digital learning platform targeting the K-12 segment. It was launched at an event by Ravi Parthasarathy, Chairman, IL&FS Group, in the presence of Hari Sankaran, Vice-Chairman, IL&FS Group; Professor Devang V. Khakhar, Director of IIT Bombay; R.C.M. Reddy, MD & CEO, IL&FS Education & Technology Services; and Anuja Shukla, Start up Lead, Cloud Computing Platform, Google. The platform has been developed in technical collaboration with Google for Education. In the initial phase, Geneo will leverage IL&FS Education’s base of 10 million students. The Content Partners, Sanjay Gupta, CEO Global, EnglishHelper Inc.; Srini Raghavan, CEO, Educational Initiatives; Akshay Saxena, Co-Founder and Managing Trustee, Avanti; Aditya Nishtala, Founder, Coolfire; and Koteshwar Rao, CEO, Educe, were also present on the occasion.
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.
IL&FS MD & CEO 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.”