S. Chand group forms Convergia to offer integrated EdTech solutions
The new EdTech firm, aims to offers integrated curriculum solutions for the K-12 school segment and personalised learning solutions for students.
New Delhi : In order to strengthen its focus on the EdTech business, S. Chand group has consolidated its digital businesses in the newly formed company Convergia Digital Education Pvt. Ltd. – an EdTech company that aims to offer technology integrated teaching and learning solutions for delivering superior academic outcomes for schools, teachers and students.
Convergia has two EdTech offerings – Mylestone smart curriculum, a one-stop, 360-degree academic solution for schools. The idea is to empower schools to continue teaching and learning in all modes i.e., completely online or hybrid. This solution, which is a combination of digital and print is already enabling schools run academic operations despite covid related closures. Second offering is a personalised learning solution for students called learnflix which offers a highly affordable at-home learning package. It has more than 2 lakh downloads and 20K paid learners. Convergia’s teaching and learning solutions are in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which makes it a robust and future ready product.
S. Chand has been a publishing leader and an EdTech services provider with global partnerships and key school adoptions. The company has also backed start-ups like Testbook, Ignitor and Smartivity in the online testing and STEAM Learning. Convergia seeks to bring a change in education that makes students learn better through Empowered Teaching and Easy Learning.
Speaking on the digital solutions, Mr Himanshu Gupta – MD, S. Chand Group, said, “We all have witnessed how the pandemic and the eventual lockdown affected school attendance globally. It became imperative to leverage technology based solutions for providing uninterrupted education to the students all over the globe. With our superior content, rich experience, and expertise, we want to provide robust yet affordable solutions across the country especially in Tier II/III towns.“
Mr Vinay Sharma, CEO & Director – Convergia, added “ We are already serving around 400 schools and 1.5 Lakhs students through our Mylestone smart curriculum solution, and have seen huge traction of more than 2 lakh downloads and 20K paid users in Learnflix App”