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5,000 Parents, 200 Schools Use Gradely, Africa’s First Virtual Learning Platform To Beat Lockdown


Not less than 5,000 parents and 200 Schools Are reported to be on Gradely.ng’s virtual learning platform as means of beating the COVID 19 lockdown across the country, elombah.com has been told.


This was gathered at the unvailing of the world class virtual learning management system for schools in the country by the IT solutions company.

Boye Oshinaga, Co-founder/CEO of Gradely.NG while speaking at the launch in Lagos said Gradely is Africa’s first truly personalized learning platform that empowers educators and parents to make positive impact and difference in their children’s learning journeys and produce more globally-competitive learners and resilient leaders.

He said so far, Gradely has been used by over 5,000 Nigerian parents and 200 schools.

He said it proves to be the innovative and solid alternative learning model adopting technology to deliver quality education to students and schools, helping them surmount the challenges of school shutdowns during the pandemic and other emergencies.

Folashade Adefisayo, Lagos State Commissioner for Education while speaking virtually at the unveiling said the state government is happy to be part of the initiative and that the virtual learning innovation system which is a digital learning app produced by Gradely technology innovation system is indeed in line with the education and technology agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

She said that apart from the fact that it is homegrown which means it was developed locally, it is in line with the state’s context and that being contextual it makes it more interesting.

“Lagos state is interested in the introduction of technology into their teaching and learning and we have done quite a bit in that line.

“We will continue to invest in technology and we will continue to grow the existing ones we have deployed.

Adefisayo further stated that the policies and programmes of the state will continue to be tailored toward creating a conducive environment to all teaching and learning in both public and private schools.

Rita Eke of Treasure Hill Private School while sharing her experience about the Gradely system said the school started using it during the pandemic and that it was really fun, as the children were able to learn and were excited.

“Even when the children are not online it was well captured down for them, children wherever they are, are ready to learn, they can easily click on the captured class and then they will partake in the lesson of the day. With Gradely learning was fun because we have videos that are related to what they have been taught in the classroom and they have pictures to back it up.

“We did not stop at the pandemic, even now that the school has resumed we still use it. We still run Gradely for some of our children who have not resumed because of the covid-19 outbreak and with Gradely we are able to run our online classes and it is wonderful all through and the children are having a wonderful time out with their teacher one on one online,” she added.

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