Established in the year 2014, Ebix Smartclass Educational Services Private Limited is a smart education company involved in the business of developing education products and providing end-to-end solutions to K-12 Schools. Recognizing the learning styles of new-age learners, the firm benefits new modes of learning for the digital natives and develops path-breaking products and solutions. The company understands that education is the most potent force for social change and is endeavoring towards making it more effective with innovative use of new-age education solutions. It provides far and wide services by catering to 70,000 classrooms, 7000 schools, 3 million students, and 3.5 smart-class sessions everyday while impacting the schooling outcomes and needs of over three million K-12 students.
About the Erudite Forerunner
The personality bearing the key responsibilities at Ebix Smartclass is none other than Divya Lal, the Managing Director of the company. Being a charismatic leader with over 19 years of experience, she has discovered a special niche for herself in the education industry. Her capabilities in the realm of customer relationship management are exemplary and she nurtures these relationships with dedication.
Divya has collected numerous accolades for her committed endeavors. She is a renowned Ted X Speaker. She has earned the Women Achiever Award 2019 under the category “Women Achiever Awards for Excellence in Enabling Education through Technology” and ET NOW Education Leadership Award 2018 for Excellence in Education.
Plethora of Excellent Services
The enterprise intends to implement the best possible educational services to the consumers. Its offerings are classified into four portions including Assessments; Virtual Labs; STEM, Robotics & Language Lab; and Digital Content.
Assessments: The company designs its products to enhance the learning outcomes and grades of students. The digital and paper-based assessments assist students in concentrating on the concepts that they lack. It has brought in n-CAT, a futuristic assessment solution in partnership with Edulabs Kyoshi of Japan, a leading provider of diagnostic assessments. The adaptive assessment solution support students in analyzing their focus areas by providing them a list of concepts where they did not score well in the n-CAT assessment test.
Virtual Labs: The company’s virtual labs offers a real-life experience to the students. Its partner products Yenka and Crocodile provide simulations and activities that serve students in understanding concepts and their application in real-life. Teachers utilize the 3D visualization capabilities of these products to explain abstract concepts to students and bring them to life.
Digital Content: The company also offers a digital content stock house of rich-media content throughout Kindergarten to 12th standards. The content is designed as per the requirements of various central and state boards across the nation. The company provides rich media content developed by its R&D team, along with aggregated content from other partners including Educomp, Bodhaguru, and Designmate.
STEM, Robotics & Language Lab: The product segment of STEM, Robotics, and Language Lab—smartstem, Computational Thinking & Innovation Lab (smartCTILab), and English Forever—provide an environment to students where they can learn by experimenting, discovering, thinking, and collaborating. ‘smartstem’ in partnership with Designmate brings joy and interest in Math and Science classrooms with its engaging videos and simulations. The smartCTILab is a futuristic curriculum designed to bring innovation, creativity and problem-solving skills into computer labs and classrooms by engaging and involving the student at every step. Additionally, English Forever is designed for improving language skills of students keeping in mind the education requirements of learners from every grade. This product marries sound pedagogy with smart technology to bridge the need gap between learning requirements and resources at hand.
The Hall of Fame
Ebix Smartclass has gathered numerous landmarks throughout its dedicated journey of imparting brilliant educational facilities to its consumers. It has received many awards and accolades for its commitment towards academic excellence. The company has swept the CII Award for Customer Obsession 2018 award due to its active customer engagement in the services sector under large organization category. It secured the Digital Learning Company of the Year at Edtech Review Awards 2018. Scoonews Awards 2018 recognized the company as the Best E-Learning Solution and the Best Interactive Solution provider.
Transforming Education into an Engaging Experience
Ebix Smartclass provides advanced facilities like smartclass avatar and smartclassPro, which can help educators and institutions in planning their classroom and lab sessions. Additionally, it offers the FlipLearn platform, which provides access to the educational content even outside the classroom. It assists teachers to prepare lesson plans from any place and at any time. They can use this platform to manage attendance, students’ performance, and health records. It further provides the scope of conducting flipped classroom sessions by assigning videos to students to view at home followed by an analysis in the classroom. Consequently, this renders classroom sessions to be more engaging and interactive.
The company is of the opinion that when it comes to quality education materials for teachers and students, digital classroom solutions hold a bright future, both in rural and urban areas. Currently, it feels that all the other players in the marketplace are providing digital education to around 40,000 schools. However, Ebix Smartclass believes that there’s an enormous addressable market, which is still left to be tapped.