Amira Learning raises $11M to put its AI-powered literacy tutor in post-COVID classrooms

Amira Learning raises $11M to put its AI-powered literacy tutor in post-COVID classrooms

School closures due to the pandemic have interrupted the learning processes of millions of kids, and without individual attention from teachers, reading skills in particular are taking a hit. Amira Learning aims to address this with an app that reads along with students, intelligently correcting errors in real time. Promising pilots and research mean the […] …

InfraDigital assists Indonesian schools digitize tuition and enrollment

InfraDigital assists Indonesian schools digitize tuition and enrollment

In Indonesia, about half of grownups are “underbanked, “suggesting they do not have access to checking account, charge card and other standard monetary services. A growing list of tech business are working on options, from Payfazz, which operates a network of monetary agents in small towns, to digital payment services from GoJek and Grab. As a […]
As a result, financial addition is increasing for customers and small services in Southeast Asia’s largest country, but one group stays underserved: schools. Numerous Indonesian schools still rely on cash payments, which are frequently delivered by kids to their teachers. Before developing InfraDigital’s network, McKenna and Maryani had to comprehend why numerous schools still rely on money payments and paper ledgers to manage tuition. A school might have 2,000 trainees and charge each of them about USD$ 10 a month in school fees. They began surveying schools in their customer base, and sent out back data to assist them forecast how school closures would impact their income….