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Globe partners with D2L to boost e-learning technology in PHL

LISTED Globe Telecom Inc. has collaborated with e-learning solutions provider D2L Corp. to champion technology-powered education in the Philippines.

The Brightspace integrated learning platform will enable Globe’s education client to go beyond simply managing learning with technology and transform the learning experience for students.

Instructors using the Brightspace platform are able to save time, boost efficiencies in course development, increase student engagement, push adoption of advanced multimedia and facilitate learning anytime,
anywhere.

Brightspace will, likewise, aid in personalizing the student experience and engaging learners through various engines, applications and game-based learning services. It will also assist in performing data analytics to help teachers take learning to the next level and accelerate student success.

“Our recent foray into the
e-learning space in the country with our Education Solutions is pushing the boundaries in learning innovation, with D2L as one of our world-class partners. Through the use of leading technologies such as Brightspace, we can work closely with our local educators in transforming the full spectrum of our education systems, from K to 12, universities, corporations, including those offering continuing and life-long learning,” Globe President Ernest L. Cu said.

For his part, D2L President John Baker said, “At D2L, our mission is clear: to transform the way the world learns.  Through our partnership with Globe, we hope to align with institutions throughout the Philippines, personalizing the learning experience for students and empowering educators with the industry’s most powerful tools to teach. We look forward to helping our mutual clients in the region excel and to see more learners reach their full potential.”

The Globe-D2L alliance foresees mutual growth for both companies by enriching and evolving each other’s products and solutions, as well as working together to capitalize on their strengths in the realm of education toward possible expansion in Asia. 

Baker said that it forges alliances with thought-leading organizations such as Globe to elevate learning through data-driven technology. This will help deliver a personalized experience to every learner, regardless of geography or ability.

The Brightspace platform is currently enabling educational and corporate institutions worldwide, including the New York City Department of Education in the US, Singapore Management University in Singapore, the UAE National Research and Education in the United Arab Emirates, Deakin University in Australia, Saudi Arabia’s Umm al Qura University and Al Majmaah University, Brazil’s Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and United Kingdom’s Nottingham Trent University. D2L’s open and extensible platform serves higher education, K to 12, health care, government, and the enterprise sector which includes Fortune 1000 companies. 

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