Microsoft Partners, Learning Possibilities and Tech One Global Transform Learning for the British School Colombo

The British School Colombo, will be piloting the LP+365 App in a large scale pilot to showcase digital transformation in the school.

Elstree, UK 14th November 2016 – Learning Possibilities, a Microsoft Global Alliance partner together with Tech One Global, are set to transform the education market in Asia through the LP+365 App. The App is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud and utilizes the market leading software, Microsoft Office 365. LP+365 has been chosen by the British School Colombo in Sri Lanka to lead them in education technology and provide the school an affordable and proven LMS (Learning Management System) that will drive education outcomes.

LP+365 was developed in partnership by Learning Possibilities, the providers of the All Wales National Learning Platform and Microsoft. Tech One Global, a Microsoft Gold Partner signed a partnership with Learning Possibilities to market and support the deployment and adoption of the App in Bangladesh, Brunei, the Philippines, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

The British School in Colombo is an international school achieving world standards for its 1300 students. The school takes pride in delivering a modern curriculum which enables students to gain entry to the best universities in the world whilst preparing them to be active, engaged members of their community committed to life-long learning.

Dr John Scarth, Principal of the British School Colombo, and his senior leadership team, keen to provide the staff and students with market leading software, saw that LP+365 offered relevant access to tools and services used by the ‘working-world’ – developing learners for the future and preparing them for life after education:

“The LP+365 app, with its engaging dashboard, easy navigation, extensive functionalities and assignments tool in addition to Office 365, is a turnkey LMS that will only empower our students and teachers. We are all excited to see the benefits this industry leading tool will give, academically and creatively to our students.”

Rani Burchmore, Partner director, Education, Microsoft Asia Pacific, said:

“We look forward to see the impact our partners can bring with Microsoft technologies to the education sector in Asia. The pilot with the British School Colombo will bring a quality case study to the Asian market, showcasing the extent of possibilities software’s like LP+365 can bring.”

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO, Learning Possibilities, further commented:

“We are a social enterprise and at our heart is a passion to allow children to be the best they possibly can. The LP+365 App brings the best of Office 365 and more in an affordable and user friendly package helping students build 21st century skills at the tip of their fingertips on any device at any time.”

Learning Possibilities and Tech One Global will be showcasing the effective use of digital technology at the Bett Asia Show, in Kuala Lumpur from 15th to 16th November. You can visit them at Booth 24 opposite the Microsoft stand.

About Microsoft
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

About LP+365
LP+365 is the most advanced LMS built on Office 365. The solution fully utilizes the power of Office 365 and will give schools an education focused and effective learning platform delivering the LP+Adopt pedagogy, and features and functionality of the LP+4 platform.

About Learning Possibilities
Learning Possibilities are a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner implementing e-learning solutions with expertise in cloud computing for education and government customers. The Learning Possibilities’ LP+ platform built on Microsoft technologies is currently available to over 1 million users across the UK. In 2015 the company’s contract to supply the Hwb+ National learning platform (based on the award-winning LP+4 learning platform) to the Welsh Government was extended to 2018. An independent research done by Lancaster University in 2009 shows that the LP+ learning platform drives educational outcomes. Learning Possibilities has also published the LP+ Adopt e-maturity framework for schools, selected by Becta (UK Department of Education) as the National Learning Platform Adoption Model for England. See more on www.learningpossibilities.com

About Tech One Global
Tech One is a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner and ISO 9001:2008 certified through Bureau Veritas. For over a decade, Tech One has been committed to offering client-oriented services focused on facilitating efficiency, innovation, and creativity in the field of Information Technology (IT). The company provides diverse services catered to all types of enterprises, including software development, enterprise software distribution, document management and knowledge process outsourcing. Moreover, the company IT professionals competency enhancement with its learning solutions and IT certifications through Tech One Learning. See more on www.techoneglobal.com

Press Contacts:
Microsoft | +65 9673 1327 | simran.sethi@microsoft.com
Learning Possibilities | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com
Tech One Global | +632 659 0650 | kristine@techoneglobal.com

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