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Elstree, 3rd November 2016 — Learning Possibilities Limited (LPL), the global learning company behind Hwb+, the All Wales National Learning Platform, is delighted to announce that Leighton Andrews, the former Welsh Government Assembly Member and Education Minister has joined its team as a Board Advisor.

Leighton Andrews, was Education Minister when Hwb+ was launched in Wales in 2012. Today Hwb+ is a core component for delivering the new Welsh curriculum and the Digital Competence Framework.

He will be assisting the Company with its global expansion plans and with its aim to drive the LP+ platform into the rest of the UK. In Wales he will work with the local LP+ team to expand and integrate the use of Hwb+ in schools.

Leighton, will be instrumental with Prof. Stephen Heppell, in advising the Board on their education strategy, vision and direction.

Stephen Heppell, Chairman of Learning Possibilities, commented:

“We are a social enterprise and at our heart is a passion to allow children to be the best they possibly can. In everything Leighton has done, he has evidenced that same passion. I’m delighted to welcome him aboard.”

About Learning Possibilities
Learning Possibilities are an award winning, Global Alliance and 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 for 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. For more information visit: Learning Possibilities Website

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.

For more information contact Bansri Mehta | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com

The ADOPT Framework

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In 2010 Learning Possibilities published the award winning ADOPT Framework, authored by Professor Stephen Heppell, Sarah Armstrong, Director of Education at Learning Possibilities, and a team from Wolverhampton City Council.

ADOPT received immediate recognition, and was selected as the UK’s National Learning Platform Adoption Model, by the UK Department for Education. The Company also won the prestigious BETT award that year.

ADOPT is an acronym for a 5-stage model (Awareness, Development, Optimisation, Pioneering and Transformation) defining the adoption of LP+365 and its associated Microsoft technologies in the classroom. This helps teachers and school identify where they are in their journey and what their next steps should be. ADOPT and the LP+ Platform have been used by millions of learners since its publication.

ADOPT was used by the Government for its National Project in Wales, and you can download of copy of the ADOPT Framework used in Wales.

ADOPT is the culmination of a 10 year journey to understand how technologies can be used to drive adoption and cater to the needs of educators and learners across many countries in the world. Independent research shows that using the LP+ Platform builds communication and collaboration skills, as well as engaging hard to reach learners.

Elstree, 25th July 2016 — Learning Possibilities Limited (LPL), UK’s leading cloud based learning platform provider, has again been shortlisted for the Education Investor Awards this year, after winning the Education Investor Award for Technological Infrastructure in 2014 and 2015. .

This year the company is running for two Awards, the first under the grand-prix for Education Partnership of the Year, with Microsoft for the development of their latest Learning Management System (LMS), LP+365 built on Office 365 and Azure to transform learning; and the second under suppliers for the use of educational technology.

The company won the 2014 Education Investor Award for Technological Infrastructure, after securing a contract with the Welsh Government for the provision of an LMS for all schools in Wales. In 2015, Learning Possibilities again won the Education Investor Award for Technological Infrastructure, soon after the announcement of the extension of the contract for the all Wales national learning platform, Hwb+ to 2018.

Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities, was delighted to be shortlisted again. He said:

“The Education Investor Awards are the UK’s most prominent EdTech Awards, and we are delighted the our innovation and achievement in the education technology sector has been recognized again this year. It is our company’s mission to enhance teaching and learning and to help students achieve more, through the provision of innovative and advanced technology.”

To learn more about the company and its advanced education technology, please visit our website

About Learning Possibilities
Learning Possibilities are an award winning, Global Alliance and 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 used by 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. For more information visit: Learning Possibilities Website

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.

For more information contact Bansri Mehta | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com

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Lagos, Nigeria, 18 April 2016 — Learning Possibilities, UK’s leading cloud based learning platform provider, have today announced an alliance with Dynamiss Digital Solutions, Nigeria to roll out the first fully featured Learning Management System on Office 365, LP+365, in Nigeria. This will enable educators and students to create and share in entirely new ways for more immersive and inclusive learning experiences.

The LP+365 app developed by Learning Possibilities in partnership with Microsoft, provides an intuitive user interface, and personalized dashboard and various collaboration and assignment tools. This leverages the Office 365 cloud solution to aid classroom collaborations and assessments engaging users to ensure a deeper learning.

Teachers can add announcements, load resources and set assignments at a click of a button, while students can see their daily calendar, assigned homework, previous submissions, their particular class/subject sites and curriculum material – all neatly organized and easily accessible. This includes instant access to favorite Office 365 Apps like Word, Class Notebook, PowerPoint and etc.

The launch in Nigeria follows the launch of LP+365 in Asia Pacific in April 2016, continuing the solution’s global reach. Roland Sodeinde, CEO of Dynamiss Digital Solutions in Nigeria is delighted to partner with Learning Possibilities and Microsoft in launching the LP+365 App.
He said:

“I am very excited about launching the LP+365 LMS in Nigeria, enabling schools access to market leading education technology, developing skills that are critical for the future and driving educational priorities in the country.”.

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities, commented:

“The LP+365 LMS is built on our award-winning technology, transforming Office 365. Our global alliance with Microsoft and localized partnership with Dynamiss Digital Solutions in Nigeria, ensures learners in Nigeria will have access to tools and technology that will personalize their education as 21st century learners revolutionizing education in Nigeria.”

LP+365 is a Learning Management System on Office 365 that provides an intuitive user interface, personalized dashboard and various collaboration and assignment tools.

The deployment of LP+365 will be managed by Dynamiss Digital Solutions in Nigeria, helping schools to utilize the LMS to improve collaboration in the classroom with greater learner engagement, driving educational performance and development of 21st century skills essential for employment. LP+365 is available now from Dynamiss Digital Solutions

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 an award winning, 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 used by 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. For more information visit: Learning Possibilities Website

For more information contact Bansri Mehta | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com

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Learning Possibilities announced today that it has secured £3.9 million (UKP) in capital and debt for its Series A financing round, in order to accelerate growth and increase the adoption of its cloud solutions for the education market. The financing represents a significant investment in learning platforms and reinforces our confidence in the sector, both in the UK and globally. The round was led by Niveda Group and Impact Ventures UK with a number of other investors and debt providers.

Learning Possibilities intends to use the additional financing to further drive market adoption, expand its global reach, accelerate product development and innovation, invest in additional sales, marketing and customer service resources, and evaluate strategic opportunities.

“Learning Possibilities’ goal is to empower teachers and students to achieve greater performance through enabling both social, educational and technical skills – to help them connect, inform, and succeed like never before,” says Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities. “This capital gives us additional resources to expand quickly and strategically into new markets, innovate rapidly, and deliver on our vision around the world”.

“LP’s potential to drive improvement in educational outcomes and create sustained social impact, along with the scalability of its business model and the experience of its management team, made this a compelling investment opportunity for us,” says Shantanu Bhagwat, Venture Partner at Impact Ventures UK. “We are excited by the company’s product offerings, including LP+365 and their promise to create an engaging, collaborative and intuitive learning environment for students and teachers.”

“It is very rare to find a technology solution that requires little, training or technical support” says Vishaal Shah, Chief Investment Officer of Niveda Group. “The simplicity of LP+365, which has transformed the traditional Office 365 software suite into an intuitive application, gives us great confidence that it will continue to be used widely, making education, knowledge and information easily accessible by all communities regardless of literacy levels”.

About Learning Possibilities
Learning Possibilities are an award winning, 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 used by 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. For more information visit: Learning Possibilities Website


About Niveda Group

Niveda Group is a global multi-family office, looking after the interests of 40 families globally. The group has investment interests in Real Estate, Hospitality, Finance, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Energy & Infrastructure across North America, Western Europe, South Asia & East Africa. Niveda’s model is to identify and work with best-in-class visionary partners who are driving change in their industries. In-house expertise and experience provides them with practical, hands-on knowledge to foster long-term success. For more information on Niveda and all of its investments, visit: Niveda Group Website

About Impact Ventures UK (IVUK)
IVUK was launched by LGT Venture Philanthropy (now LGT Impact Ventures) in association with Berenberg with a cornerstone investment from Big Society Capital, the financial institution with a social mission. IVUK’s diverse investor base includes UK and European institutional investors, asset owners and private clients, reflecting the appeal of the fund across different sources of capital. It is one of the first social impact funds to attract investment from a UK local authority pension fund. IVUK invests in enterprises that create strong, positive social impact for disadvantaged people and communities in the UK as well as generating a financial return. Impact Ventures UK Website

For more information contact Bansri Mehta | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com

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Learning Possibilities, the provider of the award winning LP+ Learning Management System (LMS), will be showcasing LP+365, its new LMS on the Microsoft Office 365 and Azure cloud, at Bett Middle East, this year.

The new platform developed in partnership with Microsoft, transforms Office 365 by organising it into class and/or subject sites with easy access to numerous collaboration tools. The ‘virtual school’ has been built on Microsoft Azure and uses the best of the LP+ and Microsoft Office features, delivering a simple and intuitive learning platform, that can be accessed and used globally within minutes.

Stephen Heppell, education expert and Chairman of Learning Possibilities, noted:

“LP+365 offers schools collaboration opportunities and builds digital skills in learners preparing them for employment and the marketplace in the future.”

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities commented:

“The LP+365 LMS for Office 365 is built on our award winning technology. Our global partnership with Microsoft means that schools in Middle East will be able to use LP+365 with Office 365 to drive education outcomes.”

LP+365’s educationally relevant tools and inbuilt professional development features are developed in line with LP+ADOPT – a published national framework for the adoption of learning platforms.

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Learning Possibilities, the UK’s leading cloud based learning platform provider, and Microsoft today announce a global alliance that will benefit schools and transform the way schools use Office 365, through the launch of the new LP+365 App.

The App, which runs on the Microsoft Azure cloud, transforms Office 365 into a school LMS, and presents the learner with a virtual school. The alliance adds to the successful partnership both companies have had since 2003 when Learning Possibilities developed the first cloud based Microsoft SharePoint learning platform.

LP+365 captures the essence of the LP+ platform and adoption pedagogies to bring a teaching and learning focused approach to Office 365 which will significantly increase global adoption of Microsoft Office 365 in education.

Larry Nelson, Microsoft Worldwide Education Partner Strategy Lead, said that:

“The alliance of Microsoft and Learning Possibilities adds to our investment in the Office 365 for education which is offered free to schools. Learning Possibilities brings educational relevance to Office 365 through their expertise in learning platforms and technology adoption, carrying focus on learner engagement and driving digital competency.”

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities commented:

“I am delighted that together Microsoft and Learning Possibilities are aligning their investment in education to enhance learning in schools. Driving digital competencies in education is critical at this time and I believe this alliance will contribute greatly to this goal.”

Learning Possibilities will be in the Microsoft Village at Bett UK in January, 2016, showcasing their new LMS, LP+365. The preview App of LP+365 is available now from our website here.

LP+365 Launch Event Overview

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Learning Possibilities were delighted to Launch their new learning platform built on Microsoft Office 365 and Azure and the Microsoft headquarters in Reading, UK on 1st December 2015. The launch was a proud moment for all at Learning Possibilities, and was complemented by speakers like Professor Stephen Heppell and Steve Beswick (Director Education, Microsoft) who leads the Microsoft Education Partners in the UK. Watch our video overview of the launch event, and feel the excitement of the day.

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Learning Possibilities, the UK’s leading cloud based learning platform provider, will be launching LP+365, its new learning platform on the Microsoft Office 365 and Azure cloud, at Bett Asia in Singapore, this year.

The new platform developed in partnership with Microsoft, transforms Office 365 to a contemporary and easy to use Learning Management System (LMS) for any school around the world. LP+365’s educationally relevant tools and inbuilt professional development features are developed in line with Learning Possibilities’ award winning ADOPT framework.

Rani Burchmore, Microsoft Education Partner Director, Asia Pacific commented that:

“I am delighted that Learning Possibilities will be partnering with Microsoft at Bett Asia with their expertise in LMS and adoption. I am very excited about launching their new Office 365 LMS in Singapore, enabling schools in APAC to now maximize their investment in Office 365.”

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO of Learning Possibilities said:

“Office 365 gives Learning Possibilities a global cloud solution for our platform. Our experience in delivering effective learning platforms to schools, will transform Office 365 to a school LMS.”

Also launching at Bett Asia is LP+365 Mobile which will enable students and teachers to access Office 365 offline, allowing learning anytime, anywhere with or without internet connectivity. Learning Possibilities will be sponsoring the Gala Reception for Bett Asia on 16th November in Singapore, and exhibiting at the Bett Asia Summit on 17th and 18th November, on Booth 22, at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore. LP+365 will be their showcase product at the event.