London, United Kingdom — June 1, 2017Learning Possibilities, today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2017 Microsoft Public Sector: Education Partner of the Year Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. (more…)

Learning Possibilities are delighted to be exhibiting on the HP stand at BETT Middle East 2017. This follows on from two successful events at BETT Asia and BETT UK where we exhibited in partnership with HP and Microsoft.

The exhibition to be held at the Dusit Thani in Abu Dhabi on 25-26 April 2017, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council.

Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO, Learning Possibilities commented:

“Following our successful event at BETT UK we are excited to be on the HP stand at BETT Middle East. We look forward to meeting our partners and customers over the two days.”

For further details please visit https://middleeast.bettshow.com/

LP+365 on ewis Devices

The LP+365 LMS App on E-W Information Systems (EWIS) devices will aid classroom collaborations, enabling educators and students to create and share in entirely new ways for immersive and inclusive learning experiences.

Colombo Sri Lanka 23 February 2017 – Learning Possibilities, a Microsoft Global Alliance Partner and E W Information Systems Ltd (EWIS), celebrating 30 years in the IT industry, have announced an agreement to roll out the fully featured LP+365 – Learning Management System (LMS), utilizing Microsoft Office 365, on EWIS devices. The roll-out was announced at a media conference attended by Hon. Sagala Ratnayaka – Minister of Law and Order and the Hon. Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Sanjeewa Wickramanayake – Chairman EWIS, Mehool Sanghrajka – CEO Learning Possibilities, Ms. Rani Burchmore – Education Partner Director Asia-Pacific Region Microsoft, and Brian Kealey – Microsoft Country Director Sri Lanka.

The LP+365 App, which is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud, provides an intuitive user interface and personalized dashboard– leveraging the Office 365 cloud solution to aid classroom collaborations and assessments, engaging users to ensure a deeper learning.
With LP+365, 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 site and curriculum material – all neatly organized and easily accessible. This includes instant access to favorite Office 365 Apps like Word, Class Notebook, PowerPoint, etc. LP+365 will enable educators and students to create and share in entirely new ways for a more immersive and inclusive learning experience.

EWIS has been a Microsoft Partner since 1997 and a Microsoft Education Partner since 2013, authorizing them to provide education solutions based on their cutting edge technology.

Sanjeewa Wickramanayake, Chairman EWIS said:

“In keeping with our Government’s vision to create a digitally inclusive next generation, we believe that this partnership will be of great value to students and educators, alike. Technology in education is so important now that we hope this platform will support and drive our next generation into digitalization.”

Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO Learning Possibilities, further added that:

“The LP+365 LMS for Office 365 is built on our award-winning technology. Our global partnership with Microsoft will mean that schools in various Asia Pacific markets will be able to use LP+365 to enhance the teaching and learning experience and drive employability skills.”

Ms. Rani Burchmore, Education Partner Director Asia-Pacific Region, Microsoft commented:

“The partnership with Learning Possibilities and E W Information Systems brings proven software and technology with local support to drive educational impact on Office 365 and replicate best practice and results that we have already seen.”

As a local company, one of the key features of E W Information Systems Ltd is education and empowerment of students through technology, knowledge and equipment. For the past three decades, E W Information Systems Ltd has been in the IT Industry and in 2013 opened Sri Lanka’s first Computer manufacturing plant which manufactures computers, desktops and tablet notebooks of international standards.

“With the Government’s vision for a digital transformation in classroom education, this agreement will enable users of our products to avail themselves to subjects such as Maths, Science and English through an easy-to-use app on their own devices,” added Wickramanayake.

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 All Wales 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 E W Information Systems
E W Information Systems (EWIS) has 25 years of experience in the education sector, and is committed to offering client-oriented services focused on facilitating efficiency, innovation, and creativity through the field of Information Technology (IT). EWIS is a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner.

Press Contacts:
Learning Possibilities | +44 (0) 20 8236 1018 | bansri.mehta@lpplus.com
E W Information Systems | +94 77 7349620 | nirmal@ewisl.net

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, UK’s leading cloud based learning platform provider, are delighted to announce that its Board has today approved a company-wide share option scheme for staff. The scheme is open to all Directors and staff with 2 years of service.

Stephen Heppell, Chairman, commented:

“I am delighted we have granted our first share options to staff and that 80% of the Company is eligible. We want them to be part of our ownership structure and share in our success.”

Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, CEO, Learning Possibilities, said,

“It has long been a dream of mine to extend ownership of the business to staff here. I am delighted that we have managed to get a tax-efficient scheme in place.”

Find out more about Learning Possibilities on our website

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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, today announces the launch of the full LP+365 LMS App at Bett UK 2016, one of the largest education technology shows of the year.

This follows the release of the preview app in December and the signing of a Global Alliance between Learning Possibilities and Microsoft. LP+365 transforms Office 365 to a school LMS by organising it into class and/or subject sites with easy access to numerous collaboration tools including assignments functionality. 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:

“Our Global Alliance with Microsoft will make LP+365 available to schools worldwide and help them realize their investment in Office 365.”

Learning Possibilities will be demonstrating LP+365 on stand C300 in the Microsoft Village during the Bett Show, London in January, 2016. Click here to download the App from the Microsoft Office store.

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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.