December 15 Ahsan Iqbal and Peter Coventry Present at the Learn Smart Pakistan Award Show

PAKISTAN, 15 December 2014 – Knowledge Platform (SMC-Pvt.) Ltd. held an Awards Ceremony for its digital learning challenge, Learn Smart Pakistan 2014 on December 15, 2014. Learn Smart Pakistan is the country’s first-ever online learning challenge. In the summer of 2014, 9th grade students and teachers were given completely free online access to the entire 9th grade Mathematics syllabus. The content, which has been developed with support from the National ICT R&D Fund, included 200 video lectures, 160 exercise drills and 2,500 summative assessment questions and was based on the Federal Board syllabus. Students and teachers from 39 schools in 14 cities across Pakistan enrolled in Learn Smart Pakistan 2014. This included smaller cities such as Kasur, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, […]

October 19 Knowledge Platform participates in Pakistan’s First Innovation Forum

PAKISTAN – October 19th, 2014 – Knowledge Platform participated in Pakistan’s first Innovation Forum as one of three education companies addressing the country’s education crisis through innovative use of ICT and educational content. Mehr Shah, Knowledge Platform’s Director of Learning Solutions, was invited to give an IGNITE style pitch and demo of Knowledge Platform’s blended learning solution at the forum. Knowledge Platform was also presented with an award for being one of the winning teams for the Ilm Apps Challenge. The Ilm Apps Challenge, sponsored by the Department of International Development (UKAid), was an ‘Open Innovation’ challenge to help inspire, motivate, train, and incentivize developers, designers and key stakeholders to create mobile and web applications aimed at addressing Pakistan’s education […]

September 29 Knowledge Platform and HAND Establish Learning Solutions Joint Venture in China

Knowledge Platform, one of Singapore’s leading knowledge solutions companies, and Hand Enterprise Solutions, one of China’s leading IT consulting firms, have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish Shanghai Hand Knowledge Platform. Hand Knowledge Platform, the joint venture, will provide online and blended (online and face-­‐to-­‐face) learning solutions in China. The joint venture will provide a comprehensive four-­‐part solution (strategy, content, technology, and support) for the educational and corporate sectors. With the rapid rise in China in the use of the Internet and the wide-­‐scale deployment of computing and communication infrastructure, and with China’s historically and culturally strong commitment to education and self-­‐improvement, online and blended (online and face-­‐to-­‐face) learning is poised to grow very rapidly. At the same […]

September 25 Knowledge Platform Secures New Round of Venture Funding from OWW Capital

SINGAPORE, 25 September 2014 – Knowledge Platform, Singapore’s leading knowledge solutions company, has secured a US$3M round of equity investment from OWW Capital Partners. Established in 2000, Knowledge Platform quickly became a leader in Asia in both technology–intensive market research and e-­‐learning content and technology. In 2011, Knowledge Platform sold its market research business to Forrester Research, and thereby enabled the expansion of Forrester into Asia. In 2012, Knowledge Platform sold its compliance e-­‐learning business to Thomson Reuters, and thereby provided the platform for expansion of Thomson Reuters’ compliance learning solutions into Asia. With the sale of these businesses, Knowledge Platform has been able to focus on deepening its learning management technology, designing content solutions for the educational sector, and […]

June 15 June 2014 Knowledge Platform Launches Pakistan’s Very First Digital Learning Challenge

Knowledge Platform (KP) launches Pakistan’s very first digital learning challenge – LEARN SMART PAKISTAN. Using KP’s adaptive learning management system, Ultrabot, and content developed in collaboration with Pakistan’s federal public schools, students have free access to more than 200 video lectures covering the entire federal 9th grade math curriculum, over 161 math drills and educational games, and 2,500 exam questions in multiple choice format.Knowledge Platform (KP) launches Pakistan’s very first digital learning challenge – LEARN SMART PAKISTAN. Using KP’s adaptive learning management system, Ultrabot, and content developed in collaboration with Pakistan’s federal public schools, students have free access to more than 200 video lectures covering the entire federal 9th grade math curriculum, over 161 math drills and educational games, and […]

January 27 Knowledge Platform Wins Gold and Silver at the ‘Oscars of E-Learning’

Singapore January 27 2014 Ultrabot, the learning management system designed and developed by Knowledge Platform, has been awarded a Gold Medal and a Silver Medal in the Brandon Hall Excellence Awards Program for the learning and development industry. Often referred to as the ‘Oscars of E-Learning’, Brandon Hall manages the most prestigious award programs in the industry. Brandon Hall’s panels of experts review products that serve learning and development using five criteria: product innovation; unique differentiators; product demonstration; value proposition; and measurable results. Knowledge Platform’s Ultrabot received a Gold Medal in the category “Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology” and a Silver Medal in the category “Best Advance in Social Learning Technology.” Knowledge Platform is one of the few companies […]