Yerevan, Armenia–March 20, 2020 — Amidst the worldwide COVID19 outbreak, and with Armenia’s state of emergency to continue through April 14th, the award-winning DASARAN EdTech platform has launched a distance learning module to allow public school teachers and students maintain uninterrupted online learning. With the platform’s easy access and flexibility, teachers across Armenia can create and offer online lessons, administer online quizzes to maintain uninterrupted student learning process. The uploaded lessons are also accessible to students across the Republic of Armenia.
“As we are adapting to the new normal in Armenia and across the world, DASARAN stays true to its mission of democratizing education for all children across Armenia, and the world, by enabling uninterrupted learning through our new distance learning module,” said Suren Aloyan, Founding President and CEO of DASARAN Ed-Tech Company. “Response from teachers across Armenia has been overwhelmingly positive as we empower teachers to continue their teaching.”
Using the platform’s distance learning module, teachers across Armenia can view an analytical summary of their students’ learning process and respectively assign homework or additional guidance. Students, on the other hand, enjoy direct online access to their teachers to discuss lessons, homework assignments, or ask questions –as they would in a typical classroom.
As the largest online educational platform in Armenia, DASARAN has 1,214,409 registered users which include public-school students, teachers, parents, recent school graduates, school administrators and regional and national education decision-makers. DASARAN has elevated Armenia’s public-school academic performance by nearly 40 percent, decreased student absentee rates by 83 percent, and helped teachers reach 81 percent computer literacy levels. Built entirely in Armenia, DASARAN is recognized among the world’s top 5 most innovative enterprises by the UNDP Accelerate 2030 Initiative and is the recipient of the Best Startup Award at the Copenhagen Euroscience Open Forum.
In continuing to disrupt the public education ecosystem, DASARAN’s award-winning technology is designed to meet specific educational and technological development goals, while at the same time improve student performance, teachers’ capacity and educational policy-making.
About DASARAN EdTech Company
Founded in 2009, and built entirely in Armenia, DASARAN is the largest online educational platform in Armenia with 1,214,409 registered users. Its innovative design and technology has earned the company numerous international recognitions including the world’s top 5 most innovative enterprises by the UNDP Accelerate 2030 Initiative, and the Best Startup Award at the Copenhagen Euroscience Open Forum. The platform’s unmatched diagnostic tool, E-Stat, designed in collaboration with a team of Harvard University experts, enables data-driven decision-making for education administrators, teachers, superintendents and education ministries. Working with various partners, the platform is customized to meet specific needs of a regional school system to improve student performance, teachers’ capacity and educational policymaking. For more information, visit https://www.dasaran.net/landing/home or https://www.dasaran.am/.