BYJU’S, the world’s most valuable EdTech company and creator of the largest personalized K-12 app in India has now introduced its learning programs in Gujarati.
The introduction of learning programs in Gujarati, currently available for
students in classes 4-10, reiterates the company’s focus on helping students learn Maths and Science effectively and making learning seamless for those students in Gujarat who prefer to learn in their native language.
BYJU’S already has 64 million registered users on its platform and hopes to impact many more students in deeper parts of the state with the introduction of the app in Gujarati. This will boost and empower many more students to benefit from online learning.
Commenting on this, Mrinal Mohit, Chief Operating Officer, BYJU’S, said, “The introduction of our learning programs in Gujarati aligns with our goal to help students learn Maths and Science efficiently in their own native languages. The ongoing pandemic has led to a surge in the awareness about online learning, with parents, teachers and students experiencing its benefits first-hand. In fact, one of our recent surveys revealed that 78% of the parents in Gujarat want their kids to continue learning online even after schools reopen. ”
Owing to the disruption caused by COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown, schools, colleges and other educational institutions were shut down and students moved to online learning, many for the very first time.
BYJU’S surveyed 5000 parents across India, having at least one child
studying in K-12 in, to better understand the behavior towards the adoption of online learning.
As per its mainline findings, 70% of surveyed parents said that their kids used online learning for the first time during the lockdown. Yet 75% of parents said that they would want their kids to continue learning through online platforms even after the schools reopen. Interestingly, an analysis of responses given by parents in Gujarat alone reveals that the mindset shift in
favour of online learning is even stronger in the state.
With online learning already widely embraced in the state, 78% parents in Gujarat (Vs. National average of 75%) wish to have their kids continue learning online after the lockdown. 64% (Vs. National average of 63%) of parents felt that online learning has proved beneficial for their kids in this period while 67% (Vs. National average of 63%) parents would recommend other parents to try online learning for their kids.
safety of learning from home and the enhanced intuitive screen interactivity makes onlinelearning an attractive and viable option.