PORGiESOFT Announces Release of Dr. Jane™ Mobile App to Support 21st-Century Education in Africa
May 22, 2020 (Cambridge, UK) - PORGiESOFT, an EdTech startup based in Cambridge focusing on innovative EdTech solutions for Africa today announced the initial release of the Dr. Jane ™ mobile app, an EdTech assistant to support 21st-century education for teachers and lecturers in Africa. Dr. Jane ™ provides teaching techniques, tips and tools to support 21st-century education in Africa, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The mobile app is part of PORGiESOFT's solution in resolving the education technology problem in Africa and in addressing the no EdTech training or lack of quality EdTech training materials issue that many teachers and lecturers in Africa currently face.
“We’re hoping to have thousands of teachers and lecturers in Africa using this EdTech assistant app as they switch to a digital-mode of teaching. The release of this app is part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, as part of that COVID-19 response, we’re also using this opportunity to further support teachers and lecturers in Africa with free EdTech training every quarter – the release of this app is firmly in line with that strategy.” The Dr. Jane ™ mobile app is a basic version of the full version of Dr. Jane ™ that is currently available on Windows, the Dr. Jane ™ mobile app has the following features:
“The feedback we’ve received so far following our pilot release has been very positive and we’d love to see more teachers and lecturers in Africa adopt 21st-century teaching methods, we definitely believe that the Dr. Jane ™ mobile app will make this transition to 21st-century teaching easier.” said George Brown, PORGiESOFT’s CEO and CTO. “With Dr. Jane ™ as an EdTech Assistant available on mobile to support teachers and lecturers in Africa, the techniques, the knowledge, concepts and tools to improve education in Africa will be at the fingertips of thousands of teachers and lecturers.”
Dr. Jane mobile app is available now for download/installation on Android and iOS devices. To sign up on Android, please (1) Visit drjane.porgiesoft.com [signup required], (2) Click “Add to Home screen” to install.
To sign up on iOS, please – (1) Visit drjane.porgiesoft.com [Sign up required] (2) Click on the "Share" icon located at the bottom of the page (3) Click the "Add to Home screen" button (4) Click “Add” [The app will now be available in your list of installed apps]
PORGiESOFT is on a mission to modernise learning and teaching across Africa, we are doing this by introducing 21st-century learning and teaching. We are an EdTech startup based in Cambridge, but we actively work in Africa. We are trying to modernise education in Africa and provide smart learning/teaching tools that make learning enjoyable. We were founded in 2018.
We have invented the first EdTech AI Assistants - SAMANTHA ™ and Dr. JANE ™. Our Free EdTech AI Assistants run on Windows computers (and Android phones - coming soon) and are used by schools, colleges and universities across West Africa. We aim to help teachers, lecturers and students become 21st-century conversant in terms of their use of technology.
PORGiESOFT PRESS TEAM
MAY 22, 2020