Smartschools and Planet eStream announce exciting partnership


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Smartschools - part of Capita plc - announces a new partnership with Planet eStream, the unified video platform designed specifically for secondary, further and higher educational organisations.  

Offering a powerfully simple and secure platform to make media content more accessible and engaging for students and educators, Planet eStream enables organisations to create their own secure ‘YouTube’ style media library. Educators and students have round the clock access to their learning resources and can upload a wide range of digital assets including videos, photos, audio files and documents, making their media library a really comprehensive educational resource.

Built-in learning tools are designed specifically for educators to assist them in increasing engagement, guiding student learning and turning traditional passive viewing into an interactive learning experience. As a unified platform, Planet eStream also offers simple to use live streaming, professional multi-zone digital signage and comprehensive tools for lesson/lecture capture as optional modules.

The benefits of this immersive platform are experienced by all key stakeholders across an organisation including educators, eLearning specialists, students, librarians, learning resources teams and IT professionals. Planet eStream already supports over 2,000 educational organisations globally in enhancing their digital learning provision and driving digital transformation.  

Planet eStream’s Business Development Director, Daniel Tennent said:  

Capita have a proven track record of excellence in delivering services and solutions for education and Planet eStream is extremely excited with the announcement of our new partnership. The Planet eStream platform provides a truly engaging way for educational organisations to enhance their digital learning provision, offering a secure and simple way of providing access to video and supporting media for both educators and students and the ability to wrap bespoke quizzes around digital resources to create an interactive experience. This, together with the powerful multi-zone digital signage and live streaming modules ensure that engagement is maximised, learning outcomes are improved and time and cost savings can be recognised across the organisation. Our partnership with Smartschools will drive further digital transformation in education.” 

Smartschools works with Schools, Colleges, ETBs and Trusts throughout Ireland and helps design, create, and tailor IT services, delivering bespoke solutions that fit the individual requirements of the learning environment.     

Ed Brown, Managing Director of Capita Managed IT Solutions commented:  

“We're  delighted to announce this exciting new partnership with Planet eStream, a truly pioneering company with an engaging and immersive multimedia platform that is changing the learning environment in schools, colleges and universities across the UK and Ireland. We have unrivalled experience in supporting and promoting the latest EdTech and look forward to enriching the learning landscape with Planet eStream.”

Download our brochure to find out how Smartschools and Planet eStream can support your school, college, ETB or Trust.

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