Wumbox

This initiative is part of the 2019-20 WISE Accelerator Cohort. 

 

What they do

OX launched Wumbox, an adaptive learning platform for kids between four and twelve years of age. It contains thousands of fun, interactive, story driven resources with which teachers can use to teach and kids can learn while playing. The platform measures in real time each user’s interactions and adapts solutions according to each student’s needs ensuring a personalized learning experience. The platform also contains a sandbox that enables users to create their own educational content.

 

Why it matters

Current educational system are struggling in providing quality personalized learning for students in schools. This is contributing greatly to the global skills gap that we are witnessing across sectors.

 

Traction so far

Since its launch in 2018, Wumbox and the learning tools it offers has reached more than 45,000 users in six countries and achieved a 100% retention rate of paid users. Moreover, 98% of the teachers use the resources available on a weekly basis.

September 23, 2019 (last update 09-25-2019)