17 edtechs from Buenos Aires changing the foundations of virtual education – Contxto

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Contxto – There’s no denying that even education isn’t immune to today’s digital transformation. Schools and students are both facing the changes of the virtual disruption. Now more than ever, it is easier to access educative material and learn about anything with nothing but a smartphone or laptop.

Argentina knows this well. In fact, there are 17 startups from Buenos Aires determined to change the way people educate themselves!

Papumba 

Educational games for infants and toddlers are available over Papumba’s platform. Based on its early childhood development model, children learn essential skills through play experiences. Parents can sit back and relax as their children engage in over 500 immersive experiences full of personalized learning.

Acamica 

The purpose of Acamica is to decrease the technological skill gap among today’s youth. Keeping this purpose in mind, the company provides kinesthetic (learning by doing) educational material to train users in tech-related jobs. Courses range from Full Stack Web Development, Design UX/UI, Data Science, among others.  

Wisboo

Partners subscribe to Wisboo to create and manage their own online courses. If a company is trying to create teaching material, the platform helps them create, publish, as well as sell the content online. Even better, it doesn’t require any prior technical knowledge to use the self-manageable platform. 

Blended 

Over 400 schools in Argentina use Blended to harmonize communication between students, teachers, not to mention parents. Today, there are more than 250,000 users benefiting from its integrated services. Whether it be grades, attendance, or reports, everything is available in one place. 

Wormhole 

Functioning as another Learning Management System (LMS), Wormhole trains teams through its Wormhole Campus. The technology platform combines advanced methodology and valuable content with social networking, real-time reporting and mobile technology as part of its “Live Learning”​ model. Much of the content revolves around business development. 

Curselo 

Academies and entrepreneurs resort to Curselo to manage their online teaching business. Describing itself as the “Cloud Store” of education, the startup provides all of the necessary tools for businesses to gain a presence on various digital channels. Tech partners include Google as well as Mercado Libre. 

Edutive 

Education providers invest in Edutive’s solution to attract more students while also managing their current ones. Subscribers can create and publish courses in minutes, not to mention optimizing acquisition strategies. Other perks include automated course registration as well as payment features. 

OxEducation 

According to its website, Ox has worked with over 40 educational institutes, more than 1,000 teachers, not to mention 40,000-plus students. With this has come exposure to its “Wumbox” platform that enhances traditional classroom experiences with interactive features. 

Mumuki 

Schools, universities and companies sign up to Mumuki for its tech tools that enhance teachers’ as well as students’ pedagogical experience. Computer programming lays at the center of the company, teaching high-demand digital skills to partners across Argentina. Even better, it collaborates with learners both young and old.

Aclases 

Under a collaborative economy model, this platform is where users can purchase or sell new or used books, supplies, school uniforms, etc. Parents, businesses, publishers, brands and educational institutions alike use Aclases to improve school ecosystems where everyone has the tools they need to academically succeed. 

LouderBand 

“The entire music industry in the palm of your hands” is how LouderBand describes itself. Musicians use this platform for added exposure among industry professionals. Regardless of whether you’re a band, manager, record label or music venue, this program attempts to connect every industry place in one location. You can also find music schools and teachers in the surrounding area through the app. 

Pangaea Learning 

Interactive lessons for learning Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Hebrew, Arabic, among others, exist over Pangea’s learning platform. That’s to say, it manages various apps teaching users how to be polyglots in numerous languages.

InterUniversities 

As a free social network and career finder for students from around the World, InterUniversidades believes that education equals peace. Through this platform, users can browse through various degree programs at partnering institutes. Rarer degree programs can also be spotted, such as herbalism or massage. 

Aulasneo 

Those needing to design online training modules utilize Aulasneo for its online learning solutions. Based on Open edX, the customizable e-learning platform functions through a SaaS model among partnering organizations. Besides structure content and courses, it also ensures that everything arrives in a timely and effective manner. 

Educatina 

Students from kindergarten all the way to college have something to gain from Educatina. Not only do users have access to on-demand online tutoring but also interactive video lessons and activities. Based on the website, its inventory involves 6,000 videos and courses, 2,000 teachers for an assortment of subjects, not to mention 18,000 exercises. 

CoderHouse 

Within CoderHouse’s repertoire are face-to-face programming, design, marketing and product courses. If learning how to code is something that you want to accomplish, then this edtech may have the solutions. Teachers are readily available to instruct how to create web pages, mobile applications, Web Design, UX/UI, in addition to various other trending digital skills. 

BuscoUniversidad 

Thanks to BuscoUniversidad, users can discover where to study certain subjects in Argentina. At the same time, it also provides resources for people wanting to decide what to academically pursue. To accomplish this, the startup works with educational institutes across the country. 

-JA