More than 130,000 Students Across the Caribbean to Benefit from Virtual Learning Platform

CWCF provides Flow Study Program FREE for ALL students until June 15 in response to COVID-19

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Over 130,000 kindergarten, primary and secondary school students across the Caribbean will benefit from the Flow Study program FREE of charge from now through June 15. The Cable and Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF) in partnership with Flow and One on One Educational Services Limited joined forces to provide access to the comprehensive virtual education platform, which offers a wide array of educational content enabling students to continue their studies at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Students in Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos will benefit from this initiative.


The Flow Study program powered by One on One is available to all students across the Caribbean regardless of their network operator. Inge Smidts, CEO of C&W Communications, operator of the Flow brand, and Chairperson of the CWCF, said, “During these times of crisis we must join forces to ensure that our children, families and communities are supported. Given that parents are now faced with the reality of homeschooling their kids, we wanted to find a way to support them despite which network they subscribe to.” Smidts added, “Our primary concern is to ensure that students across the region continue to have access to the education they deserve and that there is minimal disruption to their learning.”

Students age 5 to 18 will have access to the curriculum used in their schools. Access is available via Flow Study e-Learning services through the Flow Study mobile apps (Android), https://flowstudy.co/registration and Flow EVO – Flow on Demand. The ability to continue with classes is even more critical for students who are preparing for CSEC and CAPE. For instruction on how to sign up click here. Flow Study offers:

  • Over 500 video lessons spanning the CSEC curriculum
  • Access to digital courses for the K–8 curriculum
  • Question bank and solutions with over 40,000 exam style questions and solutions for 35 subjects
  • 10 years of past paper solutions for over 17 subjects
  • Digital encyclopaedia with over 9,500 digital animations and simulations for four subject areas
  • Virtual science labs with more than 500 digital laboratory simulations for science subjects and skills gap testing for over 30 subjects.

CEO of One on One, Ricardo Allen, commented on the partnership with the CWCF and Flow stating, “Education is a right and not a privilege. This is an important and strategic partnership for One on One and we are happy that the CWCF has stepped up once again to provide the funds needed to ensure that our students can continue to have access to their education. This is a platform developed by some of the best Caribbean teachers for Caribbean nationals. Our platform has the capacity to facilitate all students to learn at their own pace, anytime, anywhere and from any device. It is in times like these that we are reminded of the importance of having choices for access to education and the value of e-learning.”

About C&W Communications

C&W, part of the Liberty Latin America group of companies, is a full-service communications and entertainment provider and delivers market-leading video, broadband, telephony and mobile services to consumers in more than 20 markets. Through its business division, C&W provides data center hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud technology to serve business and government customers. C&W also operates a state-of-the-art submarine fiber network – the most extensive in the region.

Learn more at www.cwc.com

About Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation

Cable & Wireless Communications’ commitment to doing business in a responsible and sustainable way is why we launched the Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF). The Foundation is a powerful platform to raise and distribute funds to those in need across our markets.

Since its launch, the Foundation has raised US$1.5 million, and committed over US$1 million to recognized local, regional and international agencies to execute relief and recovery projects in eight countries. These projects help communities across Latin America and the Caribbean to not only recover from crises but support them in becoming more resilient when facing similar challenges in the future. In addition to the recovery and resiliency work, the CWCF also supports activities that enable progress in communities, as part of our efforts to build stronger communities and nations.

About One on One Educational Services Limited

One on One is an innovative eLearning solutions provider with a focus on enabling learning and training online for individuals, schools (K-12 & Universities), companies, and governments. We provide our Caribbean-developed, world-class Learning Management System as a Software as a Service (SaaS) or as a White-Label solution, in which you get your own branding. Additionally, we provide content development services, content curation & research and content licensing for our partners within the Caribbean and Latin American space.

One on One has experienced rapid growth since its inception in August 2013 and has secured key partnerships, investments while evolving its proprietary software and content, which makes the company uniquely positioned to scale – rapidly! Through regional partnerships with governments, schools, and business, One on One currently services over 500,000 Caribbean nationals to bridge the digital divide and enable our constituents to deliver mobile-learning and eLearning, laying the foundation for rapid skills acquisition for a number of subject areas and business skills.

Learn more at www.1on1lms.com

Contacts

Wendy McDonald

wendy.mcdonald@cwc.com
305-992-9079

Denise Williams

Denise.williams@cwc.com
305-607-6397

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