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Yara Technologies Successfully Conducts “Learning with Google During the Pandemic & Beyond” Webinar

Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd [“Yara”], a Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative Partner, successfully conducted a webinar on “Learning with Google, During the Pandemic and Beyond” on April 8th, 2021. A distinguished panel of senior educators in Sri Lanka comprising of Asanka Perera (Sub Warden S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia), Malith Kumarasinghe, (Coordinating Principal, Wycherley International School), Prof. Harshana Rambukwella (Director, Post Graduate Institute of English) along with the Yara Technologies inhouse data...

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Learning with Google: During the Pandemic and Beyond

Yara Technologies, Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative Partner Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd  [“Yara”], owner of the “Talkative Parents” [“TP”] EdTech platform, connects educators, teachers, parents and students through one integrated platform consisting of Communication Platform (cross channel), Online School Fees Payments, e-learning and data analytics, has joined the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative. By joining this initiative, Yara Technologies is able to  further enhance the ability for educators to set...

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Yara Technologies integration with Google for Education addresses challenges faced by Educators in developing nations

By Chaminda V Silva and Gamika Seneviratne     Yara Technologies has joined the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative and their EdTech platform, Talkative Parents, is now integrated with Google Classroom. This integration would further enhance the ability for educators to set up e-classes, assign/review homework, and seamlessly conduct video clases along with effective teacher parent engagement via controlled digital communication, all in a simplified, easy to use, integrated platform. Talkative Parents integration...

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Simplicity, Integrated Platforms and Emergency Learning Plans

Published by "The Sunday Times Education Times", on 20/12/2020: ByChaminda V. Silva and Gamika Seneviratne     With Covid-19 continuing to impact our everyday life, the schooling system across the country is gearing up for an e-learning based education model once again. Regardless, schools are now much more prepared than they were when the first wave hit us in March 2020. It is safe to say that ‘Education Technology’ (EdTech) is here to stay, even after an affordable cure/ vaccine for the virus becomes available globally. Educators/...

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Connecting Parents and Schools

Published by "Ceylon Today", on 05/09/2020: By Shanuka Kadupitiyage In a world where connectivity increasingly becomes a necessity, the need for schools to have a proper communications platform continues to grow. This has become even more relevant with the pandemic and nationwide lockdown we have all experienced. Wanting to fill this void and become a bridge that connects schools, parents and students, Yara Technologies provides a solution with their product, Talkative Parents. In a world where connectivity increasingly becomes a necessity,...

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Talkative Parents rides the ‘new normal’ wave in education with a fully integrated EdTech platform

Published by "Ada Derana Biz", on 18/08/2020: COVID-19 has sparked a worldwide shift in today’s education structure. As countries work hard to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, teachers and EdTech (Education Technology) entrepreneurs across Sri Lanka are bracing themselves for the ‘new normal’ in education. From the good old e-learning courses to digital communication, EdTech has evolved at an unprecedented rate. And people are wholeheartedly embracing this new model of education in every facet of life. In such a context, Ada Derana...

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Yara Technologies develops platform for schools to communicate with parent

Published by "Economynext", on 02/04/2020:  Yara Technologies, a Colombo-based start-up it had launched an online platform that connects schools and pre-schools with parents. ‘Talkative Parents’ has cleared the problems of using using notes, text messages and social media where messages sometimes do not reach parents, the firm said. Schools have been able to benefit from reduced paper consumption, printing, admin and labour costs. “Our key objective is to add value to the education segment by helping schools communicate and engage with...

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Connecting Parents & Schools

Published by Uwin Lugoda, "The Morning", on 29/03/2020: One of the greatest challenges faced by the current education system is the communication gap between parents and the schools of their children. This problem has persisted for a long time, regardless of whether the schools are open and regardless of whether a pandemic does not exist. However, in these challenging times, the need for schools and students’ parents to communicate clearly and succinctly is especially vital, as many schools look to keep parents informed of their children’s...

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‘Talkative Parents’ digitally bridges the communication gap between schools and parents

Published by "Ada Derana", on 26/03/2020: Leading Technology solutions provider Yara Technologies has officially launched ‘Talkative Parents’, a digital platform which connects educational institutes such as schools and pre-schools with parents. The official launch underpins the next wave of digital transformation in Sri Lanka’s education sector. Talkative Parents has successfully transformed the longstanding school communication/notice book and school calendar into an easy-to-use mobile application. This has resulted in improved...

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