A Kenyan- based platform that has taken homeschooling to the coming position, has been featured among Africa’s most disruptive tech startups.
According to Disrupt Africa, a website that biographies game- changing launch- ups in the mainland, Sunrise Homeschooling has revolutionized the conception that gained fashionability during the epidemic in 2020.
The literacy accoutrements offered are approved by the Kenya Literature Bureau( KLB), East African Educational Publishers Ltd, The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, and Oxford University Press East Africa.
The platform ensures that the preceptors have a minimum of five times of experience and are registered by the preceptors Service Commission( TSC).
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Although it originally began as a training center in 2016 offering a face- to- face literacy experience between pupil and instructor, Sunrise Homeschooling has now turned into a successful online literacy platform offering learners comprehensive literacy accoutrements .
Ben Kairu the institution’s CEO, recited that after the government laid out measures that hindered in- person meetings, the incipiency had to resuscitate itself to deal with the changing times.
“ When the epidemic megahit, there were so numerous inquiries, and since we could no longer continue with an in- person tutorship, we had to introduce around ways to continue offering services to our guests. ”
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“ At the original stages, we tried using Google Classroom, but they were so limited and we decided to develop our portal, ” Kairu recalled.
Sunrise Homeschooling is a real academy only that it operates nearly – unalike literacy backing spots that just offer modification accoutrements and test quizzes.
Kairu insinuated that the institution gives parents value for their plutocrat as it offers further than the two Kenya- approved classes it also offers transnational classes like British IGCSE, American class, and Accelerated Christian Education( ACE).
He emphasized that the high- quality, affordable, and accessible literacy accoutrements from transnational classes give the learners a chance to qualify for transnational universities.
The tone- funded company has attracted scholars from over 15 different countries according to Kairu. He adds that their satisfied guests give referrals to other people therefore contributing to the growing number of scholars enrolling in classes.
“ We’ve scholars from the US, all the way to China, and in- between. It’s a virtual product and accessible to scholars across the globe. There has been some ramification that comes with time differences, but we’re amid a result that we shall be launching soon, ” he explained.
Traditional training was disintegrated by the epidemic when the government executed a lockdown that saw scholars stay home for at least nine months. Online literacy gained fashionability and Kairu described the event as ‘ mind- blowing ’ from the launch.
The entrepreneur confidently states that the world can not repel the forthcoming revolution. Traditional training will no longer work for the tech- smart generation that fancies new effects in line with global trends.
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