Nolwenture, a digital products and services creation company based in Finland’s education and digital savvy nation, has launched OppiPlay Primary for teachers and their pupils, targeting the primary school, K12 market.
OppiPlay Primary is now available through Google Play and the App Store, and it is free to download the mobile application. Teachers and content creators will use the easy and intuitive web application to make lesson plans, theory content, and exercises. This will initially be available for free to offer support during the disruption to schools during the current COVID crisis.
Before launching OppiPlay Primary, an evaluation was undertaken by the Education Alliance Finland (EAF), using a method based on educational psychology and Finnish pedagogical knowledge to evaluate the quality of the learning solution. Nolwenture is pleased to announce that the EAF Certiﬁed OppiPlay, conﬁrming it is a well designed educational solution that aligns with learning science principles, its design compiles with research on learning and pedagogy pursues to implement good practices to promote and support learning.
“OppiPlay is truly rewarding education as the pupils get a unique digital experience to aid their learning and collect coin rewards to be used in the virtual OppiPlay Islands game, giving a ﬂexible tool for teachers whilst they work with a mixture of blended and remote learning during these unprecedented times,” Rob Connell, CEO, Nolwenture Oy.
Most signiﬁcant content providers already use ” Dikaios solutions for electronic learning material as well as several different municipalities and education institutions in Finland. Together with our partners, we are delighted to add OppiPlay Primary to the EduStore, adding to our EdTech portfolio; this will offer much-needed support to our schools, the teachers and pupils,” Timo Kettunen, COO, Dikaios Oy.
Nolwenture created OppiPlay to be intuitive and easy to use for teachers and pupils. The solution was developed using user-centred design, which includes the involvement of several teachers and students along the journey and will continue to evolve through cooperation with our education partners and users of OppiPlay.