Lahore, February 23, 2017 (PPI-OT):Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s, PlanX is accelerating an Ed-tech Startup, “foriEDU.com” which has successfully created more than 500 jobs in the past 18 months, which are targeted to increase to over 5000 jobs by the end of 2017 with a growing number of above 2500 registered tutors. They operate across Lahore and intend to expand and extend their services to as many areas in Pakistan as possible.
Many tutors (both male and female) are earning up to 450,000 (PKR) per annum and more than 500 students are getting quality education under this Startup. This startup has already started to make a huge difference in the local tuition market.
ForiEDU provides online one on one sessions and in-person tutoring through an online portal. Besides that, for the first time in Pakistan, they have introduced live online Crash Courses managed through their e-learning platform. The e-learning platform allows the instructors to create sessions that are aided with the facilities of web-cam, file sharing, and white boarding that make the learning environment interactive. Through mobile learning the members can train and participate directly from mobile devices in a hassle-free way.
ForiEDU have introduced a novel initiative in the tutoring market of Pakistan, with live, one-to- many, learn and earn courses. Its distinction lies in the fact that students would be able to interact with their coach, virtually. The students from the most remote areas of Pakistan will now be able to get standardized technical and non-technical education from the best coaches of Pakistan. These courses include a complete web development course, ethical hacking, IELTS and GRE.
The brains behind foriEDU are the trio AmmarRaheel (CEO), Sajjad Ahmad (CTO) and SaifUllahBaig (COO). The team of the Startup is also helping students from LUMS National Outreach Program (NOP) by giving them tuitions in areas nearby to provide quality education and an opportunity to meet their daily expenses by earning, which are from the interior areas of Punjab and Pakistan.
ForiEDU aspire to ensure customer satisfaction, they offer a two-day free trial (15 minutes for online one-on-one sessions) before finalizing the tuition. The team believes in ‘education for all’ and hence intends to enroll underprivileged students (10% of the students’ strength in every course), free of cost.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)
11th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park,
346-B, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Pakistan