March 16, 2017

Finnish education companies win in Dubai

Altogether four Finnish companies were among the finalists at the Global Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Awards.
Altogether four Finnish companies were among the finalists at the Global Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Awards.
SCREENSHOT/TWITTER/Education Journal ME‏

Edtech duo Funzi and Seppo.io were awarded at the GESS Education Awards last night, with Funzi also announcing it is partnering with smart contracts platform RSK.

Mobile learning service Funzi won the “Best Free ICT / App Product” category, and online programme for creating educational games Seppo.io was recognised as the “Best Product to Promote Health and Fitness in the Classroom”.

According to the GESS Awards website, the awards “highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession.”

Kokoa Agency and Claned Group were also finalists in their respective categories.

Meanwhile, Funzi has announced it is teaming up with smart contracts platform RSK, to bringRSK University, a platform to study Blockchain and smart contracts technology, to mobile using the Funzi service.

Both RSK and Funzi are participants in the Dubai Future Accelerators programme.

RSK University will offer courses on Blockchain and smart contracts to two key audiences: decision-makers and technology specialists. RSK University is set to deliver both strategic as well as in-depth technical information about various subjects in the field.

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