Costa Mesa, CA – April 3, 2013 – SymbalooEDU, the cloud based website curation tool, announced today that it has been selected as the dedicated user interface for Hunter TAFE, the largest regional vocational educational and training provider in Australia. TAFE is using SymbalooEDU to assist students to embark on their personal learning journeys by going 100% digital and utilizing the benefits of high speed broadband via Australia’s National Broadband Network.
SymbalooEDU is a resource management tool that helps educators and students curate and organize the best of the web into a meaningful learning environment. With SymbalooEDU educators can organize teaching resources in the cloud and access them from any device. This is a first for Vocational Education and Training in Australia because students will be able to record both their formal and informal learning and retain it beyond their TAFE enrollment. Commonly used for professional development and training, SymbalooEDU provides an easy and efficient way for users to receive online instruction.
“Books are about to disappear out of the classroom, we believe the decision to go 100% digital in education is visionary and innovative. Symbaloo is proud to be part of the change from traditional to digital learning.” stated Klaas Lameijer, CEO at Symbaloo.
Hunter TAFE prides itself on the ability to deliver high quality vocational education and training.
“Offering students rich learning resources online through SymbalooEDU and Australia’s National Broadband Network will contribute to successful learning outcomes as they will be able to learn in a way that is suitable to them fully supported by quality TAFE services.” confirms Louise Lewis, Manager Digital Learning at Hunter TAFE.
Symbaloo is available on any device. Settings are stored in the cloud, which enables automatic synchronization between the computer, smartphones, tablets and smartboards. Teachers and students have instant access to their important resources, regardless of their device or where they are. Symbaloo is free for both personal and professional use. It has no advertising or distracting banners on the site, so students can fully focus on what’s important. Symbaloo is an ancient Greek verb meaning ‘gathering’ ‘assembling’, reflecting the mission of the company. Learn more at http://symbalooedu.com.
Kimmie Chann, Community Director