Sunday 5 April, 2020

'One On One' boosts online learning as schools closed amid COVID-19

Ricardo Allen, President of One On One Educational Services Limited

Ricardo Allen, President of One On One Educational Services Limited

Amidst school closures resulting from the coronavirus outbreak in Jamaica, learning must continue - especially for students taking PEP, CSEC and CAPE exams.

However, studying at home without guidance can have its challenges, including following a learning schedule and keeping abreast of the syllabus.

One company helping to keep CXC students on track is e-learning provider, One on One Educational Services Limited.

“As we observe the sensitive situation that is COVID-19, we know that life still has to go on. This is a crucial period for CXC students and school being out delays the progress teachers and students want to make in exam preparations. During this time, e-learning is the way to go. We have all the technical infrastructure in place to facilitate an extensive online learning programme, but in a way that feels personalized and tailored to each student,” said Ricardo Allen, President & CEO, One on One Educational Services Limited.

Live classes are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 23.

Self-paced learners can access up to 18 CSEC and CAPE syllabuses as well as other study content via

For students who want a more interactive method, One on One will host live classes on their platform through a partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI).

Here, teachers can create a private class where they share notes and engage their students virtually.

Public classes will also be scheduled according to a timetable that will be uploaded on their website

Registration is now open for students and teachers on the webpage.  Live classes start on Monday, March 23.

Since their inception in 2013, One on One has provided innovative e-learning solutions to various industries including finance, manufacturing, government and education across the region. As they strive to empower more than one million students and teachers, the company is dedicated to supporting government and academic institutions through interactive media development to enhance learners’ success.

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