GESAwards honor German training provider platform3l

Prize granted for digital learning solution which detects and closes individual skills gaps

The German training provider platform3l, long-standing member of the iMOVE network, is one of the winners of this year's GESAwards (Global EdTech Startups Awards), which is the largest Edtech competition and community in the world. The initiative is a joint venture between partners from the six continents and has accomplished to build a community of more than 6,000 EdTech startups from over 130 countries.

Self-regulated learning

Besides the competition towards the EdTech of the year, GESAwards has specific tracks that promote startups to apply in specific areas. platform3l took part in the Special Track "A.I. Enabling Self-Regulated Learning". An expert panel was looking for solutions that are using A. I. technologies to measure, support and develop young learners self-regulated learning. These solutions should measure how learners develop and adapt to the differences in learners’ capabilities to regulate their learning.

platform3l further developed an application including micro learnings and quiz duels. This application can detect and close individual skills gaps. It can also support interactive learning in the metaverse so that formal and informal learning can complement each other.

This Special Track was realized in partnership with Jacobs Foundation. platform3l was selected as one of six companies out of 1,000 applicants from 150 countries.

Entertaining learning formats

platform3l aims at creating learning experiences which are as individual as the learners' needs. Hotel Lindner Group is a long-standing customer who uses the platform3l application in order to optimize quality in their European workforce by closing individual knowledge gaps with the adaptive learning technology. Plenty of learning content is created in the Hotel Lindner Group’s headquarters in Düsseldorf and the application with in-build DEEPL (online service for automated translations) guarantees adequate wording in almost 30 languages.

As generating your own learning content can be very time-consuming, platform3l lately launched AI Ghostwriter. This application transforms any text within seconds into entertaining learning formats, such as micro learnings or quizzing duels. Deutsche Bahn, one of Germany's biggest employers, uses such learning formats of the platform3l application to ensure smooth onboarding of new employees. Every year, Deutsche Bahn offers job positions for more than 4,000 TVET trainees in 50 professions across Germany.

Opportunity for startups

GESAwards provides the opportunity to startups from any corner of the world to showcase their products to a global audience, connect and build significant partnerships, facilitate business opportunities as well as compete towards being crowned the best Edtech startup of the year. In addition to promoting the best Edtech startups, GESAwards helps build local EdTech ecosystems as well as facilitates the flow of EdTech investments to alternative markets.

Source: iMOVE, November 2022