Global edtech company Snapplify has launched an online platform dubbed Teacha! to provide teaching resources to teachers in Kenya.
Snapplify is an edtech company specialising in digital education content, related educational services, and devices.
“We’re thrilled to be supporting more Kenyan teachers with key teaching resources,” said Teacha! Founder, Jean Vermeulen.
Using the Teacha! resource marketplace, teachers can buy and sell their teaching resources online. The resource marketplace includes downloadable lesson plans, worksheets, presentations, interactive lessons, assessments, summaries, flashcards, posters, clip art, book covers, planners and more. Many of these resources are also available for free, for teachers to download and use.
“There are a great need for Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) resources in Kenya at the moment and this is an enormous opportunity – not only for Kenya’s teachers to sell resources they’ve already created and earn extra income but also for thousands of teachers to find the curriculum-aligned resources they need,” said Teacha!’s Lilian Nyaranga.
The launch follows Snapplify’s announcement last month that is expanding its East Africa team as part of its ongoing goal to increase access to digital education tools and content. The company, which is based in Nairobi, said it is currently recruiting additional customer service team members.
Launched in Kenya in 2016, the edtech company has seen exponential growth in the region, with hundreds of East African schools registered. Now
The African ebook aggregator and distributor, says it has an ebook offering of 500,000 titles from about 250 publishers.
Edtech gained prominence during the covid-19 pandemic as more schools and learning institutions embraced online learning. According to a report from Research and Markets, the online education space is expected reach $350 billion by 2025.