MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2020 / CNW Telbec / - Alloprof, the homework assistance organization, unveils the fruit of nearly a year of work: a brand new web platform at the cutting edge of technology to support young students and their parents in school perseverance. Alloprof sees significant growth in demand for its online services and now offers an improved and faster overall experience.
The new Alloprof platform (www.alloprof.qc.ca) incorporates a guided search tool making it easier to find topics, content, materials and exercises, both on computer and mobile device, as well as content recommendations according to the user's profile. In order to make learning even more intuitive, navigation and ergonomics have been simplified, and new images and videos have been integrated into the platform.
“What we want is that the major improvements put in place will help increase students' academic success. Young people all learn in their own way, and these new features promise to increase the platform's ability to personalize the learning experience and therefore to double the use of Alloprof's services within three years ”, argues Sandrine Faust, CEO and co-founder of Alloprof.
Within three years, the organization plans to help 80 % students in Quebec, while it currently supports 55 % per year. In total, the organization wants to achieve 100 million annual support for students and parents (for 47 million in 2019-2020, an increase of 113 %).
Alloprof has the wind in its sails
In addition to having integrated thousands of web pages summarizing more than 3,000 academic concepts in the new platform, Alloprof took the opportunity to review its virtual identity. Indeed, Flo, a playful little character, officially becomes the face of Alloprof. “Friendly and laughing, he wants to be a reassuring and constant presence to support young people, parents and teachers on our website and he shows up in our digital and printed tools. Her face is very expressive, it's like an emoji! », Rejoices Marc-Antoine Tanguay, spokesperson and director of strategy for Alloprof.
The Minister of Education and Member of Parliament for Chambly, Jean-François Roberge, adds: “Obviously, digital technology has a role to play in the training of students, and this role is expected to grow in the months and years to come. . In addition, for our young people, we have ambitious objectives for the graduation rate and the development of their digital skills. In Quebec, Alloprof is already present in these two spheres with a rich website, powered by teachers, to which hundreds of thousands of young people and parents naturally turn to consolidate their learning. We are pleased to invest in this major Alloprof project, which has the ambition to contribute to the achievement of our major educational objectives, despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. "
According to a recent Ipsos study (2020), free access, the availability of services throughout Quebec, online help as well as primary and secondary educational content mean that 92 % of young people and 96 % of parents recommend Alloprof. The new platform will reinforce this experience that Quebecers have loved so much for almost 25 years.
Alloprof is also pleased to announce that a large study on the impact of its new platform and its advanced features on student academic success will be conducted over the next three years by the Canada Research Chair team. on digital in education. This study will help the organization to improve its tools to continually improve its contribution to education in Quebec.
Alloprof wishes to underline the contribution of its financial partners without whom the platform would not have seen the light of day, in particular the Government of Quebec, Rio Tinto, the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, the Pathy Family Foundation, the Trottier Family Foundation , the Préfontaine-Hushion Foundation, the Valero Energy Foundation and McKinsey & Company, as well as the collaborators: Cossette in the development of the website and the visual identity, as well as Moov AI in the design of the intelligent recommendation engine.
Alloprof engages Quebec students and their parents in educational success by offering them free professional and stimulating academic support services. Last year, the organization will have helped more than 700,000 students and parents, 47 million times! We are supported by many generous partners, including the Government of Quebec, Rio Tinto, the Trottier Family Foundation, the Desjardins Foundation, the Valero Energy Foundation, the National Bank, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Canada. Québec, the Préfontaine-Hushion Foundation, Rogers, SNC-Lavalin, Télé-Québec, Hydro-Québec and Ubisoft. To know all of our partners, Click here.