News at World Mosaic

Schools adopt PD app, NESA course

Dubbo NSW: World Mosaic subsidiary, mme moe, is a coaching app company that works with schools to engage teachers in deeper professional learning. This month, two more NSW independent schools in regional NSW adopted mme moe, also undertaking mme moe’s 20-hour NESA-registered Reflective Teacher course. For further details, see: http://www.mme-moe.com/nsw-nesa.html.  The mme moe approach is based on reflective practice, self-assessment, improvement planning and collegial coaching conversations framed in a growth mindset. The mme moe app follows each teacher’s professional learning journey…

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Storytelling platform goes live in Swedish

Karlshamn Sweden: Yahki, a World Mosaic subsidiary, is a safe online storytelling and assignment creation tool where students and teachers learn by doing, creating and sharing their learning masterpieces. This month, Yahki was launched in the Swedish language to Nordic schools. Now available, Single Sign On, through Sweden’s most popular education eStore, Yahki helps each student develop their digital footprint in a safe, responsible environment. Yahki teaches the skills of research, content curation, feedback, judgement, citation, writing, editing and empathy…

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Edtech pricing strategy workshop

Melbourne Australia: World Mosaic founder, Mark Lamont, was guest presenter at an EduGrowth edtech pricing seminar series. EduGrowth is Australia’s leading edtech startup hub. In the sessions, Mr Lamont shared some of his experiences having co-developed pricing models for hundreds of SaaS and other edtech products across the globe over the past two decades. Find out more about EduGrowth at www.edugrowth.com

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International marketplace study

Sydney Australia: Within jurisdictions of hundreds or thousands of schools, individual school needs vary, so a single monolithic system might not be a good fit for all. World Mosaic’s government research and strategy arm, Gov, recently concluded a far-reaching international study of alternative market-based models for administration and learning platforms in the emerging world of microservices. See www.worldmosaic.co/gov With single-vendor platfrom projects, time is also an issue. By the time a large three to five-year single platform rollout concludes, it…

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Expanded software dev team

Atlanta USA, Chennai India, Sydney Australia: World Mosaic has expanded its business analyst, product management, graphic design and software development capability, establishing productive hubs in Atlanta USA, Chennai India and Sydney Australia. This operational expansion will enable World Mosaic to accelerate a number of commercialisation, localisation and cloud software product enhancement activities across the portfolio. Find out more about our edtech portfolio at https://worldmosaic.co/products/

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ISTE meet-ups, seminars

Chicago USA: World Mosaic’s US team ran seminars and meetings with US and international partners and customers at the ISTE edtech conference, held in Chicago this year. Mosaic met with ISTE officials and industry contacts, discussing global edtech distribution, edtech product efficacy measures and the limitations of education research models based on single test scores. Developments in AI and voice recognition were explored at the event along with new approaches to Computer Science education. Our team was also able to…

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NZ childcare policy review

Auckland NZ: World Mosaic business research and intelligence arm, Private Mosaic, undertook research into NZ childcare policy trends, childcare provider product differentiation and the consolidation of the NZ childcare industry. The study identified significant market re-adjustment in the expanding Auckland childcare market. See www.worldmosaic.co/private

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Summer literacy PD in Chicago

World Mosaic’s Chicago education team ran teacher professional learning sessions for teachers and principals across Chicago schools, unpacking the connection between cognitive development and literacy development. Participants looked below the surface into the cognitive domain, realizing academic literacy approaches are only the tip of the iceberg. The sessions developed blended learning strategies spanning cognitive development, literacy genres, gamified instruction, and praxis approaches to writing, reading, speaking and listening.

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Opening our Chicago office

Chicago USA: World Mosaic established an office in downtown Chicago, celebrating the event by sponsoring Chicago Literacy Alliance’s “One for the Books” event. Mosaic’s US associate, Sharnell Jackson, reported the excitement of the event which featured an auction of books signed by First Lady Barbara Bush, Colin Powell and others.

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