In a bid to enhance the educational space for global learners, Stones2Milestones (S2M), a homegrown research-based education technology platform that allows students to enhance their reading skills has inked a strategic partnership with Finnish Global Education Solutions (FGES) a member of the Education Finland program controlled by the Finnish National Agency.
The partnership was formalized in a ceremony held in Bangalore, Karnataka, and was attended by distinguished guests, including Finland’s Minister of Education Anna-Maja Henriksson, Chairman of Finnish Global Education Solutions Risto Vahanen, Co-Founder of Stones2Milestones Kavish Gadia, and several other key members.
The joint partnership between S2M and FGES will focus on various key areas, including teacher professional development, integrating the Finnish learning approach into Indian schools with an initial emphasis on literacy and numeracy, and developing advanced technology solutions for global implementation.
Commenting on this groundbreaking partnership, Antti Kaskinen, CEO of Finnish Global Education Solutions, said, “We are thrilled about this collaboration, and together, our two companies are poised to introduce groundbreaking solutions that will benefit learners worldwide. We are equally enthusiastic about launching S2M’s flagship product, the Freedom reading app, on the international stage.”
Speaking on the announcement, Kavish Gadia, Co-founder of Stones2Milestones said, “This partnership holds the promise of leveraging the strengths of both our nations to revolutionize the global ed-tech landscape. S2M’s technological expertise and extensive reach in India will enable us to bring the best Finnish solutions to India while allowing us to jointly develop world-class technology solutions for FGES to take to the global stage.”
“Numeracy and literacy are fundamental skills essential for lifelong success. As an educator, I understand the pivotal role that comprehensive and pedagogically well-designed resources play in assisting schools and educators in fulfilling their mission. Our shared goal is to make the students’ learning journey enjoyable and empowering, and to encourage lifelong learning,” Helena Mäkinen, K-12 Education Program Lead at Finnish Global Education Solutions further added.