Stones2Milestones (S2M)—a research-based edutech company has announced its partnership with Finnish Global Education Solutions (FGES)—a member of the Education Finland program controlled by the Finnish National Agency for Education. The FGES team has shown keen interest in adopting S2M’s flagship product, the Freadom reading app, into their educational landscape, given its proven success in enhancing English and reading skills.
At a public signing ceremony in Bangalore, 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 were present. Teacher professional development, introducing the Finnish learning approach into Indian schools—with an initial focus on literacy and numeracy—and developing advanced technology solutions for global deployment are thrust areas of this cooperation.
Commenting on this partnership, Co-founder of Stones2Milestones Kavish Gadia said, “This partnership holds the promise of leveraging the strengths of both our nations to revolutionise 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.”
Helena Mäkinen, K-12 Education Program Lead at Finnish Global Education Solutions, expressed, “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.”