Lenovo™ Launches an Expanded Portfolio of Education Software Solutions to Better Enable Distance and Blended Learning

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – May 5, 2020 – Lenovo, a global leader in providing educational technology, announces today an expanded portfolio of software solutions to better enable distance and blended learning. From monitoring the online safety of students to remote classroom management and distance learning instruction, a curated selection of software options to support digital learning ecosystems is now available through Lenovo sales channels.

Currently, more than 1.2 billion students, over 90 percent of the world’s learners, are impacted due to school closures[1]. With disruption to the regular school calendar and student experiences, schools are rising to the challenge to build and deploy distance learning programs rapidly and at scale. Schools and districts urgently require secured platforms for engaging students, compelling and effective digital learning content, and the tools to better enable teachers.

To fulfill these objectives, Lenovo is collaborating with leading software developers to offer solutions that include:

  • Lenovo Software LanSchool – classroom management for K-12
  • Creativity apps for Chromebook – six apps for students to create videos, podcasts, notes, art, books, and screencasts on Chromebooks
  • Absolute® – endpoint resilience platform & device visibility
  • SentinelOne™ – next-generation antivirus for endpoint, cloud, and IoT
  • Bark for Schools – student safeguarding
  • Exploros™ – teacher guided, tech-enabled social learning experiences
  • Veative Home Study – WebXR learning library with over 500 lessons
  • Educational Collaborators – customized teacher professional development webinars on the shift to remote learning

Visit the Lenovo Distance Learning Solutions web page for more information. The new portfolio software of solutions is available immediately to customers in North America.

Lenovo believes that the current surge in distance learning will have long-term effects on education worldwide as districts implement and manage more digital transformation in school administration and curriculum.

“Because of technology’s influence on careers of the future, 21st century education requires powerful and flexible solutions of blended learning. This means combining digital materials and online interactions with traditional classroom teaching methods,” said Richard Henderson, Director of Global Education Solutions, Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “The current environment of temporary, widespread school closings has accelerated unprecedented demand in digital schooling. The distance learning solutions that are being implemented this year have the potential for lasting, positive impact on student learning.”

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a US$50 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 57,000 employees and operating in 180 markets around the world.  Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society. By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world. To find out more visit https://www.lenovo.com, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Weibo and read about the latest news via our StoryHub.

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[1] UNESCO Covid-19 Education Disruption and Response

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