The current Covid-19 pandemic witnessed the rise of e-learning as schools are closed and lessons are conducted digitally. Some learning platforms generated a conducive learning environment by providing tools and resources to generate a fun and interactive learning journey. Here, Top 10 of Malaysia shares its random list of the top e-learning platforms in Malaysia that have also set up offices overseas. These platforms have successfully garnered hundreds of thousands to millions of users.
Internexia was founded in 1997 after Bismillah Kader returned from the United Kingdom. Bismillah was an inspector of education in England while her husband, David was principal of a further education college. Internexia’s solutions include multimedia-rich, interactive content for information and learning modules for universities, colleges, primary, secondary and pre-schools; banks, manufacturing firms, food and beverage retailors and franchisors, insurance companies and government miniseries, agencies and GLC, and small to large scale private and public sectors. Internexia’s LMS (Learning Management System) offers Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliance features which include powerful tracking and reporting, testing and assessments tools, compatible and easily integrated with other applications.
Pukunui is a leading Learning Management System (LMS) provider, operating across the Asia Pacific region. Headed by Vinny Stocker, Pukunui helps businesses, educational organisations, and government agencies develop e-learning systems that are powerful and user-friendly. Its online education and IT experts offer a full service, from LMS hosting through to customised development and integration while also providing e-learning consultancy, content design and training to ensure learners benefit from a platform that makes learning fun, easy and effective. In business since 2001, Pukunui provides hosting and other services for Moodle™ in the Asia Pacific region and support hundreds of thousands of users through its offices in Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Helm by Kelvin Loh, eLearningMinds is a group with strategic partnerships from different countries experienced in providing eLearning content solutions for organisations in the private and public sectors. The group includes Universal IT Solutions Sdn Bhd, Malaysia and strategic partnerships with eLearningMinds Global Education Technology Co. Ltd., China; Systronic, Indonesia; eLearningMinds Singapore and Source Learning, Thailand. Service offerings include designing and developing practical, effective and affordable learning solutions to its clients in consultancy, eContent development, tool-based training and skill-based training. In addition, eLearningMinds provides coaching and consulting services to enable DIY eLearning initiatives to clients and their organisations.
Launched in June 2020 by the Ministry of Education (MOE), DELIMa or ‘Digital Educational Learning Initiative Malaysia’ is a digital learning platform for teachers, educators and students. The platform is a culmination of several years of effort from the ministry along with Google, Microsoft and Apple. DELIMa offers all the applications and services required by teachers and students within the Malaysian school system, including digital learning enabling technologies and resources such as Google Classroom, Microsoft O365 and Apple Teacher Learning Center. The platform has an average 1.7m monthly active users, making it one of the largest national deployments in the world. With 10,000 schools, 370,000 teachers and 2.5 million students in the system, Malaysia is making huge strides in its digital transformation and future readiness.
iKompass is an education organisation specialising in a niche set of courses and skills. Its primary area of focus is Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Project Management, Cyber Security and Serverless technologies. iKompass’ top rated courses include Project Management Professional (PMP), Data Science, Cyber Security and Web Development. Put together by industry experts, it teaches skills to get students practicing best practices in the shortest time possible. The company offers both physical classroom training and virtual live classroom. Ikompass has trained over 10,000 people globally in project management.
Open Learning provides over 456 courses and it has 477,129 students. It is an online learning platform that goes beyond content delivery to focus on community, connectedness and learner engagement. It also uses a social media workflow to enable and encourage commenting and liking which means that the courses will foster a community of collaborative learners instead of individuals feeling lost in a sea of information. Open Learning also provides built-in galleries, wikis and blog pages to feature work and encourage collaboration and peer feedback.
Learning Port began operations in 2012 with the aim of providing high-quality e-learning content to Malaysian schoolchildren. The company was the vision of Dato’ Idrus Mohd Satha, a Malaysian entrepreneur in the education sector known as the founder of Cosmopoint. Based in Bangsar South City, Learning Port quickly grew to over 150 employees, including teachers, instructional designers, animators, graphic designers and programmers from 15 different countries. It has also been recognised by the government of Malaysia as a company that develops and uses multimedia to enhance education.
SMD Webtech offers a complete range of digital solutions, web solutions and mobile solutions that include web and mobile development services, e-commerce, e-wallet, fintech solutions, digital marketing, a learning management systems (LMS) and manages all kinds of digital services. Its current presence is in Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, India, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand. SMD’s learning management systems is designed with the learner experience and administrative agility at the forefront. It offers eLearning services in Malaysia at an affordable cost with an innovative and intuitive solution that includes video training, video classes, Zoom classroom and school management system.
Frog Asia’s Virtual Learning Environment (Frog VLE) is available to 10,000 schools in Malaysia through the 1BestariNet project. It is a cloud-based virtual learning environment that has been designed by Frog Education to simplify and enhance teaching and learning, communication and administration. With experience in the market for nearly 15 years the Frog VLE is not just used in Malaysia, but is also being used worldwide in 23 countries, in over 12,000 schools and more than 20 million users within a community of teachers and learners.
ITTV Education is a company that offers online e-learning as a learning alternative since 2013, covering from syllabuses Year 4 to Form 5. Via e-learning, students can do revision for their subjects anywhere and anytime. This ITTV e-learning programme contains more than 3,000 video tutorials that are accessible via smartphones, tablets or computer devices with 3G/4G or Wifi Internet access. Over 100,000 students have benefited from ITTV which makes subjects easier to understand and learning more fun.