Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs are designed to help people ages 16 years and above who did not have the privilege to complete their regular school education. These programs are often operated by Community Colleges and are aimed at helping these students to learn basic skills like reading, writing, listening, speaking, and doing math. Many ABE students complete the program by passing the “high school equivalency” exam and receiving a diploma or some other certificate for their education. Many ABE students complete the program by passing the “high school equivalency” exam and receiving a diploma or some other certificate for their education.For a myriad of reasons, people in Adult Basic Education (ABE) have a hard time staying engaged and completing the program. However, it is also challenging for schools and organizations to provide ABE programs to retain their students. The State Government only pays for those students who reach certain milestones while attending the programs. If a student is recruited and starts the program, but does not reach the first milestone, then the school will not get paid for educating that student. So, to keep the process running smoothly, the schools have a significant incentive to retain such students in any (legal) way possible. AdvanceNet Labs along with their co-partners Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) saw this gap in the market and decided to come up with a product that could help both the students and the educational institutions.
Keith Thode, CEO WorkReady Mobile
Schools and organizations need to keep their students engaged and motivated to continue through the program via quality communication. It is so, as the students who receive proper guidance through their schools are more likely to complete their education. To fulfill this essential requirement of schools and students, the idea for WorkReady Mobile came into existence intending to help everyone stay connected and informed. The strategy was to develop it as a central source of communication between administrators, instructors, and students. Moreover, to convert this idea into an effective reality, AdvanceNet Labs contacted our teams at BrainX to do their magic.
WorkReady Mobile is a dream app for both schools and students. Our team has designed a platform where adult students can get virtual training in their desired fields, without going to schools and attending proper classes. Technically, it is a multi-tenant product that is synchronized between the web and mobile app platforms. WorkReady Mobile has many customizable features including its custom UI aspect for the varying needs of customers. Moreover, it supports multiple languages with various methods of communication including in-app messages, push notifications, SMS, and e-mails. In addition to that, it also provides smart reporting tools for the admin – making it an admirable and user-friendly platform. Benefits for the Instructors: The instructors can easily perform the following activities via WorkReady Mobile: • Create multiple classes and add students • Share course-related documents and links with the students • Set up class events • Mark attendance • Facilitate proper communication with the students Benefits for the Students: On the other end, the app helps the students in the following ways: They can communicate with their instructors through instant messaging. They get notified about important events and class meetings via a smart calendar. They can set up and manage their career and educational goals. They can join their classes easily. Book appointments with their instructors. They get informed about the latest job opportunities through a Job Board. Manage the results of their assessments. Upload their documents & Submit their assignments. Benefits for School and Organizational Admins: WorkReady Mobile helps the school and organizational admins with the following: Manage the overall platform among different schools Restrict users to different sets of functionalities Make announcements Report through a dashboard and exports.
WorkReady Mobile has helped many adults to complete their ABE programs as well as the schools trying to retain such students. The platform aided the schools and organizations with the following: • Managing everything from orientation to graduation • Increasing their graduation rate • Retaining more students • Helping students focus on goals • Modernizing accessibility Note: The use of WorkReady Mobile bloomed during the COVID season, with the significant demand for online education.