Uber of tutoring helps innovate failing education system

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Coined the Uber of private tutoring, Cognition.Online will be showcasing its latest app at The Digital Education Show Africa that is being held at the Sandton Convention Centre from 18-19 October 2016. This app comes at a perfect time when South Africa’s failing education system desperately needs innovation to transform it.

Cognition.Online is an app-based platform on iOS and Android that is revolutionising the tutoring industry, surpassing any platform available today. The app is packed with ground breaking features to connect students and tutors in a unique way.

Using an intuitive system, it merely takes a moment to request a lesson based on all the necessary information. Tutors that meet the requirements are then able to actively apply for these requested lessons. Based on previous ratings from other students and the tutors brief profile, a student is able to select from the list of tutors.

Cognition.Online director Kyle Dodds says Cognition.Online forms matches between student demand and tutor supply on a price the market defines. “You request a lesson, we get it in front of the right tutors, they bid, you choose, pay and get better marks.”

“With Cognition.Online, tutors and students are able to connect based on their location. Innovative pairing ensures available tutors fit your criteria and will then be able to apply for the job. It’s just up to you to choose who you would like,” he explains.

To ensure a high level of competence, all tutors are screened and approved. The app allows available tutors to apply for lessons Instead of students sifting through lists of unavailable tutors.

“We have tried our utmost best to keep the process of booking a tutor as simple as possible. In a few simple steps you are able to have a tutor at your doorstep. So all you have to worry about is your schoolwork or tutoring the lesson,” he concludes.

Cognition.Online will be at stand 19D at The Digital Education Show Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre from 18-19 October 2016.