Former Minister of Education of the Netherlands (Jo Ritzen) visits Italian school to learn from innovations
Mr Ritzen will also take the time to see Revisely's digital correction app in use
09 APRIL 2015, BRINDISI, ITALY
SummaryJo Ritzen, former Minister of Education of the Netherlands and co-founder of Revisely, will visit the Majorana school in Brindisi, Italy, to explore innovations in education on Friday the 10th of April.
The former minister will check out the digital and other innovations at the Majorana school and see how the cooperation proceeds between Dutch startup Revisely and the school, who recently started using Revisely's digital correction application.
Revisely is currently investigating to open an office in Puglia to collaborate with more schools in Italy on digital correction innovations.
Digital correction application
Revisely's app makes it easy for teachers to give good feedback to students. This is especially useful to correct essays more effectively, giving teachers an online tool for text correction in Dutch, English and Spanish (Italian is on the roadmap). Thanks to structured comments, students get better feedback and management benefits from benchmarking tools.
All documents are kept digitally, making it impossible to misplace your text. Also, plagiarism check has been integrated to encourage students' creativity.
Revisely works hand in hand with teachers and students of the 2 largest school groups in the Netherlands, OMO and Carmel.
In June of 2014 Revisely won access to incubator UtrechtInc, including € 68k growth capital. In December of 2014 Revisely won € 100k financing by European accelerator Impact.
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Revisely's online web app makes it easy for teachers to give more and better feedback on texts to students in less time. This is especially useful for correcting essays, letters and papers more effectively, giving teachers a comfortable tool for text correction in Dutch, English and Spanish. Thanks to built-in structured comments, students get better feedback without extra work for the teacher. Our tool covers the entire process, from setting the assignment thru plagiarism checking to giving insightful feedback. Both student and teacher also benefit from reporting and benchmarking tools.
Revisely was founded in 2014 by Jeroen Fransen and former Minister of Education for the Netherlands Jo Ritzen. We work hand in hand with teachers and students of the two largest school groups in the Netherlands, OMO and Carmel. Revisely now has over 135,000 users in the Netherlands, Finland, Spain, India and Italy in both secondary and higher education. We are proud to be partners with SOMtoday, Urkund, Brightspace, Van Dijk, UtrechtInc, Impact Accelerator and xEdu. Revisely is a founding member of Dutch edtech group The Dutch School.