Many students experience barriers to their learning, be this illness, mental health issues, learning difficulties, SEND or other underlying reasons. We aim to provide these students with a secure alternative provision that supports their educational needs while they are unable to make it into a mainstream establishment.
EDClass is proven to break down barriers to learning for those learners experiencing mental health, exploitation, well-being, or attendance issues. No matter where a learner is within your trust or school and regardless of their situation, EDClass can scaffold their learning through our virtual classroom utilising our live teaching or pre-recorded lessons.
Support mental health anywhere
EDClass is an online 24/7 platform so that any student, teacher or parent across the school or MAT can access the system anytime or anywhere for:
- online learning schedules
- homework and revision content
- late-night learning content
- tracking and learner reports
EDClass is available 24/7 for any school or MAT so that any learner, teacher and support worker has:
- access to the virtual platform system
- access to own UK-qualified and experienced teaching and learning
- use of our portal and platform in a locked-down application to protect everyone
- a personalised learning plan
- assessment and monitoring
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