Wey delivers superior education by providing live interactive, engaging and creative teaching to young learners around the world.
Society has changed as a result of the digital revolution.
Generation Z are being shaped by increased access to information; nearly constant connections; budget cuts; disaster; tragedy and threats to personal safety; equity and equality; the Gig economy.
- Technology Characteristics
It is estimated that 88% of this cohort have access to a computer with 78% having their own smart phone and over 35 million tablet users watching more than 3 hours of mobile video a week. This generation form the largest share of wearable tech users.
- Learning Preferences
This generation has been inundated with video channels, e-learning, webinars and smart boards. They have always had instant access to information, maps, movies, music, shopping as well as their educational material. Technology is not a tool to them; it is an ordinary part of life. They are from the age of Uber, skis, Airbnb, and of course, most daily actions through some form of social media.
- Mental Health
This has all had an impact on academic performance in physical schools, with 1 in 3 students reporting stress has an impact and many reporting anxiety and depression is impacting their learning.
Wey Education’s entities, InterHigh School and Academy21, have been providing a positive alternative to physical schooling since 2005.
Both have been operating as independent schools on the internet offering young people a fresh relationship with learning, reengaging them with education by delivering flexible and accessible live interactive teaching within positive and inclusive online communities. Now a proven effective schooling provision with a track record of outcomes for thousands of young learners Wey is focused on Wey 2.0 – a strategy for accelerated growth.
Catalysts for growth.
There are a number of key factors enabling Wey to transform the lives of many more young people in the UK and all over the world.
- The Department for Education online education provider registration scheme
- Parental familiarity with online learning
- Quality Assurances
- Enriched marketing
The strategy to deliver accelerated growth comes from a 3-pronged approach
- Education Strategy
- Technology Strategy
- Marketing Strategy