A company focused on digital training is launched by software specialist Hull, offering a smart way to progress and track a qualification.
Tequ , The 55 Group’s platform, provides an online tool to manage progress. Tutors and skills professionals will be able to use the system to grade, provide feedback and assess, while appointments and schedules will be integrated into a single calendar system.
It is led by Chief Executive Jenni Longden, who has extensive experience in the education sector, including her most recent role as Director of Learning at Hull College.
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There she led a team of teachers and support staff covering commercial and business building qualifications and the built environment ranging from level two to five.
Jenni said, “I am thrilled to be leading Tequ and look forward to launching our first digital platform very soon. The pandemic has demonstrated why a shift towards more digital work practices is needed at all levels to keep all kinds of operations moving. This includes education, with the need for a reliable cloud-based option necessary for continued learning.
“Tequ will enable this transition from physical archives to digital archives. The remote access feature will also be a great benefit for a large number of learners, working best for anyone studying alongside work or other commitments that fall within the traditional classroom setting.
“After working within the continuing education system for several years, I am excited to bring my experience to this new company and platform. I can’t wait for learners to use the platform, hear their feedback and see how it revolutionizes their learning experience. »
Group 55 – shortlisted for the HullLive Business Awards – already includes construction frameworks provider Pagabo and risk management and compliance software platform Sypro. A recent recipient of major investments, it is described as a cross-industry business alliance.
Group Managing Director Gerard Toplass said the group’s mission is to use technology and innovative thinking to bring a better, faster and greener approach to its core markets, with Tequ taking this approach in the education.
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“We are thrilled to launch Tequ and see Jenni’s expertise join our collective ventures, bringing with her a wealth of experience in continuing education and learning, as well as valuable skills to lead the new platform business. learning,” he said.
“We are passionate about finding better ways to meet the challenges of the future, and that means revolutionizing the way learning and training are approached, covering everything from the courses themselves to how they are delivered. dispensed.”