The Ministry Of Education, Youth & Information Of Jamaica (MOEYI) and BookFusion Limited Jamaica have entered into an an agreement to work together in an effort to distribute digital content throughout schools and institutions under the MOEYI’s directive island wide.
BookFusion is an eBook platform that allows users to read and share their eBooks on any device while providing publishers and authors with an open and global platform to distribute and publish their eBooks.
The BookFusion platform will be used throughout schools participating in the Tablets in Schools Initiative (TIS) and for any other applicable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) initiatives and priorities.
These are a few of the immediate benefits that BookFusion will add to the e- learning initiative:
- Students island wide will have access to MOEYI eBooks on any device to read both online and offline. Therefore, students can read and interact with their books without internet connectivity.
- Students will have free access to over 50,000 eBooks that are readily available and accessible through the platform
- Readers will have a user-friendly way to read eBooks which is available on all devices (desktops, phones and tablets – both iOS & Android)Together, BookFusion and the MOEYI aim to increase students’ access to content in and out of school and provide sustainable digital solutions for the distribution of eBooks and digital content to students, teachers and educational institutions throughout the island.
Vincent HuNovember 7, 2016