Founded by students Tom Schoffelen, Dante van der Heyden, Scholica tries to combine all the things a school needs into one service. Functions like file sharing, keeping students updated, checking schedules, e-mailing fellow classmates and planning are what they try to combine into one product. While other services only offer one of the functions, Scholica offers all of them, in one package, for a single price.
Dante says of Scholica: “Our goal is to make the lives of students and teachers easier. We are students ourselves and we know what it is like to work with the services currently offered for E-learning: lacking usability, consistency and customization options. That’s the reason we started Scholica: we don’t want to change the way people learn, we want to enable them to focus on learning only.”
7.50 Euros per user per year, with a minimum of 5 users Scholica helps students and institutions crate the E-learning platform that normally would cost tens of thousands of dollars to have a senior developer build out for them. With everything in one place students don’t have to normalize on multiple platforms helping them stay focused and more informed with varied media correspondence and unheralded communications accessibility.
While the platform helps make the lives of students easier, it also took into account the lives of teachers and school systems themselves. Instead of making for an overwhelming experience Scholica was built as a modular system, where schools can change and add functions based on their need to be as robust or simple for the needs of everyone. Available as a desktop and mobile solution it’s a cleaner way to experience school communications and planning.