Xunta de Galicia has launched a Tele education platform during the COVID 19 crisis
The Ministry of Education of the Xunta de Galicia, with the drive and technological leadership of the Axencia for the Modernization of Galician Technology AMTEGA, has made available to teachers and students a tele education platform that allows teachers and students to continue their training and learning online, at anytime, anywhere being able to access it from a wide variety of devices (computers, smartphones, tablets…)
The main functionalities of the platform allow: to créate virtual collaboration romos (classrooms) to carry out video conferences, work or training sessions with the possibility of sharing documents and using virtual whiteboards, as well as asking questions to the teacher by sending instant messages to the participants, controlling devices remotely and recording the sessions for later viewing.
More tan 33,600 virtual classrooms or romos have been enabled. Its functioning can be managed and supervised in technical terms, through the reports and control tools provided by the platform itself. Furthermore, all communications take place safely over encypted chanels
The platform is fully operational and the selected technology has been Cisco, Webex, implemented by AMTEGA with the support of the Spanish multinational company SATEC after just two weeks.