Henley Business School Africa has rolled out their own online learning platform, Pelopele (Learning with Heart). It is a customised digital dashboard where courses, programmes, announcements, group alerts and reminders will appear. The platform includes project management tools that can assist students in managing their milestones.
Centered around online collaboration, the students can get to know the programme faculty as well as their fellow students by visiting Pelopele members’ profiles which includes profile pictures and a brief overview of each faculty member’s professional career.
Students gain easy access to important Henley announcements through Pelopele once they log onto the system which includes news articles related to the school. The first programme to begin using Pelopele is Food Lover’s Market Executive Education programme, with the SARS PGDip launching soon.
“Pelopele is a South African learning platform, a collaboration between Henley Africa and local designers. by Henley Business School with localised support and matches international quality systemsThe platform provides important functionalities that students will find useful in their studies and group projects,” said Jon Foster-Pedley, dean of Henley Business School Africa.
“We are excited to add another digital solution to assist our students and we believe Pelopele will become and invaluable resource for online learning at Henley, built by Africans for Africans it will add further value to our programmes and to our seamless learning environment,” concluded Mr Foster-Pedley.