GEMS Education today announced it has joined iTunes U, the world's largest online catalogue of free educational content from top schools and prominent libraries, museums and institutions, that helps educators create courses including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabi, and offers them to millions of iOS users around the world.
GEMS Education on iTunes U will provide a range of specialised courses including; languages, arts, history and science from the K12 curriculum. They will also include content from the philanthropic arm of GEMS Education, the Varkey GEMS Foundation (VGF), a charity created to improve the standards of education for underprivileged children around the world.
The free iTunes U app, featuring courses, collections and educational resources, gives educators and students everything they need on their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to teach and take entire courses. With iTunes U, students and lifelong learners gain easy access to enriching educational content no matter where ideas are shared or interests are explored.