Japanese localization and IT company partners with world’s learning platform to deliver e-learning solutions in the country

Today, Moodle – the world’s open source learning platform – welcome Human Science as its latest Certified Moodle Partner in Japan.

Together, both organisations will continue their work in providing flexible and powerful edtech tools that will support educational needs, organizational training demands and workplace requirements in Japan.

Human Science is well-known in the country as solution providers for localization services within the IT, manufacturing, medical and education sectors. Since their establishment over 30 years ago (in 1985), Human Science has been supporting both domestic and multinational companies, such as Microsoft, HP, Fujitsu and Apple.

The organization has also offered Moodle services since 2009 in various small and large scale uses for the education and corporate sectors.

Their alignment to Moodle’s open source project and mission of empowering educators is further evident through their position as the chosen support providers for The Open University Japan, and membership with e-Learning Consortium Japan and the Moodle Association of Japan.

Human Science’s CEO, Tsuyoshi Kumazawa, commented on becoming a Certified Moodle Partner: “By becoming a Moodle Partner, we can officially announce that we are a provider of Moodle services.”

“As an organisation we support the growth of people and organizations in ICT. We are constantly on the lookout for the newest technology, so that we are able to offer the best solutions to our clients’ needs.”

“As a Moodle Partner, we aim to provide more solutions for our clients with this learning platform, combined with our provision of reliable technology and rich experience.”

Dr Martin Dougiamas, Founder and CEO of Moodle, also commented on this new partnership: “I’m delighted to welcome Human Science as our latest Certified Moodle Partner.”

“Human Science’s knowledge and passion in the latest technology and in e-learning will help the Moodle project not only through their financial support for our core developers, but also to advance Moodle’s mission in empowering educators with their services to Moodle users.,” said Martin.

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Media contact
Petra Vanessie
Head of Communications
petra@moodle.com

About Moodle
Moodle, the world’s open source learning platform, allows educators to create a private space online filled with tools for collaborative learning. First released in 2001 by Martin Dougiamas, Moodle is now used in every country in the world. Moodle is a key part of operations for leading education institutions such as Open University UK, Monash and Columbia, as well as big organisations such as the United Nations, UK Government and US Defence force.

Moodle’s open source project and development is supported by its global community of users and network of certified Moodle Partners, who offer a range of tailored Moodle services and support. For more information, visit moodle.com.

About Human Science
Human Science provides localization services for clients in the IT, manufacturing, medical and educational sectors in Japan and other Asian markets.

They specialise in providing services in manual and document production, systems development, e-learning content, educational content production as well as educational seminars.

Human Science are members of the Moodle Association of Japan and has been working with Moodle since 2009. As Certified Moodle Partner, Human Science will offer the following support services:

  • Moodle installation
  • Hosting
  • Start to end project consulting
  • Customization
  • Courseware and theme development
  • Moodle training and seminars
  • System integration
  • General IT support

For more information about Human Science, please visit their website.

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