News Room & Blog

Yara Technologies partners with top tier banks to offer EPPs to parents paying school fees via the Talkative Parents platform

Publisher : News Wire, Date Published : 08/10/2021 “Talkative Parents” (EdTech Platform) users can now enjoy Easy Payment Plans (EPPs) when paying school fees via the platform using credit cards from 10 partner banks. This initiative would provide flexibility to parents in converting their child’s school fee payments into equal monthly installments varying from 3 months up to 60 months, depending on the terms offered by the respective partner banks. The shorter tenured conversions are offered...

read more

Methodist Collage joins Yara Technologies

Publisher : Daily News, Date Published : 28/08/2021 Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd partnered with Methodist College, to implement the “Talkative Parents” EdTech platform across the school. This would help further accelerate Methodist College’s digitization drive with the inclusion of Cross Channel Communication, enabling mobile apps, text messages, and email-based communication via one unified portal. Methodist College was an early adopter of Google Classroom and has successfully conducted online...

read more

Webinar : Physical, Mental & Eye Health of Children During the Pandemic

The Pandemic has resulted in Physical, Mental & Eye related health challenges to our School Children & their Parents. Yara Technologies/ Talkative Parents Sri Lanka hosted an informative Webinar with the guidance of Specialist Paediatricians and Clinical Psychologists in Sri Lanka, 16th July 2021 and proactively discussed these issues! Our speakers, Dr Rajaratnam Ajanthan – Consultant Paediatrician Ms Ransirini De Silva – Clinical Psychologist Dr Amila De Alwis – Consultant Eye...

read more

Seylan Bank Partners Yara Technologies to Provide Merchant Portal Services

Publisher : Ada Derana Biz, Date Published : 02/02/2021 Enhancing convenience to the education segment via the “Talkative Parents” EdTech Platform Seylan Bank announced its partnership with Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd to facilitate their range of digital payments through Seylan Merchant Portal, the first fully-fledged, multipurpose digital payment platform that offers a safer and more convenient option to carry out digital transactions. The Seylan Merchant Portal platform will spruce up the...

read more

Yara Technologies Successfully Conducts “Learning with Google During the Pandemic & Beyond” Webinar

Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd [“Yara”], a Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative Partner, successfully conducted a webinar on “Learning with Google, During the Pandemic and Beyond” on April 8th, 2021. A distinguished panel of senior educators in Sri Lanka comprising of Asanka Perera (Sub Warden S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia), Malith Kumarasinghe, (Coordinating Principal, Wycherley International School), Prof. Harshana Rambukwella (Director, Post Graduate Institute of English)...

read more

Learning with Google: During the Pandemic and Beyond

Yara Technologies, Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative Partner Yara Technologies (Pvt) Ltd  [“Yara”], owner of the “Talkative Parents” [“TP”] EdTech platform, connects educators, teachers, parents and students through one integrated platform consisting of Communication Platform (cross channel), Online School Fees Payments, e-learning and data analytics, has joined the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative. By joining this initiative, Yara Technologies is able...

read more

Yara Technologies integration with Google for Education addresses challenges faced by Educators in developing nations

By Chaminda V Silva and Gamika Seneviratne     Yara Technologies has joined the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative and their EdTech platform, Talkative Parents, is now integrated with Google Classroom. This integration would further enhance the ability for educators to set up e-classes, assign/review homework, and seamlessly conduct video clases along with effective teacher parent engagement via controlled digital communication, all in a simplified, easy to use,...

read more

Simplicity, Integrated Platforms and Emergency Learning Plans

Published by "The Sunday Times Education Times", on 20/12/2020: ByChaminda V. Silva and Gamika Seneviratne     With Covid-19 continuing to impact our everyday life, the schooling system across the country is gearing up for an e-learning based education model once again. Regardless, schools are now much more prepared than they were when the first wave hit us in March 2020. It is safe to say that ‘Education Technology’ (EdTech) is here to stay, even after an affordable cure/ vaccine...

read more

Connecting Parents and Schools

Published by "Ceylon Today", on 05/09/2020: By Shanuka Kadupitiyage In a world where connectivity increasingly becomes a necessity, the need for schools to have a proper communications platform continues to grow. This has become even more relevant with the pandemic and nationwide lockdown we have all experienced. Wanting to fill this void and become a bridge that connects schools, parents and students, Yara Technologies provides a solution with their product, Talkative Parents. In a world...

read more