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We are proud to be a part of various organizations, events, and communities that are passionate about creating better learning and assessments technologies for all students. Below you can find where will be next and how you can connect with these communities.

webinars

We host a variety of webinars throughout the year that cover a range of topics such as best practices for learning and assessment technology, training sessions for our products, sessions on the latest mathematics trends hosted by leaders in the global math community and much more!

Supporting Highschool Students’ Numeracy Over the Summer.

3:00 p.m June 2nd 2021

The OCMT-HSE App diagnoses student math skills and provides them with targeted upgrading modules to help them be successful in their upcoming math course. Learn more about the OCMT App and how you can help your students succeed in their math courses this school year by upgrading their math skills during the summer!
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New Digitally-Enhanced Features Now Available on IntroMath.

11:00 a.m April 7th 2021

We have added a variety of new digital features, tools, and updates to the IntroMath system to make learning mathematics from home more engaging and less stressful for students. Learn how these new features can help your student succeed in their courses this year.
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Using OER Resources to Make Math More Inclusive.

11:00 a.m March 3rd 2021

Implementing Open Education Resources (OERs) is becoming an increasingly viable option for educators across Canada. Learn how you can pair OER resources with Vretta’s IntroMath courseware platform to create a flexible, engaging, and inclusive mathematics learning experience for your students.
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Elevate My Math: Bridging the Numeracy Gap

11:00 a.m April 7th 2021

Literacy and numeracy are two of the most important skills students need to be successful in their academic careers and everyday lives. However, there is a widening gap between the essential math skills students have and the ones they need to meet the recommended level of numeracy. Learn how the Elevate My Math platform is supporting learners across a range of education levels, institutions, and countries to successfully assess and improve students’ level of numeracy.
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Blog

We host a variety of webinars throughout the year that cover a range of topics such as best practices for learning and assessment technology, training sessions for our products, sessions on the latest mathematics trends hosted by leaders in the global math community and much more!

Raising the Level of Numeracy at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

20 October, 2021

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the primary provider of technical education and skills training in the province of Saskatchewan for over 28,000 ...

Closing the Numeracy Gap at the University of Derby

28 September, 2021

Numeracy is the ability to work competently and confidently with numbers, especially in practical contexts. ...

Vretta supports Seneca students during the pandemic

6 May, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect students at Seneca: seventy-nine per cent are experiencing financial hardship, three out of four h...

Vretta Named 2021 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Foundational Mathematics Instructional Solution - MathemaTIC earns prestigious industry recognition

4 May, 2021

Vretta, a multi-award winning EdTech company, today announced that MathemaTIC was named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Foundat...

Vretta Sponsors The Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment Award at the e-Assessment Award Ceremony

1 May, 2021

Since the early 1990s, institutions around the world have been conducting many experiments to bring innovation into the development and deli...

Vretta and the Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) Partner to Strengthen Numeracy Skills for Players

18 April, 2021

Vretta is a global leader in the online learning and assessment space, delivering interactive courses through ministries of education, acade...

Vretta and Wiquid Collaborate to Deliver Portable Custom Interactions for Large-scale E-Assessment

5 April, 2021

With the increase in demand for technology-enhanced items (TEIs) for large-scale e-assessment that are interoperable (to enable sharing asse...

Vretta Achieves System and Organization Controls (SOC) Security Compliance Standards

1 February, 2021

System and Organization Controls (SOC), defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), are rigorous security com...

A Partnership to Raise the Proficiency in Mathematics for New Teachers through NASBTT’s School-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Providers

24 September, 2020

With the recent educational policy changes, teacher trainer organizations in England have the added responsibility of ensuring the literacy ...

Vretta Achieves ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for their Information Security Management System

4 August, 2020

The ISO/IEC 27001 is a leading international standard that is focused on the information security established and maintained by organization...

Giving Back

We are proud to work alongside many different organizations, charities, and initiatives that are making a difference locally and around the world. Check out some of the amazing initiatives we are currently helping to support.

Supporting Seneca students during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect students at Seneca: 79% are experiencing financial hardship, 75% have had their employment affected, and 90% are feeling anxiety and uncertainty about their future plans. Vretta continued to support Seneca students during the pandemic through their financial contribution, Entrepreneurial Numeracy Skills platform, mathematics rewards, and strategic advising to enable student-entrepreneurs at Seneca-HELIX start and grow their businesses.

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Supporting COVID-19 Healthcare Professionals

Canadian hospitals required continuous support to ensure all healthcare professionals have the necessary provisions and equipment to continue care for COVID-19 patients. Vretta supported a reputed charity called CanadaHelps that enables hospitals to scale up their operations, ensuring healthcare professionals have the necessary equipment to care for COVID-19 patients needing treatment. Vretta’s contribution provided equipment and critical medical aid, including personal protective equipment for frontline healthcare providers.

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Supporting Teaching and Leadership Capacity

The Educator and Leadership Institute (ELI) is an organization that builds teaching and leadership capacity in communities globally through professional courses and workshops. The objective of ELI is to positively impact the learning outcomes of students and educators in Haiti, Nepal, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Ghana. Vretta’s partnership with ELI to support their vision involves the design, development, hosting, and maintenance of the ELI web and online resource portal for its effective use in all the low internet bandwidth areas.

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Supporting Most Vulnerable Youth in Communities

The Career Foundation is a non-profit registered charity (reg. # 12265 9048RR 0001) that has been supporting the development of human potential for over three decades. Vretta’s partnership with The Career Foundation to support their mission involves contributions that enable life-changing employment and training opportunities provided to the community’s most vulnerable youth.

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Connecting Mathematics Educators Across Ontario

The Ontario Colleges Mathematics Association (OCMA) is an independently organized, not-for-profit association that facilitates communication among Ontario college mathematics faculty and keeps them informed of new methodologies and current needs for mathematics. Vretta’s partnership with the OCMA to support their vision involves the design, development, and maintenance of their web portal to ensure seamless connection among mathematics educators across the province of Ontario.

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Raising Social Consciousness for Fanshawe Students

The Haiti Awareness Trip 2015 (HAT’15) was a social consciousness trip for participating students at Fanshawe College with the first-hand international exposure to what they learned in the classroom. Through the trip, students interacted and witnessed personal testimonials from people living in situations that are different from what they experience in Canada. Vretta supported the mission of HAT’15 by providing financial assistance to participating students, enabling this life-changing exposure for them.

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