Tell us about the company
Nelnet International is passionate about helping students, families and educational institutions achieve their dreams and goals. We work with universities and schools to deliver high-quality education and commerce platforms designed to unite people, strategy, processes, and technology to help them build future-focused agile businesses. Our suite of solutions includes a powerful commerce platform and a comprehensive student management platform.
What initiatives are you working on currently
We are currently working with universities and schools and helping them manage their operations in a hybrid model of operating in-person and remotely.
What are the benefits for educational establishments using your product/s
Nelnet International’s services provides universities and schools with the tools to enhance their user experience for students, families and administrators, simplify workflows and manage all of their operations, transactions, payments, reporting, reconciliation and integrations while creating efficiencies. Nelnet International’s ability to work with global and country-specific partners, act local and modify their solutions based on the needs/requirements has proven to be a significant competitive advantage.
Our services also help universities and schools deliver needed services online to help them meet the needs of remote learning.
What products/solutions are best suited for teachers/academics (schools or universities)? How will these products/solutions help educators become more effective?
We have two EdTech solutions: Xetta for universities and FACTS for schools.
Xetta, our innovative commerce platform, which is in 80 percent of the universities in Australia provides universities with the ability to easily manage all their transactions, payments and reporting. Xetta allows universities to create any type of transaction such as tuition and fees, it integrates to any system and payment provider.
Xetta simplifies workflows, expands payment capability, streamlines reconciliation, reduces security and compliance risk, and provides valuable reporting and analytics. Xetta allows universities to align their offerings to the expectations of students. FACTS our student information system provides a robust and agile management and learning platform to accommodate schools operating in person or remote.
It is designed to meet the needs of principals, admissions directors, academic deans, business officers, other school leaders and families Our focus is to support school efforts to promote consistency, collaboration and academic excellence whilst providing families with a flexible secure online payment service.
How has the current pandemic affected how you operate / what have you had to change? What lessons did you learn?
The pandemic has increased interest and the need for our services. Our EdTech services help universities and schools deliver needed services online to help them meet the needs of remote learning.
What do you think the top Edtech trends do you see emerging this year
- Hybrid learning
- Artificial Intelligence
- Micro credentials
- Learning with VR and AR