85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 have not yet been created*. Striving to prepare students for unknown futures, today’s educators are challenged to not only teach up-to-date information and skills, but simultaneously create systems that accommodate constant change. In this rapidly evolving industry, Robots & Pencils has a proven record of delivering impactful solutions to edtech startups, long-established academic institutions and everything in between. Our strategy, design and technology experts partner with educational leaders to develop innovative, flexible learning experiences, boost student engagement and retention, and free staff and faculty to spend time supporting students—not entering data into archaic systems.
*Institute For The Future, Dell Technologies. “The Next Era of Human-Machine Partnerships.” (2017)
Our experienced team knows the challenges educators in traditional and nontraditional organizations face when trying to innovate for their students. Our proven frameworks and methodologies help you to identify and address stumbling blocks to great experiences and student outcomes. Touching on areas from organizational structure to system architecture to process improvement, our trained team will identify and execute against short, medium and long term priorities to drive immediate impact without losing sight of the big picture.
Different institutions and educators have different priorities and approaches - and that’s okay. R&P can spin up the team, design and tech that works for you. From mobile experts building a consumer-grade student UX to talented designers ensuring your educational content is as engaging as possible across modalities, we flex to meet you where you are - and help get you where you need to go.
Student expectations and educational methods are evolving fast. Students need an education that meets them where they are now and across their careers, and one that is affordable, personalized and aligned to marketplace demand. R&P can help you keep up, with solutions like augmented reality technology, mobile-first platforms, and competency-based learning tools, while our UX team makes sure you always keep your students in the center. Our edu chatbot, Socrates, can even offer always-on support to your students across the lifecycle, from admission to graduation and beyond.
“Robots & Pencils is a company of mobile and digital innovators. If you are seeking best-in-class design and development expertise and services, look no further than Robots & Pencils.President and Founder, GoForth Institute
“I am so impressed with the R&P team. What a pleasure it is to work with such thoughtful, creative professionals.Program Manager of Texas Oncourse
“Robots & Pencils is our go-to edtech partner. They can walk right into an organization and contribute rapidly, successfully driving projects to completion and providing valuable thought leadership. Their work has been critical to advancing our key initiatives and accomplishing some of our biggest wins.CTO, Trilogy Education, Acquired by 2U