The Safe Campus solution will be the safety module in Desire2Learn’s Campus Life mobile suite
Toronto’s Guardly, a developer of public safety mobile services, has partnered with Desire2Learn and will provide its Safe Campus solution for its Campus Life mobile suite.
Desire2Learn is focused on the higher education, K-12, healthcare, government and corporate sectors, and its Campus Life mobile product helps students access resources in their post-secondary community. The partnership with Guardly will add the ability to easily communicate with campus security.
“Desire2Learn has established a strong partner network that we’re working with to enable success in teaching and learning,” said Jeff McDowell, vice-president of market development at Desire2Learn, in a statement. “Guardly is an important addition to our network and Campus Life as it helps learners and instructors stay safe while on campus.”
Safe Campus features real-time GPS location data, as well as providing information such as caller ID and profile information to security dispatchers, along with the nature of the emergency and secure messaging.
“Desire2Learn is the most forward-thinking learning management system provider on the market,” said Josh Sookman, Guardly CEO, in a statement. “The Campus Life mobile suite is a prime example of the company’s ability to understand and deliver on today’s student communication and lifestyle preferences, and is a natural fit with Guardly Safe Campus.”