ChuChu TV partners Skoolbo to launch a new YouTube channel for preschoolers
MUMBAI: Kids content creator ChuChu TV has partnered with Skoolbo, a learning media company, to roll out a new offering for preschool children called ChuChuSchool.
The tie-up is a first of its kind collaboration of a YouTube channel collaborating with a globally renowned preschool education company.
ChuChuSchool will extend the popular ChuChu TV experience into improving reading, mathematics, languages, science, geography, music and art for preschool children through a dedicated YouTube channel and complementary web subscription and app.
ChuChu TV Co-Founder & CEO Vinoth Chandar said, “We couldn’t be happier in partnering with Skoolbo. We have huge respect for what they have achieved in terms of product growth. We are so passionate about educating children and see the huge potential of using the ChuChu TV characters and music to inspire and engage children to improve their learning.”
ChuChuSchool will initially be available in English before being published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, and Russian. It will also add Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and other Indian regional languages during 2018 and 2019.
Skoolbo Founder & CEO Shane Hill stated, “Our mission is to transform the educational outcomes of millions of children across the globe, and in ChuChu TV we have found our perfect partner. Our companies have the same mission to educate and entertain millions of children. The partnership brings together the complementary strengths of both companies – ChuChu TV is the world’s most popular preschool content and Skoolbo has proven in country after country that our learning platforms are loved by children, teachers, and parents.”
Established in 2013, ChuChu TV has 17.7 million subscribers from around the world clocking 14 billion views. ChuChu TV is currently available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and has recently started to produce kids content in Indian regional languages as well. ChuChuSchool YouTube channel will be the 9th channel in the ChuChu TV family.
Skoolbo’s highly popular learning product is currently used in over 54,449 schools worldwide, including the United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore. Skoolbo won the 2016 award for Best Game-based Curriculum Solution presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. The SIIA CODiE Awards constitute the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services.