Frequently Asked Questions







Teachers


What is Edsembly?

We provide a platform for teachers to create online classrooms for students to learn. We offer features such as Skype sessions, notes, questions and videos to create a 100% online learning experience.


Why should I teach on Edsembly?

You will get paid when students subscribe to your online class. By setting up your classroom online, you will be able to reach out to a much larger online community of students. We collect payment from students via Paypal to ensure that payment is secure.


How do I teach on Edsembly?

You can become a teacher by clicking on this link.


What platforms do you support?

Almost all learning will be done through an internet browser. Our website is compatible across all devices from desktops to ipads and mobile phones. If you are using a desktop or a laptop, you will not need to install Skype. The skype session will run on the internet browser. If you are using your mobile phone, you will need to install the Skype app from the app store.


How much will I be paid?

You will receive 80% of the subscription fees after deducting all costs such as Paypal's transaction cost of 3%.


How will I be paid?

Edsembly will transfer the net fees to your Paypal account linked to your email address. If you do not have an existing Paypal account, you will be prompted to create a Paypal account and the payment will be included once your account is created.


How much do I need to pay to set up a classroom on Edsembly?

This service is completely free for teachers to use. Only students will have to pay when they subscribe to your class.


How much do students pay when they subscribe to my class?

You get to decide how much you want to charge your students on a monthly subscription basis. The minimum price is $50/month. Students are entitled to booking 4 Skype sessions (30 minutes each) for their monthly subscription.


When will I be paid?

At the end of the month, once you have completed the Skype sessions with your students. If the bookings were not completed, or the sessions were missed, the subscription fee will be refunded to the student. Repeated skipping of bookings will result in your class being suspended. We hope you will be committed to the schedule you proposed.


Do students have to pay for all features in my class?

We have 2 tiers of users, paying subscribers and followers. Subscribers will have access to all features, Skype booking, notes, questions and videos. Followers will only have access to notes and questions. They will be able to view questions but not the teacher's solutions to the questions


How long does each Skype session last?

Each session is fixed at 30 minute intervals. When students book a session with you, you will receive a notification email and you may confirm the session on your class Skype page. There will be a link on the class Skype page for you to join the skype session at the appointed time.


How many sessions will students be able to book per month?

Students are entitled to booking 4 Skype sessions (30 minutes each) for their monthly subscription. If students book more than 4 sessions, you have the right to cancel the session.


What if I am unable to fulfill a booking by a student?

Please rearrange for a separate tuition session with the student privately. We hope you will commit to the schedule you proposed when you set up your class.


Does Edsembly own the learning materials that I upload onto the website?

No, the learning materials belong entirely to you. We only provide a platform to host your notes, questions and videos online.


What subjects do you offer?

We offer all subjects across all levels from primary, secondary, JC and professional courses. If your subject is not listed, do contact us and we will include it in our list.


Can I invite my teacher friends to use Edsembly?

Absolutely. When you create an account, go to the Invite Teachers page under your profile and send them an invite link. When teachers sign up through you, we will share 10% of the subscription fees with you when students sign up for their classes.


Students and Parents


What is Edsembly?

We provide a platform for teachers to create online classrooms for students to learn. We offer features such as Skype sessions, notes, questions and videos to create a 100% online learning experience.


Why should I use Edsembly?

You will have access to a wide range of teachers to learn from. As learning is completely online, you will be able to study anytime, anywhere.


What platforms do you support?

Almost all learning will be done through an internet browser. Our website is compatible across all devices from desktops to ipads and mobile phones. If you are using a desktop or a laptop, you will not need to install Skype. The skype session will run on the internet browser. If you are using your mobile phone, you will need to install the Skype app from the app stall.


How long does each Skype session last?

Each session is fixed at 30 minute intervals. When your teacher confirms your booking, you will receive a notification email. There will be a link on the class Skype page for you to join the skype session at the appointed time.


How many sessions will students be able to book per month?

Students are entitled to booking 4 Skype sessions (30 minutes each) for their monthly subscription.


What if my teacher is unable to fulfill any of my bookings?

We will try to find another teacher for you. If there are no other teachers available, we will refund the subscription fee to you.