With the outbreak of Covid-19 in India, educational institutions had to struggle to facilitate classes with a limited number of resources available. This pain point opened new opportunities for Ed-tech companies in the Indian market.
EdTech, which was already clocking a healthy double-digit, year-on-year growth before Covid-19, suddenly got a massive boost with the inflow of investments, acquisition, upgradation in offerings and more players quickly shifting and adding students because of one among rock bottom Internet data charges.
Mentioned below these excellent Edu-tech platforms that are serving kids as online educators throughout 2020:
1. Corporate Gurukul
The brainchild of Mr Rajesh Panda- Founder & CEO. It is an exclusive platform, established in Singapore, designing niche applied to learn experiential programs for students. It runs in association with NUS (National University of Singapore) and the Nanyang Technological University.
The platform also provides exclusive academic internships and research programs for both preuniversity and university students, the duration of which is between 6-8 weeks. The internships are in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Entrepreneurship, Deep Learning, Community Leadership, Sustainable Engineering, and Design Thinking.
2. Clever Harvey
Clever Harvey is an educational initiative established by Ivy League aiming to guide young school students aged from 13 to 16 years to bridge the gap between academic learning and the real world. This company launched India’s first exclusive 10-day online Junior MBA program on 6 April 2020. The IIM graduates design it for students from Grade 8 to Grade 12. Through this, Clever Harvey enables each student to master critical thinking skills, commercial acumen, and discover endless career possibilities for the future.
Few tracks available in the Junior MBA programs by this ed-tech platform are the Junior CMO, Junior CEO, and Junior CTO. They also plan on announcing more courses soon.
The name ‘Suraasa’ is derived from Goddess Saraswati’s name, the goddess of learning and creativity. Staying true to its meaning, Suraasa offers support to teachers who are passionate about improving students’ learning creatively and are motivated to grow their careers. The EdTech platform hosts a range of UK-accredited Teacher Training Qualifications, equivalent to standard academic programs (Bachelors in Education, Masters in Education, and Diploma in Education) in terms of job eligibility. These 10-month part-time programs enable educationists at all levels, from teachers to principals, to enjoy teaching 21st-century students, reduce stress in managing any classroom or administrative situation, and achieve growth with promotions.
Kapdec is a leading online portal aiming to deliver high-quality supplemental education at the least expense in Mathematics and other non-medical sciences today assist every student in learning Mathematics without the agony of confusion. It empowers students to accomplish his/her full potential in just the solace and security of their homes.
Founded by a visionary, Mr Yogesh Makkar, this company believes in making student-centric quality education accessible to all. It provides Mathematics courses to students in India from Grade 5 to Grade 9 following a CBSE curriculum. Their engaging video lectures enable students to retain each concept way more effectively.
5. Globus Infocom
Globus Infocom, a Make in India brand which provides Education & Technology solution to the Indian Government & Private sector. This company is led by Ms Kiran Dham, who’s the CEO and MD of the brand, and has been successful in shifting the paradigm in the significant industries of education technology, security and surveillance and digital signage and displays. Her company Globus Infocom Limited has evolved as a strong make in India brand catering the stringent needs of these industries with innovative, advanced and need-based technological solutions. The company has expanded themselves in Healthcare & wellness segment during the lockdown period and technology-driven solution for early detection, isolation & management of suspected cases of illness.
PlayShifu is a leading AR toy company revolutionizing the world of tomorrow by providing educational play experiences for kids today. With 16 products that offer unique tactile play experiences for ages 4-12 years, kids build STEAM and other foundational skills such as critical thinking, engineering, and geography. PlayShifu’s founders are both parents that wanted to embrace technology as a part of their children’s development. They created a vision to make screen time meaningful, not mindless.
Now, over half a million children across 15 countries are using PlayShifu products as they make screen time more meaningful through a physical and digital, or as we like to say phygital experience. including the US, the UK, Canada, Japan, Germany, and France outside of India.