The partnership will enable students to learn coding skills through gamification
According to a press release, Schoolnet India Ltd, a leading EdTtech company and GUVI Geek Networks. Ltd., the vernacular EdTech have joined hands to impart coding skills to all students registering on Geneo.
GUVI, an IIT-M & IIM-A incubated EdTech Startup, is India’s first vernacular platform that has touched the lives of over 1.7 million learners. HackerKID is GUVI’s specially curated gamified coding platform for kids that adopts unique pedagogies to deliver essential knowledge in cutting-edge technologies to kids from Class 6 and above. It offers challenging levels of games wrapped up with different levels of programming concepts. The Schoolnet-GUVI collaboration will open up doors of advanced technology and programming education to all the Schoolnet learners.
On the other hand, Noida-based Schoolnet India, who has impacted over 100K schools with its unique digital classroom solutions with seamless after-school learning for students, sees this collaboration as a pronounced step towards a better tech future. Schoolnet believes in harnessing technology and leveraging it to democratize education, presenting lifelong learning opportunities for all. The partnership with GUVI is another effort taken by Schoolnet in presenting quality digital learning within everyone’s reach. This collaboration would add to their endeavours in offering the right technology to schools and teachers.
With this collaboration both GUVI and Schoolnet expect students to be future-ready with advanced programming knowledge and to keep them abreast with cutting-edge technology upgrades.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr RCM Reddy, MD and CEO, Schoolnet says, “We believe every child learns differently and thus personalisation is very important in every step of the learning journey. Thus Geneo follows a unique subject-wise pedagogical approach to help students learn better. With this partnership students will also get a chance to learn coding through gamification and engage better.”
The MOU between Schoolnet and GUVI was signed in the presence of Mr Arun Prakash M, the CEO & Founder of GUVI, Mr Balamurugan S P, the Co-Founder of GUVI, and Mr Praveen Kumar, the Growth Unit Head at GUVI. They were accompanied by Schoolnet’s Chief Digital Officer, Mr Shourie Chatterji.
Mr Arun Prakash M, Founder & CEO, GUVI, said, “With this partnership and the integration of HackerKID with Geneo, we aspire to furnish the best of coding and advanced technology skills to the maximum number of students out there. With this collaboration, we aim to redefine India’s future from a technology perspective with brighter and progressive education.”
Growth Unit Head at GUVI, Mr Praveen Kumar, added, “This partnership will bring out something BIG! Programming is a great to have skill, and this endeavour will touch the lives of one and all with a primary reach to kids, the future torch-bearers. We foresee a brand: HackerKID, that every parent will look forward to for their child!”
Complementing these thoughts, the Chief Digital Officer at Schoolnet, Mr Shourie Chatterji, said, “As we forsee, coding will be a must-know skill for students across geographies and with this partnership every student on Geneo will learn coding staying aligned to the school curriculum.”