Schoolnet India Limited, a leading EdTech service provider, has partnered with vernacular coding platform GUVI to impart coding skills to all students who register on its flagship product Geneo.
The MoU between Schoolnet and GUVI was signed in the presence of Arun Prakash M, CEO and Co-Founder of GUVI, Balamurugan SP, Co-Founder of GUVI, Praveen Kumar, Head of Growth at GUVI, and Schoolnet’s Chief Digital Officer , Shourie Chatterjee .
GUVI is an IIT-M & IIM-A incubated EdTech startup imparting advanced technology education and programming skills to students and professionals in their favorite mother tongues. The platform has touched the lives of more than 17 million students. HackerKID, GUVI’s specially curated gamified coding platform for kids, adopts unique pedagogies to provide basic knowledge of cutting-edge technologies to children in grades 6 and up. It offers challenging game levels wrapped in different levels of programming concepts.
The Schoolnet-GUVI collaboration will open the door to advanced technology and reading programming education to all Schoolnet students, according to a press release.
Noida-based Schoolnet sees the collaboration as a significant step towards a better technological future. Schoolnet believes in harnessing technology and using it to democratize education, presenting lifelong learning opportunities for all. The partnership with GUVI is another effort that Schoolnet is undertaking in bringing quality digital learning within everyone’s reach. The collaboration would contribute to their efforts in offering the right technology to schools and teachers, the statement added.
Commenting on the partnership, RCM Reddy, MD & CEO of Schoolnet said,
“We believe that every child learns differently and therefore personalization is very important in every step of learning. Therefore, Geneo follows a unique subject pedagogy approach to help students learn better. With this partnership, students will also get the opportunity to learn to code through gamification and become more involved.”
Arun Prakash M, Co-Founder and CEO of GUVI expressed his views and said:
“With this partnership and the integration of HackerKID with Gene, we aim to provide the best of coding skills and advanced technology skills to the largest number of students. With this collaboration, we aim to redefine the future of India from a technological perspective with a brighter and more advanced education.”
Praveen Kumar, Head of Growth at GUVI said, “The partnership is going to spawn something BIG! Programming is a must-have skill, and this endeavor will touch everyone’s lives, primarily reaching children, the future torchbearers. We predict the brand: HackerKID, which every parent will look forward to for their child!”
Chief Digital Officer at Schoolnet, Shourie Chatterji, said that coding will be a must-know skill for students across the geography, and with the partnership, every student on Gene will learn coding while staying in line with the school curriculum.
With this collaboration, both GUVI and Schoolnet expect students to be future-ready with advanced programming knowledge and up-to-date with the latest technological upgrades.
Schoolnet India Limited provides a wide range of services to ensure lifelong learning and skills for students and youth in line with UN SDG 4. As a market leader in EdTech and Vocational Skills services since 1997, it is present in 400 districts of India and has developed innovative digital and digital enabled solutions for teaching and learning.
Through multi-stakeholder partnerships with governments, private sectors, institutions and international agencies, Schoolnet has impacted over 25 million students and teachers in 1,00,000 schools with its unique digital classroom solutions with seamless out-of-school learning for students.
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