I think we just need a tad bit of unstructured imagination to come up with the most amazing works of our lives. For the last ten years, I have dreamed of building an education empire which would make learning an experience that everyone would want and desire, not ridicule and detest. For the last three years, I have been working with a very talented bunch of people to make that dream a reality. We are indeed making fun-ducation a reality which is a really wonderful experience for an education company such as ours.
Today, I am happy to announce that we have launched the Gyan Lab Kidovators Challenge. As it is rightly said, every child is a genius. We, at Gyan Lab, also believe very firmly that every kid is an innovator. If you are a parent, you would remember all the praises that you had for your little kid with a glitter in your eyes about his/her walking style, weirdly intelligent questions, significant interest in everything in the surrounding and an attempt to try everything they possibly could see and understand. We are trying our level best to keep the innovator in your child absolutely intact so that you can always, always have that glitter.
As we grow, the system gets to us. It is not the schools fault, it is not the teachers’ fault, it is not the child’s fault, and it is not your fault. It is the system which is at fault and we cannot change it unless we work together making sure that its deep rooted nexus is uprooted right from the foundation.
Kidovators Challenge has been designed for and dedicated to the future champions of India. This is why the tagline runs as ‘The Challenge for Innovators of Tomorrow’. Kidovators Challenge is the most unique and interesting challenge for school kids till date. We have a written test based on topics such as Communication Skills, Quantitative Aptitude, Current Affairs and General Knowledge, and Mental Ability and Scientific Aptitude. So, we are not testing how well o they learn their subjects but how creative, innovative and imaginative are they in their though process. In the second round, it gets even better where you kids have to participate in a tech race involving optimization of resources, time and credits (that will be initially given to them). This is so exciting! It is almost like they are solving real life problems. And I have a belief that every kid is atleast 10 times as intelligent and innovative as adults which means that the final round will be a blaster.
This competition is going to be held across 60+ cities in India with over 5000+ schools participating. In case, your child's school in not participating, you can register directly at our website! At present, we are only taking payment by cheque and DD but within a few days online payment would very much possible as well.
We have attracted some of the best corporates as the sponsors at this mega-challenge including a couple of public sector organizations, few educational ventures and a number of quality media houses which would be soon added to our website. This is just a testimony that there is a lot of belief in our cause and it drives us to keep working hard and making sure that there is a true impact.
Another factor that will ensure a good time for everyone is our team. The core team comprises of people having prior experience in Goldman Sachs, IAESTE Austria, Infosys, Hero MotoCorp, BYJU and IndiaReads. With this kind of diversity, you know this team will deliver a super show. And, we are getting so much of love from so many people who are getting associated with us through the Kidovators City Ambassadors Program which just shows how committed these people are to bringing about this positive change in the education sector.
I hope you and your kids have a great time at the Gyan Lab Kidovators Challenge – you must remember every kid is an innovator. Here is the link to the challenge again – http://kidovators.gyanlab.com
Written by: Priyadeep (PD)
Founder and CEO of ADD-on-GYAN | Entrepreneur | Educator | Creator of Gyan Lab