The thinking behind ThinkLabs
Gagan Goyal, founder and chief-executive officer, ThinkLabs, is working towards making hands-on education in schools and colleges a reality
Prepping for the corporate life
For TalentBridge, the goal is to enable students from smaller towns to be equipped to face interviews and build a career in the corporate world
For A Greater Cause
Any profession you undertake should impact the society, believes Sridhar Rajagopalan. His venture, Educational Initiatives, not only offers schools a way to evaluate students’ understanding, but aims to change the way learning happens as well
VETA, Agile and Adaptable
Ganesh Ram’s journey with heading Chennai-based VETA, one of Asia’s largest spoken English training academies, has been somewhat serendipitous and one of discovery and joy
‘Building an ecosystem and fostering an industry-academia relationship is crucial for the education sector’
In conversation with Anand Sudarshan, chief-executive and managing director, Manipal Education, on the challenges in the Indian education sector and some ideas on how to counter them
Bridging the great divide in education
At a time when competition for admission to top-billed educational institutions is at its peak, can a company like K12 Techno Services even out the playing field?
Hey, wanna learn some math?
HeyMath!, with its global math curriculum, is focused on improving the quality of math education around the world
Focus and Quality Spell Success
Veta found a need in the market it could address – a need that has not died despite 30 years of being in business – and the lead in capitalising it has ensured that it can grow the way it has.
Education for Employment
Classroom learning has become focused rote learning. The industry needs more and UEI-Global aims to fulfill the need in the hospitality and hotel management space to begin with.
Education Sector: The ‘hot’ verticals
K12, Higher education, Tutoring, Test Prep, Vocational education, Pre-schools.
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