Bengaluru, 29 July, 2021: WizKlub, a k-12 focussed ed-tech startup that builds skills for future careers, has on boarded an increased number of students in the past one month which is a 30% month-on-month student growth rate. These students, across age groups, are engaged with WizKlub’s programmes to build cognitive excellence and tech excellence – HOTS (higher order thinking skills), and Young Product Designer Program involving IoT Robotics & Coding on latest technologies like Alexa and AI. WizKlub is expecting this growth trend to continue and is in the process of hiring 150 tutors in the next 45 days to cater to the next 5,000 students. The focus continues to onboard the top tutors after a rigorous selection process. This surge in demand for courses across interests has been fuelled by the growing realization amongst parents to invest in skills beyond basic academics .
WizKlub’s program design benefits children by stimulating their minds and building core aptitude skills like logical thinking, critical thinking and complex problem solving. The WizKlub HOTS Program develops higher-order thinking skills to ensure that every child is a smart reader and an adept problem solver. The WizKlub SmartTech Program, a first-of-its-kind for children as young as 6 years of age, builds lifelong skills and confidence to create tech products by the application of coding, robotics, smart devices, and AI. WizKlub has conducted over 300,000 hours of classes till date with a demonstrated learning efficacy of over 85%.
Amit Bansal, Founder, WizKlub, says, ‘‘Phygital learning or hybrid teaching methods is the future and children are blending well with the new learning environment. As educators, we need to create engaging experiences for young minds that build necessary skills for them to succeed in this rapidly changing world. WizKlub is in an expansion mode and we are fast establishing WizKlub as the preferred partner to a parent investing in skilling the child for future careers.’’
India’s edtech industry is poised to touch $30 billion in the next 10 years, according to a report released on Wednesday by transaction advisory firm RBSA Advisors. The current market size is about $700-800 million. The report states that offerings on K-12 platforms have become more affordable with the uptick in smartphone usage and internet penetration.