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NEW DELHI, May 3, 2019 : Isha Vidhya, an Isha education initiative by Sadhguru’s Isha Foundation and Codevidhya, one of India’s promising Edu-tech startups have joined hands for inculcating ‘Next level of literacy’ to the less fortunate rural masses of our country.
With English computer based education, complemented by innovative methodologies for overall development and evolution of each individual, Isha Vidhya Schools empower rural children to meet future challenges. Codevidhya in sync with Isha Vidhya envisions to aid the disadvantaged rural child population with the opportunity to have access to the much needed digital literacy while equipping them with the essential 21st Century Skill - Coding.
Codevidhya has partnered with Isha Vidhya Schools to implement their annual curriculum to teach coding to its 3500+, grade 4th to 9th students across 10 schools in the Southern region of India. The schools are spread covering districts of Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chittoor and Karur, with an average of 50+ hours spent on training by the team of Codevidhya.
“Codevidhya differentiates itself by offering a futuristic Computer Science curriculum that empowers the future generation. Students are encouraged to find out real problems of the real world in surrounding and solve it with the help of technology. Moreover, The future will be written by Code. We need to educate every student of nation with Computational Thinking skills right from elementary classes. More than 80 % of the jobs of tomorrow will be in tech domain, so let's give them the power to create technologies” - Shivram Choudhary, Founder, Codevidhya As an EdTech startup, Codevidhya follows the ‘Learn by Doing’ approach. Adhering to this philosophy, Codevidhya integrates tools in their platforms and practices that leverage students’ learning and knowledge. With its unique online as well as offline approach, the startup is committed to providing quality coding education to students of rural India within the limitations present in underdeveloped and rural communities.
Codevidhya is an education company dedicated to converting classrooms of Indian schools into programming powerhouses with a vision to empower the new generation to innovate. We believe in the future that would be written by Code. In fact, the ability to code could be the “next level of literacy”. PWR