21K School, India’s First Online School – Participated in CII School Excellence Conclave
03/02/2021

Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-founder and CEO, 21K School represented the brand at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) School Excellence Conclave, 2021

Online PR News – 02-March-2021 – India – Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 21K School, India’s first online school was a part of CII School Excellence Conclave that was conducted on 26th February 2021. The conclave focused on ‘Learning Management System: Sustainable Education System with Technology and Technological Platforms’ was designed to create a confluence by bringing the schools, government, industry technology experts, and other stakeholders on a common platform to address issues pertaining to technological innovation in the education sector.

In the 6th edition of the conclave, Mr Santosh was accompanied by other esteemed panellists from varied domains. As part of the discussion, Mr Santosh addressed key topics pertaining to the future of education, revolving around the importance of AI in education, homeschooling, synchronization of technology with education and importance of learning management systems (LMS) in education amongst others.

Commenting on the achievement Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, 21K School said, “CII has been working in the areas of Policy Recommendations on Public-Private-Partnerships in School & Higher Education, Right to Education, Accreditation, Upgradation of Schools & Higher Education, etc. for years and it was an absolute pleasure to be a part of such reputed conclave.”

He further added, “The past year has been a roller coaster ride for every industry and the education sector is no exception. It has progressed by leaps and bounds – from traditional brick and mortar to laptops defining schools during the new normal. There is no denial to the fact that technology and technological platforms have contributed to the advancement of a sustainable education system – with books as pdfs, virtual classes, online assessments and virtual meetings. Thus, dialogue on ‘Learning Management System: Sustainable Education System with Technology and Technological Platforms’ was apt as per the current situation leading to an insightful and enriching experience.”

The conclave was addressed by renowned speakers from government, industry, academia and institutions and observed participation of over many delegates from the education industry.

About 21K School:
21K School is India’s first online school that offers personalized, structured, and child-led education programs for home-schoolers across the Indian subcontinent. Adept with 21st century learning practices - the virtual school follows a specially designed curriculum (national and international) executed via live online classes promoting a well-rounded education.

Brainchild of ed-tech enthusiasts Yeshwanth Raj Parasmal, Santosh Kumar, Dinesh Kumar and Joshi Kumar - 21K School is committed to making the 16 years of education meaningful and ignite the joy of learning amongst students. With data-driven and transparent quality of education, the School offers a deeply engaging teacher-student ratio of 1:10 for pre-primary classes and 1:15 for primary classes. Following the screen time guidelines provided by WHO, the online school conducts classes for a duration of one to three hours with breaks and activities.

About Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-founder and CEO, 21K School
Mr Santosh Kumar, an alumnus of IIT Delhi, is a serial entrepreneur and one of the Co-founders & CEO of 21K School – India’s first online school. Before commencing his journey in entrepreneurship, he had an enriching stint of over seven years with L&T (Larsen & Toubro) in UAE. Heading the Supply Chain Management for Technology Projects, he steered some of the Key Projects for L&T in the UAE region. A passionate traveller & a firm believer in the ability of Technology in transforming the quality of lives, he has created startups in Edtech, Agritech and Contech domains.

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