BrightCHAMPS, the next-gen life skills learning to students from 6 to 16 in coding, financial literacy, robotics, and communication skills, has announced its collaboration with Harvard Business Publishing Education to provide students with exclusive access to Harvard ManageMentor courses in its coding, financial literacy, English language, robotics, and entrepreneurship programmes.
As part of this partnership, BrightCHAMPS’s students will now be able to learn from HBP Education material and earn certificates in Negotiation Skills, Writing, Presentation Skills, Difficult Interactions, Feedback Essentials, Machine Learning, Market Sizing, Innovation Implementation, Innovation and Creativity, New Venture Simulation, Budgeting, Sharpening Business Acumen and many more from Harvard ManageMentor. This applies to students of all ages enrolled in any of the platform’s verticals (coding, financial literacy, communication skills, and robotics) and is in addition to the EdTech’s STEM-accredited learning material and certificates.
The agreement with HBP Education is just another step in the EdTech giant aim to become the global leader in next-gen skills learning by providing the best return on education for its most promising students.
While announcing the important milestone, Ravi Bhushan, the Founder & CEO of BrightCHAMPS, said:
Our goal is to ensure that the world’s 2 billion students get the best education in futuristic skills. The coming together of new-age universities like BrightCHAMPS and legacy institutions like Harvard Business Publishing Education is one of the best ways to deliver the highest level of learning to students. We can’t wait to see our students super-charge their learning with the vast repository of Harvard ManageMentor resources that will now be at their disposal both within our classrooms and outside it. It is truly a historic moment in our history.
To make adopting HBP Education’s learning material more accessible for students, specially appointed BrightCHAMPS teachers across all subjects will undergo focused training in the Harvard ManageMentor course material. They will provide additional guidance and support to students at no extra cost to parents.
Harvard Business School Publishing Education is a part of Harvard Business Publishing, a non-profit autonomous organization affiliated with Harvard Business School. It provides a comprehensive catalogue of over 60,000 learning materials from over 50 sources, as well as pedagogical support, teaching advice, and curriculum guidance to help educators create unforgettable learning moments that students will remember long after they leave the classroom.
Sumit Harjani, Managing Director, India, for Harvard Business Publishing Education, commented:
We’re delighted to partner with BrightCHAMPS to further our shared vision of delivering best-in-class learning to students worldwide. With the breadth of BrightCHAMPS’s operations, we’re confident this partnership will help both organizations power the dreams of the brightest young minds of today and tomorrow.
This is the second such student-interest initiative by BrightCHAMPS. In 2022, the company set up an independent, self-regulatory body called the Global Curriculum Advisory Board to vet its content across all subjects. The Board, led by internationally renowned education and children’s professionals from literature, AI, robotics, gaming, and institutional education, has the primary role of making BrightCHAMPS’ material more accessible, inclusive, and customizable to students’ specific educational requirements.
BrightCHAMPS, established in 2020 by Ravi Bhushan, an IIT-Varanasi graduate, is a global education technology company that offers online, offline, and hybrid programmes in 30+ countries, including India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, and many others in the SEA and MENA region. The startup aims to bridge the gap between school education and children’s actual learning needs. The platform empowers students to be technologically, financially, and socially innovative by leveraging invisible learning to nurture the inner potential of every child. Its methodology relies on AI-based interactive learning and includes features like customized learning journeys, quizzing and parental dashboards. It is valued at $650 million, with a $63 million investment from renowned personalities from various geographies.