Calling all Wannabe World Conquerors!

Develop real-life skills needed as a tween-ager to succeed in the 21st century. Designed in a Skill-Challenge-Reward game format, this course will require children to complete simple and fun challenges as homework assignments.

Starts

5 April 2021

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On Days

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About the Course

This course is for students entering grade 5, 6 or 7.


What are the skills that tween-agers and teenagers need to ‘adult’ successfully in the 21st century? While academic excellence will take one far and is to be commended, what are the other qualities, attributes and real-life skills that go into building not just a full-grown but a wholesome, complete and well-adjusted human being?  


Inspired equally by Lord Baden Powell’s Scouts and Guides movement, which laid great emphasis on making responsible, resourceful and nature-loving nation-builders out of children, and Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of self-sufficient, self-reliant communities where everyone was treated equal, this course will help children explore these questions, through the four concentric circles of growth, starting with their individual selves and expanding outwards:


· Personal Development (I believe in being the best that I can be) 

· Family and Home (I believe in being self-reliant) 

· Community (I am an informed, responsible and valuable member of my community) 

· The Great Outdoors (I believe I am an integral part of the natural world) 


Designed in a Skill-Challenge-Reward game format, this course, which will be run on alternate days, will require children to not only participate in class but to complete simple and fun challenges on their days off.  


Learn more about our expert course facilitator, Roopa Pai, here.

About our Facilitator:

Rachit is an electronics engineer who has been designing analog circuits for the past decade. His work experience includes Cosmic Circuits and Cadence Design Systems (which acquired Cosmic Circuits), on the design of integrated circuits for audio codecs, serial interfaces, and phase locked loops amongst other things. He likes to spend his time on reading, understanding audio, building speakers, music, and sports.


Rachit has a Masters degree from the Centre For Electronic Design And Technology at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.


Muralidhar (aka Murali) is senior mentor and course designer at GenWise with 20+ years of experience in the social sector. In addition to delivering Vocational Training to young adults, he is currently responsible for design, manufacturing and marketing operations at a traditional handicraft (wooden toys) enterprise near Bengaluru. Murali has also delivered training and professional development programs for secondary science teachers and 'making' skills to "gifted students" for around 4 years.


Murali has a bachelor's degree in Engineering from IIT Madras.