Best Ideas 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
Educept Services (Providing flexible digital education in style and comfort)
Explain your idea in details:
Objective: Educept provides learning experience with effective result at students pace, whenever and wherever using 21th offline and online mini TV's for students exciting, entertainment and maximum impact. Activities: 1. Making of colorful academic videos in the various subject areas, and uploading them into our gadgets for students use in 2 ways; 1. E-learning facility(s): This facility is open to public use for students. 2. School/lesson in the house services: Here, our gadgets are installed in homes of clients for 24/7 private use. 3. Provision of secondary support in the areas of guide, counseling and psychology. 4. Running of public laboratory(s) covering the various subject areas for students use. Innovative approach: 1. The is the first e-learning system with video content, not e-books to be available and accessible to Africans by Africans anywhere, anytime, offline and online. 2. This is the first major e-learning video school model, whose content are created by Africans in their accent to meet the standard Africa curriculum. 3. This is different as each academic content are embedded with pictures, diagrams and short practical video clips to reinforce students learning and not just a teacher talking in the video. 4. This is the first e-learning model that students from poor or middle income earning families can use as it is available offline, cutting cost of internet services. This project is applicable to SDG goal 4, and in future impact goals 8,9,10 and 11
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Targets: According to statistics, there are over 3.9 million secondary school students in Nigeria, with over 78% of them receiving substandard education for various reasons which is about 3 million students , and about 45 million secondary school students in Africa with about 84% of those receiving poor education, and making the statistics above are; 1. Students from low to middle income earning families. 2. Parents in need of time flexibility as most of their children help them in setting up their businesses in the morning, hence they can't make it to school at the conventional 8.am. 3. Adults in need of formal education but can't sacrifice their business hours (mornings and afternoon) for their education. 4. Parents who are in need of home academic services for their kids for various security and health reasons. 5. Students who can't learn in crowded class settings. 6. Students preparing for major 0-level exams. Measures of success evaluation: 1. To reach 2500 students within the next 12 months by establishing 10 centers and reaching 15,000 other students through home services within the first 6 months. 2. In 2 years, to have reached 16,000 students in the center and 45,000 through home services. 3. To have organized 4 presentation (students research oriented) shows. 4. To see students making the right career decisions for future maximum economic importance. 5. In 4 years, to have 400,000 students using the facility(s) services and 1.2 million using home services. 6. To have above 3000 students who have undertaken meaningful project within 2 years.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Business model: We are providing two types of academic services which are; 1. E-learning center academic services where students of all ages can have access to study. 2. School/lesson in the house academic services where our gadgets will be installed in the homes of clients. Both services operates on monthly subscription fee model. Financing source: Personal, equity, loans and grants (We have raised $7,500 in grant so far) We have collaborations with Kmerkan Teen Club, Up Skill Tutors, and Pete Global service.
Onoriede is the CEO of Educept, a digital educating establishment. He is a 30 years old business-savvy and innovative thinker in helping to develop models to improve education delivery for effectiveness. A student's coach and guide with experience over 7 years, a public speaker in secondary school events. content developer and designer with the ability to impact the targeted audience irrespective of their age grade. He's drive for quality education and productivity was born out of a need to reverse the growing trend of poor education and it's effect in the economy and social life in Africa especially. As an innovative entrepreneur, he is passionate, possesses strong work ethics, strong people skill, creative, competitive, open minded, initiator, confident, and disciplined, and due to be above, he has among other awardees been award entrepreneur of the year by Connak Foundation, as well as got entrepreneurial funding from Connak Foundation and The Tony Elumelu Foundation.