Best Ideas 2020 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.
Difficulty In Accessing Quality Education In Rural Societies
Explain your idea in details:
Tagline: Activate to Educate. Mission: A hybrid organization to improve teaching quality through content expertise with online and offline trainings. Vision: All teachers to have high quality teaching skills that can help the students achieve higher quality of education. Theory of Change: If Quality Teachers lead to quality education creating mentally, emotionally and socially good students, then they will help build the nation in a peaceful, prosperous and eco-friendly way. Key Partners Schools e-Learning Education and Technology Community NGOs INGOs CSOs Students Unions Universities (with Teacher Education) Key Activities 1. Coaching Hub to train teachers: Producing assessment, classroom management, educational technology articles , innovative pedagogies, soft skills, global citizenship & civic education or videos everyday. Conduct online and offline Professional Development Trainings monthly. Evaluation and Assessment. Provision of Teacher Ratings. 2. Active Learning System: Teachers will be trained to use the most active and effective methods of learning to keep the students engaged in the education system. Producing content videos for respective subjects every day. 3. Career Ladder: Students will be regularly evaluated based on their performance in the class. Their progress and growth will reflect on the application itself where the school as well as parents can see it. This will help in determining the interests of the students as well as help them to also identify their weak subjects and hence provide a scope of improvement.Also, provide students with career advice by career experts.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Key Resources Physical Resources: Laboratory Classroom (for Practice Teaching), lecture room. Intellectual Resources: IT companies, NGOs. Human Resources: IT expertes, Educational specialist, Psychology and career experts. Other Resources: Educational Technology Companies, Online and Offline teacher communities. Value Propositions UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITION: Periodic evaluation of teachers and students to maintain the quality of education being imparted and received respectively. 1, Quality 2. Excellence 3. Content Expertise 4. Educational Technologies and research proven methods 5. 21st century teaching and skills 6. Mentorship to the students
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Customer Relationship - There will be direct relationship between the company and the customers (teachers). - There will be regular assessment, follow-up, trainings and evaluation. - Feedback from schools whose teachers have gone through QualiEd Hub. Customer segments 1. Teachers 2. Students 3.Schools (standing amongst others) 4. Parents and different types of school such as public, private and community-based schools. Channels 1. Create partnership with the schools a. Schools will suggest low performing teachers b. Schools will also provide the expected competencies they are looking for in a teacher 2. Teachers enroll in our company 3. The company will evaluate the teachers weaknesses and specific areas of improvement 4. The company will create Social Media ads, create other partnerships with teacher and parent communities. 5. Partner with schools to allow us to connect career mentors with the students. Cost Structure Creating a website and a social media page = 700 dollara Social Media ads = 200 dollars Educational and Technological tools = 1500 dollars Creating an own space = 1000 dollars Creating an app = 800 dollars Online and real-life training per month = 500 dollars Monthly salary for the staff = 1800 dollars Contingencies = 1000 dollars Revenue Streams Since it is a hybrid (profit and non-profit) organization, the company will create partnerships to sustain the program. As declared, a certain percentage will be for the sustainability and the others are for advocacy. - Private schools will be asked to pay on behalf of their teachers. - Public Schools will be receive the program for free (advocacy) Partnerships from other non-government organizations for technology, human resource, etc. - Donations and applying fundings Impact Measurement Regular Evaluation of Teachers trained under Coaching Hub within regular intervals of time. (At the end of the school term and the school year) Conducting pre and post surveys. You are never too young to lead, and never too old to learn." - Kofi Annan
A single hardworking, discerning and conscientious young man of 25 years of age living in Ghana, who has built an interest and develop a career as an Entrepreneur and a Leader. Being a Entrepreneur is hard work. It takes consistency and endurance. Road blocks will come. I am not going to be afraid of being told No because a No will never stop my progress. Doubt is a killer but I belief in myself is important. I represent my brand, I take pride in it. I take care of the ones who ride with me until the end. Things will go wrong. The people who started with me will not be the ones who ends with me. I am determined to be a professional, always striving towards new challenges. Also learn beyond my field or interest. I learn things outside my field about other areas of research in my discipline, and have gain many sessions for professional development and career advice. But no matter what, I have faith and believe in my dreams.