Mind Edutainment Pvt. Ltd. a Delhi based education company today announced that it has received Rs. 2.7 crore from Accel Partners along with group of angels led by Meena Ganesh (CEO & MD Pearson Education Services India).
Mind Edutainment Pvt. Ltd. (MEPL) team has created a pioneering “My Thinking Program”, a program to develop various Cognitive, Emotional and Social Thinking Skills, Thinking Concepts and Thinking Processes amongst school children of Pre-Primary (U.K.G.) to Grade VIII. MEPL also has India’s first of its kind ‘THOTS Lab’, a scientifically designed space in the school, with a purpose to equip the future generations with the wisdom of structured “Thinking Skills and Thinking Processes”.
These programs created by MEPL have been adopted by 40 plus schools and 50000 plus students of UKG to Grade VIII as a complete subject on thinking skills development.
Anand Daniel of Accel Partners commented on the investment…
This investment is part of our ongoing effort to invest in startups that aim to strengthen the education ecosystem in India. ‘THOTS Lab’ created by Mind Edutainment shall bring direct focus on Thinking Development within the school environment. The Lab cultivates originality of thought and promotes experiential learning to develop 250+ thinking and cognitive skills such as Problem Solving, Decision Making and Options Testing
The investment will be used by MEPL to scale the initial pilot project of THOTS Lab from 3 cities to 8 cities. MEPL plans to install THOTS Lab across Delhi, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi & Pune. Part of the funds will be invested to integrate ICT in their delivery process to create a mix of ICT and Experiential Learning. MEPL also plans to design and develop HOTS development games (in physical and digital formats).