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Beyond the Classroom: LifeLearn’s Journey Towards Educational Transformation 

Introducing Mr. Nitesh Verma, the visionary founder and CEO of LifeLearn, a pioneering educational platform committed to reshaping traditional learning paradigms. With a dedication to empowering young minds, Mr. Verma embarked on a journey in 2019 to revolutionize education in India. Armed with a diverse background in pharmacy and law, he brings a unique perspective to education, blending academic rigour with practical life skills and motivation. As the driving force behind LifeLearn, Mr. Verma assembles strategic initiatives and champions a holistic approach to learning. Join us as we delve into his inspiring insights on the transformative power of education and the profound impact of LifeLearn on shaping a brighter future for generations to come.

BRL: What inspired you to establish LifeLearn and focus on empowering education through life skills and motivation?

I think that every startup is an idea of something to achieve. The inspiration behind establishing LifeLearn and focusing on empowering education through life skills and motivation might have stemmed from recognizing the limitations of traditional education systems. At the early stage of my life, I found that it was very important to have good academic knowledge, but it was not necessary. Our education system is not preparing young people for the complexities of modern life. Our system needs a holistic approach to education that can teach students how to navigate the challenges of the real world. 

The establishment of LifeLearn and its focus on empowering education through life skills and motivation could have been driven by a passion for transforming lives and positively impacting society by providing young people with the tools they need to succeed in all aspects of their lives. Everyone has a story to tell or inspire you. How would you like to tell your story to the world? It inspired me to establish LifeLearn. 

BRL: How do you envision LifeLearn impacting education, particularly empowering young people?

When it comes to empowering the country’s young minds, I, Nitesh Verma, founder of LifeLearn, think that learning is an art and everyone is an artist. LifeLearn has the potential to empower young people by offering them personalized, accessible, and engaging educational experiences, equipping them with the knowledge, motivation, and life skills they need. 

When conducting educational workshops in any corner of India, we offer students Personalised Learning Paths, Accessibility, and Skill Development. This holistic approach to education could better prepare young people for the challenges they’ll face in the future job market and society.

BRL: Could you share some key strategies you employ as the founder and CEO to shape and communicate LifeLearn’s vision?

Certainly! As the founder and CEO of LifeLearn, here are some key strategies I might employ to shape and communicate the vision of the company:

Clear Vision Statement: I would articulate a clear and compelling vision statement that encapsulates LifeLearn’s purpose and goals.
Lead by Example: I would embody LifeLearn’s values and principles in my actions and decisions, leading by example to inspire others within the organization and beyond.

Effective Communication: I prioritize open and transparent communication with employees, investors, partners, and customers. I would share progress, challenges, and milestones with regular updates, town hall meetings, and newsletters.

Engage Stakeholders: I would actively engage with stakeholders to gather feedback, insights, and perspectives. By listening to the needs and concerns of employees, customers, and partners, we can ensure that our vision remains relevant and responsive to the evolving landscape.

Collaborative Decision-Making: I would foster a culture of collaboration and inclusivity, encouraging input from all team members in shaping LifeLearn’s vision and strategy. This approach promotes employee buy-in and ownership, leading to more significant alignment and commitment to the vision.

By employing these strategies, I would work to ensure that LifeLearn’s vision is compelling, inspiring, practical, and achievable, driving the company toward our shared goals.

BRL: Could you elaborate on the partnerships and collaborations you foster with schools, NGOs, and government agencies to expand LifeLearn’s reach and impact?

Certainly! Here’s how LifeLearn might collaborate with schools, NGOs, and government agencies to expand its reach and impact:

Partnerships with Schools: LifeLearn could partner with schools to integrate its platform and resources into their curriculum. This partnership could involve training educators to use LifeLearn effectively, providing students access to educational content and tools, and offering ongoing support and professional development opportunities.

Collaborations with NGOs: LifeLearn could collaborate with NGOs focusing on education, youth empowerment, and social impact. These partnerships could involve joint initiatives to provide educational resources and support to underserved communities, including refugees, disadvantaged youth, and those in remote areas.

Engagement with Government Agencies: By collaborating with these agencies, LifeLearn can advocate for the importance of life skills education and seek support for initiatives to integrate LifeLearn into national or regional education systems. Government partnerships can provide opportunities for scale, sustainability, and institutional support, enabling LifeLearn to reach a broader audience and have a lasting impact on education.

By fostering partnerships and collaborations with schools, NGOs, government agencies, and other stakeholders, LifeLearn can expand its reach and impact, accelerate progress towards its goals, and create lasting change in education.

BRL: Can you share any anecdotes or success stories that highlight the positive impact LifeLearn has had on its students or the community?

I was a very frightened student during my school days. Because of fear and hesitation, I could not communicate with my teacher. I found myself in a very strange place. Imagine a student named Maya who struggled with traditional classroom learning due to her learning style and individual pace. Maya often felt discouraged and left behind in class, leading to a lack of motivation and confidence in her academic abilities.

However, when Maya’s school adopted LifeLearn’s personalized learning platform, everything changed. With LifeLearn, Maya could learn independently, revisit challenging concepts as needed, and receive immediate feedback and support from her teachers and peers. As Maya progressed through the curriculum on LifeLearn, she discovered a passion for problem-solving and critical thinking, skills that were nurtured and encouraged through interactive activities, real-world simulations, and collaborative projects on the platform.

With the support of her teachers and the flexibility of LifeLearn, Maya’s confidence grew, and she began to excel academically. She no longer felt left behind or discouraged but instead felt empowered to take ownership of her learning journey and pursue her interests and goals with enthusiasm and determination. Beyond academic success, Maya’s experience with LifeLearn had a ripple effect on her community. Inspired by her newfound confidence and passion for learning, Maya became a mentor to other students struggling in school, offering encouragement, support, and guidance to help them overcome their challenges and thrive.

Maya’s story is just one example of the positive impact LifeLearn can have on students and communities. By providing personalized, engaging, and empowering educational experiences, LifeLearn can transform lives, unlock potential, and create a brighter future for learners worldwide.

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Kanika Mahtoliya
Kanika Mahtoliya
Kanika Mahtoliya, currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication at Graphic Era Hill University. With a strong passion for storytelling and a focus on business journalism, she is currently serving as a features writer at Business Review Live.