Gurugram-based PlanetSpark is on a mission to make children between 4 and 16 years confident communicators.
Started in 2016 by XLRI graduates and hostel wingmates, Kunal Malik and Maneesh Dhooper, to disrupt the unorganised private tuition sector in India, PlanetSpark initially sought to transform traditional KG to Class 8 tuitions by combining physical teaching with mobile technology. However, it shifted its focus to online learning, and later to communication skills – a segment that has helped it grow.
“Our approach towards children’s communication skills development goes beyond the theoretical framework. We spent three years designing a curriculum that could make ‘public speaking’ and ‘writing’ interesting and application-based for K-12 kids,” Maneesh tells YourStory.
Today it offers live 1:1 classes in public speaking and creative writing for children aged 4-16 years. Children coached by PlanetSpark have also become YouTubers, podcasters and published authors across 13 countries including the US, Middle East, Europe and India. YourStory takes a deep dive into its growth trajectory so far and the road ahead. Read more.
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