BeyondGrades launched its third cohort to promote innovation, creativity and leadership
BeyondGrades started its journey to accomplish an entrepreneurship educational initiative to create an entrepreneurial mindset among the Bangladeshi school students in 2021 through creativity, innovation, and leadership. On 4th July, with the support ofEMK Center, it lauched the third cohort with Tejgaon Govt. Girls' High School.
"The parents have played a key role for the program's success till now by encouraging our students. We need to promote this mindset, " saidManik Mahmud,Head of Innovation Cluster of a2i. Nurun Nahar, Head Teacher, Tejgaon Govt. Girls' High School out utmost importance of promoting a culture of extracurricular activities and skills-based development programs in her school. "We want this initiative to be imperative for our students and develop their mindset to grab any opportunity nationally and globally, " she added.
EMK Center, a public diplomacy project of U.S. Embassy has been working relentlessly to endorse the unique platforms in Bangladesh for the youths. Beyondgrades is an initiative jointly implemented with schools and different partners.Razoun Siddiky, EducationUSAAdvisor of the Center, shared how students can avail international opportunitiesthrough EMK Center and appreciated the journey of BeyondGrades as an exemplary platform for ensuring quality and impactful education.The platform provides an opportunity for the students to interact with global leaders. Justina Spencer from Deloitte, who is also an advisor, stated how a similar exchange program during her school has helped her dream big and create a learning mindset.
With its past two cohorts, BeyondGrades has created an impact by training 60 students. "We ensure thorough training for the students and make their learnings long-lasting with our learning-based methods to become more resilient. Many students have already raised funding from international institutions with their business ideas." Wahid Hossain, the Program Director of Beyondgrades. The inauguration program was also attended by other representatives of EMK Center, a2i, parents, and teachers.
The students will attend 22 collaborative classes in the next to months under this program.