Masterclass conducted for 1.4 million+ students across 3500+ LEAD partner schools
As part of its efforts to bring unique experiences, exposure and learning that would otherwise be unavailable to students in India’s small towns, India’s largest School EdTech company LEAD today announced an exclusive Masterclass series on Personality Development with renowned actor-director R. Madhavan. R. Madhavan turned tutor and guide for students of LEAD-powered schools across 400+ towns and cities in India, as he shared anecdotes from his own life and delved into the art and science of Personality Development, including presentation skills, body language and social etiquette.
During his virtual interaction with LEAD students, Madhavan explained how personality development is critical to develop a growth mindset; build self-esteem; and pave the way for success in every aspect of life. The actor also shared his views on how the right schooling can nurture holistic development and build confidence.
Sumeet Mehta, LEAD Co-founder and CEO, said, “It is proven that when provided access to exposure and learning opportunities, students in India’s Tier 2+ towns can shine just as brightly as their peers in metros. With Masterclass by LEAD, students in small towns are able to learn life skills of the future from celebrated subject matter experts and personalities like R. Madhavan. It is an important part of our mission to make excellent learning accessible and affordable for every child.”
R. Madhavan said, “I am excited to be a part of LEAD’s Masterclass, which has given me the opportunity to inspire and encourage young minds by sharing my life’s experiences. Schools in India should lay the groundwork for skills of the future such as Personality Development from an early age, as it plays a key role in helping students fulfil their aspirations. In today’s times, it is essential for schools to provide a holistic learning environment that enables students to grow into confident leaders of the future.”
Students of LEAD-powered schools listened in rapt attention, as Madhavan revealed his secret mantras for success in life, including how to make a good first impression, the importance of the right body language and tips to communicate confidently.
LEAD’s Masterclass series is India’s first initiative to provide a holistic learning experience to school students in Tier 2+ towns, by giving them an opportunity to learn directly from subject matter experts and celebrities. Based on individual talent and inclination, LEAD’s Masterclass series encourages students to dream big and instills confidence in them to attain their goals in life. LEAD Masterclass lessons have previously been led by celebrities like badminton ace Saina Nehwal, tennis champion Sania Mirza and legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, among others.
LEAD is India’s largest School EdTech company and is promoted by Leadership Boulevard Private Limited. LEAD was founded in 2012 by Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah, with the mission to transform school education in India. It combines deeply researched curriculum and pedagogy with technology to deliver an integrated system of teaching and learning that improves student learning outcomes and teacher performance in 3500+ schools across India.
LEAD’s integrated system is available to schools in 400+ towns and cities across India, reaching 1.4 million+ students and empowering over 25,000 teachers. LEAD Powered Schools provide children with international standard education and national-level exposure for all-round growth, with a focus on helping them succeed in life.