After the successfully providing private home tutoring services in Mumbai for over a year, Genext Students launched its services in Pune on 14th April 2017at Sheraton Grand Pune. The launch was accompanied by the workshop which was organized for the Tutor partners in Pune. The event consisted of – Mr. Ali Asgar Kagzi(Co-Founder), Mr. Asad Daud (Co-founder) , Mr. Shashank Patel (Marketing Head) , Mr. Piyush Dhanuka (Product Head), Ms. Nishita Patel (Academic Head) and Mr. Abhijeet Sathapathy
Genext Students is India’s first hybrid tutoring platform which connects parents with the best home tutors for their children. Here, private tutoring is enhanced with the best of technology enabled tools. The mobile app with its technological features is made available to both – the tutors as well as the parents. The company caters to all boards including ICSE, CBSE, and SSC (Maharashtra).
The workshop encompassed not only the idea of providing the company information and its functioning but also to impart good class management techniques. The workshop, rightly titled as ‘Maximizing Your Potential’, had a clear meaning for the tutors that each one of them has a deep hidden potential which should be used at its optimum level. It helped them in finding ways in which they can achieve this.
The event started with the launch of the Home Tutoring services in Pune, followed by a brain teaser activity with an enthusiastic participation of all the tutors. The activity was planned to help tutors enhance concentration, logical reasoning and thinking skills. Such activities are useful for the students too and the tutors were encouraged to use them during their tutoring assignments.
The teachers, along with the Genext Students team, actively discussed the difference between traditional and modern education and how technology in education is a boon to the tutors and the students since technology provides an audio-visual aid, a student can retain concepts better. They enthusiastically expressed their views on their experience with Genext Students.
Mr. Piyush, demonstrated every technological feature of the app and the overall product functioning in details and invited feedback on the same. The audience was impressed with design & features of the tutor app and agreed that even a lesser tech-savvy tutor can use the app easily.
The audience happily expressed that in today’s age where there are so many people who have taken up home tutoring as a primary or secondary source of income, just like people from different professions, housewives, wives whose husbands are pursuing transferable jobs etc., a company like Genext Students has made them easily discoverable.
The dos and the don’ts were also shared with the tutors about how they should interact with the student as well as parents during a demo & class. Few key points included: Treat students with respect, Teach them with patience and empathy, Never use abusive languages while teaching, Explain a little background on the topic that you are about to teach so that they can understand better, Adopt the method of questioning to revise the previously done topic, Make teaching environment interactive so that the student can speak out without hesitation and Motivate them for a better life.
Further, the value-added benefits of working with Genext Students, like – providing convenience by working in the locality of their choice, easy to use tech tools and full-fledged digital reference material were also highlighted. The students who wish to earn while studying or retired and still loves teaching can join our Family. Genext team informed the tutors, that they would also conduct regular skill enhancement teacher training workshops.
The tutors were extremely happy with the interaction and they realized that in many situations, the teachers go wrong which leads to students’ misbehavior and lack of interest in studies. Self-invigilation can help the tutors find their areas of improvement.
Inculcating the right spirit of enthusiasm, commitment and dedication into the tutors towards the teaching profession is the major success parameter of any event. Hence, the success of the launch event was prominently visible through the enthusiastic response of the audience.
We are extremely proud to share the latest press coverage of our recent Interactive Tutor Workshop conducted in Pune. The same was covered in Navabharat, Sakaal, Yashobhoomi & many other leading newspapers.