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SWIFTEACH

An educational initiative
A leadership academy
A social venture

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VISION

To be the foremost analytically-oriented, results-driven,


student-scholastic-achievement-gap-bridging organization
that transforms the most driven individuals into leaders-of-
significance generating the most valuable socioeconomic
results

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CORE VALUES
Deliver Singularly Focussed WOW 5. Supportive Relationships: Team
Results & Family Spirit

1. Innovation, Creativity & Open- 6. Trusting Relationships: Open &


mindedness Honest Communication

2. Passion, Determination & 7. Enjoyable Relationships: Fun &


Perseverance Adventurous Spirit

3. Analytical, Systematic & Demonstrate WOW Individual


Thorough Character

4. Relentless Pursuit of Efficiency 8. Humble & Self-aware


& Effectiveness
9. Unwavering Pursuit of Growth
Create WOW Work Environment & Learning

10. Positive Change Agent

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PROBLEM

20 Million out of 26 Million students (~80%) enrolling in


Indian primary schools do not graduate from higher
secondary schools

2.3 Million out of 5.2 Million teachers (~45%) in Indian


Schools do not have a college degree

Socioeconomic value creation opportunities are not utilized


because large fraction of emerging generation are not
encouraged to demonstrate leadership by actively engaging
in social/entrepreneurial initiatives
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SOLUTION
Leadership Academy: Educational Initiative: Social Venture Academy:
Educational Initiative:
Leader In Development Tutor & Mentor Corps Entrepreneur & Innovator
Teacher Corps Program
Program Program Corps Program

Increase number of
Create socioeconomic
Build leadership talent school teachers, raise
Raise accomplishment of value, and generate
What? pipeline among emerging teacher standards and
high school students financial returns to fuel
generation raise student
swifTEACH growth
accomplishment

Entrepreneurship is
Corps of selectively Leadership Academy
Leadership Academy fostered among
recruited college students candidates are selectively
candidates tutor and Leadership Academy
are mentored by recruited to teach full
How? mentor high school candidates, and venture
experienced leaders and time for at least 2 years
students in a results capital funds are raised
build leadership skills after graduation from
driven environment and invested in their
experientially college
ventures

Where? India (Major Cities) India (Major Cities) India (Rural & Urban) India & US

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VALUE PROPOSITION
Leadership Academy: Educational Initiative: Social Venture Academy:
Educational Initiative:
Leader In Development Tutor & Mentor Corps Entrepreneur & Innovator
Teacher Corps Program
Program Program Corps Program

Talented & Driven High-Need Urban High High-Need Rural and Emerging Entrepreneurs
Customers
College Students Schools & Its Students Urban Schools & Innovators

Highly Talented, Access to Funds,


Experience Working
Low Cost Solution To Committed and Incubation Support, and
Value under Top Mentors To
Raise High School Motivated Teachers To Motivated and Talented
Proposition Build Leadership and
Student Accomplishment Meet Local Teaching Human Capital From
Team Work Skills
Needs Leadership Academy

Top Universities, Venture


Strategic Top Corporate Firms, Top Government, High Government, Schools, Capital / Investment
Partners Universities Schools, Teach For India Teach For India Firms, Individual
Investors

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FINANCIAL MODEL
Leadership Academy: Educational Initiative: Social Venture Academy:
Educational Initiative:
Leader In Development Tutor & Mentor Corps Entrepreneur & Innovator
Teacher Corps Program
Program Program Corps Program

• Recruiting & Training • Tutoring Performance • Salary of Investment


Costs (of College Based Stipend (to College Opportunity
Students & Volunteer- Student - Leadership
• Teacher Training Costs Identification &
Managers) Academy Candidate) • Teaching Performance Management Team
Based Bonus
• Need Based Scholarship • Tutoring Training & • Incubator Infrastructure
Cost (to College Students) Operations Logistic Costs Costs
Components
• Salary of Critical Members of Management & Operations Team
• Recruiting & Training Costs
• Infrastructure, Utilities & Consumables Costs
• Information Technology Costs
• Marketing Costs
• Fees From School • Investment Funds
• Fees From College Student (Payment
• Return On Investments
Revenue Student Deferred and Conditional
Streams Upon Accomplishment) • Incubator Fees

• Sponsorships ( Corporations, Foundations, Individuals ) & Grants ( Government, UN )


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MANAGEMENT MODEL
Inspirational Leaders
Central Advice, Mentor & Guide
Office Directors
Talented & Committed
Individuals
Central Team Set, Plan, Direct & Ensure
Achievement of Goals

State Regional Advisory Team High Caliber Volunteer


Office Leadership Talent from Top Firms
Manage, Mentor & Achieve
Regional Objectives
Regional Operations Team
City
Office
Top College Talent
Deliver Local
Leaders In Development Results

Recruit the Most Talented and Driven of Candidates Aspiring To Create Lasting
Quantifiable Results & Enable Them Accomplish Singularly Focussed Objectives
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GOVERNANCE MODEL
Central Office National Government
Leadership Corporate Partners
Educational Initiative Social Venture
Academy
(India) (US & India) Major Sponsors
(US & India)
Investors

State Office State Government


Venture
Teacher Corps Corporate Partners
Incubator
Division
Division Regional Sponsors

City Office
City Government
Leader In
Tutor & Mentor Local Corp. Partners
Development
Corps Division
Division Local Sponsors
Schools
High Need High School College Innovators & Colleges/Universities
Schools Students Students Opportunities
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EXECUTIVE TEAM
Chief Mentors & Board of Directors

Core Team: Founding


Chief Executive Officer
Team & Associates

Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief


Operations Innovation Recruitment Financial Marketing
Officer Officer Officer Officer Officer

Leadership Educational Networking & Orientation & Stakeholder Brand Equity


Academy Initiative Recruiting Training Relations Building

Information Program Fiscal


Social Venture Fund Raising
Technology Effectiveness Transparency

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10 YEAR PLAN
YEAR 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

Phase I
Leadership Launch
Academy, Full Show Results Expand within
Educational Launch Expand to Multiple Cities in Multiple States
Scale Viability City
Initiative -
Tutor & Mentor Pilot
Corps

Phase II
Educational
Launch in One Show Results Expand Pilot To Multiple
Initiative - State Viability States
Teacher Corps

Phase III Launch Programs Launch


Social Venture - Fostering Venture
Entrepreneur & Launch Incubator
Entrepreneurship Capital
Innovator
Corps and Innovation Fund

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LAUNCH PLAN
In India & US, Assemble Advisory Board (10 Chief Mentors)
Complete Draft of Overall Business Plan
& Core Team (10 Project Drivers)

Finalize Recruitment, Finalize Marketing & Finalize Operations & Finalize Program
Finalize Financial
Orientation & Stakeholder Buy-In Performance Effectiveness
Plan
Training Plan Plan Management Plan Improvement Plan

Finalize Business Model

Recruit & Orient Executive Team

Secure Education Ministry Secure University


Secure Corporate Support Launch Fund Raising Drive
Buy-in Participation

Launch Phase I: Leadership Academy, and Educational Initiative - Tutor & Mentor Corps

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APPENDIX

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ONLY 1 OUT OF 5 STUDENTS ENROLLING IN
GRADE I GRADUATE FROM GRADE XII

DECLINING ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION THROUGH DIFFERENT GRADES

30.0

22.5

[ In Millions ]
26 15.0
24 24
23 23
17
7.5
9
Primary School 5
Middle School
Secondary & Higher Secondary School
School Graduates

Student Enrollment Per Grade Level Children Population Per Grade Level

Source: swifTEACH Analysis from “Selected Educational Statistics” by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
http://www.educationforallinindia.com/ses.html
ONLY 6 OUT OF 10 STUDENTS IN GRADE V CAN
READ GRADE II LEVEL TEXT

READING ACCOMPLISHMENT LEVEL OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

100
3
4 9
22
17 15 41
56 75

% Students
31 28
42
50
29
26
32 25
25
35 17
18
13 11
6 10
Grade I Grade II 3 6 0
Grade III Grade IV 2
Grade V

Can Read Nothing Can Read Letters Can Read Words Can Read Grade I Text
Can Read Grade II Text
Source: “Annual Status of Education Report 2008 “ Published by Pratham Resource Center
www.asercentre.org
ONLY 4 OUT OF 10 STUDENTS IN GRADE V CAN
PERFORM DIVISION

MATH ACCOMPLISHMENT LEVEL OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

100
1
3 4 11
13 24
18 37
28 75
35

% Students
33
43
50
34 33

35
27
25
35 21
21
13 13
Grade I 6 8
Grade II Grade III 3 2 0
Grade IV Grade V

Nothing Recognize Nos. 1-9 Recognize Nos. 11-99 Perform Subtraction


Perform Division
Source: “Annual Status of Education Report 2008 “ Published by Pratham Resource Center
www.asercentre.org
15 FEWER STUDENTS IN GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
PERFORM AS WELL AS THOSE IN PRIVATE
SCHOOLS FOR EVERY 100 STUDENTS IN GRADE V
OF A GIVEN SCHOOL MANAGEMENT TYPE

ACHIEVEMENT GAP BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS

100

% Students in Grade V
75

Gap
50
Gap
68
53 25
47
33
0
Can Read Grade II Text Can Do Division*

Government Schools Private Schools

Source: “Annual Status of Education Report 2008 “ Published by Pratham Resource Center
www.asercentre.org
FOR EACH STUDENT WHO DROP OUT OF URBAN MIDDLE
SCHOOLS, FOUR DROP OUT OF RURAL MIDDLE SCHOOLS

ACHIEVEMENT GAP BETWEEN RURAL AND URBAN POPULATION


70.0%
RURAL ADULT POPULATION IS LESS
LITERATE AND THEIR CHILDREN’S
Middle school dropout rate

EDUCATION IS MARRED BY HIGHER


SCHOOL DROPOUT RATES

50.0%

URBAN ADULT POPULATION IS MORE


LITERATE AND THEIR CHILDREN’S
EDUCATION HAS LOWER, ALBEIT STILL
HIGH, SCHOOL DROP OUT RATES
30.0%
50.0% 70.0% 90.0%
Adult literacy rate

Source: swifTEACH Analysis from “Selected Educational Statistics” by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
http://www.educationforallinindia.com/ses.html
THREE FOURTHS OF RURAL STUDENTS ENROLL IN GOVERNMENT
SCHOOLS COMPARED TO ONE HALF OF URBAN STUDENTS

ENROLLMENT BY SCHOOL MANAGEMENT TYPE

12 17 100
30 10

% Students Attending
6 14
75
6
24
50
5
71
63
25
41

0
Urban Rural Urban & Rural

Government Schools Local Government Schools Private Aided Schools


Private Unaided Schools
Source: swifTEACH Analysis from “Selected Educational Statistics” by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
http://www.educationforallinindia.com/ses.html
WHILE TWO THIRDS OF URBAN TEACHERS HAVE A COLLEGE
DEGREE, ONLY ONE HALF OF RURAL TEACHERS HAVE A COLLEGE
DEGREE

DISTRIBUTION OF PERCENT TEACHERS BY ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

100
17.5 18.8
23.2

75
34.0

% Teachers
35.6
40.7
50

25.3 23.4
17.1 25

17.9 22.4 21.4


0
Urban Rural Urban & Rural

Secondary / Below Secondary Higher Secondary Graduate Post Graduate / M.Phil / Ph.D

Source: “Elementary Education in Rural / Urban India” by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
http://www.dise.in
AT HIGH SCHOOLS, NUMBER OF TEACHERS HAS TO TRIPLE TO
HOLD STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO AT ITS CURRENT LEVEL WHILE
ACCOMMODATING 100% ENROLLMENT

POTENTIAL TEACHER DEFICIT FROM STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO PERSPECTIVE

100.0

Students per Teacher


75.0

50.0
99

67
25.0
43 49
38
32
0
Grades I - V (Ages 6 - 11) Grades VI - VIII (Ages 11 - 14) Grades IX - XII (Ages 14 - 18)

2001 Student-to-Teacher Ratio Potential Student-to-Teacher Ratio

Source: swifTEACH Analysis from “Selected Educational Statistics” by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
http://www.educationforallinindia.com/ses.html