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ILM 2 WORKSHOPS

Pre-Incubation Education Startup Workshop

The workshop material will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the education landscape in Pakistan and associated challenges. It will also give you useful information and advice that will improve the design of your educational startup and increase your chances of being successful.

Introductory Presentation

Introductory Presentation

Session 1: Thinking about education products and services

Session 2: The Basics for Education Startups

Session 3: Innovation in the BOP Market

Session 4: Case Studies: Eneza, Bridge Academy & PACE

Session 5: Preparing your Business Model Canvas

Session 6: Tips for doing a Startup in Pakistan

Workbook - Ilm Ideas Design Workshop

Case Study: Eneza

Case Study: Bridge Academy

Case Study: PACE

Developing Key Performance Indicators and Roadmap

These resources will help you prepare a Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Roadmap for your journey during the incubation program.

Workbook - Startup Investor Readiness Workbook

Template - KPIs and Roadmap

Market Research

These resources provide guidance on why market research is important and necessary for startups, as well as when and how to conduct it.

Market Research Guide

Workshop - Market Research for Education Startups

Template - Market Research Plan

Template - Market Research Report

Product Testing

These resources provide guidelines on when, where and how to test your product or service.

Workshop - Product Testing for Education Startups

Template - Product Testing Plan

Template - Product Testing Report

Marketing and Promotions

These resources will help you devise marketing and promotions plan and strategy for your startup.

Workshop - Role of Marketing and Promotions in Business Models

Financial Projections and Investor Readiness

Workshop - Financial Projections and Investor Readiness

Case study - School

Workbook - Investor Readiness

HACKTIVATE – A HACKATHON FOR EDUCATION

HACKTIVATE - A HACKATHON FOR EDUCATION

For Hacktivate – A Hackathon for Education, Ilm Ideas 2 is partnering with NIC Islamabad, and teaming up with Pakistan’s tech and education community to help you design solutions to educational problems in Pakistan.

So start brainstorming ideas and forming teams (min 2, max 4 people). We’ll supply you with the food, fun diversions and expert guidance in the form of mentors and influencers. You bring your laptop, appetite, ideas and passion – and get hacking!

The winning team will get a straight shot at landing a spot in the NIC’s 4th Cohort intake of startups.

Join us at Hacktivate as we stay up all night hacking, learning and having fun!

To participate, register your team for free on this link: https://goo.gl/forms/cwHFDO5x4BF4HHPJ3

To attend the event as a spectator, fill in the attendee form: https://goo.gl/forms/lEtZpwZmRfQ7J4YL2

Applications are open till the 20th July 2018! *

*Filling this form does not guarantee you a spot at the hackathon. Our Hacktivate team will be getting in touch with you once they have reviewed your application.

SUCCESS STORIES

Ilm Ideas 2 provides grant funding and advice to organisations or businesses that are working on education challenges, such as access or quality, to help them scale up to reach more children and improve the educational outcomes of their interventions.

These are stories from the field, about how these interventions are making a tangible impact in children’s lives.

Sheeba and the Private Detectives: The case of the Guardian School in Karachi

(AzCorp Entertainment)

Early childhood education and development

(Children’s Global Network Pakistan)

From a chicken shed to a digital learning hub: Mr Ali's journey to success

(Knowledge Platform)

Digital content in public primary schools

(SABAQ)

Education innovation in public schools

(TeleTaleem)

ILM IDEAS 2 EDUCATION STARTUP SHOWCASE

ILM IDEAS 2 EDUCATION STARTUP SHOWCASE

Ilm 2’s second cohort of education innovation start-ups from incubators across the country will present their work to investors and guests. Each startup is working on innovative and promising business ideas to improve quality of and access to education in Pakistan.

These start-ups have recently graduated from prestigious incubation programmes at Basecamp in Peshawar, LUMS Centre for Entrepreneurship and Plan 9 Tech Incubator – PITB in Lahore, Technology Incubation Centre NUST in Islamabad, and The Nest i/o in Karachi.

BUSINESS & PRIVATE SECTOR

Nonprofits and Corporate Partners

How to Make Your Nonprofit Attractive to Corporate Sponsors

Nonprofit-Corporate Partnerships: A New Framework

Improving Corporate-Nonprofit Partnership

What corporate sponsors look for in a charity partnership

Beyond charity: three innovative types of business partnerships for nonprofits

How to get your business involved in a charity

Charity funding: How to approach business for help

How to get businesses giving to your charity

Profits for Nonprofits: Find a Corporate Partner

CSR EDUCATION INNOVATION FORUM: Business Supporting Education Innovation in Pakistan

CSR EDUCATION INNOVATION FORUM:

SUPPORTING EDUCATION INNOVATION IN PAKISTAN

If you are a socially responsible corporation, looking to lead the way in creating more and better education opportunities for children and young people in Pakistan, please join us and find out how to get your brand associated with one of the exciting innovations supported by the Ilm Ideas 2 programme.

Ilm Ideas 2 aims to ignite private and public sector interest in supporting education innovation. We’re inviting you to join us at this CSR event because addressing the challenges in education in Pakistan requires collective action.

Please fill in this form to register.  The date for this event is 4th January, 2018. Further details will be communicated at a later time

Ilm Ideas 2 is an education innovation programme funded by the UK Department of International Development. We back education innovations with potential to reach hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of children. We do this by providing grants and technical assistance to a wide range of players from the private sector, to design, test and scale up education innovations. Our focus is on education innovations that reach poor and marginalised children and on innovations that are financially sustainable. Find out more about Ilm 2 and the innovations we support at www.ilmideas2.pk

INNOVATION CAMP LAHORE.

INNOVATION CAMP lAHORE

Ilm Ideas 2 is organising a two-day workshop for education startups on 21st and 22nd October, in partnership with National Incubation Center Lahore, at LUMS.

These workshops are designed to equip startups and aspiring entrepreneurs with knowledge and resources on challenges in education in Pakistan, potential solutions to address them, and how to build sustainable education enterprises that reach children from poor households in Pakistan.

To find our more, visit the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.

To learn more about NIC Lahore, CLICK HERE.

INNOVATION CAMP PESHAWAR

INNOVATION CAMP PESHAWAR

Ilm Ideas 2 is organising a two-day workshop for education startups on 14th and 15th October, in partnership with Peshawar 2.0 and Basecamp Peshawar.

These workshops are designed to equip startups and aspiring entrepreneurs with knowledge and resources on challenges in education in Pakistan, potential solutions to address them, and how to build sustainable education enterprises that reach children from poor households in Pakistan.

To find our more, visit the Facebook event page.

To learn more about Basecamp, click here