Model & Strategy

Avanti seeks to establish a new paradigm in science and math education in India: one that is consistent, scalable, affordable, and accessible to the nation’s 19 million high school students.

Avanti is an award-winning social enterprise offering high-quality education in their own Learning Centers and in schools to students aspiring to study at India’s top colleges. They use technology, video content and detailed instructional design to enable teachers to deliver high quality lessons even in the most remote corners of the nation. Avanti’s work is helping create a major shift in how Indian students learn. Their programs focus on teaching students how to collaborate effectively, learn independently and push the boundaries of their academic experience. Avanti is currently operating in 40 cities across India.

At a Glance
Founded: 2009
Education
Location of work: International, Asia
Avanti
212 Shahpur Jat
110049
New Delhi, India
Students learning better. Together.
Akshay Saxena of Avanti
Meet Akshay Saxena

Akshay was part of the founding team of HeartFlow Inc, a venture-backed medical device company based in Redwood City, CA. He has also served on the founding teams of two prior venture-backed companies.  Previously, Akshay worked with the World Food Programme, the International Save the Children Alliance and the Boston Consulting Group.  Akshay has an engineering degree from IIT Bombay.

IMPACT

Avanti seeks to establish a new paradigm in science and math education in India – one that is consistent, scalable, affordable, and accessible to the 19 million high school students in India.

Avanti now works with over 25,000 students in 300 centers in 50 cities, and has developed close partnerships with six major state governments.

Avanti’s top student secured a national rank of 36 (out of 1,500,000 students). , Avanti’s programs have shown a >30% gain in Math and Science achievement levels and a close to doubling of college-going rates in government school students. bia.

  • Our Co-Founder, @SaxenaAkshay talks about how Avanti helps students coach themselves into becoming better learners. https://t.co/EN1JUQ4YIU
  • Avanti excels at JEE Main 2019! We're proud to announce that over 60 of our students have scored over 90 percentil… https://t.co/ak4u7C0A3w
  • Year-end workshop for the Principals of Aarohi Model, Saarthak & Sanskriti Schools conducted by Avanti Fellows' Har… https://t.co/aEdkToNULz
  • RT @IIIC_India: Discussion on SDG 4: Quality Education with Ms. Ragini Chaudhary: Quality Education, Microlevel change but a macro level im…
  • RT @kgc999: To tackle #inequality in #education, Avanti Fellows, an #NGO founded by #IIT Bombay #alumni, aims to improve access to premium…
  • RT @MSDF_Foundation: Did you know that low-income students nationwide reach graduation at lower rates than their more affluent peers? @Coll…
  • This article talks about how we are tackling the crisis of educational inequality to help provide students with opp… https://t.co/hPQJQIaKtx
  • Today serves as a reminder to all of us to renew our commitment to the welfare of children and strive to equip each… https://t.co/1gdxksGIzY
  • Avanti wishes you all a very Happy Diwali! May your light shine bright!
  • Our Co-Founder @SaxenaAkshay talks about his journey and why he chose to work in the developmental space over a suc… https://t.co/CLugJfrhUB
  • In a significant achievement for Education Technology programs targeted to improve secondary education STEM outcome… https://t.co/CUTW5j0QAi
  • Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, along with vocalizing his many beliefs and philosophies strongly advocate… https://t.co/rLof7XbsDL
  • RT @csrboxorg: .@AvantiFellows is hiring for the position of- Program Manager (PM), Project Sankalp- to manage different aspects of the pro…
  • RT @csrboxorg: We are pleased to greet Mr. Deepak, Kamble program director of @AvantiFellows #AvantiLearningCentres #CSR #IndiaCSRsummit ht…
  • RT @unltdindia: When there is a change in leadership at the government level how do you tackle shifting expectations.. tough questions at t…
  • RT @unltdindia: Our panel, 'For the successors by the success ers' will celebrate notable government collaborations and features @krishnara…
  • RT @VeraSolutions: Happy #InternationalLiteracyDay! Proud to partner with so many incredible organizations working to provide #qualityeduca…
  • Our tributes to one of the greatest visionary engineers of modern India, Sir M Visvesvaraya on his 157th birth anni… https://t.co/crLSMJhN5y