Educational Initiatives, India and South Africa

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Key Information

Educational Initiatives has created Mindspark, a personalised learning software that allows children to effectively advance at their own pace. Independent evaluations by J-PAL, IDinsight and Gray Matters have demonstrated learning outcomes to improve dramatically with Mindspark. Mindspark Program features include:

  • Evidence-based Personalized Adaptive Learning (PAL) for students.
  • Actionable insights on student learning levels and assistance identifying and overcoming misconceptions for teacher
  • Collaboration with local organizations for community outreach
  • Data on learning outcomes for transparency in the education system

EI works with governments, schools, philanthropists, multilateral organizations and communities to reach students across different strata of society in India and South Africa, to have a holistic impact on education systems. 

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

India, South Africa

Government Affiliation



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Ministry Affiliation



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COVID-19 Response


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Cross-cutting areas

  • COVID-19 Response

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys in school, Girls in school


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School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

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Other populations reached

  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

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Program Approaches Back to Top

Educational Technology

  • Digital learning materials/programs

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)

Cross-cutting goals

Not applicable or unknown