Konnect

PREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR THE FUTURE

In the Edtech revolution of Bangladesh, the online adolescent portal called Konnect, launched in 2018, is another milestone. Konnect is a shortened term for ‘Kishore Connect'. Kishore means teenage in Bangla. It’s a multi-sectoral effort with government, NGOs, private sector companies, all contributing with resources and content. 


Bangladesh is home to more than 36 million adolescents and youths. Guiding them toward a healthy and prosperous future requires a collective effort from both society and the government. Konnect was developed by a2i and Shahjalal Science and Technology University (SUST) for the youth, to offer a healthy online social platform alternative that promotes their creativity and nurtures their talents. 


The platform connects adolescents especially aged between 10 to 24 through both online and offline activities among themselves and also with various local and national NGOs and development partners. It also provides various online edutainment materials including online classes on photography, painting, life skills, mental health, etc. Teenage users can share, upload and learn from creative multimedia content and important life lessons that can help develop their talent, social and personal skills.

PREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR THE FUTURE

In the Edtech revolution of Bangladesh, the online adolescent portal called Konnect, launched in 2018, is another milestone. Konnect is a shortened term for ‘Kishore Connect'. Kishore means teenage in Bangla. It’s a multi-sectoral effort with government, NGOs, private sector companies, all contributing with resources and content. 


Bangladesh is home to more than 36 million adolescents and youths. Guiding them toward a healthy and prosperous future requires a collective effort from both society and the government. Konnect was developed by a2i and Shahjalal Science and Technology University (SUST) for the youth, to offer a healthy online social platform alternative that promotes their creativity and nurtures their talents. 


The platform connects adolescents especially aged between 10 to 24 through both online and offline activities among themselves and also with various local and national NGOs and development partners. It also provides various online edutainment materials including online classes on photography, painting, life skills, mental health, etc. Teenage users can share, upload and learn from creative multimedia content and important life lessons that can help develop their talent, social and personal skills.

PREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR THE FUTURE

In the Edtech revolution of Bangladesh, the online adolescent portal called Konnect, launched in 2018, is another milestone. Konnect is a shortened term for ‘Kishore Connect'. Kishore means teenage in Bangla. It’s a multi-sectoral effort with government, NGOs, private sector companies, all contributing with resources and content. 


Bangladesh is home to more than 36 million adolescents and youths. Guiding them toward a healthy and prosperous future requires a collective effort from both society and the government. Konnect was developed by a2i and Shahjalal Science and Technology University (SUST) for the youth, to offer a healthy online social platform alternative that promotes their creativity and nurtures their talents. 


The platform connects adolescents especially aged between 10 to 24 through both online and offline activities among themselves and also with various local and national NGOs and development partners. It also provides various online edutainment materials including online classes on photography, painting, life skills, mental health, etc. Teenage users can share, upload and learn from creative multimedia content and important life lessons that can help develop their talent, social and personal skills.

PREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR THE FUTURE

In the Edtech revolution of Bangladesh, the online adolescent portal called Konnect, launched in 2018, is another milestone. Konnect is a shortened term for ‘Kishore Connect'. Kishore means teenage in Bangla. It’s a multi-sectoral effort with government, NGOs, private sector companies, all contributing with resources and content. 


Bangladesh is home to more than 36 million adolescents and youths. Guiding them toward a healthy and prosperous future requires a collective effort from both society and the government. Konnect was developed by a2i and Shahjalal Science and Technology University (SUST) for the youth, to offer a healthy online social platform alternative that promotes their creativity and nurtures their talents. 


The platform connects adolescents especially aged between 10 to 24 through both online and offline activities among themselves and also with various local and national NGOs and development partners. It also provides various online edutainment materials including online classes on photography, painting, life skills, mental health, etc. Teenage users can share, upload and learn from creative multimedia content and important life lessons that can help develop their talent, social and personal skills.

PREPARING ADOLESCENTS FOR THE FUTURE

In the Edtech revolution of Bangladesh, the online adolescent portal called Konnect, launched in 2018, is another milestone. Konnect is a shortened term for ‘Kishore Connect'. Kishore means teenage in Bangla. It’s a multi-sectoral effort with government, NGOs, private sector companies, all contributing with resources and content. 


Bangladesh is home to more than 36 million adolescents and youths. Guiding them toward a healthy and prosperous future requires a collective effort from both society and the government. Konnect was developed by a2i and Shahjalal Science and Technology University (SUST) for the youth, to offer a healthy online social platform alternative that promotes their creativity and nurtures their talents. 


The platform connects adolescents especially aged between 10 to 24 through both online and offline activities among themselves and also with various local and national NGOs and development partners. It also provides various online edutainment materials including online classes on photography, painting, life skills, mental health, etc. Teenage users can share, upload and learn from creative multimedia content and important life lessons that can help develop their talent, social and personal skills.

The 'Konnect' Model


Youths and adolescents can to login into the platform from anywhere through the Konnect webapp and mobile app. The platform requires users to create a profile that helps to track user preferences for customized suggestions. Youths can then access the different contents of the platform and also upload their own content for others to view. Users also receive certificates after completion of the enrolled courses.

3 million+

Students Connected

35,800+

Contents Available

Key Impacts

  • Nationwide emergency Educational support during Covid-19
  • Mental health counseling support during Covid
  • Soft skill training for the youth
  • Inclusion of indigenous students & teachers to support low & no tech users