Devkids by ULesson is a subsidiary of ULesson – an Edtech startup based in Nigeria and led by former Konga Founder/CEO, Sim Shagaya. ULesson – which recently raised $7.5 million in Series A funding – is focused on bridging the educational gap for K-12 (primary and secondary) education in Africa by providing learning resources and delivering affordable, high-quality, and accessible education using technology.
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Who is Devkids Built For?
From the website, Devkids’ coding curriculum is targeted at three different categories of kids:
- Explorers (4-7-year-old kids)
- Builders (8-12-year-olds)
- Innovators (13-18-year-olds)
Explorers (4-7-year-old kids)
For this age group, the curriculum includes Coding fundamentals, Animations, interactive stories, and Game design. While what they stand to achieve include Coding Fundamentals, becoming Digital Authors, and Game Designers.
Kids in this age category will be introduced to the fundamentals of coding, digital art, and game design, as well as an introduction to web development. At the end of these courses, kids will be able to:
- Design interactive games
- Create digital art projects
The curriculum for this age group includes an introduction to web development, Game design and app development, and Cybersecurity & Data Science.
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How Devkids Works
Lessons are highly personalized live-tutoring experiences delivered by expert tutors. The classes are also made flexible, you get to select a preferred time and date. Also, your kid(s) needs a laptop or tablet, and mobile data to join sessions.
After signing up, you get one free class, but subsequent classes are subscription-based. Here is a breakdown of the subscription packages:
- 1-month membership: ₦ 38,500
- 3 months membership: ₦ 96,000
- 12 months membership: ₦ 360,000
This subscription plan is applicable to all learning categories (Explorers, Builders, and Innovators) on Devkids.