The short-form video curation app, TikTok, is no newbie in India. One of the most downloaded apps in the country in the first quarter of 2019, it helps users create short videos and express themselves in a creative manner. In addition, if you strike a chord with your audience, your videos have a high chance of going viral. What’s more, it is available in an array of Indian languages, including Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.
Taking a step forward, TikTok has launched EduTok, an innovative and knowledge-based initiative that empowers TikTok users to create meaningful and inspiring content, with special emphasis on education, motivation, safety, health, and wellness. With its foray into e-learning, the EduTok Program aims to offer a platform to not just independent creators, but also educational organizations that use TikTok to share their knowledge with millions of users, especially those who are willing to learn. It also helps to connect communities by spreading digital literacy and skill development across India.
There are several content creators who are effectively leveraging EduTok to create inspiring content, broadening their horizons on the professional front, and are at the same time, motivating others to follow their footsteps.
Let’s take a look at some of India’s best EduTok content creators:
Geet (TheOfficialGeet and EnglishwithGeet)
Sangeeta Jain, known as Geet on TikTok, has a story that will tug at your heartstrings. When she was only 10 years, she met with an accident that left her paralyzed. This did not stop her from achieving her dreams – today she dons multiple hats, that of an engineer, a lawyer, and a social worker. With a drive to change things on the home ground, she moved from the US to India to empower slum children and at-risk youth.
“I run a small NGO in Delhi-NCR region that uses different methods such as storytelling, song, dance, and drama to impart positive values to slum children and at-risk youth. Through...