What is Lil Bloggers Contest?
It is a safe online place for children from 8 to 18 years of age to express their views through the new way of communication called blog.
We are all aware of benefits of the digital media and paradigm shift towards booming linguistic careers. The strong writing skills in a way will remain as the core of the future employability trait in the 21st century. Talk about college admissions nowadays, digital footprint scrutiny has become common practice in colleges across the world. Blogging is a great way to reflect your very strong digital footprint.
Managing things happening online and controlling digital footprint has become as critical as building a good resume while maintaining healthy social and emotional wellbeing.
Besides all the advantages, there are many challenges that needs to be addressed particularly for students, children and youth and this pragmatic approach has brought many accolades to NexSchools since the past 3 years. It has been witnessed that children who participated in the Lil Bloggers Contest are more conscious about what they are sharing online.
Lil Bloggers Contest Journey
The comprehensive work in the past four years and pragmatic approach of NexSchools towards cyber safety literacy for the schools has created a unique place in the world and probably the first of it’s kind in India.
The simple blog posting form designed with experience of the past two decades by Mradula Singh (Founder of NexSchools) build for beginners to gain the core skills about blogging. Blog contest success is visible through overwhelming support from the eminent educationists, cyber security experts, and community leaders in writing domain besides keen interest shown by other countries to replicate the format. We have been receiving participation already from other countries besides India.
There are 600 blogs published on the NexSchools website during Lil Bloggers Contest 2019 that concluded on the 25th January 2019 and received whopping 1.2 Million visitors on the website in 2019 alone.
Glance through 2018 Contest
Winners of 2019 Lil Bloggers Contest
The vision is to take Blogging Space to children across the world to reap the multi-faceted benefits of this new way of communication while building strong digital footprint as a lifelong asset. It will empower children with digital citizenship and online safety along with championing the voice of the youth
“Everything you do now ends up in your permanent record. The best plan is to overload Google with a long tail of good stuff and to always act as if you’re on candid camera, because you are.” Seth Godin
Media has achnowledged our efforts and have covered our intitiatives time again by various media - Times NIE, Times of India, Sakal Times, Hindustand Times and many others. The Lil Bloggers' of 2019 were also covered in Sakal Times.
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