Knack for education
Knack is used by educational organizations including leading colleges, schools districts, non-profits, and state agencies across the world to engage students and learners. Recent projects in Knack Education include:
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (Worldwide)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which accredited 800 of the world's top 800 business schools, is working with Knack to help business schools remove biases and enhance diversity and inclusion in business education and learning.
African Leadership University (Mauritius, Rwanda)
ALU aims to combat “brain drain” in Africa and is using Knack to scale and standardize their student admissions process. ALU is using Knack to identify high potential talent as they aim to educate the next generation of African leaders.
Empieza por Educar (Spain)
Empieza por Educar (ExE), the Teach for All affiliate in Spain, works with 73 schools through Spain. ExE is using Knack in their teacher recruitment process to identify the Knack profile of successful teachers.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (Illinois, USA)
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission is deploying Knack throughout public schools in Illinois. Students play Knack and with their college counselors use the results to chart an educational path that is aligned with future employment. ISAC’s Managing Director said “We know this is a game changer in our field.” The press release about the partnership is available here: https://www.knack.it/press-releases/
Indian Institute of Technology — Bombay (Bombay, India)
IIT Bombay leveraged Knack in their Teacher Training Program to identify traits that influence high impact among college teachers.
Lewis & Clark College (Oregon, USA)
Lewis & Clark (L&C) is deploying Knack to help socioeconomically disadvantaged students identify their skills and career potential.
NYU Langone Medical Center (New York, USA)
NYU’s Langone Medical Center used Knack as a tool to predict the success potential for orthopedic surgery residents. The results of this collaboration were published the International Journal of Medical Education.
Peel School District (Ontario, Canada)
Peel is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse school districts in Canada. Peel used Knack in several high school classrooms to help students identify their hidden skills and potential.
Stevens Institute of Technology (New Jersey, USA)
Stevens uses Knack as an integral part of their hiring process for Residential Advisers. Their Associate Director of Residence Life noted that "Knack has been a welcomed resource for our student staff hiring efforts."
Teach for the Phillipines (Phillipines)
Teach for the Philippines, in conjunction with Knack and a Harvard University researcher, leveraged the Knack games to identify the traits of successful classroom teachers. The white paper this research partnership can be found here: https://www.knack.it/white-papers/
Virginia Tech (Virginia, USA)
Virginia Tech’s School of Business uses Knack as an advising tool for students. The school deployed Knack during their orientation to help new students align their academic choices to career aptitude.