Scuba Love is located in Mumbai where children undergo pool training and get dive-ready for a Scuba-diving holiday! Scuba Love is a PADI and SSI dive resort and center that organizes trips to the “most fascinating dive destinations in the world”. The organization has two dive resorts in the islands of Havelock and Neil, Andamans, India.
QtPi is a Bangalore based Robotic start-up involved in making innovative child-friendly robotic kits which help children build robotic prototypes. The company was founded by Jaison Leon, Raghunath Are and Anto Jerlin. The QtPi robotics kit consists of Arduino based main board, sensors, actuators, building blocks etc. They also have a mobile app
Footprints Daycare and Pre-School Chain located in Delhi, Gurgaon & Noida, was launched in 2012 by an education-oriented team consisting of Mr. Raj Singhal, Mr. Ashish Aggarwal, Mr. Purvesh Sharma and Ms.Amita Bhardwaj, with vast experience in the field. Children here get a technology-oriented education, nurtured holistically, and are fed nutritious meals. They are guided into a researched-based curriculum here. The school is of help to working parents, especially women to continue with their careers.
Early Boffins in Pune intends to make learning a fun experience for children and to make them “thinkers,creators, and problem solvers” of 21st century. Early Boffins provide each school:On-premise support, Phone support, EB Innovation, Lab Health Monitoring, Curriculum Query Resolution, Faculty Development Programme etc.
Kids Club encourages children to learn yoga, musical instruments, and dance forms like Zumba, general knowledge, games like cricket, basketball, football, skating, badminton, and music apart from strength training.
I joined this school in 1988 and I’ve been here since. I started as a teacher, then I took on some administrative responsibilities as a coordinator. In 2003, I was asked to become the Principal. All my experience has been being part of this very good school.
DCP Expeditions, a premier Photography Training Academy in India, conducts workshops and teaches children about nature, biodiversity, universe, wildlife, waste management, natural resource management and other important aspects of environmental science using photography as the medium.
KSHITIJ, located in Mumbai, was established in 2006 by a group of friends who believed in working on child development through experiential education. The activities range from workshops like theatre, photography, science, art, craft, aero-modeling, imagination, cooperative games.
Army Public School, K Kamaraj Road, Bangalore has always been the pioneer when it comes to doing its
bit for the environment. Under the unstinted support, guidance and mentorship of the principal of the school, Mrs. Manjula Raman, the school has a very dynamic Environment Conservation and Education Programme that actively awakens awareness and engages the young students of the school as well as of the other schools in environment conservation and propagation.
Miraaya, a holistic growth center based in Mumbai, conducts summer camps, in-school training for teachers and students for several cities/countries. Miraaya has been co-founded by the eminent Physiotherapist and Life And Leadership Coach Dr. Nidhi Gupta, an award-winning author, columnist and visionary educator Ms. Megha Bajaj and a Chartered Accountant with philanthropic bent of mind - Mr. Rajesh Chaudhary.
The Kids Company's activities consist of a blend of educational games, I.Q. sessions, puzzles, mazes, crosswords and teaching through play. The activities are aimed at improving the child’s skills related to logical thinking, problem solving, self-management, communication and inter personal skills. “The ‘experience and the surprise element’ which a child unwraps in every session at TKC is what makes us unique!
Isha Home School is located amidst the tranquil surroundings of the Velliangiri Mountains near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Founded in 2005 by Sadhguru, the school strives to incorporate his educational approach into its day-to-day teaching process. It provides education for children upto grade 12.
Jubilee Hills Public School Hyderabad was founded 30 years ago by Philanthropies who wished to provide education to the society. Mr. Mukund states, “Our school’s vision is to provide qualitative education to one and all. As a chairman I would like to have trained faculty, world class infrastructure with latest technology and most important disciplined children."
Eduisfun, an adaptive gamified learning platform located in Powai, has a vision to make education “fun, easy, and accessible to everyone via games.” Praveen Tyagi and Jatin Solanki, two IIT graduates, founded Eduisfun in 2014 to introduce education through games to children.
Learning Delight, located in Rajkot, is a company that offers digital learning tools to students and schools. It works on transforming the text books into “animated, digitized content” to be imparted to children via LED screens in the classrooms.
100 Story House is a small library in the Garo Hills, set up by a Jemimah Marak, and her husband, James Nokseng G Momin. As the region is insurgency-prone, the couple set up this library to create a space for young children to nurture the habit of reading.
Nature Journey, with its headquarters in Bangalore and branches in Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, and Chennai, is the largest school to make children learn leadership and life skills with the help of experimental learning and adventure activities.
Shraddha says that CATS LC organizes three different camps:
· Around the World to discover countries in the world and learn about music, culture, and art
· Imagine and Invent to kindle children’s imagination and bring it to life with the help of craft, modelling, and arts.
· Tales to tell to take them to a make belief world, to visit new places, to meet new people, and carry memories to remember
Chippersage, a Bangalore-based English Language enhancement education company, was founded by Latha Srinivasan in 2009. They provide learning solutions and tools that enhance English language skills for all learners irrespective of age and proficiency levels.
Dhruvatara is an integrated out of school program based in Bengaluru. Headed by Rashmi Dixit who has over 10 years of experience in the coaching industry, Dhruvatara organises nature-based camps for children during vacations.
The Pocket Money workshop is the brainchild of Ms. Kirti Agarwal Runga, an engineer from NIT, Jaipur. The “Pocket Money” workshop is meant to take children off “their routines and should be given an opportunity to explore other fields/activities where they could learn while doing things.”
"I wanted many more Gagan Narangs to win many more medals for India. I have been a product of the system so I felt somewhat obligated to give back to the system, which is why I started Gun For Glory in 2011."
Mumbai Travellers is working on a different set of fun activities for the children but it “depends on the dates children are available and their school vacations.”
A summer camp for parents and children is about to begin soon along with a wildlife safari to Tadoba.
Asmi Gandhi has been the Head of the Pre-primary section of Ahmedabad based Olive Green Kids School since 2006. The school caters to children in the age-group 1.6 years – 6 years. Ms. Gandhi elaborates, “Pre-school education sector is facing the problem of trained teachers. Anyone who has time wants to do job in a pre-school. We should have training centers for teachers and appoint only trained teachers, or a person who is well experienced for at least 5 to 7 years.
Asha Kiran, meaning “Ray of Hope” is a very popular school for children of special needs and is located in Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore. Established in 1993 by Ms. Rita James, the school aims at making every challenged child “a responsible member of society by developing their individual skills and abilities.” It promotes inclusive education for challenged children and for normal children, all under one roof.
Evoschool is a location tracking and communication means connecting school, teachers, students and their parents. It starts tracking the child and his safety and security right from the moment he leaves home for school till he returns. Also it helps in administration and academic tasks.
Mr. Karthik K Samprathi, Co-founder & CEO of Budding Explorers, started the adventure camps with the sole aim of bringing children out to indulge in adventure activities to develop “physical and mental strength to identify their capacities, develop belief, overcome challenges” and the camps help them come out as winners, better leaders and better survivors of the future.
Located at Sopan Baug, Pune,The Harmony Tree pre-school offers a “stimulating, nurturing, and joyous environment.” The children learn through hands on experience, team work and plenty of art, music, dance and role play. The school aims at working on a child-oriented curriculum to contribute in creating a ‘whole individual.’
Aiming at kindling the curiosity of each child to learn and discover, EdMojo was started by Mr.Vinit Shah, an Engineer from Mumbai University and MS degree holder from University of Michigan. Kids are encouraged to work on “interesting open-ended projects” .
Just Being Centre, founded by Ms. Sandy Dias Andrade, a psychologist by profession, is all about offering a vacation not only for children but also for the other members of the family - to play, rest, and unwind by connecting with each other.
Sharmila Mukerjee, a professional Odissi dancer. Currently she runs her own academy - Sanjali Centre for Odissi Dance in Bangalore and continues to train many students at her institute. She is instrumental in popularising the Odissi dance form in South India.
Immersive Learning involves the use of technology in classrooms to facilitate 360 degree learning through a combination of Audio, Video and Tech elements which will aid students in the learning journey.
TutorTrek offers lesson plans, worksheets, technology, and quizzes along with Assessment Tool that suits ICSE, CBSE, and the state boards’ curriculum. Effective teaching is achieved with the help of the lesson plans offered by TutorTrek.
“Yoga is a great tool to teach children to be calm, focused, enhance their physical strength, flexibility, coordination, body awareness and connect with their inner self. Our idea of summer camp for kids is to integrate this ancient science with yogic games,selfless service, sloka chants,bhajans and value added mythological stories in tune with nature so that it brings about a holistic development of the child."
"Such varied experiences have taught me that the essence of education is not to teach one anything, but to motivate and enable building up the right skill levels, that direct each to his individual excellence.”