Kids in all the metro-cities of India now have a reason to rejoice with the announcement of the launch of 'Kinderpillar Ivy League Kids'. With a belief that early childhood is a unique and important stage in a child's life, Kinderpillar with its unique, modern and professional approach to learning will give kids a chance to embark on a voyage of self-discovery and knowledge. Committed to making a difference to education at the first step of the ladder, Kinderpillar comes with a team that has experts from all the domains and dedicated to make a difference in India's pre-school segment.
With the demand for quality pre-schools on rise, Kinderpillar - Ivy League Kids is being Launched by Priyanka Khosla Director of INIFD (www.nifd.net) the official knowledge Partner Lakme Fashion Week & Ms. Roopa Grewal ( from Canam Group) in collaboration with America's top pre-school expert Ms.Ellen Booth Church (www.ellenboothchurch.com) in India. Ms. Church will be actively involved in an ongoing evaluation of the curriculum and will be constantly monitoring and mentoring the core team to see that the high standards of excellence are maintained across all the Centers. Kids at Kinderpillar - Ivy League Kids India will be using the same techniques, toys and teaching aids what is being used by the kids of USA.
Associated with Kinderpillar Ivy League Kids as Curriculum Design Expert, Ellen Booth Church, a sought-after Educational Consultant and Writer in the US said "While designing the curriculum for Kinderpillar, I have applied all my experience to create a learning environment that will holistically promote the mental, physical, social, and emotional development of one's child, in a stress-free way. The motto is very simple- we are not creating academic wizards but independent thinkers and problem solvers with a lifelong love for learning.
With hand-picked teachers and staff coached and mentored by Ellen Booth Church- the school strives to provide children with a developmentally appropriate, stimulating environment in which they can learn and grow to their fullest potential. Ms. Ellen Booth Church is not only a pre-school authority at USA but instrumental in success of many kids TV channels like Disney, HBO Junior & many more
Speaking about the idea of coming up with the idea of 'a unique play-school' , Priyanka Khosla, Director, Kinderpillar Ivy League Kids said "Play school market in India is in a very nascent stage and people are experimenting with various concepts. At this stage, we wanted to provide parents with a solution that is expert designed and time tested. We have put in years of hardwork in visualizing, bringing right people together and getting the best of trainers for this project. The school envisions making every child a winner".
Designed to cater learning through direct, hands-on experiences with people, objects, events, and ideas, Kinderpillar Program plans to integrate the best and the most advanced educational theories and practices of the United States with the cultural richness and values of India. The aim is to provide best of best facilities to all the students and watch them grow into confident, secure and empowered from Canam Group and high self-esteem.
Adding about the how Kinderpillar would be different from many upcoming pre-schools in India, Roopa Grewal, Director, Kinderpillar said "We aim to provide not just students but also their parents with the best of experience when it comes to learning with a kid. Our programs are designed in a way that we aim to create a holistic environment for the kid both at home and school. We aim to roll out 32 schools by the end of this year in different parts of the country and 300 schools by the end of 2015."
The first of the pre-school is expected to come up by November 2012, in the city of Chandigarh. Other cities where the schools will open include Ludhiana, Amritsar, Panchkula, Mohali, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Baroda, Indore, Lucknow and Kanpur, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad to name a few.
Some of the key differentiators at Kinderpillar include:
Curriculum : That uses Dr. Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences as a curriculum framework
Campus - Which provides stimulating indoor and outdoor environment and designed by architects who specialize in kids' spaces
The security system : That give parents the assurance that safety is the top priority
Child washrooms - That have easy access with child-sized sinks to facilitate the emphasis on the importance of hand washing
Other highlights of the play school include high tech security, designer uniforms, Kinderpillar city, cyberspace, Traffic Park, toy library, joy ride zone, smart classes and gym