To get the best out of the 15-minute PTM slot, how do you prepare for it? As a parent, a teacher, a student!

Almost all who participated felt that the 15 minute parent teacher meeting (PTM) slot was sufficient for a good interaction with the teacher if both the parent and teacher come prepared for the PTM.  The focus during the PTM for the parent remains to get an update on the academic performance of their child, and[…]

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The parental sprint

Make a cheatsheet, keep it handy. Cheat-sheet could be as simple as: 1. Call your child around lunch and say hello. 2. Make omelet like she loves. 3. Ask if you are needed for homework and so on… Everytime a new checklist, no pattern and no predictability, work on that partnership, through of course a[…]

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List of Summer Reading Programmes and facilities in India

Scholastic Book Fairs- Scholastic, in partnership with multiple schools across India, hosts more than 4000 programmes annually.  The book fairs aim to foster reading habits among school kids. The books are segregated according to the age and grades of the student to facilitate the selection of right books. The book lists are designed by experts-[…]

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Introduction to Summer Reading

‘That’s the beauty of books- they let you experience the past and the future while you are still living in the present moment’ Summer vacations are the merry-making time for the kids. All they wish for is French fries and fun with friends and family. An ideal summer vacation from a child’s perspective is when[…]

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The uncanny habit of habit

Habits have an uncanny ‘habit’ of creeping on us silently. Habit formation adds to positivity, it gives one a feeling of having attained a “win position”. It could be a simple task of folding the newspaper after reading and putting it away in the designated place. Teaching through positive habits works. Adults have to model[…]

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List of Student Exchange Programmes

Movement of students between the borders requires rigorous research, groundwork, expert advice, authentic documentation, to ensure that there is no inconvenience to the students or the administration of the countries involved. To participate in a SEP, the students need to get in touch with authorized agencies that would help them to find a befitting country[…]

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About Student Exchange Programmes

Student Exchange Programmes A student exchange is a platform that provides the students an opportunity to explore the academic curriculum of a school outside his/her native country. The duration varies from 6 months to 1 year. It is not mandatory for the student to stay outside his native country during the entire duration. However, some[…]

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List of Teacher Exchange Programmes

UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) A teacher exchange programme between India and UK meant for Higher Education and Further Education was started in 2006. It aims at strengthening the relations between both countries on educational and research frontiers. The initiative is supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Ministry of Human Resource[…]

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About Teacher Exchange Programmes

A catalyst to the child’s innate learning capacity, a teacher nurtures the child through his/her delicate years. A good teacher understands the needs of students and modifies his/her approach according to the evolving times. A healthy student-teacher is as vital as a relationship between parents and kids as teachers have a paramount role in nurturing[…]

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About Scholarships

A scholarship is a financial subsidy as well as a token of appreciation granted to students for uninterrupted completion of their higher studies. Though scholarship is primary a financial aid but has various criteria and bifurcations to ensure that the benefit reaches to the remotest student population. However, there are certain myths that revolve around[…]

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