Preschools In India: What To Expect?by The Knowledge Bus Global Preschool Preschool
Preschool is an important foundation for learning and life. In India, preschools are often referred to as playschool or nursery school. There are no licensing agencies in our country, anyone can start a preschool anywhere which resulted in tons of preschools. Thus, one should ensure that they enroll their child in one of the reputed preschool with the best teachers and facilities.
Key areas of preschool education:
child’s creative and thinking abilities.
independence and good behavior.
confidence, self-esteem and social skills.
development of young children.
The right age to send your child to preschool
In India, parents typically send kids to preschool at ages ranging from 3 to 5 years. The ideal age really depends on your needs, your child and the kind of preschool. But it is important to note that, preschools should have only unstructured and social activities and no formal instruction. They are not ready for it yet and premature forced instruction can even hinder their natural flair for learning.
How to select a preschool
Make a list of all the preschools with fine reputations. Check for the methodology each school follows ,the infrastructure and the safety precautions. Browse through the websites of the schools to get a better outlook. Find out how the school plans to keep you updated about your child's progress and what their policy for interaction with teachers is. Schedule an appointment and visit the schools with your toddler.
#Preschool in India is a period of rapid growth and development. There are certain milestones a preschooler should reach before they begin elementary school. They understand and learn a lot of new words. The math curriculum includes counting, measuring, identifying patterns etc. The art and craft is the most fun of all subjects with the coloring and painting work.
Problems faced by preschool education in India:
People in India didn't have an attachment to this system for a long time. After independence, efforts were made to give it a definite pattern and shape. With inspiration from foreign countries, the early education took root in Indian soil. Developments are still made to improve the field of pre-primary education. The pace of progress being slow, there is a dearth of trained teachers and child literature in this field of education. The schools lack equipment's due to shortage of funds. New researches are being conducted to evolve a teaching pattern suiting Indian atmosphere.
Preschool, like all forms of education, is intended by the society so that it helps to transmit important cultural values to children. It is very important to prepare our child to succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy. We should create a platform for kids to study at an early stage and India has definitely been making progress in developing preschools. The main challenge of implementation of pre-schooling in rural area is the language barrier. Discussions are being held to overcome all these issues.
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