Chandigarh, September 6th, 2016: Zee Learn Ltd, India’s “Most Trusted organization in Diversified Education” with over 1500 Kidzee pre-schools is all set for its new endeavour with the launch of Kidzee’s Learning Tab and Zee Learn Pre-school Teacher Training Programme in Punjab. Zee Learn Ltd has taken the amalgamation of learning and technology a notch higher; and created Kidzee Learning Tab with curated content chosen/created by academicians and child-experts. Keeping the needs of the fast growing education sector in mind, Zee Learn is also launching the Zee Learn Pre-school Teacher Training Programme. The programme aims at creating quality Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) educators to bridge the existing gap between the number of teachers available and the number required.
Punjab is an important market for Kidzee with a total 47 centers across the state. On an average, 300- 400 Kidzee centers get operational every year and nationwide most of these centers are run by women. Kidzee is supporting and working towards the betterment of two indispensable sections of society- children and women.
Kidzee Learning Tablet Zee Learn Ltd entered into a technical partnership with Metis Learning (Eddy) to create the unique Kidzee Learning Tablet which is specifically designed and customized for the needs of Early Childhood learning- adding apps and features suitable for age- appropriate easy learning. Kidzee Learning Tablet, with its unique module based learning and gamification approach, can be used by parents and children alike as it has a kid’s mode under which kids can learn while having fun and parents can use it for their needs too. With over 150 million children in the age group of 0-6 years and extremely limited penetration of formal preschools in India, the Kidzee Learning Tablet can augment the learning for children in the early years. The unique content is layered with quizzes for 250 structured modules whereby Children will get an e-certificate on completion. Zee Learn is venturing in the e-commerce space for the first time, by retailing the Kidzee Learning Tablet online on its own website. During the introductory phase the Kidzee Learning Tab is offered at INR 9,999. It would be accessible to the larger consumer to enable their children to learn the Kidzee way.
Zee Learn Pre-school Teacher Training Programme aims at generating quality ECCE educators. India has 158.7 million children in the below six years category as per the Census 2011 and there are not enough teachers to provide education to all of them. Kidzee has been spearheading ECCE space since its inception in 2003 and launching the programme would help imparting the required knowledge to future teachers. This would also enable the leader in preschool education in India to be able to have better trained resources for its network of pre-schools across India. The Programme will be a 3 month course with hands on learning at Kidzee preschools in addition to theoretical learning culminating in an assessment post which the course completion certificates shall be provided by Zee Learn Ltd. It would offer 3 modules – Basic, Advanced and Premium, to ensure a thorough learning for the educators. This Programme shall be delivered both via the offline module and via Online Correspondence, it will have a mandatory 1 month internship at a Kidzee preschool centre.
Mr. Sukhvinder Singh Bindra, Kidzee’s Business Head said, “Over the years, Kidzee has been innovating and launching differentiated products and services for kids. Kidzee Learning Tab would offer an opportunity to parents and kids to enhance holistic learning in a variety of fun ways. It is created after an extensive research, which was conducted to understand the need of education system and hence provide a crucial tool for its development. Our aim is to provide children with an experience of Kidzee at School as well as Kidzee at Home to ensure maximum reach of best learning tools across India. ”
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Abhinav Upadhyay, Head – Marketing & Innovation, Zee Learn said, “We are extremely proud to announce Zee Learn’s entry into the new segment. Having reached a magnificent number of over 1500 centers across 550 Indian cities, Zee Learn Pre-school Teacher Training Programme is a natural progression for us. It is important to training our teachers thoroughly in ECCE to ensure better learning atmosphere and teachings for our kids. Zee Learn is determined to nurture the unique potential of every child through our distinguished offerings.”
Kidzee is the largest preschool chain in Asia and pioneer in Early Childhood Care and Education. With an incredible network of more than 1500+ centers in over 550+ cities, it is committed to spearheading child development across the nation. Having touched the lives of more than 4, 00,000 children in India, Kidzee, and remains focused on nurturing the ‘unique potential’ in every child.
About Zee Learn Limited
Zee Learn is India's leading company in education segment with the fastest growing chain of K-12 schools and Asia’s No 1 chain of pre-schools in its portfolio. Zee Learn acts as a consultant to local entrepreneurs who wish to setup K-12 schools, under its brand name Mount Litera Zee Schools and provides end to end Education management and Advisory services. Mount Litera Zee Schools is now the second largest chain of schools in the private-unaided category with over 89 schools in 75 cities and is also the fastest growing chain in India.
Zee Learn Ltd is India’s “Most Trusted organization in Diversified Education” according to Trust Research Advisory (TRA).
Today’s youth is looking for vocational education outside the ambit or traditional higher education. Acknowledging this fact, Zee Learn has developed Zee Institute of Media Arts (ZIMA), a TV and Film training institute in Mumbai that offers Certificate courses in Direction, Acting, Sound, Editing, Production and Cinematography. Another offering from the company, Zee Institute of Creative Art (ZICA) is the nation's first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy that trains youth in classical 2D and modern 3D animation in 15 cities across the country.