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How difficult can changing schools be for your child??

Home is where the heart and heart is where your friends are. It is never easy to leave behind your loved ones, your friends, people who have been your constant support and just jump into a new world full of strangers. It sounds like one of the worst nightmares! But this is what children go through during the transition period when they shift schools. Many a times they are neither prepared to leave behind their old friends nor are they mentally ready to make new ones.
In today’s age, students not only experience physical and emotional challenges but also have to cater to constantly increasing social and academic demands. Switching schools is much harder than adults think it to be. A shift of school can affect the child’s mental and emotional state very deeply. Therefore both parents and teachers at the new school should help the students in a proper fashion. It is very important to be a little extra understanding and to closely observe the child’s behavior during this time. 

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Where NOT to COMPROMISE when selecting a school!

Where do children spend most of their active hours? Where do they meet people outside home for the first time? Where do they learn most of the things about the world around them, apart from their parents?? It’s the holy institution that nurtures each one of us - Schools! Just how important then a part schools play in the lives of people? It is beyond one’s imagination. This impact can’t be measured but is definitely reflected in every aspect, every decision of one’s life. It therefore becomes very important for parents to understand what they should look for when selecting a school for their kids and what factors they should NOT compromise on!

In most cases parents know their child’s temperament, personality, qualities and unique needs better than anyone else. For example while a certain child might love outdoor activities, the parents should never go for a school that lacks in sports facilities. Another child might have a natural inclination towards fine arts and performing arts, the…

Finding the best school for your child, now made EASY!

It was the most precious moment of your life, your baby was born! Seems like only yesterday, when you cuddled that bundle of joy for the very first time, and then and there she became your life. Time just flew by and your little one has turned 3 - a BIG number!  What birthday present this time?? The perfect school in town because nothing less would do. And then the big question - how do we find this school? You and your spouse have so many conditions and who on earth would help you find the school based on these parameters?  Troubled times right! But not anymore!

A Pune-based startup has launched a portal that allows parents to find the best school for their young ones. School Finder ( makes school hunting a joy with easy to understand (and use) search and lets you zero in on the ideal school. You can select from multiple locations, fee slabs, boards and medium of instruction and it also provides a lot of information about every school around you viz. facilities…