1What are the programs that are offered by Kidzee?
2What is iLLUME?
3How is Kidzee different?Ans :
Kidzee’s prime focus is to nurture the uniqueness of every child. Kidzee has designed a diverse range of indoor & outdoor activities to achieve well defined learning and developmental goals that suit different learning styles of children. For more information, please visit Why Kidzee?
4What is the quality of the teachers in Kidzee?Ans :
Kidzee selects its staff strictly on the basis of their educational qualifications, relevant experience and their attitude towards learning and learners. It provides compulsory and intensive training in iLLUME so that they impart Kidzee’s academic curriculum in the way it is meant to be.
5What is adult - child ratio in Kidzee classrooms?Ans :In Kidzee, the maximum number of children in a classroom is limited to 20. To ensure optimum classroom learning, an adult-child ratio of 1:10 is maintained.
6What is the assessment process in Kidzee?Ans :Kidzee does not believe in competitive assessment. The fact that every child is unique and has an infinite potential makes it irreverent to gauge them on a common scale. Kidzee endeavors to help each and every child discover this unique potential. This is possible because of the observation-based, continuous and cumulative process through which students are not scrutinized but allowed to express themselves unreservedly.
7How is discipline encouraged in Kidzee?Ans :Kidzee follows a child-friendly behaviour management routine which includes RPI – Rules, Praise and Ignore. Child-centric measures are adopted and the teachers and other adults are trained to be proactive and find solutions along with the children. No corporal punishment is allowed.
8What is the medium of instruction in Kidzee?Ans :The medium of instruction is English.
9What are the languages taught in Kidzee?Ans :At Sr. Kg. Level, apart from English, the vernacular language or Hindi is introduced to make the children feel more comfortable and be prepared for a formal school.
10Does Kidzee admit children during mid-year?Ans :Yes, Kidzee allows admissions in mid-term.
11Is there a transfer policy?Ans :Kidzee recognizes that there are many situations such as transfer of parents from one city to another, where a child needs to be transferred from one Kidzee to another Kidzee. To facilitate this, a transfer policy rests with all Kidzees. In line with parent-friendly procedures, the transfer policy requires the existing Kidzee to refund the fees for the months not completed, but, not the annual fees. The parent will be required to pay tuition fee as applicable for the remaining months at the relocated Kidzee.
12Are there any exams / interviews for the admission process?Ans :No, Kidzee does not believe in entry barriers to quality education.Our belief drives us to accept all children and help them to be the best of themselves.
13How are parents involved in Kidzee?Ans :A high level of parental involvement is encouraged in Kidzee. Kidzee believes that parents play a strong role in child’s development. Parents are regularly informed and kept updated on the development of their ward as well as on the happenings at Kidzee through Open Forums, Seminars, Parent-Teacher Meetings (PTAs) and Open House sessions.
14Does Kidzee have separate uniforms for summer and winter?Ans :There are separate uniforms for summer and winter. Summer uniforms are inclusive in the child kit and the winter uniforms are available in our schools at an additional cost.
15What is Kidzee’s operating hours?Ans :
The timings differ from centre to centre. For further details, please visit the respective Kidzee’s website through the Find Your Nearest Kidzee.
16What is the duration of each program?Ans :The duration for : Playgroup and Nursery - 2 ½ hours Junior / Senior KG - 3 ½ hours
17Are admissions to the Kidzee programs open throughout the year?Ans :Yes.
18When does the academic session commence at Kidzee?Ans :
The academic sessions differ from location to location. For further details, please visit the respective Kidzee’s website through Find Your Nearest Kidzee.
19How do I register my child? / What is the procedure for enrolment to Kidzee ?Ans :
It is very easy to locate your nearest centre on our website. For further details, please visit the respective Kidzee’s website through Find Your Nearest Kidzee.
20Where can I find information on the fee structure?Ans :
You will find information at your nearest Kidzee. For further details, please visit the respective Kidzee’s website through Find Your Nearest Kidzee.
21Does my child have to be potty trained?Ans :No. There is no such requirement in any Kidzee.
1Do we need to take any approval to run the Preschool?Ans :No. Preschool does not come under HRD ministry. It comes under Ministry of Women & Child Development
2How Kidzee is different?Ans :
Zee Learn is into Education since last 12 years now. Our methodology “iLLUME” is certified by M S Baroda University. "iLLUME", places the ―unique child in the centre of learning process & gives him/her freedom to learn. We received many prestigious award and this year we have received Franchisor of the Year 2010 across all sectors. Kidzee is Asia's largest chain of preschools with more than 1350 centers
3What would be the ideal location?Ans :Residential locations are will be better for more enrollments. We have location checklist which helps us to evaluate the viability of location from both enrolment and child's safety point of view. So once you finalize the location we will visit the location
4How many years will it take to breakeven?Ans :8-12 months OR 40 Kids
5What should be the teaching staff qualification?Ans :Graduate with diploma in childcare/ human development. NTT/ ECE/ B.Sc in Home Science/ Montessori/ B.Ed Kidzee Univ certified teacher
6Can the F.Fee/startup kit fees paid in installments?Ans :No. Kidzee Franchise fee needs to be paid in one go. Center setup and operationalising period is sometimes less than month because of which F.F. cannot be paid in installments
7How many teachers and Ayaas should be there for students?Ans :Adult as to child ratio of 1:10 and Teacher as to child ratio
8Will you do get the admissions / do the advertisements?Ans :We will definitely help in driving enrolments We bear the cost for mass media marketing activies and BP need to invest in local marketing activities. For local marketing activities we provide designs of marketing collaterals and plan. Counselor training will help to improve the conversions after activities
9Should we charge the same as specified by Kidzee or we can charge more as per the facility?Ans :We define the tier of Kidzee keeping both area and facilities in mind. So you need to charge according to Kidzee Tier structure decided
10What are the Min kids expected during the first year?Ans :It varies from place to place. You need to spend on marketing for the first year as center is new and people don’t know about it. Average number will be around 50-60 students
11Min teachers required?Ans :That depends on whether you start JKG and SKG from the first year itself. Teacher: Child ratio should be 1:20. For Playgroup and Nursary 1 teacher can handle the 2 classes
12Can I start with less space for years and take more?Ans :If you set up whole thing for Nursary, Playgroup, JKG and SKG at the first place then you will get good enrolments. Basically parent should get an idea that preschool will soon start JKG and SKG classes
13Bank Tie-up if any? / Do you provide financial support?Ans :Yes our business model has been approved by SBI
14How many centres your are planning in the city? (If it’s a T/T city)Ans :Specific to region. But we will not open new Kidzee within 2 Kms for Metro and 3 Kms for other cities
15Who will provide the uniform?Ans :We provide the student kit which contains entire uniform
16Who will train the teachers and the counselor?Ans :We provide 60-80 hours training to teachers which focus on enabling them with skill set in delivering the content as per child’s needs and motivating children. We also work upon attitude of teachers by enabling them to be personally effective. Counselor should know every aspect of our methodology for solving various queries from the parents. Counselor training gives all the insights about our curriculum and how we focus on unique learning styles.
17Is it a profitable venture?Ans :Yes. We will provide you all financials required
18Annual fees is too high, can it be reduced?Ans :Annual fees are decided according to MPV classification. We consider child population, Rentals and Competitor fees as parameters for this classification. For brand like Kidzee AF will be definitely more than other non-branded schools. AF suggested will definitely give you enough enrolments
19How many kids I can accommodate per class?Ans :20-25 as we keep Teacher as to Child ratio of 1:20 and Adult as to Child ratio 1:10