Tips to Start a Preschool
Posted: Dec 13, 2018
With an increasing literacy rate, the new generation parents are making it a must to send their ward to preschool for a better grooming, here are some of the best preschool in India, and every parent makes it a point to look for the best playschools for their kids. Not only this, in subsequent to the increasing number of enrollments, the number of playschools is also rising at the moment especially in Delhi NCR with ''Vidyarpan''- The Digital Preschool In India doing exceptionally well and is one of the best preschools in Faridabad.
There are many people prospecting, planning and working on the idea of a preschool business because of interesting and profitable gains and with not a very huge investment. This is known as low investment preschool franchise business model, ''Vidyarpan''- The Digital Preschool in India has a lot of such attractive options for emerging entrepreneurs with its digital brand value. Similar to other businesses, a preschool business also requires a pre-planned layout for the startup. If you’re also looking forward to starting a preschool then here are some of the solutions and tips to keep in mind for achieving a successful preschool business.
Research and analysis- Look up other preschools near your desired location and learn a little about each of them like how many preschools are currently operating in that area, whether any particular populations of kids are underserved by preschools in your area (e.g., kids with disabilities or kids from low-income families), what kinds of educational philosophies or approaches are represented in your community’s preschools and so on.
Getting required permissions- Presently, there is no central law regarding the registration to start a preschool in India, though some state laws exist such as the 'Private School Education Acts' in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and others. Many other states have letters issued by the State Government (under the guise of RTE Act), regarding the starting and running of a preschool. There are many preschool consulting agencies and firms which help with such issues.
Naming it- The name of a preschool imposes a first impression in the minds of the spectators prospecting to enroll their child. So, it is very important to select a perfectly suitable name. Always go for a fancy attractive name that will drive more attention and audience towards the preschool which is easy to pronounce by the kids.
Budgeting- Define your budget. You need to invest on things like business research, project know how, rental advance, toys and equipment, furniture, colors and paints, some changes in the rooms, etc. Having a rough idea of such expenses is even better.
Preschool curriculum- You should have proper curriculum; as the adage goes 'quality sells itself'. The government of India is also coming up with curricular laws, making it mandatory for preschools to have proper and good curriculum.
Location and Infrastructure- Parents send their kids to a preschool to explore things in an open environment and observe better. As per the location concern, setting up a preschool in a spacious and green environment can be beneficial which not only attracts children but also helps them to connect to the environment, observe and become sensitive towards nature. A non-competitive factor should also be considered before selection of a location.
In accordance with the infrastructure facilities, it should be colorful, interesting and attractive as a preschool being an arena for kids needs to undeniably look playful and attractive in every possible manner.
Staffing- Teachers, being the roots to a preschool should always be on the priority list. Staffing the correct number of teachers in your school depends on the number of children you’re catering to. Hire the teachers specialized in teaching and handling preschoolers to avoid any mess in the classroom. A healthy student to teacher ratio must be maintained for the benefit of the teacher as well as quality of education.Promotion- Once you’re ready with all the above-mentioned points and all set to go, start with the promotion of your preschool using various means. Use different types of promotional techniques for promoting your business, physical print technology such as pamphlets, newspaper columns, boards and hoardings, banners, etc. can be used for the start. If you have much to spend, then you can also go for television advertisements for your school. You can also go for digital marketing wherein you can promote your play school on internet or www. (World Wide Web) using various promotional techniques digitally. Use social media platforms for promotion, such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, etc.
Vidyarpan is the first digital play school in India. Where are children growing with a digital environment.