After opening preschools across Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh besides Kathmandu, Chandigarh based school chain Kinderpillar Ivy League is planning to open 200 pre-schools in India and abroad by the end 2016 in the franchise mode.
Ms Roopa Grewal, Director, Kinderpillar said in a release issued here today that education would be the top franchise industry to watch in 2015. She said that 13.12 percent of the population is in the age group of 0 to 6 years. The statistics suggest that the early childhood education sector is estimated to generate revenue of USD 3.25 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.33 percent. She said that with only 17% of the industry in the organised sector, it provides a great opportunity to leading national chains like Kinderpillar to develop more preschools in the tier-III and tier-IV cities across India.
Launched in the country by a group of educationists led by Prof Ellen Booth Church, chief mentor from the USA and a well known author, the preschool offers international standard early childhood education to kids at the toddler, play way, nursery, junior Kindergarten and senior Kindergarten levels. The chain has been adjudged as the best preschool chain of the year by the industry body, ASSOCHAM and rated amongst the top most promising schools of India by SiliconIndia
Ms. Roopa Grewal said that it is extremely important for children to be provided with a firm foundation since the first 2000 days of a child’s life are the most critical for brain development. She said that at Kinderpillar, a Personalized Education System (PES) system has been introduced that recognizes the individuality and needs of each child. She said that Kinderpillar has fast emerged as a first choice provider for stressed parents seeking affordable quality education in a safe and nurturing environment. The school chain claims to provide the state-of-the-art facilities, toys and teaching aids, a supportive learning environment to enrich young brains and a unique IDEAS curriculum and distinctive pedagogy.
About how franchise model works in school education, she said that a pan-India network of offices enables to provide superior customer support services. She said that that “we believe that with growing awareness of franchising and franchisors adopting best business practices, increasing demand for quality early childhood education, education industry presents a huge opportunity for growth through franchising. The chain provides turnkey solutions to business partners from set-up to training and launch to operations as well as marketing support.
She said that the first 2000 days of a child’s life are the most critical for brain development for which Kinderpillar has introduced a Personalized Education System (PES) that recognizes the individuality and needs of each child. She said that we are also merchandising books, pens, stationery, caps as well as clothes which have been very well received by global audiences across Hong Kong, Germany as well as in India.