How to get CBSE / ICSE / IB Affiliation for a school

Q1. To which Board will the School be affiliated ? The school would be following which Board ? Two Central Boards namely CBSE ( Central Board of Secondary Education) and CISCE (Council for Indian school Certificate Examination) formally enroll various schools for following the prescribed/ approved course of studies up to Secondary & Sr Secondary Read more about How to get CBSE / ICSE / IB Affiliation for a school[…]

Number of Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff & Minimum Qualification required at a school

Q.1 What will be the student – teacher ratio? Ideally all Life Educare managed Schools aim to have 30 children in each class. As regards the teachers, they will be 1.5 teachers for each class in the School. Thus the student – teacher ratio in the school will be 20:1 or lower. Q.2 Can the school Read more about Number of Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff & Minimum Qualification required at a school[…]

Role of a Counsellor in School

Q.1 i) Will the school have a permanent or a visiting counselor in the Schools as it is becoming the need of the hour? ii) Does staff also include Special Educators / Educational Psychologists /Counselors? The appointment of school counselors is not a pre-requisite for affiliation of the school with CBSE. Therefore, decision to appoint Read more about Role of a Counsellor in School[…]

What levels of Hygiene, Water and Sanitation which are to be maintained in schools

Q.1 What will be the hygiene level of the water and sanitation in the school? The School will have child-friendly approach to hygiene, sanitation, and water supply facilities, aiming to design facilities that are part of the learning environment and stimulate, & promote appropriate hygiene practices among children. The toilets for children will have dimensions Read more about What levels of Hygiene, Water and Sanitation which are to be maintained in schools[…]

How to manage Equipment, Furniture and Uniform for School

Q.1 Who will supply the Text Books, Uniform, School Badge, Students Diary & Class Room Furniture? All Life Educare managed Schools will normally commence operations on 01 April every year. Since most of these schools will be affiliated to CBSE, the entire curriculum will be based on the textbooks published by NCERT. While the schools Read more about How to manage Equipment, Furniture and Uniform for School[…]

Set Curriculum / Syllabus for School

Q.1 What are the important features of curriculum in all ‘Life Educare Managed Schools’? Keeping in view the spirit of the National Curriculum Framework 2005 Life Educare managed School shall adopt activity-based, child-centered and joyful teaching-learning programme. At the upper primary level, the activities will be more broad-based and suited to children of the higher age Read more about Set Curriculum / Syllabus for School[…]

Designing Co curricular activities for Schools

Q1. What kind of co-curricular activities will be there in the School? The School will aim to provide an environment in the school that encourages the development of “Multiple Intelligences” & inner talents of the children, facilitating them to express through music, creative and performing arts. The schools will also aim to provide wide open Read more about Designing Co curricular activities for Schools[…]

Facilities for students to be provided in a school

What kind of facilities should the school provide? The school will have to provide the following facilities to the students for efficient functioning of the school: a) Basic infrastructure comprising a highly modern school building designed by a renowned   Architect and spacious Classroom, well-equipped Learning Center, Science & computer   Laboratories, Activities Rooms / Workshops for Read more about Facilities for students to be provided in a school[…]

What is approval from State Government required to start a school in India

Q.1 Who will grant the permissions in the State Education Department for opening School ? Since the School Ltd. will have classes from standard I to VI, necessary permission to start the School will have to be obtained from the local District Education Officer (primary wing). However, some States in the Country have classified Standard Read more about What is approval from State Government required to start a school in India[…]

Deciding the Fee structure for a School

How does one arrive at Fee Structure for an upcoming school Q.1 How will be the fees be determined? The issue pertaining to school fees structure will be examined critically and reviewed periodically by Life Educare, based on the ground realities. Based on the market study and competitor analysis along with Differential Analysis, a Performa Read more about Deciding the Fee structure for a School[…]

Financing a School Project

How much money does it take to start a school Q.1 Will Life Educare have a tie-up with Bank / Financial Institutions for financing the project ? Yes, LIFE Educare would assist in preparing Bankable project report and obtaining bank finance as it has team of professionally qualified team of Chartered Accountants. The detailed business plan Read more about Financing a School Project[…]

Growth of a School in India

How does a School Grow? Q.1 How many sections per class does a Life Educare Managed schools need to have to start with ? How will the school grow thereafter? Depending upon the infrastructure available at Life Educare managed Schools can be started as 1- Section to 4 – Section school. However, it is recommended to start Read more about Growth of a School in India[…]

How to construct a School Building – Promoter’s advisory guide

Question 1 i) What will be the layout of the school building ? ii) Will Life Educare provide the layout of the school building ?  iii) What are the specifications of the school building? The school building intends to provide basic infrastructure in a school. The layout and architectural design of the school building therefore, Read more about How to construct a School Building – Promoter’s advisory guide[…]

LAND requirement to start a CBSE school in India

What are the LAND requirement to start a school in India Q.1 Can anybody convert already existing state board School into a CBSE School? What are the formalities for that? As per the CBSE affiliation byelaws, school will be required to have a minimum of 1 Acres of land in Non-Metro and 0.75 acre of Read more about LAND requirement to start a CBSE school in India[…]

What is the TIME FRAME for starting a school in India

This post is meant as an idea guide for clients willing to sign with Life Educare Q.1 If I am signing an agreement today, when can the school be operational? The most crucial actions required to be undertaken for starting a school are: a) Formation & Registration of a Trust / Society b) Acquisition of Land Read more about What is the TIME FRAME for starting a school in India[…]

Managing a CBSE, ICSE, IB School in India

Q.1 Who will finally control the functioning of the school? The registered Trust / Society constituted under Indian Trust Act 1882 / Societies Registration Act – 1860 with be responsible for the establishment and administration / management of the school as per the objectives set forth in the Trust Deed / Memorandum of Association and Read more about Managing a CBSE, ICSE, IB School in India[…]

Start a Trust / Society for School

To start a school in India one has to begin with forming a TRUST/ Society.  Q.1 Can an individual start a School without forming a Trust/Society? The existing norms stipulate that educational Institutions must be run as service to the community. Accordingly, the opening of new schools in the private sector and subsequent affiliation with State Read more about Start a Trust / Society for School[…]