Are you creating a new school in India? Do you have land on which you plan to set up a new school?, This post will help save investments and also ensure that you create a school that will be successful.
Today’s learning environments are evolving to keep up with the changing environment and technological advancements. All the new-age schools require classrooms that foster collaboration and creativity among learners.
Canteen Conversations: Acoustic Solutions for Schools
Students often look forward to their break-time in school because of various reasons. Firstly, as they can meet their friends across various grades and chat over their favorite cartoon/movie episodes and also fill their tummies with some amazing food. Break time also acts like beating the monotony for them. As they are other times much […]
We all are waiting for the schools to reopen. It has not only been tough for learners but also for the teachers to conduct classes online during this pandemic. We are still a long way off from the normalcy of pre covid times. We have to make it our way of life. Shared below are […]
How can schools ensure safety and security in schools? Safety and security are very crucial for schools. It is not only important for the students but also for the teachers, parents, and other members of the school. It is the responsibility of schools to ensure that students are provided with a safe and welcoming environment. […]
What will schools look like post Covd19? The Covid19 crisis has come upon us quite suddenly and most feel ill equipped to deal with it. Fortunately over the last few years work from home as a concept has gained a lot of traction.
Good Acoustics When we speak, we push air from our lungs through the neck via the vocal cords, which in turn vibrate and create sound. The sound continues on via the nasal cavity and oral cavity, creating sound waves that are released into the room. These sound waves are received by someone’s ears via the [...]
While setting up a new school not enough effort is devoted to the selection of appropriate furniture. One suited to design & function. In a traditional school, it consists of a standard set of desks in a limited set of sizes. Progressive investors, who value open classrooms, understand the value of planned furniture. The lack […]
What should you expect from a school feasibility report?
We advise clients to conduct a feasibility study when they approach us for support to set up a school. At a high level, it is a decision enabler that builds an understanding of the viability of the project, the challenges, the likely outcomes and alternatives to undertaking that particular project. Such findings can be intuitive but when backed […]
When you have identified land for a school, it is a good idea to conduct a feasibility study. Setting up a school entails significant investments, if these decisions can be informed with professional advice, they should be taken up. As in any business, the school project report investigates the viability of a prospective school venture […]
Across the world, physical activity among children is decreasing. Indian cities in particular do not promote active lifestyles because of the high population density, infrastructure limitations, pollution and the climate. Physical activity is an important contributor to the health of a community. In fact, physical inactivity is identified by the WHO as the fourth leading [...]
“Chalkboards and good teachers are all that one needs”, is no longer a winning argument. In this article, school consultants Newton Schools argue that brands offer a promise and schools that associate with brands automatically offer a kind of promise too. What makes a school special? What is innovative in a school? Is it worthwhile [...]
The International Baccalaureate (IB) was created to “develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect”. It is a progressive education framework with international education credentials which have earned global recognition within some of the most respected academic institutions around the world. With this [...]
Change is an inevitability. Continually recognizing it and adapting to it is a key to success. Across the world visionaries experiment with novel methods to deal with change and are closely observed for applications in other areas. Changes to our economies, livelihood and social existence also has implications for education of our children. Childhood education […]
Composition & Role of School Management Committee: 2018 CBSE Affiliation Byelaws
One major change in the new CBSE Affiliation Byelaws 2018 is in the composition and role of the School Management Committee. In the earlier byelaws, it was mandatory to form a school management committee for all non-government schools only. The requirement was as per the CBSE byelaws only and the defined powers and functions of […]
In a big surprise, the new CBSE Affiliation Byelaws 2018 has a cryptic provision for granting affiliation to innovative schools, as a special category. Section 2.6 of the byelaws has the provisions for granting affiliation to this category of schools. The rest of the document does not mention innovative schools at all. Newton Schools, as […]
CBSE Affiliation Byelaws 2018 – Land & Capacity Requirements
In the new CBSE Affiliation Byelaws released on 18 Oct 2018, there are some changes in the land requirements for setting up an affiliated school in India. Chapter 3 of the Byelaws defines the land requirements.
CBSE has revamped the affiliation byelaws on 18 Oct 2018. The original document can be downloaded here. We are reviewing it in detail and shall share our analysis and interpretations here and on our Twitter account. Follow us for more.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things just some of the terms that are in the news everyday, with either a new discovery or a new application in commerce. Climate change, global warming, pollution, limited resources on earth the other set of headlines that dominate news. These are driving change out of necessity […]
Private schools in India have mushroomed over time, there are too many of them in some cities. We are seeing a scenario where parents have a choice and are now bargaining for better deals in newly launched private schools across most towns and cities. A school in Gurgaon recently shut down – it was barely […]
As consultants for school projects in India, Newton Schools is focused on perfecting learning environments and creating amazing schools for children. We have executed several greenfield school projects end-to-end. We are based in Gurugram, India – the new city that has seen a large number of progressive and innovative new schools constructed over the past 15 years.