Wednesday, November 4, 2020

About the Director

The notion is very popular that "Mother is the first teacher of the child". The teacher's instinct takes birth with the baby and mother start her lessons before his/ her birth. The same thing happens with me when Manava (My daughter) came into my life. Every mother always work to give the best education to her child, sometimes she has to learn new things so she can teach it to her child.

When I took her admission to playgroup as a mother with a Bachelor of Science degree in hand I started looking for the part-time job and courses to fulfil my thirst of Childhood Education. I took admission to the one-year diploma in Early Childhood Education and completed it. It helped me to understand the problems and solution to child education. Later, I took admission to two years, Bachelors of Education (B. Ed.), course. It was a challenging task for me as I had to balance the family, babysitting and educational life. With all odds, I completed, B. Ed. and started the searching for a job in primary schools. 

Fortunately, I got the opportunity to join the same school where Manava was studying in the first standard. As started my assistant teacher job I noted that 70 % of students have difficulties in reading and identifying the alphabets. When started searching for solutions, I came across the Phonics through YouTube videos. 

I used to get motivated day by day with amazing applications of Phonics. Every day I used to come across many unsolved questions (which used to come across when I was a school student) every day I was getting answers. I started applying Phonics concepts in my daily teaching and received very good result, as my students started reading with so much ease. Sometimes, we colleague used to discussed how wrongly we learned such a beautiful language i. e. English.

Later, I did some basic authorised courses in Phonics and Abacus and after working for two years in school, realised that it is the right time to switch the profession from school teacher to professional trainer. I had rented a hall and started training for students for a year and later with immense enthusiasm, I started the Manavata Elegant Kids Academy.

Still, while daily training to the students every day I am learning new concepts in Phonics and I am enjoying it.

Mrs. Rupali Autade

Founder & Director – MeKids Academy

About us

Manavata Elegant Kids Academy (Mekids Academy) is established in the year 2020. The year 2020 will be remembered as Covid 19 lockdown and it has affected every sector. In Covid19 situations, the e-learning was at a peak, but still, only 50 to 60 % of students were financially and technically proficient to continue with it. As in Lockdown period, many schools were closed due to financial burden and could not even continue the e-learning. With parents, demand and the students' welfare in mind MeKids Academy initiated the skill education through online teaching. Primarily it was providing the training on Phonics and Abacus to students of 4 to 14 years, now it has extended the scope of training to spoken English, English Grammar and further planning for Vedic Maths, Sanskrit, Calligraphy, Computer Coding etc training. 

The schools are providing the education to students but it is need of time to give additional skills to kids as also “National Education Policy 2020” given importance to the development of skills and competencies, particularly learning life skills. All the courses offered by the Mekids Academy are designed to help students to challenge their abilities so they can deliver or present the learnings in a better way.

National Education Policy 2020 mentioned that “The ability to read and write, and perform basic operations with numbers, is the necessary foundation and essential for all future school and lifelong learning”. Mekids Academy is particularly training students on reading and performs basic operations with numbers. Early years of a child’s life are very important for later health and development. The brain continues to develop and change into adulthood, the first 8 years can build a foundation for future, health and life success.

About the Director

The notion is very popular that "Mother is the first teacher of the child". The teacher's instinct takes birth with the baby a...