- Summer School Program
Summer School Program
Summer School Program is a unique offering to all 21K School Students from Grade 1 onwards. As the name suggests, Summer School Program is offered only during the summertime, typically for a duration of 30 days in the month of April/May, excluding weekends.
Summer School Programs are skill-based and connected to the real-world. These sessions are conducted by professionals and experts from diverse backgrounds. Some of the programs we focus on include:
- Yoga / Mindfulness
- Creativity ( Visual Art, Origami, Digital Art, Installations etc.)
- Drama & Theatre
- Public Speaking
- Vedic Maths
- Dance - Zumba, Jerusalema, Afro Jazz, Hip Hop
- Creative writing/ Storytelling
- Shlokas Made Fun
- Culinary Skills
- STEM-based activities
The above programs are offered either in form of a workshop, guest lecture or a course. Not all of the above courses are available to every student and the programs are mapped to the interest of the students and practical feasibility.
The dates for the Summer School Program are:
For 2021: 4th April to 20th May 2022
There is no additional cost for 21K School Students for attending the Summer School Program. Students enrolled for the academic year 2021-2022 will be able to attend the summer school program free of cost. For students enrolling for 2022-2023, summer school will be from 4th April 2023 - 20th May 2023. Participation Certificates are given to all students on completion of the Summer School Program.
|Program Name||Resource Person||City||Brief Profile|
|Yoga||Ms. Shashi Bahuguna Certified Yoga Instructor Professional Mountaineer||Dehradun||Shashi Bahuguna is a certified yoga teacher and practices Ashtanga Yoga. She has been teaching yoga for several years and her students span from ages 4 to 89. She also a professional mountaineer and a Founding Partner in an adventure sport company called Bohemian Adventures LLP.|
|Vedic Math||Ms. Megha Nangia Pationate Teacher for Vedic Mathematics and Advanced mathematics.||Kolkata||Trained and Passionate Teacher for Vedic Mathematics and Advanced mathematics.|
|Creative writing||Ms. Anjana Vasudevanan Talent Acquisition Associate, City of Mississauga.||Ontario, Canada||Anjana is a passionate, result oriented Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) with over 10 years of progressive experience in Human resources and Project Administration. She is a Business Management Graduate and holds a Master’ Diploma in Business Administration. She has also earned a Human Resources Management certificate with high honors. She possesses diversified skills in Project coordination, Customer Service, Talent Acquisition, Employee relations, managing employee life cycle operations including Training intervention, Benefits and Pension administration.|
|Poetry||Ms. Praniti Gulyani Author & Creative Writer Gold finalist Awardee in the Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition||New Delhi||A seventeen-year-old girl from India, Praniti has written two books - 'Sixteen Drops of Ink' and 'Mirror Maze'. She has won numerous laurels in creative writing - such as the gold finalist award in the Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition, honorable mentions in the prestigious Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest and so on.|
|Shlokas||Ms. Priya Subramanian & Ms. Varsha Manish||Chennai||Priya Subramanian Ideator and author of The Little Shloka Book Ex-Creative head of a performing arts school Faculty with The Art of Living Organisation |
Varsha Manish Life-Skills trainer specializing in children and teens Emotional Intelligence Coach Yoga and Ayurveda enthusiast
|Pot Painting & Clay Moulding||Ms. Chaitanya Crafter & Designer Passionate Art and Craft Teacher||Hyderabad||My name is chaitanya.. born n brought up in Andhrapradesh...now staying in Hyderabad..I have started my professional life from my college days..as a crafter,designer...and now settled as an Art n craft teacher.. Worked in different schools too as an art teacher...n took one to one sessions n group workshops too in many studios n institutes...|
|Coding||Mr. Siddharth Young Tech Enthusiast Pursuing Bachelor's in Information Technology||Mumbai||Siddharth is currently in his third year of engineering, pursuing Bachelor's in Information Technology. He has a passion for programming and love solving puzzles. Has a grasp on multiple technologies, and possess strong leadership and communication skills.|
|Netiquettes||Mr. Pankaj Jain Global F&A BPS Account Lead Accenture||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Pankaj have international and multi-cultural work experience – having worked extensively with clients and teams from US, UK, France, Japan, China and Malaysia. He lived in India and Japan and currently live in Malaysia.|
|Mindfulness||Fathima Kader Founder- EvolveED||Bangalore||Fathima brings with her close to 18 years of experience in the education sector working extensively with children, teachers and parents in areas of life skills training, personal development and child behavior management. |
She is a parent consultant and holds an international Parent coach training Mastery certification from ACPI, USA. She has completed training in using Mindful and Self - Compassion with Center for Mindful Self - Compassion.
She uses ‘Mindfulness’ with parents, teachers and children as a way to unlock hidden mental patterns and pay attention to one’s own spiritual and emotional need.
She currently heads EvolveED, a Bangalore based training organisation, that primarily works in the space of childcare, focusing on healing, restoring and transforming human relationships. Mindfulness based Compassion and Acceptance programmes are used to build inner strength, enhance self - awareness and promote emotional regulation. She is member of Early Childhood Association of India( ECA).
She is also a leadership coach that focuses on bringing in compassion, mindfulness and contemplation into school leadership. She holds a professional certificate from Monash University, Australia in coaching educational leaders.
|Digital Arts and Photography||Manas Parekh Freelance Photographer Featured in BBC & Times of India||Mumbai||Having started out as freelance photographer for the Times of India in 2000, Manas has worked his way up to shooting assignments for publications such as BBC Top Gear, BBC Good Homes, Better Interiors, Overdrive, Digit, Jetwings to name a few. He has also travelled the world as a cruise ship photographer and has built up a huge portfolio in travel photography. Manas has conducted numerous workshops and classes through the years and loves sharing his experience with fresh young minds. Get ready to sharpen your vision, creativity and shooting skills!|
|Speech and Drama||Ms. Kriti Tewari Actor & Drama Facilitator||New Delhi||Kriti Tiwary trained at the Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts a two-year Diploma in Acting after pursuing her BA in English.|
Kriti has taught drama for almost a decade. She has worked with Theatre Professionals Education since 2012 initially as a drama facilitator and a director of children's plays at several city schools. She currently mentors school teachers and drama instructors.
She specialises in Pre Primary Drama Education and has been instrumental in designing Programs for Pre Primary and Primary teachers.
She is also one of the founding members of an initiative called The School Library Project - an online arts resource for children during the lockdown.
Kriti uses her experience as an actor and a voice-over artist to bring the joy of drama to children and teachers.
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