Podar Corporate Schools

Podar Corporate Schools

An initiative by Podar Education Network, especially designed for corporates that are currently running a school or want to build a school.

More and more Corporates are starting schools to give back to society and as part of their CSR initiatives. Many Companies are also starting schools next to their factories so as to provide quality education to the children of their employees who are working in these factories.

As educational leaders, we understand the challenges faced by schools in providing a holistic and enriching learning experience to students. With Podar Education Network’s rich history of excellence in education spanning over nine decades, we are confident that the partnership between the corporate and Podar Education Network will lead to remarkable advancements for the corporate school.

Platinum Option - School Completely Managed by Podar

The School will be completely managed and operated by Podar Education Network.

Management of School

Podar Education Network will completely manage the academic and non-academic operations of the school.

Regular Trainings and Audits

Podar Education Network will provide extensive training sessions for the staff, the same way it is doing so for Podar International School. The School staff will be eligible to attend workshops being organized for the Podar International School staff and leaders. There will also be frequent audit visits by Podar representatives.

Extensive Resources

Through the partnership, the corporate school will gain access to a vast array of resources, including textbooks, digital content, assessment tools, teacher training programs, and educational technology platforms. These resources are constantly updated to align with the latest educational trends and promote an engaging learning environment.

Marketing and Promotional Support

Podar Education Network will handle the marketing and promotion of the school to help elevate your school’s visibility and reach in the community. Our marketing strategies encompass both online and offline platforms, ensuring effective communication with prospective parents and students.

Recruitment of staff

Podar Education Network will handle the recruitment of all academic and non-academic staff to operate the school. Salary structure will be discussed mutually and will be comparable to what we are paying in our Podar International schools in similar areas.

Academic Excellence

Podar Education Network has a proven track record of academic success, emphasizing a balanced approach to education that fosters intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth in students. Our curriculum and teaching methodologies are designed to meet the needs of diverse learners and promote critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Detailed lesson plans, exam papers and numerous other academic resources will be provided.

Brand Enhancement including ‘Podar’ in your school name

Aligning with Podar Education Network will give the corporate school a distinct brand identity and recognition within the education sector. The Podar Education Network brand is synonymous with quality education and is widely respected by parents, students, and educational organizations.

Accounts

Annual operational and Capital Budgets will be set jointly by Podar Education Network and the company. Podar Education Network will guide the school with regard to the most efficient manner to operate the school while provide quality education.

Gold Option - School supported by Podar

The School will get extensive support from Podar Education Network.
The operations and management of the school will be the responsibility of the company.

Support in Managing the School

Podar Education Network will provide support and guidance to the corporate school with regards to managing the academic and non-academic operations of the school.

Regular Trainings and Audits

Podar Education Network will organize regular training sessions for the staff. There are also frequent audit visits by Podar representatives.

Extensive Resources

Through the partnership, the corporate school will gain access to a vast array of resources, including textbooks, digital content, assessment tools, teacher training programs, and educational technology platforms. These resources are constantly updated to align with the latest educational trends and promote an engaging learning environment.

Publicity

Podar Education Network will be undertaking national publicity campaigns covering all its educational initiatives. The corporate School will also receive designs for various advertising initiatives from Podar Education Network that they can undertake locally in their target area

Support in recruitment of staff

Podar Education Network will provide assistance with regards to recruitment of the Podar Learn School’s school staff.

Academic Excellence

Podar Education Network has a proven track record of academic success, emphasizing a balanced approach to education that fosters intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth in students. Our curriculum and teaching methodologies are designed to meet the needs of diverse learners and promote critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Detailed lesson plans, exam papers and numerous other academic resources will be provided.

Brand Enhancement including ‘Podar’ in your school name

Aligning with Podar Education Network will give your institution a distinct brand identity and recognition within the education sector. Our brand is synonymous with quality education and is widely respected by parents, students, and educational organizations.

Mentor School

Since the Podar International Schools reach is so wide (144 schools), the company School will be  given an existing Podar International School as a mentor School. The Mentor Podar International School is normally within 50km of the company School. The Mentor School does regular audits and since it’s an existing running school, the mentor School helps clarify all the doubts the company School may have. There are regular interactions between the company School Principal and the Mentor School principal.

Case Study - Maruti Suzuki Podar Learn School

Maruti Suzuki’s Partnership with Podar Education Network: A Case Study of the Sitapur School in Gujarat

Introduction

This case study explores the strategic partnership between Maruti Suzuki, India’s leading automobile manufacturer, and Podar Education Network, a renowned educational institution. The focus is on their joint initiative to establish a state-of-the-art CBSE school in Sitapur, Gujarat, and the key factors that contributed to the success of this collaboration.

Background

When Suzuki Motor Corporation, the parent company of Maruti Suzuki, decided to set up Suzuki Motor Gujarat plant in Sitapur, Gujarat they also understood and planned for the needs of the local community, especially in the areas of education. Maruti Suzuki also wanted to provide the best quality education to the children of their employees and their partners who had moved with their families to the factory in Sitapur.

Partner Selection

After careful evaluation of potential partners, Maruti Suzuki chose Podar Education Network due to its expertise in the education sector, track record of academic excellence, and alignment with Maruti Suzuki’s values and vision.

Accordingly, in October 2018, an MoU was signed between Maruti Suzuki Foundation and Podar Education Network (PEN) Limited to build ‘Maruti Suzuki Podar Learn School’, a senior secondary school in Sitapur.

Shared Vision and Goals

Both Maruti Suzuki and Podar Education Network shared a common vision of empowering students through holistic education. The primary goals of their partnership were to provide quality education, promote skill development, and create a nurturing environment for students to thrive.

Infrastructure and Facilities

Maruti Suzuki provided financial support for the construction of the school building, ensuring the availability of modern infrastructure and well-equipped classrooms. The school was designed to incorporate sustainable practices and create an eco-friendly learning environment.

In April 2019, the construction for the school commenced and in June 2020 the school became operational.

Curriculum and Pedagogy

Podar Education Network designed the curriculum and implemented innovative teaching methodologies. The curriculum focused on a holistic approach, combining academic excellence with extracurricular activities, sports, and vocational training to foster well-rounded development.

Community Engagement

The partnership extended beyond the school premises through various community engagement initiatives. Various health camps, awareness drives, and other social welfare programs were organized to benefit the local community and create a positive impact.

Monitoring and Evaluation

Both Maruti Suzuki and Podar Education Network established a monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the progress and impact of the partnership. Regular assessments, feedback mechanisms, and data analysis helped identify areas of improvement and make necessary adjustments.

Management representatives of Podar Education Network and Maruti Suzuki hold meeting once every quarter to discuss school operations.

Management of the school

Podar Education Network is completely managing the academic and non-academic operations of the School. Recruitment of staff and regular training and audits is also handled by Podar Education Network.

Teacher Training and Capacity Building

Podar Education Network conducted comprehensive training programs for teachers to enhance their pedagogical skills, ensuring the effective delivery of the curriculum.

Impact and Success

The Podar Education Network – Maruti Suzuki partnership in Sitapur, Gujarat, has yielded significant positive outcomes. The school has become a hub for quality education, nurturing young minds and preparing them for future challenges. Students have shown remarkable academic progress, developed essential life skills, and gained exposure to vocational opportunities.

Conclusion

The Podar Education Network – Maruti Suzuki partnership in Sitapur, Gujarat, serves as an exemplary case study of successful collaboration between an automotive giant and an educational institution. The joint effort has significantly contributed to the educational landscape of the region, positively impacting the lives of students and the community at large.

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