Here, some of the Frequently Asked Questions are addressed. Read through and let us know if you have any other questions that you like to be addressed.
KCshiksha is platform for digital learning in a unique blended model (both online & offline). ‘KC’ stands for Krishna Consciousness and ‘Shiksha’ means imparting education.
We provide online education on a daily basis and for offline interaction, we coordinate conducting of Chapter programs in you own city. KCShiksha students and parents in your locality meet up on a monthly basis and various activities are held with the guidance of the chapter coordinator. This gives a unique learning experience for children in both online and offline modes.
We adopt a lean classroom model with the number of students not exceeding 10 to 15. The sessions are conducted using MSTeams software and timetable for each month is published timely and regularly. Notes are provided and assignments are issued via KCShiksha Mobile App that can be downloaded both for IOS as well as Android devices. The app can also be accessed online.
As mentioned above, we strictly limit the strength of a class to below 15. This helps the children to develop a personal relationship with the Acharyas and Matajis and also develop lifelong bonding with friends from all over the world.
Certification up to 12th grade will be provided through our official partner Chaitanya Gurukula. We also offer NIOS courses if students opt for them through our partner Arivu. the certification will be through NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling).
Students who opt for the State board will have to be physically present to write the board examinations at Maharashtra. Everything will be coordinated in this regard from KCShiksha. In case the students have opted for NIOS, the nearest local center chosen during registration with NIOS will be the examination center.
The timings for the KCShiksha Structured school are between 9:30AM to 1PM IST. Please note that the total number of hours depends on the particular batch. For example, for younger ones it is only two sessions of 30 min each and a 10 min break in between. For elderly it will be 3 sessions of 40 min each with 10 min breaks, etc.
To accommodate international students (especially from North America), we recommend that the parents make the children go through the recordings and practice as told. Also, the teachers will send short recordings to practice, while students also share their recordings of learning. Further, weekly LIVE interactions at a mutually convenient time will be scheduled for each teacher for clarification.
Since KCShiksha is online and the offline model is planned for your locality, the programs of KCShiksha can be accessed worldwide.
KCshiksha is an effor to Centre for Traditional Education which is working in the field of education since 2013. Previous to KCShiksha, Krsna-krida playschool was being run but due to covid, they had to be stopped. KCShiksha is now running since 2021 and the first batch of 10th standard has also passed out after board examination.
Yes, with the option of the structured school’ in KCShiksha, a normal brick & mortar school can be replaced by KCShiksha. All certifications up to 10th and 12th board will be available too.
Yes, with the option of ‘After-school courses at KCShiksha, you can facilitate children to be associated with Krishna conscious education offered by us.
Homeschooling is a broad term used to denote alternative schooling systems, especially the one where a child does not attend a regular conventional brick & mortar school for 5 to 6 hours a day.
KCShiksha is offering structured school and after-school programs to help and support homeschooling parents. It will be your perfect partner when it comes to homeschooling needs. Check the web pages and interact with us for more details.
No prerequisites or conditions as such. A few documents will be required for admission into our partner organization.
True. Your concern is well-placed. Screen time is to be highly monitored and controlled by parents. Especially for kids below age 5 it is more crucial. We strongly recommend that parents should monitor the access of devices very closely.
Cautious supervision is utmost expected from the parents. We address this in detail during Orientation Program for the parents.
Krsna consciousness is our primary focus in choosing the faculty. In some subjects where we need support from faculties, we do take their teaching support but ensure they are favorable to Krsna consciousness and Vaisnava culture.
At KCShiksha we call evaluation as “Pariksha” and we conduct it holistically. Weightage is given to attendance and attention during the classes, and completion of assignments, participation in festivals and co-curricular activities, and Term Parikshas which will be oral as well as written. There will be a Mid-term Pariksha as well as Final Parksha.
Children do adapt to the online environment much faster than we think. They do strike up relationships with the teachers as well as with classmates quickly.
We also have KCShiskha Clubs such as Kirtan clubs, Goseva club, Role-play clubs, Fine Arts club, etc. wherein more interactions happen. Please check out the page on Structured school.
At KCShiksha, apart from training & ensuring that they obtain 10th & 12th certification, we train students in various life-skills and arts. Most importantly Krsna consciousness training will ensure that they understand the goal and purpose of life. This will certainly make them confident and prepared to live life.
Yes, all the classes will be recorded. The students in the batch can watch the recorded videos and clarify doubts in the live sessions.
Yes, we issue TC with which you can take admission anywhere.
Since at KCShiksha we are not collecting any deposit, the policy is to collect the lakshmi upfront. We want to ensure complete commitment of the students for the whole course.