India’s first accredited online school, K8 school has announced the Surakshit Bharat Sashakt Bharat scholarship program to assist parents and students in continuing online learning amidst the COVID pandemic. K8 School is currently enrolling students from early-kindergarten to Grade 8. The online school is accredited by the world’s largest and prestigious school Cognia, which is authorised with about 40,000 schools in 85 countries. K8 is the only accredited school with such a novel accreditation.
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Mission of Surakshit Bharat, Sashakt Bharat
Sharad Bhatia, Co-founder & CEO of K8 School stated, “With the mission to support Central & State Government vision, schools, parents and most importantly learners, at a time when COVID-19 has created new economic challenges for everyone, K8 School has decided to offer scholarships to as many learners as we can under a new initiative, ‘Surakshit Bharat, Sashakt Bharat’.”
Bhatia further explained that the Surakshit Bharat Sashakt Bharat Initiative has 3 broad missions which are as follows:
- To ensure the continuity of learning in an economical as well as safe atmosphere.
- K8 has also assured that online education facilitated by the institution is completely aligned with the guidelines directed by the New Education Policy 2020. This way, Surakshit Bharat Sashakt Bharat supports the aim of the Government of India to ensure quality education reaches across the country.
- K8 has curated a specialised online learning system considering the accessibility of learners around the world to make sure that it provides quality school education to children through digital devices and without letting them compromise their safety in the present scenario.
“At K8 School we have begun by providing an online kindergarten school, online primary school and online middle school accredited by the world’s largest accreditor and thus conforming to international norms and standards. Further details on the initiative are available on our web portal K8school.com. We thank all parents for their warm response over the last month or so and encourage each and every parent to go to our website and apply for a scholarship for their child. This is the best time to invest time, energy and resources in educating the young learners of our country.” Bhatia added.
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As the government further declared the unlock 5.0, the education ministry announced new guidelines for the citizens. India being the country with the highest corona positive cases, parents are hesitant and reluctant about sending their students to school. However, K8 school manages to exempt itself from such worries and challenges.
Thus, K8’s Surakshit Bharat Sashakt Bharat scholarship program is surely a great step towards facilitated online learning amongst school students in India! Keep watching this space as Leverage Edu brings you latest education news and updates from around the world!