India School Merit Awards (Early Years) Survey and Nomination Form 2024-25

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Academic Reputation

Academic reputation is essential for all institutions. Rankings of schools will be done based on the overall impression of excellence or quality created by a number of factors.

  • Eligibility criteria for hiring teachers:
    • Qualification
    • No. of years of experience
  • Have you received any credible rankings/achievements?
  • Availability of resources:

Teacher's Advancement & Well-being

Teachers are central to student success. Teacher well-being and job satisfaction strongly influence teacher behavior and is positively related to school and classroom climate and pupil achievement. Initiatives taken by management with regard to teacher's advancement & well-being will be ranked under this parameter.

Co-curricular Education

Co-curricular Education involves activities or subjects beyond the curriculum. These activities include those subjects that are not a part of your academic curriculum but are important to ensure the holistic development of an individual. Schools will be ranked based on the activities initiated by the management.

Sports Education

Sports education not only teaches the students to maintain their physical stamina, but also instills the habit of obedience, discipline, the determination to win, willpower, etc. Ranking will be based on the sports education techniques adopted by the schools during the pandemic.

Digital Learning Advancement

Modern technologies allow data collection on student responses, learning patterns, content access, and a myriad of information on learning effects. Rankings will be done on the basis of the advancement and adaptation of technology for the betterment of students.

Leadership in Quality Management

The role of leadership in quality management forms the backbone of any improvement strategy. Ranking will be based on the internal environment created by the management to achieve the quality of deliverables.

Parental Engagement

This parameter will assess the involvement of parents in supporting their children's academic learning. Ranking will be based on the initiatives taken by the management in terms of motivating parents to involve themselves in their child’s academics and in the school activities.

Future-Proof Learning Infrastructure

It’s impossible to predict the future, a lesson well-learned in the past year. As school systems at all levels around the world struggled to come up with viable ways to ensure students could continue their education, one thing became abundantly clear to IT leaders in education: the need to future-proof their school’s IT infrastructure. Rankings will be based on the IT Infrastructure of the leading schools.

Individual Attention to Students

Individual care and attention constitute a very important part in the advancement of students. This requires that you give attention to their health and assess the level of their progress in academics and other activities. Ranking will be based on the initiatives taken to ensure the requirements.

Innovative Pedagogy In Early Years Of Education

Is your school keeping up with the times? Does your teaching methodology reflect outdated 20th century practices or has your school taken initiatives to innovate for the modern age of Gen-Z learners? The early years of education are undoubtedly the most important ones as they shape who we are, what we learn and how we learn. This category is meant for schools that have made efforts to incorporate new technologies into classroom learning, introduced unique lecture formats or have come up with alternative ways of testing children in their early years of education.

Outstanding Contribution In Early Years Of Education

The early years, or the wonder years as they are often called, are by-far the most important ones in a student's life. This category is reserved for the school that has made the biggest and best contributions to early years' education in India. These contributions could be in the form of new teaching and testing techniques, outstanding extra-curricular opportunities or coming up with improved methods of learning and personality development for younger children.

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  1. The survey is conducted by the survey team of EducationToday and the panel of jury members and parents voting, results will be published in our august special edition of Maharashtra School Ranking 2024.
  2. The top selected schools will be awarded and felicitated at our Maharashtra Educator's Summit and Maharashtra School Merit Awards on 4 th of October 2024 at Mumbai.
  3. Please fill the completed questioner by june 29th 2024.
  4. The survey team will analyse the data & inspect the school(If required)
  5. The jury members identity would not be disclosed, the ratings will be declared accordingly & the jury`s decision will be final.
  6. The results will be published in our august issue special edition on Maharashtra School Ranking and results of the Top Schools (CBSE, ICSE, International, Boarding) & Pre-Schools in Maharashtra.
  7. There is no fees involved for nomination or receiving awards.
  8. The interested schools should fill up the questionnaire under the particular category.
  9. A special category parents choice awards for maximum votes and will also help in analysis report.
  10. Winners will be informed by E--Mail, call and courier 21 days prior to the felicitation ceremony.
  11. Chairman, Director or Principal from selected institutions should be present on the felicitation day.
  12. For more details, please refer to the galleries of our previous events.
  13. Maharashtra School Merit Awards (2023):
  14. India School Merit Awards (2023):

Please send the survey form to this address:

#461, Sai sobagu, 3rd floor, Teachers Colony, HSR Layout, Sector 5, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore - 560034

Nikhlesh Kumar - 7090730000

Stella - 7090630000

Mathew - 7090720000

Jaculin - 7090620000

Divyashree - 7090720088

Ph:- 080-48519897

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