CORE Education opens first New Zealand-based early learning centre in India

Location: Chennai, India
Date: 13 December 2013

L R Centre Director Jocelyn Wright CORE Education COE Ali Hughes and Training Cordinator Sandy Cassells 0CORE Education, in partnership with Sun Global Services, has today launched KiwiLearners Early Learning Centre in Chennai, India.

The partnership aims to bring together CORE Education’s mission to transform education and Sun Global Director Solai Mani’s desire to make a difference to Indian education.

KiwiLearners Early Learning Centre is led by New Zealand early learning expert Jocelyn Wright and is based on the principles which underpin Te Whāriki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum. 

“New Zealand has a world class early childhood education system that we believe should be shared with the world. We are delighted to bring KiwiLearners to India and, we believe, to be the first New Zealand based early learning centre on the continent” says CORE CEO Ali Hughes.

Based in the Neelankarai suburb of Chennai, the centre will cater for up to 70 children aged 2-5 years, as well as a child and parent playgroup for young babies. “ We believe that parents are at the heart of the child’s first steps in education, our philosophy is to support parents to be involved in the centre as it enriches the learning experiences for all children.” Says Centre Director Jocelyn Wright. 

The centre currently taking enrolments and will open for children on January 17th 2014.