Admissions Open for Preschool and Childcare. Attractive benefits in fees. For enquiry please contact us at 73-8372-8372 (73-VERA-VERA) or admissions@verapreschools.com

About Vera

Vera International Preschool & Childcare

Vera International Preschool and Childcare

Vera (means ‘Truth/Faith)…

Early childhood is a crucial phase in a child’s life and is key to preparation for primary school. Vera International Preschool & Childcare aims to provide children the best of International Early Childhood Education based on best practices from around the world. Vera uses and IB-based curriculum, rooted in the Reggio Emilia philosophy which is Powered by HEI Schools, Finland – that has been curated to suit the Indian requirements and standards.

Our aesthetically designed warm and welcoming spaces generate a sense of psychological wellbeing, familiarity and belonging, which aid the children’s growth, development and learning. 

Children possess extraordinary potentials: a hundred languages, a hundred ways of thinking, understanding & expression. We believe that children’s active participation in self-initiated activities strengthens their self-image and make them a lifelong learner. Our teachers, plan playful activities that inspire children and let them experiment and learn new things with their peers. We believe in forging a strong bond with the parents based on shared responsibility – and recognize this process as a crucial element to the child’s learning and development.

Our Core Team

Satish Jha – Co-founder

Mr. Jha is a veteran of the technology industry who served with leading companies like Sun, Cisco and IBM in various leadership roles. His passion for creating an outstanding early education platform is one of the driving forces towards creating of Vera Preschools & Childcare. Mr. Jha firmly believes that each child must have access to world-class education that is research-driven and highly safe.

Ms. Jha’s career spans over 20 years during which she has been remarkably effective with her hands-on management of Pre-school and Early Childcare businesses. Ms. Jha is highly conversant with the Reggio Emilia philosophy through extensive training in India and abroad. Her sharp business acumen and overall entrepreneurial outlook were instrumental in helping a prominent preschool chain create a robust presence in the region. She has setup and operationally managed over two dozen  preschools across India, which catered to over 2000 preschool & childcare children. Her passion to provide children with aesthetically designed, warm and welcoming environments which support children’s growth, development and learning has led to the foundation of Vera International Preschool & Childcare

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Rachna Jha —Co-founder and Executive Director​
Shelley Ghosh - Head of Curriculum, Teaching and Program Development​

Ms. Ghosh has over 27 years as an early childhood educator in India & abroad. She has been a passionate teacher and a keen observer who is well aware of the learning and the developmental needs of young children. She possesses a Diploma in ‘Preschool Education – Teaching’ from the renowned Kinderworld Educare Center in Singapore. Ms. Ghosh is well versed in the Reggio Emilia philosophy & pedagogy. During her vast career, she has mentored and trained hundreds of early childhood educators. She is a highly respected citizen of the ECCE community. She has also worked with children with special needs. Ms. Ghosh is the primary force behind curriculum development and teacher training at Vera International pre-school and childcare.

A child’s wellbeing depends on a healthy mix of mental & physical wellness. Ms. Damodaran is an engineer by qualification who took to Nutrition about 18 years back. She has a Masterclass in clinical Nutrition, is a certified sports nutritionist and a wellness coach. Damodaran brings with her a perfect blend of qualifications and experience that will benefit every Vera child.

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Lalitha Damodaran – Health and Nutrition Expert
Our Mission

To enable holistic development of your child through a proven, scientific system of early childhood education & childcare in a thoughtfully-created warm & safe environment.

Our Vision

To be the Gold Standard for early childhood education & childcare. To partner with families in bringing up global citizens who are lifelong learners by providing an ecosystem that fosters a child’s confidence, creativity & critical thinking.

Our Philosophy

We at Vera International Preschool & Childcare, follow a child-centric educational approach. We make sure that our curriculum is based on research and scientific observations from birth to adulthood. We believe that a child is naturally curious and is capable of initiating learning in a supportive and thoughtfully prepared environment.

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