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A Comparative Study
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom. MMr. Yogesh Raval Principal of an International school serving the cause of education for last 20 years. MMr. Yagnesh Patel currently serving at NASA – USA. Other Tour Packages CCommercial tours / travels owners and organizers. MMr. Dhananjay Raval – CEO, Ankur Hobby Center promoting understanding and interest in science amongst teachers and students for last 24 years.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom. DDiscovery organizes a pre tour science workshop, conducted by prominent scientists of India to enable the participating students derive maximum benefit from the study tour. Other Tour Packages NNot applicable
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom PPractical exposure of the topics learnt in the classroom. EExperiential learning, team building and sharing responsibilities. EEdutainment – Education blended with entertainment. Other Tour Packages CCommercial. OOnly enjoying vacation in which major responsibilities are either shared by parents or by the tour organizer. OOnly entertainment and fun; educational aspect is usually overlooked.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom AActivities selected and planned guarantee enriching educational experiences. PPlaces selected are directly related to the curriculum and syllabus of the students. Other Tour Packages AActivities are never selected and planned which would have academic orientation. PPlaces selected may or may not have any connection to the curriculum and syllabus of the children.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom PProfessionally trained tutors are deployed who can well handle the curiosity of students. TTutors accompany them from the beginning to the end of the tour, so they share healthy rapport with students. BBeing well tuned with tutors, students understand effectively from them. Other Tour Packages LLocal guides are employed who may treat children as mere customers. GGuides accompany children only on specific places of visit so they don’t have healthy rapport. BBeing strangers, children may not feel comfortable asking questions to the local guides.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom PProfessionally trained tutors inform the students well in advance so they approach the places, processes, people and events with a perfect mindset of learning something from them. Other Tour Packages GGuides or parents may or may not be able to explain the details of places, processes, people and events as explicitly as required by the children.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom TThe company CEO and the administrative staff accompany and guide students personally on every International study tours. WWe accompany students from the airport to the airport in India. Other Tour Packages GGuides may have no experience with the personal care children need. GGuides keep changing from place to place during International tours.
Discovery… Learning Beyond Classroom PPlaces and activities are selected keeping the age group in mind. SStudents of same age group can relate well with each other and thus enjoy learning together. MMeals are specifically planned according to the taste and requirements of students. Other Tour Packages CChildren may not feel comfortable on a tour mainly designed for adults. PPerspectives of children and adults differ thus there may be conflicts of choices exercised. One has to compromise while accommodating everybody’s choice in a group.
Yogesh Raval – CEO, Yogi Educational Solutions a t NASA Kennedy Space Center beside a lunar module. Yogesh Raval explaining the interior of the space shuttle to the students.