Dr. Siya Seth, Chief Managing Director & Founder, Spherion Solutions & Brand Ventures

Dr. Siya Seth, with more than two decades under her belt, has been a driving force behind the success of Spherion Solution Private Limited and its six brand endeavors, which include Skoodos, Skoodosmart, and SkoodosBridge. She brings a plethora of cultural knowledge and business acumen to her position as the organization’s CMD. She made her debut in the education sector, and from there she moved on to successfully implement social sector projects in the areas of skill development and female empowerment with organizations like the UNDP, the World Bank, and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in 19 states across India and Kenya, resulting in the professional growth and development of over 68945 youngsters.


“School” is a place that forms the most crucial years of a person’s life. It can be the reason for a child’s success or failure. The school and its faculty members play a significant role in shaping a child’s personality and positively opinionated mindset and behavior, in addition to fostering academic excellence. Furthermore, students are taught to share their space with their peers, broaden their horizons, and appreciate the importance of family and friendship at school only.

However, selecting the right school for your child is just as crucial as educating them. A good school with the right faculty will not only ensure academic success but also influence your child’s future career prospects.

The age of 6 to 18 years is where a child develops physically, emotionally and cognitively, thus taking care of a child during these years is the paramount concern. The most important factors that a school should consider are-

  • Children are inherently inquisitive in nature and a good school must ensure that the studies are interesting and appeal to this curiosity of the child. A monotonous lesson may be learned by a student but true understanding comes from building upon lessons by giving relatable examples.
  • The emotional development of a child is not yet fully done, thus, making them awkward and insecure. A proper guidance is very important as a socio-emotional lesson will also help a child in future by helping them maintain the work-life balance, life stress and much more.
  • Schools create a cohesive, supportive environment that imparts more than just academic knowledge through interactive learning opportunities and community-based activities, thereby enhancing the physical stamina and mental health of children.

For instance, the best boarding schools for fifth graders organize inter school competitions to instill in their students a sense of belonging and a sportsmanlike spirit, which will help them deal with rejections and failures in the future.

A School that has all these basic components can be said to be the right school for your child.

The top-schools usually focus on a well-trained staff and better facilities for games and other activities. It can constitute a great experience for the child but on the other hand a top school can also lead to inferiority complex and feeling of insecurity in a child who might feel left out in the midst of all the advanced settings.

Choosing a school for your child is certainly a tedious process and instead of just following the trend it is important to ensure that your child is happy and is not a victim of common issues like peer-pressure, inferiority complex etc. as these experiences turn into trauma in later stages of life.

A parent should keep the above points in mind while choosing the perfect school for their child. It’s important to remember that it’s actually a school that will help him or her become well-rounded and responsible in the long run.

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