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Neeti Nagarkar

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Neeti has been using Jolly Phonics with children for over a decade and has seen remarkable improvement in their reading and writing skills. She is amazed to see their pace and ease of learning as they build confidence, correct pronunciation and learn the language as opposed to memorising spellings. She has now started working with children with special needs, and is happy to see their excitement when using Jolly Phonics.

As a trainer, Neeti wants to help as many children as she can benefit from learning English through Jolly Phonics, and so she wants to train more teachers, special educators and mothers to make this happen. She is also planning on working with government schools in the Akola district of Maharashtra State.

email:
neeti.nagarkar@yahoo.com
tel:
9820150447
mobile:
022-24384037
website:
www.kidsworldeducation.com
travel:
Across India

Khooshi L. Savla

khooshiMumbai

Khooshi is a Clinical Psychologist and a counsellor by profession from Mumbai. She is running a learning institute in the name of WISE (Smart Edutainment) for the last 11 years in Ghatkopar and Bhandup. WISE teaches over 125 children every year through the two branches with Jolly Phonics. Khooshi has been using phonics in her teaching since 2005 and after being introduced to Jolly Phonics in 2010, she began to use more and more of this method until it became fully integrated in her teaching.

Khooshi has conducted several workshops on Jolly Phonics for individuals, pre-schools, international schools, young mothers and teachers. She holds regular training in Hyderabad, Baroda, Pune, Mumbai and Bangalore.

“Jolly Phonics, being a multi-sensory programme provides an enriching environment among children, parents and teachers.”

email:
wise1082@gmail.com
tel:
089 7651 4108
travel:
Willing to travel across India and beyond

Mrs. Preeti Lodaya

preetiMulund (Mumbai)

Preeti graduated from Somaiya College and she is a certified holder of Early Childhood Education and has been in the education sector for 18 years. Preeti felt saddened to see children struggling in their reading and writing so she decided to use phonic methodology in her teaching. Implementing Jolly Phonics in her classes gave Preeti tremendous results, her students became excellent readers and creative writers. After seeing the results from using Jolly Phonics, Preeti founded the Star Kids Phonetic and Grammar Workshop centre in 2009, which has since given the students a fantastic opportunity to read and write.

Star Kids Phonic and Grammar Workshop exclusively teaches language skills to students. Every year many of the students are participants of different competitions and exams including Spell Bee, Spell Quest, Maars and English Olympiad. Students have often won medals and reached an international level within these trails.

Preeti has experienced the immense benefit of Jolly Phonics and is eager to spread the word to every  corner of the world to help develop literacy skills. Each year she helps more than 250 students learn to read and write. She also organises phonic awareness camps for parents to help their understanding of phonics. Preeti is keen to share her knowledge and experience with other teachers and schools.

email:
priti2611@gmail.com
email2:
starkids123@gmail.com
tel:
+91 98 3377 2946
travel:
Interested to travel across India and beyond.

Betty O’Connor-Williams

BettyMumbai

Betty studied in both India and America achieving her BA at Bombay University and her ECE from Palomar Community College, San Marcos and certification for Train the Trainer by American TESOL; before she began to teach early years. She became the lead teacher working with 3 and 4 year olds in Virginia, USA until 2009 and returned to India.

On her return to India, Betty opened her own learning centre called Precious Lil’ Ones Preschool, located in Mumbai, whereby an after school programme called Phonicland was introduced; practicing the Jolly Phonics methodology. This programme greatly benefitted children 4-6 years of age, most of them non-native English speakers. These children learned to speak, read, write and spell in English by using Jolly Phonics. Because of this Betty then implemented Jolly Phonics as the curriculum in her preschool. To date, Betty has taught over 600 3 and 4 years olds with Jolly Phonics.

Betty has come across ladies from vernacular backgrounds, with limited English who are wanting to learn the Jolly Phonics method to teach their children at home, and to begin small classes at home to earn an income. This impressed Betty so much, she wanted to reach out to adults in India with the Jolly Phonics method, so that more children can benefit from such a successful programme.

“Jolly Phonics is a fun way to teach and a fun way to learn. When children can read, write and spell they have the power to move forward.”

email:
bettswilliams@gmail.com
email2:
treasureislandhub@gmail.com
tel:
919 892 623 348
website:
www.phonicland.com
travel:
Willing to travel across India and beyond

Rohini Vij

RohiniKanpur

Rohini Vij is professional storyteller, educator and teacher’s trainer. She is also the founder of NutSpace Edtech Pvt. Ltd. and brings with her immense positive experience in implementing Jolly Phonics at NutSpace. She has been using Jolly phonics successfully for the last few years as part of NutSpace’s Phonics Stories Program (run in school and as an after school activity). Rohini has seen phenomenal results in children using the Phonics Stories program that uses Jolly phonics at its core and feels it is a fantastic way to help lay a strong foundation in children’s reading and writing skills. She feels confident about spreading this wonderful concept far and wide so as to help children fall in love with reading, writing and speaking English. 

email:
rohini@nutspace.in
email2:
rohini@inknuts.in
tel:
+919 793 283 333
website:
www.nutspace.in
travel:
Willing to travel anywhere

Shalinidevi Ramanathan

Chennai

shaliniShalini is a passionate teacher and an enterprising woman. She runs ‘Phonics Power’ – an exclusive learning centre for phonics and grammar. She has been using Jolly Phonics extensively in her classroom since 2012. Phonics Power teaches over 300 children every year through its three branches across Chennai.

Shalini is actively involved in training teachers and has trained 1000 + teachers in Jolly Phonics/Jolly Grammar. She has helped 60+ Primary schools and teacher training Institutes implement Jolly Phonics in their institutions. She serves as the academic consultant and curriculum planner in many of these schools. She also helps them use guided reading & extensive reading effectively in their classrooms.  She attends various workshops, conferences and seminars on ‘Teaching Literacy ‘in India and abroad.

“Jolly Phonics provides an active learning environment through its simple, step by step, fun-filled approach to teaching literacy and helps many children take a quantum leap in their literacy skills.”

email:
phonicspower@gmail.com
tel:
+ 919884088958
website:
www.phonicspower.com
travel:
Across India and abroad

Nihali Abhinandan Jain

NihaliMrs. Nihali A Jain is a proud member of Early Childhood Association (ECA), India, currently a Director at Vidhyashram Public School, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, holds dual degrees in Early Child Care and Education (ECCE) and Montessori from Mumbai. She was the owner of an Early Childhood Teacher Training Centre in Mumbai until 2013 and with her breath of experience in early childcare and education, she has been providing teacher training in ECCE, Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar for the past 10 years. Nihali has successfully trained more than 800 teachers in ECCE and more than 500 teachers in Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar.

Nihali’s main passion lies in teaching the children of her school in Jolly Phonics and watching them excel in reading and writing. She believes that no other programme can do as well as what Jolly Phonics can do for young learners in schools, and that every school on earth must have Jolly Phonics in their curriculum!

email:
nihalisawla@yahoo.co.in
tel:
09221000734 / 07023616688
travel:
All over India and other countries

Nina Kanjirath

Nina-KanjirathBangalore

Nina has used Jolly Phonics and Jolly Music extensively to train management, teachers and young children from several international and underprivileged, non-English speaking schools, with the specific intention to develop and create self-learners who can read and write English with deep understanding.

She launched both programmes in her own preschool and childcare centre – Gaia – 10 years ago with excellent results. Nina also trains and coaches schools and staff in setting up systems, curriculum development, planning and assessment based on their needs and vision.

email:
ninakan25@gmail.com
tel:
+91 9986278802
travel:
India, Thailand, Stockholm, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman and South Africa.

Gomathi Muniappan

Gomathi-Profile-PhotoChennai

Gomathi Muniappan, equipped with an Early Childhood Education from the USA, is a graduate in English Literature and has over nine years of experience in teaching.

In her Phonics Center, Absolute Phonics, she is tutoring young minds of various age groups (age 4 to 10) in Jolly Phonics. Her phenomenal success in using the Jolly Phonics programme with students of varying levels of learning gives her immense satisfaction. Currently she is working with a school to create an enriched English language curriculum.

email:
absolutephonics@gmail.com
tel:
918754252933
travel:
Across India and abroad

Bhajpreet Kaur

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Pune

Bhajpreet, a Post Graduate in Educational Administration, started her career as a teacher and moved onto becoming the Principal of an IB school. Her centre, Connecting Learners, came into existence in the year 2012 with an aim to help children learn ‘How to Read and Write’ in a fun-filled and stress-free manner.

The centre conducts classes for children with Phonic Fun Mania’s Full Phonic Programme and Reader Phonic Programme. Bhajpreet has conducted several workshops on Jolly Phonics for individuals, teachers, pre schools and young mothers many of who are now successfully running their private classes and others who have implemented Jolly Phonics in their school. Bhajpreet is willing to conduct training across India.

email:
connectinglearners@gmail.com
tel:
9890553912
travel:
All across India

Aneesha Sahni

Aneesha BalwaniDelhi
Aneesha Sahni has used Jolly Phonics for several years, seeing outstanding results, even with ESL students. She teaches at Pathways School in Noida, where she is the phonics co-ordinator and early years co-ordinator. Previously she taught at the British School in Delhi. Besides her early teaching qualifications she holds a South Australia certificate for teaching ESL in a mainstream class, and has attended two courses in the UK. She is willing to give training across India and in neighbouring countries.

email:
aneeshabalwani@hotmail.com
email2:
phonicsladder@hotmail.com
tel:
9899940001
website:
www.facebook.com/PhonicsLadder

Dr. SV Gomathi

S V GomathiMumbai, Hyderabad & across India
Dr. S.V. Gomathi (PhD in Education) is currently working as Education Consultant for private and government schools. She was the first to trial Jolly Phonics in India for the ESL children in Hyderabad, India and found the programme helped children achieved outstanding results. This led her to recommend J0lly Phonics to schools and parents. Her vision is to empower children through quality education with a special focus on English and to provide children access to good quality schools. She has trained more than 5000 teachers in India. She was the first to trial Jolly Phonics in Delhi government schools through ARK (NGO) later in West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya – an Education Ministry of Meghalaya initiative. She has taught nearly 500 students in Hyderabad and Mumbai. Dr. SV Gomathi travels around India providing training, mentoring service and curriculum development for pre-primary to class 2 in private and government schools. Register for courses on her website.

email:
sv_gomathi@rediffmail.com
tel:
918454044276
website:
www.gomathi.org
travel:
Across India

Sarasa Ashok

Sarasa AshokChennai

Sarasa Ashok has her own institution ‘Budding Minds International School’. She has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for several years, seeing her students become confident readers and writers. Her passion for teaching has led her to do Professional degree in Education. She also holds the ‘Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers’ Certificate with a distinction in Practice & Assessment of Programmes. She brings her extensive experience of working with children and training parents and teachers since 1996. Her training to teachers, including samples of her student’s work, has been valued by new and established users of the programme.

 

email:
sarasa@buddingminds.net
tel:
91 9840391815

Priya Sethuram

Priya SethuramTamil Nadu

Priya, a postgraduate in Applied Psychology, was Montessori trained in India before starting teaching in Malaysia, where she first experienced Jolly Phonics.  She now has her own nursery and primary school, White Clouds, where she teaches with Jolly Phonics very thoroughly, getting ‘tremendous results in the ability of the children’.  She provides training for other teachers as she is keen to enable them to have the same outcomes.

email:
whitecloudstirupur@gmail.com
tel:
91 9585175151

Desiree Dhami


Desiree
Pune

Desiree Dhami has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for some years.  Her teaching has included young pre-primary children, from age 2-3, where she has seen a remarkable improvement in learning to read, and the pleasure of the children in doing so.

email:
connectinglearners@gmail.com
email2:
desu_dhami@yahoo.com
tel:
9923716525
travel:
India

Shainaz Jussa

Mumbai

Shainaz has been teaching Jolly Phonics for over 15 years to children, teachers, entrepreneurs, mothers and schools. She started her Jolly Phonics journey while being a voluntary teacher in Stevenage, UK and later started her own venture – Phonickids in Mumbai.

Phonickids runs Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar classes for children and trains over 1,500 children annually through its multiple centres in Mumbai. She conducts workshops for schools across India and abroad and has trained over 7,000 teachers. Shainaz also undertakes Not-For-Profit work through multiple national and international NGOs by training teachers from underprivileged schools. She works with State Education Ministries to conduct training for government schools. With Masters in Arts, Shainaz is also accredited Cambridge ESOL examiner.

Visit her website for further details!

email:
phonickids@gmail.com
tel:
02228490500
mobile:
919892772503
website:
www.phonickids.com
travel:
India and abroad

Payal Narang

Payal NarangMumbai

 

Payal first came across Jolly Phonics when working at Sunflowers Education in Hong Kong and was amazed at the results that she was able to achieve. A registered psychologist with a particular interest in child development, Payal became hooked on Jolly Phonics four years ago when she saw how it gave children the desire and confidence to learn to read, write and even speak in English. She has now set up her own preschool “Learning Kingdom” and teaches children aged 3 and above Jolly Phonics.

email:
payal.narang@gmail.com
tel:
+919820701629
website:
www.facebook.com/learningkingdom
travel:
Mumbai

Rashmi Praveen Purohit

RashmiBangalore

Rashmi is a trained and experienced Montessori teacher; she came across Jolly Phonics in the private school for which she is currently working. She holds a Cambridge International Diploma for teachers and trainers. Her ambition is to provide a stress-free learning experience in schools. She has been teaching Jolly Phonics for some years now and is convinced of its effectiveness as proven with the emerging learners. She is based in Bangalore and is willing to travel across India to provide training.

email:
rashmip@gmx.com
email2:
purohitpp@gmail.com
tel:
+919886220650 / +919886275972
travel:
Across India

Ritu Bawa

ritu pic

Delhi

Ritu has been working as a pre-school teacher  and a trainer for the past 5 years, in a prestigious chain of pre-schools in India. She holds the Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers Certificate with a distinction in Design of Programmes. She has been training teachers since 2009 in areas of English Phonics and English as a Second Language. The groups she has trained include government and private school teachers, adult groups who aspire to learn spoken English and children with learning difficulties. She heads and manages a training center for Phonics in Delhi, India, called “Rocknroll with phonics”.

email:
Info@rocknrollwithphonics.com
email2:
Rocknrollwithphonics@gmail.com
tel:
+91-9650773333
website:
www.rocknrollwithphonics.com
travel:
India and Asia

Aarti Shah

Mumbai

Aarti Shah has over 14 years of experience in teaching. Aarti has an experience in successfully using Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar with ESL/EFL students at her centre, ACE- Academy for Crafting Education and has achieved outstanding results. She loves to design and implement lesson plans and program structures which help in guided reading, student motivation and an overall student’s development. She has trained a group of ESL girls in an NGO using synthetic phonics and instructed subject areas like reading and grammar. “Teaching for me is fun; challenging, absorbing, invigorating, and I wouldn’t have got it any other way.”

Aarti is willing to travel across India for conducting workshops and presentations on Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar.

 

 

 

email:
ace.queries@hotmail.com
tel:
+91 9819286664
travel:
India and USA

Jigna Dharod

JignaMumbai and Thane

Chief Trainer and Director of Phonics Kingdom, Jigna Dharod has done her Bcom from Mithibai College and has been training children and teachers for 20 years. She has attended a number of training courses in Singapore, Australia and London to enhance her knowledge of the Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar programme.  She is one of the top scorers with an A grade in Jolly Phonics Examination held in Singapore 2012 by INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE (ICE – Australia) carried out by a long-term Jolly Phonics Trainer; Victoria Carlton.

Jigna has been providing teacher training for  Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar in schools as well as group trainings for individuals (teachers, parents and students) across India with more than 2000 teachers achieving excellent results after the training. She also runs a ‘Phonics Club’, which currently caters to more than 500 students per year from her existing 3 centres and Phonics Clubs n various schools. She, amongst parents and teachers has witnessed amazing and rewarding results Jolly Phonics can help deliver. Her vision is to open at least 100 centres for children across India, promoting Jolly Phonics and Grammar even in small cities, towns and villages.

email:
jigsdharod@yahoo.co.in
tel:
99673 16663
website:
www.phonicskingdom.in
travel:
All over India and other countries

Falak Randerian

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Bangalore

Falak Randerian runs an institute called ‘My Little Chatterbox’, which is based in Bangalore. She was introduced to Jolly Phonics while working with children some years back. She saw results how Jolly Phonics gives children the tools and confidence to read and write effectively. Falak has successfully used Jolly Phonics with children at her centre, where they are treated as individuals and programmes are customised based on the child’s requirement. She has been using the Jolly Phonics programme with children aged between 3.5-7 years and has achieved amazing results with them. Falak has also trained teachers and schools on Jolly Phonics. Recently, Falak has launched Jolly Grammar at the centre.

She is based in Bangalore, but is willing to travel across India for training.

email:
mylittlechatterboxblr@gmail.com
tel:
+91-9964495522
website:
www.mlcbphonics.in

Hema Jayant Chandra

“Teaching Jolly phonics is challenging, absorbing and invigorating. They are just trying to make sense of those squiggles.”

Hema ChandraMumbai

Hema (MBA) has taught Jolly Phonics for over 10 years to elementary school children and now provides training to schools in Mumbai, which has inspired teachers to become small-scaled entrepreneurs. Based in Ghatkopar, Hema founded & directed Word Masti Phonics & Grammar Institute, which has grown into three branches teaching 500 children annually. With a CID in Teachers and Trainers that specialises in programme design (University of Cambridge, CIE), Hema also spent two years in the US studying curriculum development. Hema offers weekend trainings in Jolly Phonics to low-economic districts in Mumbai.

email:
word.masti@yahoo.com
website:
www.facebook.com/wordmasti/timeline
travel:
India

Disha Kawa

“Teachers whom I train say that they cannot wait to teach their kids Jolly Phonics and Grammar the very next day. Thanks Jolly!”

Disha KawaMumbai

Disha has been a teacher for 13 years and has previously worked with programmes such as Vocaboom, which was nominated by the British Council for the ELT Innovation Awards. Disha currently runs her own centre for Jolly Phonics Kids in western Mumbai. As well as teaching off-site, Disha now trains over 800 children annually in Jolly Phonics and Grammar. She offers workshops for individuals, schools, and activity centres, as well as parent orientations in reputed schools (Vibgyor High etc). She has seen the difference whilst teaching the Jolly Phonics programme; it is her vision to empower as many as she can about the correct usage of this magical programme.

email:
jollyphonickids@gmail.com
email2:
dishakawa30@gmail.com
tel:
91 9321 112 346
travel:
Across India and beyond

Pakistan

Sadia Malik

image1Islamabad

Sadia, a teacher from Canada is trained in Montessori Education from Association Montessori Internationale in Toronto. She has a wide breadth of knowledge and international experience within the teaching sector and runs a learning centre called Jolly Good Learning. Here, she teaches Jolly Phonics, Jolly Grammar, Creative Writing and Mathematics. Her students range from the very young to anyone who wishes to learn. Through her experience with Jolly Phonics she has seen tremendous transformation in children and adults alike, especially those with an ESL background.

An avid educationalist and traveller, Sadia offers trainings to individuals and organisations, both nationally and internationally. Her trainings are informative, animated and interactive resulting in confident and trained Jolly Phonics teachers.

Request a free demonstration today.

email:
sadia.malik@live.ca
tel:
+92-332-513-5973
travel:
Throughout Pakistan and abroad.

Falak Kashif

FalakLahore

Falak is a teacher and trainer of Jolly Phonics and has spent some of her time working with Fatima-Tuz-Zahra at Phonics Club; a learning centre specifically teaching with the Jolly Phonics method.  Falak has independently taught many children over the years, and when using Jolly Phonics she was so impressed with the speed and enthusiasm of the students’ learning that she now uses nothing else.

Falak is now eager to pass on her experience and knowledge of Jolly Phonics so that other teachers and parents can benefit their students and children they are teaching. Her target is to spread Jolly Phonics across the whole of Pakistan to ensure the country meets international educational standards.

 

email:
falakkashif22@gmail.com
tel:
0092 321 498 6570
travel:
Pakistan and abroad

Tahira Sheikh

Tahira-Sheikh

Islamabad

Tahira is originally from London, UK but is now living in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has an MBA in Management from the UK but became more interested in teaching children literacy skills and decided to change her career path.

Tahira first came across Jolly Phonics in 2004 after doing some research into improving literacy skills; as many of the children were not reading and writing well enough at the pre-school where she was working. After a year’s teaching of the programme, the children excelled in their literacy skills and since then Tahira has never looked back. In 2010 she became a private tutor focusing entirely on Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar and have been using the programme extensively. Tahira has conducted workshops for the private pre-schools and parents in Islamabad including few of the most prestigious schools in town. She has assisted schools in implementing Jolly Phonics and has also supervised teachers using the programme.

Having experienced the immense benefit of the programme first hand, Tahira is now keen to impart her knowledge and experience and to promote further to the private, public and lower socio economic education sector.

email:
tee.irfan@gmail.com
tel:
+92 3005275097
travel:
Pakistan

Sadaf Asif

Sadaf-PicIslamabad
Sadaf is an experienced teacher and the Head of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) at her school. She is really passionate about learning and sharing her knowledge with others. Since implementing the Jolly Phonics programme in her school, children have shown tremendous results whilst becoming excellent readers and creative writers. Sadaf strongly believes that the ability to read and write is the basic right of every child and that no child deserves to be overlooked.

Sadaf has conducted workshops and training sessions for her teachers. She is constantly working on creating fun and exciting activities to fully engage the children in the learning process. She is enthusiastic for shaping young minds to the thrill of learning regardless of learning styles or difficulties.

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.”   (Nelson Mandela)

email:
sadaf_asif2000@hotmail.com
tel:
0092 3005319089
travel:
Pakistan and England

Anum Zehra Zaidi

anum's-photoKarachi

“I have graduated in Economics & Finance; however, my professional inclination is in training and development, early childhood education and child psychology. As a person, I love travelling, meeting new people, discussing ideas and exploring new opportunities.

“I have been teaching and specialising in junior grades since 2012. I am a freelance trainer and have been training teachers, school administrators and parents on a regular basis. I believe that in a country like Pakistan, with a population of more than 190 million, there is a huge need for early childhood educators and professional trainers. Therefore, I decided to tap into this area so that I can wide the spread of my knowledge.”

email:
zaidi.anumzehra@gmail.com
tel:
+92 336 209 3055
travel:
Pakistan and abroad

Sonia Saleem

Lahore, Kasur, Islamabad and Quetta

Sonia has been teaching using Jolly Phonics for several years and has had great success teaching children in international schools in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She achieved remarkable results using Jolly Phonics, which led her to train other teachers so that they could teach as effectively. Since then, she has begun training for teachers in Lahore and is eager to help bring Jolly Phonics to the teachers and children of Pakistan’s schools.

email:
miss.sonia2011@gmail.com
mobile:
00966 -562903732
travel:
Lahore, Kasur, Islamabad and Quetta

Fatima-tuz-Zahra

Fatima

Lahore

Fatima is a trainer and is currently running her newly opened Jolly Learning Centre (Phonics Club) in Pakistan, where children, parents and teachers now enjoy her lively training. She is working as a trainer and literacy consultant for various organizations. She provides Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar training along with the progression of concepts.

She also organizes sessions and her enthusiastic and lively seminars demonstrate her passion for effective language instruction. She believes every child and teacher deserve to benefit from the synthetic phonics approach using Jolly Phonics program. She works closely with local education foundations, authorities and publishers. Recently working with Punjab Government and piloting Jolly phonics in low cost public and private schools.

She has been impressed with the speed and enthusiasm of the children in learning with Jolly Phonics and she eagerly gives training to schools in the region, amazed how unbelievably well this method works if used effectively.

She is acknowledged for her sessions on Teaching with products in Pakistan and abroad. She had planned curriculums and training sessions for various school systems from high to very low budget schools.

Find Phonics Club on Facebook.

email:
Fatematuzzehra@gmail.com
tel:
03084432015
website:
http://www.phonicsclub.com/
travel:
Pakistan and abroad

Sri Lanka

Kanthie Jayasekera

KanthieKanthie is a highly qualified teacher and educationist, currently working as a Phonetics Instructor at Trinity College Kandy in Sri Lanka. She has been teaching pre-primary children phonics for 10 years and has seen that Jolly Phonics gives children the tools and confidence to read and write effectively.

Kanthie is also a registered teacher for elocution, speech and drama in which she uses these skills to run workshops on basic and advanced phonics with children aged 3-7 years. She specialises in unique learning methods based on the individual needs of students alongside Jolly Phonics which has led to extraordinary results in written and spoken english. She now trains parents, teachers and schools on Jolly Phonics, so that the knowledge can be passed on to help more students achieve higher levels of english.

email:
kanthiejayasekera@gmail.com
tel:
0094 77 630 69 66
travel:
To any country

India

Aneesha Balwani talks about training teachers in India

Aneesha Balwani“In June-July 2011, I conducted training workshops for teachers from Amity, a chain of schools and universities in India, and for mentors from the international development charity ARK (Absolute Return for Kids).

On 20th and 22nd June 2011, I held a Jolly Phonics training session with the ARK mentors. They were already aware of the programme, but needed training so they could then train teachers in rural areas of India. On the first day of training, we discussed ‘Why Phonics’, then introduced the Jolly Phonics resources, and explored the 5 basic skills.

On the second day, our focus was on the key issue of how to make learning fun for students. I made each trainee choose a letter sound and introduce it to the group for 20 minutes, in the way a teacher would to engage a class! We also discussed how Jolly Phonics facilitates the process of independent writing.

I conducted a workshop for the Amity teachers on 1st July 2011 at Amiown Pre-Primary school. They really enjoyed the training session – all of them actively participated in the workshop, sang the Jolly Songs and did all the letter sound actions with me!

For me, it was a great opportunity to be invited by the director of Amity Schools and ARK to train their teachers.”

Sarasa Ashok talks about her Jolly Phonics training

Sarasa Ashok“I recently gave three training sessions to teachers about how to use Jolly Phonics in their schools.

Firstly, every year I am called in to hold a training sessions in Chennai at the Balar Mandir reserach foundation, with about 50 teachers from various schools, on ‘Early childhood development’, ‘How to be an inspiring teacher’ and ‘How to make a better student’. Since becoming a Jolly Phonics Trainer, I have learnt a lot more strategies about how to teach English, which has enabled me to share new methods of teaching English with these teachers, and helped me deliver more successful and effective sessions.

I recently traveled to Nagercoil, South Tamilnadu, India, to implement Jolly Phonics in the curriculum there, and held a two-day training session there which 70 teachers attended. Everyone was very enthusiastic, had so much fun doing all the actions, and participated in practical activities, which was awesome!

The training course began with the questions that I am usually asked: ‘Why phonics?’, ‘What’s unique about Jolly Phonics?’, ‘What are the basic skills taught?’, as Jolly Phonics is a very different method of teaching to what teachers in that are used to. At the end of the training they were spellbound after looking at videos of children reading fluently and writing independently after using Jolly Phonics, which I felt really made the training successful. After this training session, the local school authorities were happy to introduce Jolly Phonics into their curriculum.

I held a one-day Jolly Phonics training session for teachers from 2 schools at Chidambaram in which the children come from low-income areas. Once again, it was an exciting day for the teachers, but I also found it quite challenging to get them to change over to a new programme from their conventional method of teaching English.”

Training in India

Andheri

Training with Disha Kawa:

Phonicsounds is conducting a 2-day in-depth  Jolly Phonics Training Workshop

Date: 1st and 2nd April, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Andheri

This Jolly Phonics Workshop will cover an in-depth training of the 42 sounds, letter formation, blending, segmenting, games, dramas for digraphs, alternative spellings, spelling rules, tricky words etc.

The workshop includes display materials of Jolly Phonics resources, teaching aids and Jolly Phonics resources, meals, certification, curriculum planning for individual centres as well as job assistance for schools in Mumbai, Jaipur and Burma.

Limited seats! For more information or to book a place, please call Disha 9321112346 / 9821212346 or or email disha@phonicsounds.in 

Please visit www.phonicsounds.in

 

Training with Disha Kawa:

Phonicsounds is conducting a 2-day in-depth  Jolly Grammar Training Workshop

Date: 8th and 9th April, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Andheri

This Jolly Grammar Workshop will include different levels of Jolly Grammar. Each year of the Jolly Grammar programme enables children to spell and punctuate more accurately, use a wider vocabulary and have a clear understanding of grammar concepts.

The workshop includes systematic teaching of spelling, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary with step by step lesson plans, fun games and activities for grammar concepts, display materials of Jolly Grammar resources, teaching aids and Jolly Grammar resources, curriculum planning as well as job assistance for schools in Mumbai, Jaipur and Burma.

Seats are limited! For more information or to book a place, please call Disha 9321112346 / 9821212346 or or email disha@phonicsounds.in

Please visit www.phonicsounds.in

 

Training with Neeti Nagarkar:

2 Days Jolly Phonics Training Workshop

Date: 14th and 15th April, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Andheri (W)

Two days intensive training will cover the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, alternative spellings, spelling rules, various games and activities.
The workshop includes display materials and the use of Jolly Phonics resources. All resources are available for purchase.
Participants will receive sample resources and a certificate of attendance.
Perfect workshop for teachers, school coordinators, early childhood educators and parents.

For more information and booking, contact 9820150447 / 9820524802 or email neeti.nagarkar@yahoo.com

Please visit www.kidsworldeducation.com

Bangalore

Training with Falak Randerian:

Intensive Jolly Grammar Workshop

Date: 19th & 26th March, 2017
Time: 10am-5pm
Venue: 575, 16th Main Rd, Mico Layout, Stage 2, BTM 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076

Our two day Jolly Grammar teacher training workshop is the next stage to our Jolly Phonics training: call it a sequel! Like the Jolly Phonics programme, Jolly Grammar is age appropriate and multi-sensory approach to teaching grammar.

For more details email at contact@micbphonics.in

Training with Shainaz Jussa:

Four-Day Course in Jolly Grammar 3, 4 and 5

Date: May 1st to 4th, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Venue: Koramangala

Grammar for Grade 3, 4 and 5 – a variety of ideas to further develop the spelling and grammar skills

  • Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar 1 and 2 refresher
  • Further Phonics – more alternatives, spelling patterns and spelling rules
  • Syllabication
  • Schwa
  • Sentence structure, punctuation, parsing and more

Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Participants will receive the Teacher’s Book containing the daily lesson plans and a certificate of participation.
Jolly Phonics and Grammar resources will be available for purchase.

Get a glimpse of our training on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/phonickids

For more information or to book a place, please contact Shainaz on phonickids@gmail.com or call 9892772503 or 02228490500

Borivali

Training with Disha Kawa:

Phonicsounds is conducting a 2-day in-depth  Jolly Phonics Training Workshop

Date: 15th and 16th April, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Borivali

This Jolly Phonics Workshop will cover an in-depth training of the 42 sounds, letter formation, blending, segmenting, games, dramas for digraphs, alternative spellings, spelling rules, tricky words etc.

The workshop includes display materials of Jolly Phonics resources, teaching aids and Jolly Phonics resources, meals, certification, curriculum planning for individual centres as well as job assistance for schools in Mumbai, Jaipur and Burma.

Limited seats! For more information or to book a place, please call Disha 9321112346 / 9821212346 or or email disha@phonicsounds.in

Please visit www.phonicsounds.in

 

Training with Disha Kawa:

Phonicsounds is conducting a 2-day in-depth  Jolly Grammar Training Workshop

Date: 22nd and 23rd April, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Borivali

This Jolly Grammar Workshop will include different levels of Jolly Grammar. Each year of the Jolly Grammar programme enables children to spell and punctuate more accurately, use a wider vocabulary and have a clear understanding of grammar concepts.

The workshop includes systematic teaching of spelling, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary with step by step lesson plans, fun games and activities for grammar concepts, display materials of Jolly Grammar resources, teaching aids and Jolly Grammar resources, curriculum planning as well as job assistance for schools in Mumbai, Jaipur and Burma.

Seats are limited! For more information or to book a place, please call Disha 9321112346 / 9821212346 or or email disha@phonicsounds.in

Please visit www.phonicsounds.in

Chennai

Training with Shalinidevi Ramanathan:

2-days Jolly Phonics and Grammar training for teachers and aspirants!

Date: 25th & 26th March 2017
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Venue: T Nagar

The training will cover all the key features of Jolly Phonics including the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, spelling rules and alternative vowel spellings with lots of activities and games. The training will also involve detailed discussions on curriculum planing and effective classroom reading strategies based on age group and skill level of the students.

The Jolly Grammar session will cover several important grammar rules, parts of speech with colour coding and actions, parsing, punctuations, syllables, sentence structure, tenses and more grammar concepts with lots of activities, visual aids and games to make grammar learning exciting for the students.

A great array of high quality Jolly Learning books and teaching aids will be displayed and its usage will be explained during the training.

Seats are limited! To book a place or to get more information please contact Shalini by email: phonicspower@gmail.com, or by phone: 9884 088 958.

www.phonicspower.com or find us on Facebook

 

Coimbatore

Training with Shalinidevi Ramanathan:

2-days Jolly Phonics and Grammar training for teachers and aspirants!

Date: 1st & 2nd April 2017
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Venue: Angel Park Conference Hall, Ganapathy – Coimbatore

The training will cover all the key features of Jolly Phonics including the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, spelling rules and alternative vowel spellings with lots of activities and games. The training will also involve detailed discussions on curriculum planing and effective classroom reading strategies based on age group and skill level of the students.

The Jolly Grammar session will cover several important grammar rules, parts of speech with colour coding and actions, parsing, punctuations, syllables, sentence structure, tenses and more grammar concepts with lots of activities, visual aids and games to make grammar learning exciting for the students.

A great array of high quality Jolly Learning books and teaching aids will be displayed and its usage will be explained during the training.

Seats are limited! To book a place or to get more information please contact Shalini by email: phonicspower@gmail.com, or by phone: 9884 088 958.

www.phonicspower.com or find us on Facebook

Dadar

 

Training in Dadar with Jigna Dharod:

5 Days in-depth Jolly Grammar 1, 2, 3 & 4 Training Workshop

Date: 13th – 17th March, 2017
Time: 2 – 5pm
Venue: Dadar

Grammar is the next stage after Jolly Phonics. It provides easy to use resorces for the systematic teaching of spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary for the next four years at school.
Methodology: Flash card presentation, games, exercises, role play, question and answer sessions, teaching aids etc.
Who should attend: Teachers, trainers, parents, housewives and anyone with a flare for teaching.

We also include lesson planning, curriculum planning and Jolly Grammar Teacher’s Book 1, 2, 3 & 4 and grammar handouts.
Lunch and tea included on all days.

For more information call Jigna Dharod: 9967316663 or email jigsdharod@yahoo.co.in

www.phonicskingdom.in

 

Delhi

 

 

Training with Neeti Nagarkar:

2 Days Jolly Phonics Training Workshop

Date: 29th and 30th April, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Delhi

Two days intensive training will cover the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, alternative spellings, spelling rules, various games and activities.
The workshop includes display materials and the use of Jolly Phonics resources. All resources are available for purchase.
Participants will receive sample resources and a certificate of attendance.
Perfect workshop for teachers, school coordinators, early childhood educators and parents.

For more information and booking, contact 9820150447 / 9820524802 or email neeti.nagarkar@yahoo.com

Please visit www.kidsworldeducation.com

Mumbai

 

Training in Mumbai with Aarti Shah:

One Day Development Course in Jolly Phonics

Date:  Sunday 26th March, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Hotel Parle International (Vile Parle East)

Looking for the latest professional training available to boost your career? Spark a lifelong love of learning at your centre/classroom with new and innovative techniques shared at this interactive workshop by the Academy for Crafting Education.

This Jolly Phonics course is ideal for preschool teachers, elementary/primary teachers, literacy coaches, curriculum developers, assistant teachers, headteachers, education consultants, academic coordinators, parents, and anyone who’s interested in starting their career in teaching.

After the training, free support and guidance sessions for any queries will be provided over the phone or via email.

For more information, call +91 9819286664 or email ace.queries@hotmail.com. Aarti Shah (Founder & Professional Trainer at ACE – USA and India).

Training in Mumbai with Aarti Shah:

One Day Professional Development Course in Jolly Phonics

Date:  Sunday 2nd April, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Hotel Parle International (Vile Parle East)

Looking for the latest professional training available to boost your career? Spark a lifelong love of learning at your centre/classroom with new and innovative techniques shared at this interactive workshop by the Academy for Crafting Education.

This Jolly Phonics course is ideal for preschool teachers, elementary/primary teachers, literacy coaches, curriculum developers, assistant teachers, headteachers, education consultants, academic coordinators, parents, and anyone who’s interested in starting their career in teaching.

After the training, free support and guidance sessions for any queries will be provided over the phone or via email.

For more information, call +91 9819286664 or email ace.queries@hotmail.com. Aarti Shah (Founder & Professional Trainer at ACE – USA and India).

Training with Betty Williams:

2 Days Intensive Jolly Phonics Workshop

Dates: 1st and 8th April
Time: 10a.m. to 3p.m.
Venue: Evershine Nagar, Malad West

This workshop will include the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, alternative spellings, spelling rules and lots of game ideas.
You will receive a selection of Jolly Phonic resources and a certificate!
This workshop is suitable for teachers, parents, students and anyone with an interest in teaching English.

Details for booking information and contact: bettswilliams@gmail.com / 91 989 262 3348

Training with Betty Williams:

2 Days Intensive Jolly Phonics Workshop

Dates: 15th and 16th April
Time: 10a.m. to 3p.m.
Venue: Evershine Nagar, Malad West

This workshop will include the 42 sounds, blending, segmenting, tricky words, alternative spellings, spelling rules and lots of game ideas.
You will receive a selection of Jolly Phonic resources and a certificate!
This workshop is suitable for teachers, parents, students and anyone with an interest in teaching English.

Details for booking information and contact: bettswilliams@gmail.com / 91 989 262 3348

Training with Shainaz Jussa:

Two-Day Comprehensive Course in Jolly Phonics

Date: April 22nd and 23rd, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: OnToes, Malad

An in-depth workshop in Jolly Phonics for pre-primary and Grade 1 years.

  • Five key skills of Jolly Phonics
  • Lesson Plan practice including digraphs and alternatives
  • Interactive games
  • Mock-up class
  • Spelling rules

Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Participants will receive the Teacher’s Book containing the daily lesson plans and a certificate of participation.
Jolly Phonics and Grammar resources will be available for purchase.

Get a glimpse of our training on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/phonickids

For more information or to book a place, please contact Shainaz on phonickids@gmail.com or call 9892772503 or 02228490500

Training with Shainaz Jussa:

Two-Day Course in Jolly Grammar 1 and 2

Date: May 20th and 21st, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: OnToes, Malad

Jolly Grammar is designed to follow from Jolly Phonics, consolidating and building on the phonic knowledge along with grammar. This is an activity-based training with plenty of takeaways.

  • Quick recap of Jolly Phonics
  • Further Phonics – alternatives, spelling patterns and spelling rules
  • Sentence structure, punctuation, parsing and more

Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Participants will receive the Teacher’s Book containing the daily lesson plans and a certificate of participation.
Jolly Phonics and Grammar resources will be available for purchase.

Get a glimpse of our training on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/phonickids

For more information or to book a place, please contact Shainaz on phonickids@gmail.com or call 9892772503 or 02228490500

Jolly Trainings with Aarti Shah, as per your requirements!

Programmes Available: Jolly Phonics, Jolly Grammar (Level 1-6) and Jolly Music (Beginners Level).
Duration: One Day (Each Programme)
Date/Time: At your convenience
Available Locations: Goregaon (E), Vile Parle (E) or at your centre/school/home.
Materials Provided: Jolly resources, certificate and supporting handouts.

Starting from April 2017, alongside standardised training programmes across India, ACE is also able to provide private trainings tailored to your individual needs.

Registration is open now! For more information or to book a date, email ace.queries@hotmail.com or call 9819286664. Aarti Shah (Founder & Professional Trainer at ACE – USA and India).

S. V. Gomathi talks about her experiences with Jolly Phonics

S V Gomathi“I underwent Jolly Phonics training in 2004, and initially researched the use of the programme with ESL children in the slums of Hyderabad, India. I found the results amazing, as the programme had a great impact on the English language of the children as well as the teachers who were teaching Jolly Phonics.

I worked with Education Services companies and NGOs like the Centre for British Teachers, The Educare Trust, Rumi Education Private Limited & Absolute Return for Kids (ARK). I helped these organizations by planning and executing the implementation of Jolly Phonics in schools, and by training their representatives in Jolly Phonics, in order for them to them provide training in the schools they were serving. I also travelled around India providing training to the teachers of high-end to low-budget schools. I worked with more than 100 schools, including IB schools, and trained more than 1,000 teachers.

At ARK I developed a team of Mentors in 2010 by training them in Jolly Phonics and facilitating team building. The team was also trained in how to help teachers make Jolly Phonics more effective and result oriented within the classroom.

At present, many chains of schools have approached me for Jolly Phonics training and intend to be full trained by next academic year.

As a trainer I love Jolly Phonics, and I am now experimenting with it with my daughter who is 1 year old.”

ASPIRE India: Allow Synthetic Phonics to Improve Results in English

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Absolute Return for Kids-India (ARK) are to launch  ASPIRE at Shillong Public School, Laitumkhrah. Read more about this in The Telegraph Calcutta, India and The Sentinal.

Pakistan

Training in Pakistan

Lahore

Training by Coral George:

Jolly Phonics Training

Date: 12th and 13th April 2017

Time: 9.00a.m. to 5.00p.m.

Venue: Lahore

This is a workshop will help identify reading and writing problems in children. It will also show how teaching systematically through the Jolly Phonics programme will support students.

Confirm your attendance by email to info@phonicsclub.com

For information contact: 03100409500

 

Islamabad

 

Training by Coral George:

Jolly Phonics Training

Date: 11th April 2017

Time: 9.00a.m. to 5.00p.m.

Venue: Islamabad

This is a workshop will help identify reading and writing problems in children. It will also show how teaching systematically through the Jolly Phonics programme will support students.

Confirm your attendance by email to info@phonicsclub.com

For information contact: 03100409500

 

 

Sri Lanka

Training in Sri Lanka

Kandy

Training in Sri Lanka with Kanthie Jayasekera:

Jolly Phonics and Grammar Training Courses 

Venue: Methodist Church, Wesley Hall, Kandy

Date: Every Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday

Time: 1pm-5pm