Lighthouse Learning, India’s leading Early Childhood and K-12 Education Group, has joined hands with Huron University, Canada, to support students in their preparation to study overseas for higher education. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Prajodh Rajan, Co-founder and Group CEO, Lighthouse Learning and Dr.Barry Craig, President, Huron University, according to the press statement.
Under the MoU, students from Lighthouse Learning’s K12 schools will be guided with relevant information, personalised counselling and guidance to make well-informed decisions for their undergraduate education in the best universities globally. The student support and engagement framework under the MoU comprises access to University Preparation Programming, Scholarship Programmes and an Innovators Academy. The Preparation Programme covers a series of sessions, including an introduction to the university, the admissions process, academic planning, lectures, panel discussions and career design workshops. The Scholarship Programme will reward the students’ hard work and provide them with increased access to higher education. Huron’s Innovator’s Academy will help prepare students for higher education’s demands and nurture their creativity through a disciplined and proven design thinking process.
Commenting on the collaboration, Co-founder & Group CEO of Lighthouse Learning, Prajodh Rajan, said:
We are elated to partner with Huron University to provide our students with a top-notch career guidance framework that will give our students an edge to pursue their higher education dreams overseas. Huron University’s robust student support and engagement programmes will aid students in planning their educational journey effectively.
The Huron’s Innovators Academy, open to students enrolled at any of Lighthouse Learning’s K12 schools, offers an active and cooperative learning environment wherein students can learn in-demand innovation, entrepreneurship and design thinking skills as they prepare for life beyond the classroom. Students can avail of the hands-on summer camp through three different delivery options – in Canada, hybrid or virtually. The Huron Innovators Summer Camp brings together high-school students where they solve real business issues, learn from experts at the forefront of innovation, and connect to a global community that will support them throughout their careers, the statement further mentioned.
Lighthouse Learning (formerly known as EuroKids International), is committed to delivering the Joy of Learning to students in the early childhood education and K12 segments. With a network of over 1,200 pre-schools and 38 Schools, the platform empowers 1000+ women entrepreneurs across the nation and employs over 10,000. The startup does its best when surrounded by insatiably curious and agile people who thrive in collaborative setups with a can-do attitude.
Dr Barry Craig, President of Huron University College, commented:
Graduation is a culmination of one’s education journey and helping students plan this journey is our mission. Students are well served by having the time and support to formulate their aspirations and the potential journey before entering university so that they can arrive and thrive there. We are delighted to partner with Lighthouse Learning to help young and intelligent minds to achieve their career goals.
Huron is committed to providing the students and faculty with ample research opportunities because the university believes supporting the creation of new knowledge is the way to move the world forward. Through events, collaborative initiatives and the provision of financial support, it aims to demonstrate the value of Liberal Arts research in addressing social issues. The platform opens the door to international opportunities, from exchanges and work/study programs to volunteering for development agencies. It prepares students for a world of possibilities; its alums are proof—all leave equipped with solid skills, a commitment to social responsibility and the potential for personal growth.
In May 2022, Lighthouse Learning signed an MoU with the Maharashtra Government – Women and Child Development (WCD) Department to implement Project Adarsh Anganwadi. This project would commence from Mumbai city and be carried to other significant parts of Maharashtra.