In today’s world, the overall development of the children has become very important. It is no longer enough that the child is academically sound. Many parents are keen on having their children enrolled for personality development classes for their holistic development in the sphere of public speaking, positive thinking, improving relationships, etc.
Gurgaon has a host of academies and institutes that are dedicated to develop such programs for children that can help them nurture their personalities and get them ready for tomorrow.
Cenit International School of Development
Cenit has a structured curriculum on Leadership and Life skills that helps children to discover their true potential. They involve in an education that is beyond textbooks and is aimed to add relevance by empowering children at an age when they are moldable to alter their thought process, make better decisions, take responsibility for their actions, improve relationships and be admired by one and all.
The activities include attitude & behaviour management, body language, character building, confidence building, creative learning, emotional intelligence, group discussion, holistic development, leadership skills, learning skills, life skills, neuro-linguistic programme, personality grooming, self esteem, self management, time management for children in the age group of 5 years to 18 years. The classes are conducted from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.
Contact Person: Harjit Singh
Where: White Lotus, H-34/9, DLF Phase 2 Near Bristol Hotel, Gurgaon
Thinking & Leadership
They conduct classes through brain compatibility exercises, thinking and creative tasks to enhance learning and development in the young learners along with Jolly Phonics Programme. The activities include academic enrichment, behaviour management, confidence building, creative learning, holistic development, learning skills, skill development, analytical thinking, brain development, creative thinking, logical thinking, multiple intelligence for children in the age group of 4 years to 8 years with classes being held twice a week.
Contact Person: Aditi
Where: Golf Link Apartment, Sun City Circle, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Skillizen: Early Leadership Skills For Smart Kids
Skillizen is a formal, comprehensive and research based management skills based curriculum for children aged 6 to 16 years thereby substantially adding value to their school’s existing curriculum.
The activities include enhanced learning classes, speech & drama classes, academic enrichment, attitude & behaviour management, body language, character building, confidence building, leadership skills, learning skills, life skills, analytical thinking, brain development, brain games, creative thinking, logical intelligence, logical thinking, memory boosters, memory enhancement and mind map. The classes are held on all days of the week for 2 hours and private coaching/individual classes are conducted as well. The average fee for 10-day workshop on Leadership is Rs. 5000.
Contact Person: Sidharth Tripathy
Where: Skillizen Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, C-402, 4th Floor, Nirvana Courtyard, Nirvana Country, Sector 50, Gurgaon
Success At Life
This internationally proven LIFE SKILLS Program by USA certified Child Experts helps in developing a strong foundation for the child’s future and success. International and award winning psychotherapist and child expert help enhance the personality of children aged 7 years to 16 years through activities like personality development classes, speech & drama classes, grammar and leadership skills. The kids are encouraged to overcome shyness and hesitation and develop themselves for public speaking and to appear in front of audience.
Contact Person: Aparna Balasundaram
Where: Sohna Road, Behind Omaxe Mall, Sector 49, Gurgaon
Kidzee Brain Nurture
Kidzee Brain Nurture focuses on the holistic development of children aged 1 to 10 years through activities based on personality development classes, creative learning and social etiquettes. The classes are held from Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm. Through various skill based activities and group discussion, kids are encouraged to participate and contribute hence enhancing their people skills.
Contact Person: Amit Sachdeva
Where: Plot No. 3, Spanish Court Road, Opp. C-Block, Palam Vihar, Gurgaon
Brain O Brain
Brain o Brain is an ISO 9001:2000 certified institution that is manned by professionals who have had a decade of international experience in kids’ education and training. Through their various skills based courses they nurture the children in bringing out the real leader in them. Their 5 day NLP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COURSE is a science of understanding how we think. It helps in increasing the awareness of the child’s style of thinking that can really help them increase their choices in achieving what they want in their life. For children, this awareness leads to voluntary change to improve their personality, to grow as a leader. The classes are held on Saturday & Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm for children aged 5 years to 14 years. The average fee is Rs. 1220 per month.
Contact Person: Sandhya
Where: Alpine Convent School, Sector 56, Gurgaon
Stones 2 Milestones
Stones 2 Milestones is a creative alternative for communication skills development with the help of various innovative activities. It includes leadership skills development, communication through creative writing and presentation and many more. They design programs for children to identify and nurture their inherent potential, a space where they develop their skills, attitudes and perceptions. The programs based on international research and indigenous best practices empower children with a deeper understanding of the process of learning and thinking.
For children aged 6-12 years their program Wings of Words, is a unique research based reading program that aims to give children “Reading Advantage” so that they emerge as independent readers who choose to read for purpose and for pleasure. I-minds is an inquiry based program that builds communication and thinking skills by stimulating curiosity and giving the children an opportunity to explore and experience the world around them through research, projects and experiments. The classes are conducted from Monday to Friday from 5pm to 6:30pm and on Saturday from 10 am to 12:30. The average fee for 3 months is Rs 5400 per module.
Contact Person: Nisha Ghai
Where: G-123, Oriental Villa, , Sushant Lok III, Sector-57, Near Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
Call: 9716747777, 0124-4206830
I Am, I Can
Their in-house program-NLP leadership program- is an empowering step into the area of discovering intelligences and building talents in kids aged 8 to 16 years. This program is a unique kids friendly, activity oriented, attitudinal change cum motivational program aimed at enhancing the true of potential of kids at home, in school and in the society. Their three skill based modules namely, “Life Skills Module”, “School Strategies Module” and “Designing Presentations & Communication Module” focus on the holistic development of the children through language, self concepts, attitude alteration, memory techniques etc.
The classes are held on weekdays in the evenings and on weekends as well for children aged 8 years to 16 years. Individual classes are taken up as well.
Contact Person: Praggatti Rao
Where: South City II, Sector 50, Gurgaon
Thespian Theater Company
Thespian Theatre Company is an academy that is focused on building techniques that enhance the overall development of a child. Their love for the craft, passion for teaching, and a distinctive vision aims to build a strong platform for budding enthusiasts. They cater to the needs of aspiring and existing actors who require the right kind of guidance and look to nurture the potential of children with a simple desire to flourish their personality. The concepts are based on speech and drama, attitude, body language, character building, confidence building, creative learning, holistic development, leadership skills, learning skills, perception, personality analysis, personality grooming, personality profile, presentation skills, self grooming, self growth, self management, skill development, English, imagination development, improvisation, interpretation, linguistic intelligence, listening and public speaking.
The students are given opportunities to perform on public platforms in plays like ‘Gandhi Tum Zinda Ho’, ‘Jan Se Man Ki Jai Ho’, ‘Kya Family Hai’ and many more. The classes are ideal for children in the age group of 6 to 16 years and the classes are conducted from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. The average Fees is Rs. 5990.
Contact Person: Ishan Soni
Where: C/o Intellitots Early Learning Centre, Nursery Site, Essel Tower, Sector 28, Near Iffco Chowk, Gurgaon
Call: 9871010051, 9873086057, 9999955510
The Think Right program employs early learning methods that nurture the brain and develop synergy between both sides of the brain leading to superior whole brain development. It is a unique program that deploys fun and enjoyable curriculum and activities to stimulate the brain right from early childhood. Through activities like personality development classes, academic enrichment, body language, confidence building, creative learning, emotional intelligence, holistic development, leadership skills, life skills, smart skills, soft skills, cognitive skills, vocational training, improvisation, interpretation, listening, speed reading, brain development, logical intelligence, logical thinking, memory boosters and memory enhancement they ensure that the balance between the right brain and the left brain is enhanced and reflected in the child’s performance.
The classes are held from 9 am to 6 pm on each day of the week and it is ideal fro children in the age group of 1.5 to 6 years.
Contact Person: Megha
Where: P4/17, DLF Phase 2, Gurgaon
VocaBOOM is a vocabulary based enrichment program that is game based and helps in increasing the child’s vocabulary, fluency of expression and self–confidence through an engaging, unique methodology. The games are designed in such a way that they focus on the word recall, logical sequencing, reasoning, presentation of ideas and their multi situational application. Their unique program VocaDEFENCE-ATTACK is very popular where the children contribute themselves to the rapidly increasing vocabulary and challenge the other teams thereby encouraging each other. VocaWORDFAIR is a small word carnival where children put up stalls and compete with their parents in word games. The children receive a certificate for that level at the end of the program and automatically graduate to the next year syllabus.
The classes are conducted on a 7 months annual program for the age group of 4 to 12 years and in batches of 20 children. The average fee is Rs. 1200 per month.
Contact Person: Gowri Sinha
Where: 52, Ashoka Crescent Road, Near Gate No. 10, Off Golf Course Road, DLF Phase –I, Gurgaon
My Club Spark
Partnering with parents to discover and nurture the child’s innate self, passions and strengths, My Club Spark helps them in becoming self-motivated explorers. Their unique program for 3-17 year olds integrates creative art forms with life skills learning and a wide range of wow experiences, ensuring fun all along. They focus on personality development classes, speech & drama classes and academic enrichment through well qualified professionals as trainers trained from Trinity College.
Contact Person: Arpana Shahi
Where: 1106, G – 19 DLF Phase 1, Gurgaon