Welcome to the The Granny Cloud!

“Grannies” Skyping with children in India and Colombia… and Greenland… and Cambodia. In fact, all round the globe!

Not only “grannies” of course, but grandpas too! And mums and dads and aunties and uncles and… While we do have many grannies it’s the attitude that matters – encouraging, nurturing, praising and offering guidance rather than directing, instructing and examining.

In this blog you’ll find reports from grannies about how their Skype sessions went – grannies sharing and learning from each other.

If you’d like to know more, see:

BBC article: Granny army helps India’s school children via the cloud

Website: www.theschoolinthecloud.org/

Get involved: www.theschoolinthecloud.org/


suneeta-125x125Dr. Suneeta Kulkarni

Suneeta is Director of the Granny Cloud. With a background in Psychology and Child Development, she facilitates the Granny Cloud Team which she has led since its beginning in 2008. She works with the Grannies to bring self-organised learning to children all over the world. She is based in Pune, India.
Email: suneeta.kulkarni@gmail.com or thegrannycloud@gmail.com
Twitter: @Suneeta

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14 Responses to About

  1. Maggie says:

    I have only recently heard about ‘Granny Cloud’ although I am not a grandmother yet, I would like to become involved in helping children. I am a teaching assistant at a local primary school in England, I have two grown up children aged 22 and 18 and have spare time to assist if you need anyone.

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  3. cynthia1961 says:

    My husband is a Colombian citizen and I am an American. We live in the US but will be retireing to Colombia sometime over the next 5 to 10 years. We would like to be part of The Granny and Grampy Cloud in Colombia. What should we do next??

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  5. Karen Vigliano says:

    Finally someone is doing this. It takes energy outside the Establishment. Is anyone doing this in Costa Rica?

  6. Simi says:

    My mom wants to be a Granny on the cloud. How do I make this happen?

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  8. Linda Pace says:

    I am a granny with a degree in English /cultural studies would love to b involved in this…

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