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Rohini Vij

Rohini Vij is a professional storyteller, educator, listed and certified Jolly Phonics UK trainer, curriculum developer, parenting coach, founder of NutSpace Edtech Pvt. Ltd., and a mom.She is on a mission to raise readers and is actively engaged with curriculum development for schools and her own ed-tech platform: Nutspace Edtech ( ).


Rohiniis also a voice artist and regularly creates audiobooks and read-aloud videos for reputed publishing houses in India.Recently she collaborated with Tulika Books for their Spotify Original, "Talking Tales from Tulika", कहती बोलती कहानियाँ तूलिका से (in Hindi.)


She writes actively on the subjects of raising readers, parenting, and integrating storytelling in the classroom.


She has authored several stories for children.Some of her published work includes:Discover More with Ford - For Ford Motors India, The Silver Lining King, and King Nyayadhar's Justice.The latter was one of the stories in the Federation for Asian Storytellers (FEAST) 2019 anthology, Royals Wise and Otherwise.


Prior to starting NutSpace, Rohini handled marketing and corporate communications for Jindal Saw Ltd., Scholastic India, and Perfect Relations.She has diverse experience in areas of marketing, corporate communication, and PR.


She has also been a keynote speaker at IIM Lucknow, TiE UP, AIMA, and IIT Kanpur.


Rohiniís passion for education and bringing about a change in the education system got NutSpace selected as one of the startups in the winter cohort at "The Reliance Jio Gennext Hub Accelerator Programme".NutSpace was selected in the four-month-long mentorship programme by READ Alliance (an initiative of USAID and the Centre for Knowledge Societies.)


Contact info

+91 97932 83333



Ongoing Storytelling Activities in Kanpur --


Programmes offered at NutSpace include:

*Mums & Bubs Happy Story Hour (12 months - 3 yrs):

Focusses on raising readers, language development, and exploring textures, sounds, colours and more through stories.Overall development of communication and motor skills through art, craft, and sensory play.

*Story Time (4 yrs & above):

Focusses on learning through stories, with an emphasis on comprehension, recall, vocabulary building, language development, enhancing confidence, and overall development through art, craft, story-boarding, role-play, voice projection and more.

*Personality Development through Dramatics & Storytelling (5 yrs & above):

Voice modulation, voice projection, body language, dance drama, dramatising, extempore speaking, role-play, and learning to create, recall, and tell stories.

*The Art of Storytelling in the Classroom (Educators, librarians): Learning and teaching through stories.Making learning and lessons fun and engaging by way of stories.Voice modulation and projection for educators.Exercises to overcome inhibitions and to emerge as confident teachers and storytellers.

*The Art of Business Storytelling (Corporates, team leaders):

Ways to use stories as a powerful business tool to inspire and engage your team members.Learning the art of storytelling to communicate and connect with various people in relation to one's company.