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Have you created your road map? Choices for XI, XII and beyond

The objective of this note is to help parents and students in grade X to make an informed decision regarding choices available in grades XI, XII and beyond. Typical […]

November 25th, 2015|Categories: Admission, Careers|Tags: , |2 Comments

What is your parenting style?

Parents worry a lot about providing the right environment for their children. Are we selecting the right school? Do our children have good friends? Are we giving them […]

February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |3 Comments

The skill focus

Why school systems should shift their focus to developing skills

The objective of Education is the same for all syllabi followed – to prepare students for success in the real […]

February 18th, 2015|Categories: Teaching|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Read to your child

Young children need to read and be read to regularly. Reading at home forms a crucial part of a child’s learning. Gone are the days when children knew about […]

February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , |3 Comments

What is your parenting style? – Part II

The previous article explored the different styles of parenting. Essentially there are four different styles of parenting – authoritarian, authoritative, permissive and uninvolved.

Authoritarian: Rules are strict and […]

February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Competition – Good or Bad?

To answer this question, one needs to investigate the role of education. Education should help to prepare children for success in the real world. Competition is a part of […]

February 17th, 2015|Categories: Competitions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Does age of entry at school matter?

Parents are keen to send their children to school as early as possible – sometimes even as young as 3 years for LKG. They believe they are “saving a […]

February 17th, 2015|Categories: Admission|Tags: , |0 Comments

Schools need to focus on inculcating successful behaviour traits in children

While understanding concepts and inculcating skills are important for success for students, there is another, more important dimension that is often ignored in schools – Behavioural Traits. Behavioural traits […]

February 17th, 2015|Categories: Teaching|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Choosing what we teach

Schools should focus on what is not taught, but matters a lot…
Much is spoken about the curriculum, syllabus etc. However, at the end of the day, the usefulness of […]

February 17th, 2015|Categories: Teaching|Tags: , |1 Comment

Choosing what to do

As students enter high school, overwhelming importance is given to scoring high marks in the board exams, cracking competitive examinations and securing a place in prestigious institutions. However, what […]

February 17th, 2015|Categories: Careers|Tags: |0 Comments