STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Honour for Bhavan’s Elamakkara

Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, was accredited with the British    Council International School Award for the period 2013-16.

Published: 30th November 2013 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th November 2013 11:24 AM   |  A+A-

Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, was accredited with the British    Council International School Award for the period 2013-16.

The International    School Award is an accreditation scheme of the British Council that   recognises and celebrates an international dimension in the learning  experience of the students through a programme of activities that aim to educate students about different cultures and countries.  

Within the school, the international projects undertaken involved activities  such as ‘Project-Go Green’ which focused on the need to create awareness  amongst students about the importance of nature conservation, while ‘Performing Arts’ explore the similarities and differences in the Japanese art form ‘Noh’, ‘the Shakespearean theatre’ and ‘Koodiyattam’. The project ‘World Government’ enhanced the students’ knowledge of the significance and functioning of the political institutions of various countries, the laws and rules which govern a society, and also focused attention on the need of the hour - international peace among nations of the

world.

“The ISA Activities undertaken by our school gave the students and the teachers a unique opportunity to explore, discover and thus widen their comprehension on various matters on a global scale. It has helped the students to become aware of various socio-economic-cultural issues, sensitised them to grave and pressing matters, enhanced their ability to savour life and recognise the  underlying unity among things in life. It’s been a truly meaningful and fulfilling endeavour,” said Jaya Jacob, principal of the school.

Jaya Jacob was presented the award by Rob Lynes, director, British Council, India at Kolkota. In a ceremony held on the school premises, Minister for State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor presented the award to principal, Jaya Jacob.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp