Situated in Vaniyambadi in Tamil Nadu, Wisdom Park International School is the first step by a group of technocrats whose primary focus is to develop the the primary education sector. Read on to know more about Wisdom Park International School and their dreams:
WP: Wisdom Park International School is promoted by a group of technocrats who have rich experience in the field of education. It was felt that enough importance is not being given to the primary education. The fast changing scenario in the field of primary education is gathering momentum around the world.
The old way of teaching which includes lot of books, reading and writing materials needs to be changed. And play way method of teaching has to be incorporated in our primary education system. We must try to identify and nourish the skills and talents hidden in a child. World renowned child education psychologists like Maria Montessori and Mike Gardner and our ‘3C’ philosophy emphasize these points. Edify group of companies are pioneers in this field. One of their branches is EDVISOR which imparts professional consultancy to Wisdom Park International School. This school is coming up in about 5.5 acres of land on the National Highway No 46 in Chenglikuppam village between Ambur and Vaniyambadi. All the modern facilities needed for a modern primary school like smart classes, educational toys, temperature controlled classrooms, natural ambience needed for the betterment of a child, swimming pool, playgrounds suitable for soccer, volleyball and other sports will be available in this campus. The teaching faculty will be trained by the people from EDVISOR, Hyderabad. Foreign teachers will also be appointed for language and other subjects. The services of Edu Sports —–etc will also be taken in their fields.
2. How did you come to know about Fedena?
WP: We came to know about Fedena from search engine. Till now, our experience of Fedena is going good and it has been a great assistance to our efforts and dream.
3. Character, Competence and Content are the ‘3Cs’ of your institution. Please elaborate on the ‘3Cs’ and how it has helped in your goals?
WP: In today’s world where information is available at the click of a button, children have to become knowledge assimilators and analyzers rather than just be a storehouse of information. The focus has to be on application of knowledge through experimentation, research and discovery.3C stands for Character, Competence, and Content. The 3C form the framework of the entire curriculum. The curriculum is learner centric and child- friendly ensuring that children learn for the love of learning. The objective of 3C is to encourage children to become contributing citizen and independent learners, thus enabling them to explore the world through their own ways. The basis of 3C is scientific, formulated with the belief that every child is a potential learner and that contemporary learning has to nurture and educate children to be lifelong learners. The 3C curriculum and its pedagogical practices, an amalgamation of best practices implemented in various national and international curricular. Beside academic achievements, sport and co-curricular activities form an integral part of the 3C curriculum. Assessment and evaluation are part of the process which makes the whole evaluation stress free for the students.
4. ‘Social responsibility’ is an integral part of the educational institutions now. What is your point of view in this context as an educator?
WP: Participating in extracurricular activities not only looks good to school but it’s also a great opportunity for meeting new people. School social activities can help enhance leadership skills as well. Participating in them throughout school level can help the child get into the college of his/her choice while enhancing his/her social skills. Our school social activities include cleaning up school area and nearby villages and creating health awareness among village people, our students helps traffic police in peak hours, provide time for the students to talk and eat as they help others. Our school also participates in The National Service Scheme (NSS).
5. What are your future aspirations?
WP: To foster a society of individuals capable of progressive thinking, creating and initiating positive change in the social, economic and cultural fabric, to impact the global community through knowledge, understanding and attitude and make learning an experience by nurturing individual talents, empower them to be independent, responsible and resourceful change agents of our nation and the world.
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