At Ramana Vidyalaya, we believe that every child has unique potential which when fulfilled makes the world a better place. We partner with parents and children to identify what is exceptional about each child, nurture it and equip them with the fundamental values and mindsets, prerequisite capacities and skills and relevant content knowledge. As a school, we understand that the child spends equal amounts of time in school and at home. Therefore, there is an equal impetus on the parents and the school to work with the child and enable them to be the best version of themselves.
We also strive to provide an excellent education to aid the child’s holistic growth regardless of their socioeconomic background, by providing scholarships and financial aid. In this way, every child gets an equal opportunity to succeed.
It is our job to ensure that we provide the children with ample opportunities to identify their potential. The right encouragement and timely support from the school and parents will enable them to pursue their interests and excel in their chosen field. This approach is rooted in the belief that every child’s potential is a combination of different types of aptitudes that can be categorised into 9 intelligences.
To help children explore and harness the potential of their intelligences, we equip them with fundamental values and mindsets, prerequisite capacities and skills, and relevant content knowledge.
Values and MINDSETS
We believe that values and mindsets are two of the most crucial components that guide our lives towards purposeful action. Values are fundamental to our identity. We want Ramana Vidyalaya, and every child from RV to embody these values.
recognize differences between people and believe that different perspectives are an asset
believe in giving everyone what they need to be their best
constantly give your best and strive
to get better
understand that others also contribute to
practice your values, whether or not anybody is watching
create happiness for yourself and the
people around you
constantly pursue knowledge and build new skills
do what you love
and love what you do
trust yourself and believe in your skills and abilities
believe that nature is a stakeholder in all your decisions
care about your physical, mental and emotional well-being and that of others
Capacities and Skills
We have identified the essential 21st century capacities and skills and categorized them into 3 types:
1. Problem-solving skills: The earlier children begin solving problems, the more ready they are to deal with bigger challenges as they mature. Solving problems means making choices. Effective problem-solving skills result in happy, confident, and independent individuals.
2. Social skills: These are the skills we use every day to interact and communicate with others and form an integral part of effective functioning in society. Developing social skills in children prepares them for a lifetime of healthier interactions in all aspects of life.
3. Life skills: These skills are abilities required for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable humans to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of life. Teaching children life skills is very important for self-care and self-sufficiency. It allows them to feel empowered, works on socialization and reasoning, and helps develop healthy self-esteem.
These 21st-century skills are important to students, now more than ever before. They not only provide a framework for successful learning in the classroom, but also ensure that students can thrive in a world where change is constant and learning is continuous.
We expose children to courses and subjects at different stages and levels of rigor to ensure that every child who completes their education at Ramana Vidyalaya has realized their potential and interests.
1. At the early childhood and primary stage, which is KG-5, the focus is to expose the children to learning through a variety of activities that cater to all types of intelligences.
2. As they reach middle school, that is Grades 6-8, we create the space to explore the various areas that they are interested in.
3. And finally, we’d like our high schoolers i.e. 9-12 children, to use their time in school to narrow down on their areas of interest and hone their skills in those areas.