LEARNING SPACES FOR EXCEPTIONAL MINDS

The IGCSE Programme, administered by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), is firmly established and recognized world-wide.The curriculum is designed to think globally and act locally. We at Greenwood High school believe in student centric learning. The IGCSE curriculum is designed to facilitate this learning. The varied subject choice helps in holistic development of the child.The faculty is experienced and trained in the curriculum. They work as facilitators so that students learn to take responsibility of their own learning. The idea of learning at Greenwood High is to develop a mind which is analytical, creative and inquisitive.

 

Features of IGCSE

  • The curriculum prepares  for higher-level courses such as the  AS and A level, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and the North American APT (Advanced Placement Test);
  • Has worldwide recognition and is equivalent to the Certificate of Secondary Education from Indian education boards, General Certificate of Secondary Education, and O Levels;
  • The curriculum evolves and brings in local economies and cultures within a global context, hence ensuring that students gain a wider perspective while recognizing and valuing their own environment; They have also introduced a new subject as India Studies.
  • The curriculum develops a balance, inquisitive mind which makes process of learning fun and interesting.
  • Ensures a broad-based education, while encouraging a degree of choice.

In most subjects there is a choice between core and extended curricula, making IGCSE suitable for a wide range of abilities. As per the Association of Indian Universities, a minimum of five passes with grades A, B or C is equivalent to 10(Ten) years Secondary School Certificate of an Indian Board.

Geethaanjali, the global School adopts and adapts the philosophy of CBSE to practice education for all without discrimination of any sort so that the needs of this age group are addressed. The prime focus of the school is to a great extent the same as the Board. The school practices a skill based curriculum and is content driven too. The examination and evaluation processes are very dynamic to keep pace with the changing trends of research in education. It continuously works on innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students’ friendly and students’ centered systems.

Geethaanjali,the global School believes education is for life and not for passing the grade 10th examinations. And so the curricula, the pedagogical practices and the wide choice of subjects offered are such that children are competent, qualified and productive human resource of tomorrow’s workplace. Children are given the space and democratic set up to enable them to develop the power of introspection and the belief that freedom comes with a responsibility, that ‘I am responsible for the choices I make, the decisions I take and the actions I get involved in’.

Children learn to solve problems through teamwork. They learn the skills of learning for continuous improvement. The classroom transactions are designed to generate inter-disciplinary knowledge through interactive sessions by creating opportunities for processing information. In today’s technology driven knowledge era, the above mentioned components are integral to the holistic development of children. Teachers in GEETHAANJALI Global School are facilitators in the true sense of the word as they model and coach the children providing the children with the required scaffolding to draw out their best potential.