A unique partnership of the 21st century
Mumbai, 28th March, 2018: Singapore’s popular educational entrepreneur, Jaspal Sidhu brings his Singapore Group of Schools model to India in a joint venture with Bengaluru’s IFIM Institutions, announcing the launch of Vijaybhoomi International School. The school will be Jaspal’s first venture in the country.
Keyhighlights of Vijaybhoomi International School:
1.First school in India withSingapore Curriculum
2.The curriculum is regarded as oneof the best in the world
3.Week boarding school will be a boonfor working parents from Mumbai and Pune
4.Stress on conceptual methods oflearning
5.Campus designed with focus onsports activities
IFIMInstitutions is a leading name in highereducation space in the South with two decades of experience. With this venture,the institution expands its base to primary education, ensuing quality andskill based training. Popular name in the South-East Asia education space,Jaspal Sidhu is launching his venture in India with Vijaybhoomi InternationalSchool. The school will be located in Karjat, near Mumbai.
“India has apromising pool of talent that has suffered from lack of sync with industryrelevant training. The solution to this is transforming the training systemsince primary education for the students to learn concepts first. This is whatmakes the Singapore curriculum different from others as it provides studentswith the flexibility to pursue their interests with focused skill building.Learning should be a habit and not a compulsion,” said Jaspal Sidhu during thelaunch of Vijaybhoomi International School.
“Comingyears will see a problem solving generation which will also be a contributor inthe industrial era 4.0. Hence, the students now need a training system whichallows them conceptual leaning. The Indian education system has been laggingbehind when compared to other methods across the world. It is high time toadapt to better learning systems”, added Sanjay Padode, Secretary, Centre forDevelopment Education (CDE).
Singaporecurriculum is recognized as the best educational systems worldwide as perProgramme for International Student Assessment (PISA) by the Organisation forEconomic Co-operation and Development, as well as the Trends in InternationalMathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) test. The curriculum is centered on lifeskills which ensures that students acquire sound values and skills to take themthrough life as responsible adults and active citizens.
VijaybhoomiInternational School will be a week and a term boarding school, with focus onsports and creative arts and learning through experience. The teachers at theschool too, will be trained to provide the right quality of education,according to the Singapore pedagogy. The classroom environment will allowstudents to study what they like through conceptual learning methods.
The schoolwill start their admission process from July 2018.