Experiential Learning or 'Learning through reflection on doing' is being argued by experts as a path forward for students who wish to be all-rounders and apply the acquired knowledge in real-life situations. A school that aims to balance academic excellence with holistic development, GIIS uses a very practical and hands-on approach to education.
"Don’t let anyone say you can’t do it.”
That’s the message world-class tennis player Sania Mirza shared with GIIS students during a visit to the erstwhile Queenstown Campus as a part of the GIIS Leadership Lecture Series in December 2014. She is not the only one who has been to the GIIS campuses to encourage students to follow their passion...
In the words of the author, Jess Lair, "Children are not things to be moulded, but are people to be unfolded." Every child is talented in his own way. This belief is the basis of the Primary Programme at GIIS which aims to provide maximum exposure to students not only in academics but in multiple talent areas.
Most of the present primary and secondary schools are catering to Generation Z (post-Millenials who were born after 2004). Any progressive school will agree that confining Gen Z to regimented classroom and chalk-and-talk teaching will lead to futile learning. To keep up with the present generation’s learning style, schools have to leverage on...
If we teach today as we taught yesterday, then we rob our children of tomorrow – John Dewey
Technology has come of age driving every aspect of our life. In the present times, every industry that affects human life – be it healthcare, banking, retail or travel, is thriving on technology. Then how can we ignore school education? After all,...
Remember the time when schools were classrooms with wooden furniture, basic facilities, a single teacher and textbook-heavy learning? Education, back then, was designed to meet the need of the hour.
Out of the box thinking is what Innovation is all about. And turning that innovation into product of repute is Entrepreneurship. For example, a student can have a brilliant idea of building a helmet that can record thoughts, but selling this idea into a practical product will require a different talent altogether.
The best way to improve academic performance is through studies and revisions. Students usually spend more time on their weak areas, review the material and revise their methods to improve their performance. Over time, the results are bound to be positive.