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 Message from the Director

Kumarans is a strong 50 year old institution and we have understood that education over the years has undergone a metamorphosis. Children today have lot more opportunities and schools have realised that education has to become all important and focused today. Technology has become an integral part and developing each day and these changes have also made us realise that transaction of the curriculum and educational technology also needs to be updated with the changing times. We do realise that it is not enough to sit on our past laurels but as all dynamic institutions we need to create and recreate ourselves in creating a learning atmosphere in our schools.

As we look forward to the future, we always have believed that education in Kumarans is educating the whole child. We strive to provide knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and beliefs that are essential for a productive, successful and happy life. We recognize that these goals are best achieved when the school provides an environment in which teachers, parents, staff and others develop and practice core values that benefit the academic, emotional and social needs of all children.

We help a Kumaranite form a sound foundation for life-long learning. We come from a premise that all children can learn, and we sincerely believe in inclusive education. We probably were one of the pioneers in introducing a resource centre way back in 1985 to help children with learning difficulties. We also believe that we can develop within each student the desire to know, the tools to seek and the ability to find, understand and use information as a means to becoming self-sufficient, responsible, and productive citizens to a complex, ever-changing, and diverse society. We seek a challenging and supportive learning environment that capitalizes on the natural curiosity of children as they explore all parts of the curriculum.

Strong transparent communication between home and school forms the basis for the caring, nurturing, family atmosphere that we consider essential to Kumarans. This atmosphere also promotes an excellence in teaching that results in high academic achievement and enables children to realize personal excellence at all levels.

We sincerely want to work together to make Kumarans a happy place children love to attend, a place in which parents believe their children are receiving an education second to none, and a place in which teachers express their joy of working with pride.

Mrs. Meenakshi Balakrishnan