The new academic year began on a high note with the Parent and Teacher Connect Programme conducted on 29 May 2022, in the school auditorium. The event was held in 2 sessions- one for the primary and middle years and one for the early years parents True to its name, the Connect programme achieved the important objective of establishing a strong network with parents, dispelling their doubts and apprehensions, if any, regarding their choice of Nypunya School of Excellence for their wards.
In her address to the gathering, the Principal, Ms Shilpa Prashanth highlighted the parents about the culture of the Nypunya School of Excellence. She thanked the founding members for constantly being a source of strength and support. Emphasising on the vision and mission of NSE, state of the art infrastructure, need, skill and value-based curriculum, superior pedagogical tools and an undeterred focus on holistic development of students. Stating that academic excellence cannot be quantified as ‘success’, she threw light on the blend of scholastic and co-scholastic dimensions at NSE Mysore, that prepares its students to become global citizens of the future.
The team of coordinators eloquently elaborated upon the details of bridging sessions, curriculum, assessments, events, competitions, Parent Teacher meetings, field trips and guest lectures that have been planned for the forthcoming academic year. The coordinators highlighted the fact that the curriculum is research based and tailor made to suit the requirements of students as it aptly imbibes hands on experiences for enhanced learning outcomes.
Queries posed by the interactive audience during the question-and-answer session pertained to topics regarding upskilling of faculty members, Saturday and school reopening schedules, break times, channels of communication, books etc. The principal addressed each of these queries with patience, providing greater clarity on the functioning of the school. She emphasised on the year round in-house and ICSE training programmes conducted for teachers. She also highlighted on the Parent App and Academies portal that are platforms for continuous communication with the school.
Overall, it was a productive session that resulted in parents and students feeling contented with the session, because it led them to conclude that NSE Mysore is definitely the right choice for their ward’s educational needs.