Samik Ghosh – Candor International School, Bangalore

Posted September 19, 2017 10:49 am by

Candor International School, established in Bangalore and functioning since August 2011, works towards infusing openness, honesty, frankness, purity, and integrity among students. The school maintains the “standards and demands of an international school” and provides the students a “family-like environment.” Freedom of expression and various channels to express one’s skills are the important features of the school. Protecting the environment and adopting sustainable processes are the main commitments of the institution.

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Mr. Samik Ghosh, the Principal, has been associated with the school for the past two years and is committed to “nurture young adults who will be catalysts for positive change both nationally and internationally.”

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He quotes the vision of the school as:

  • Ensure the protection of environment
  • Preservation of ethical and moral values in an age of changes at all fields
  • Respecting diversity of people, culture, and ideas
  • Openness to adopting the best
  • Concern for community of all levels
  • To make the institute a centre of excellence and care and a cultural hub
  • To help students continue their dreams in best universities

An Insight into the School

  • International curricula such as IBPYP, IB Diploma, Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge AS & A level are followed
  • Students allowed to study various combinations of subjects
  • Activities such as art, music, drama, visual media, and dance are encouraged
  • Projects of science, social sensitivity, and waste management are given to students
  • Career and University of the School to help the students choose their fields of interests
  • To encourage communication skills not only orally, visual communication, communication through technology, and movement art are included
  • “Debates, elocution, presentations, magazine, exhibitions, street plays, poster making-all contribute to our pool of communication.”

Faculty

  • System sensitive to needs and personality of teachers
  • Teachers’ opinions and involvement in various activities of the school
  • Training on a regular phase
  • Teachers offer suggestions for modifications in HR policies
  • Multi-layer appraisal and feedback mechanism to enhance their performance
  • Appreciation and advice to the teachers at regular intervals

Technology

  • “Imaginative use of technology and creating technology is encouraged”
  • Communication through number of platforms
  • Apple iPads used by teachers for data maintenance, teaching and communication
  • Creating effective teaching aids and assessment tools through multimedia
  • “Flip classrooms, debates on interpretation and acquiring ideas and stimuli from all parts of the globe” in teaching

Challenges and performance

  • Winning confidence of society and Candor International School has achieved this
  • Handling resources and time for all activities to expose the students to
  • Public examination results and placement of students in reputed colleges and universities indicate the performance of the school
  • Performance and achievements of students at interschool events show the effectiveness of the school systems
  • Students have the “competence and confidence to make their choices in terms of what they would like to do in life”

Mr. Samik Ghosh concludes saying, “it has been my endeavour to encourage and strengthen the spirit of shared leadership and to maintain a system where each member understands the common values and contributes to it without losing his/her individuality.” He is sure that “the students will be sensitive and caring citizens with a global outlook, strong curiosity to learn and the courage to experiment for the good of the immediate and wider society.”

For more information, please visit: https://www.candorschool.edu.in/

Contact details:

Candor International School
Begur – Koppa Road,
Hullahalli,
Off Bannerghatta Road,
Near Electronic City,
Bangalore – 560105
Email: principal@candorschool.com
Ph: +91 80 30852999/ 888