The curriculum is international, but the values, Indian.
Ithaka International School (IIS) offers a unique trans-disciplinary program designed to foster the all-round development of the individual student encompassing social, physical, emotional and cultural needs as well as academic excellence. As an evolving K-12 School, it will provide innovative and internationally accepted learning programmes customised to suit the local student body from EYP to Grade XII.
The school follows well-designed programmes offered by the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), which is a world leader in raising educational standards, conducting exams in over 9000 schools across 160 countries.
The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. CBSE is the largest and reputed educational bodies in the country. Today, the National Level Engineering (JEE) and Medical (NEET) competitions are conducted by the CBSE Board.
Tie-ups with renowned organisations across the globe like British Council to embrace new methodologies of teaching in language and communication, use them to enhance the overall teaching-learning experience from time to time.
Provides an exclusive Early Years programme devised after an extensive research following the curriculum, theories and systems followed globally in grooming the children during the early years between 21/2 to 6 years.
When learning gets a direction, the mind gets new avenues.
Ithaka acknowledges that the ideal belief how children learn is as important as what they learn. It works closely with the parent community to nurture students for the tech-savvy age that is revolutionising the world. It aims to contribute effectively to an interdependent global society, which forms the base for future success. The emphasis is on creativity, problem solving, communication, team-work, intercultural understanding and self-reliance as well as on academic skills. The sole intention is to give children a lifelong love of learning and to be a learning centre.
Value-based learning system
show natural curiosity and enthusiasm; acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research; show innovation and independence in learning; have a love of learning and life.
understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication; cooperate effectively and willingly with others.
demonstrate a strong sense of perseverance and determination in completing tasks to the best of one's ability; work on tasks with purpose and engagement, always striving for excellence.
explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance; acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding and excellence across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.
be risk-takers, approaching unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with forethought; be independent and explore new roles, ideas and strategies with enthusiasm; be brave and articulate in defending beliefs.Connect with local community, striving to make a relevant contribution by establishing and maintaining meaningful partnerships.
show integrity and confidence when considering personal learning and development; be curious; analyse and understand personal strengths and weaknesses so as to grow from that knowledge and improve continuously.
be curious and exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to pose and approach complex problems; make and communicate reasoned, ethical decisions.
understand and appreciate own culture and personal history; respect perspectives, value traditions of others, realising that they may be different and that they can be right too; empathise with and evaluate a range of points of view and grow from the experience.
be caring, showing empathy, compassion, respect and tolerance towards the needs and feelings of others; have commitment to service and act to enrich the lives of others and the environment.
act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of others; be committed to personal learning and take responsibility for personal actions and the consequences of them.
understand the importance of intellectual, physical, spiritual and emotional balance; strive towards personal well-being for oneself and others.