“Raising the awareness level within the community will help cascade social and environmental messages even further. Sharing this knowledge, especially with children, will keep the future in capable and well-informed hands,” says Dr Rajamanikam. Some of the topics taught include solid waste management infrastructure in rural areas and identifying animals and birds.
As young learners and the leaders of tomorrow, it is important for us to think about how we acquire our knowledge, and the possible hurdles in doing so. The 10-minute presentation for TOK focuses on one knowledge question.
On occasions like this, it really show what makes KIS so different. Every person and every culture is important to us. Here, we learn every day, in every small manner, how this globe is one.
Avantika Akerkar from the KIS Class of 1983, known by many of her friends and teachers as ‘Tiki’ or even ‘Eliza Doolittle” from school plays, now awes film critics with her doppelganger performance of the iconic political figure – Indira Gandhi.
The academic and holistic programs at KIS develop and nurture students to become resilient and culturally competent individuals, enabling them to contribute positively to society. Critical thinking, ethical decision making and social and emotional intelligence are hallmarks of a KIS graduate.
Mentors definitely come in all shapes, sizes, and forms. It is good to utilize your mentors for helping you grow as an individual. They do not need the official title of being your mentor but can be found in your friends, family, and workplace. They are the ones that help you find out your own capabilities. They are the ones that shine a light during those dark days, giving you hope and vision to persevere and move on.
The 18-hole, par-71 course is played at 7000 feet above sea level and draws interest from several golfers the world over. The course is set amongst the backdrop of the rolling Palani Hills, that is sure to test the mettle of golfers, both professional and amateur alike.