Academics

Our Academic Philosophy

To improve quality of education in India, while national policy level adaptation towards a multi-disciplinary approach is being contemplated, this always has been at the core of our DNA. Over many years we have been a pioneering practitioner of this approach.

At TCIS, we believe that teaching a child to question, think and learn is most important to facilitate learning. Our inquiry-led and transdisciplinary education framework challenges learners to think for themselves and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues and opportunities in real-life contexts which enable them in problem solving and to take responsible actions.

Our pedagogy goes beyond textbook learning and combines the best research and practice from a range of global curricular systems, with a wealth of knowledge and experience from international schools and educators, to create a relevant and engaging learning path. Further, great significance is laid on assessments which is carried out at regular intervals on academic and psychometric parameters and forms an important feedback and improvement tool.

Our outcome based approach is aimed at creating well-grounded successful competitive global citizens combining academic excellence with creative mindedness and physical & emotional wellbeing.

Our Curriculum

TCIS Sarjapur Road Campus is a K-12 school affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education and follows an integrated curricular approach by inculcating the best practices of International Baccalaureate (IB) and Emergent Curriculum (EC) in to the base CBSE curriculum. To improve quality of education in India, while national policy level adaptation towards a multi-disciplinary approach is being contemplated, this always has been at the core of our DNA. Over many years we have been a pioneering practitioner of this approach. The unique integrated curriculum followed by the school adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to create well-grounded successful competitive global citizens combining academic excellence with creative mindedness and physical & emotional wellbeing. The curriculum takes a progressive path as follows.

The curricular theme is Foundation Building where-in a strong foundation on numeracy, literacy, computing, communication, teamwork, ethics, creativity, health, self-discipline and other life-skills are built.

The curriculum is oriented towards Concept Building. Foundational concepts of language, science and social subjects are introduced and reinforced at this stage through experiential
learning.

The curriculum focus is Multidisciplinary Concept Integration. The depth and width of conceptual learning is expanded further and children are learned to integrate multidisciplinary concepts through inquiry-led hands-on application.

The over-arching theme is Career Orientation. The middle year learnings are further extended and scholastic specialisation is introduced. Leadership skills are promoted. Children are empowered to do innovation, research and aptitude discovery. Post-school competitive exam preparedness with a global outlook is the key learning outcome at this stage.

Our Educators

What differentiates TCIS is our uncompromising obsession for quality educators. They are our greatest asset. Role of a teacher is to enable learning, by listening, by observing and by guiding. Effective educators identify the strengths in each student and help them exceed their potential. Our educators are exceptional at it.

At TCIS, we take utmost care that only the best educators with proven excellence in their subject area gets recruited. Our educators are passionate in teaching and creativity in their approach. Qualified educators are selected through a 5-level recruitment process including written tests, demo sessions, group and multiple round of panel interviews.

Continuous professional development (CPD) of our educators embedded with constant improvement feedback system is an integral part of TCIS in order to make them 21 st century skilled educators. They are provided with rigorous training and orientation programs regularly aimed at sharpening their professional acumen, enhancing their teaching soft skills, upgrading their technical and technology know-how and improving productivity. Great importance is placed on upgrading our educators with latest teaching methodologies and global best practices. Learning collaboration among our educators is greatly encouraged at TCIS where-in learnings, methodologies and successful practices are shared among the teaching fraternity, thus adding to the Resource Bank of the school.

Not surprisingly, our hand-picked teaching talent pool boasts of pedigree from prestigious institutions like IITs, NIFT, etc and comes with teaching experiences from some of the top education institutions in India and abroad. We are proud of our educators, many among them are award winning teachers at National and Global forums. Our multi-national, multi-lingual, multi-cultural faculties comes from 6 countries and ~20 Indian states.

TCIS WINGS – Higher Year Programme

TCIS Wings is a targeted academic grooming program for higher year students from Grade 9 to Grade 12 with career orientation as the base theme. This is an important learning phase when the students are made future-ready for their next phase, be it university research or professional education or entrepreneurship.

Our teaching approach at this stage is highly aptitude base with emphasis on scholastic specialisation, empowerment, innovation, research orientation, reflective thinking and leadership. One of the key learning outcome of TCIS Wings is competitive exam preparedness for various higher education institutions in India and abroad.

A plethora of career development programs are active part of TCIS Wings to enable TCItes to identify their aptitude, to choose the most appropriate career path and to hand-hold them to achieve their dreamed career.

Our specialised career counsellors use the most scientific methodologies to help the students to identify their strengths/aptitudes and develop it into career-worthy. Our counsellors help them draw one or more career paths most suited to the student and guide them on how to pursue the same with dedication.

An amazing reach-out platform for TCItes to connect with industry experts in their fields of interest. This opens-up the outlook of the students and widens their perspectives on opportunities and possibilities of various career paths.

A highly curated in-campus integrated coaching program to give our learners an extra-edge in various competitive exam for higher education institutions in India and abroad. Domain experts are engaged to prepare our students for IIT-JEE, CET, BITSAT, NEET, NTSE, KVPY, NATA, NDA, GMAT and many more.

A unique program which aims at introducing multitude of higher education opportunities to TCItes. It widens the vistas of our students to dream global. Domain experts are engaged to guide and hand-hold students on every aspects of higher education from preparation to admission, to top class Indian and overseas universities.

Higher year students are required to choose their subject of interest for their scholastic specialisation in line with their targeted higher education and career-path (currently this choice is required at Grade 11 & 12 stage). Apart from (or in addition to) the core science and commerce streams, TCIS offers students one of the widest subject-options to choose from.

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Bangalore – 560068

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