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International Mindedness

by The Cathedral Vidya School The Cathedral Vidya School

Education today comes with many options for students. Education is the prime concern and priority parents have on their list when it comes to CHILDREN. Parental engagement with their child’s daily routine focuses so much on their education - spiritual, psychological, emotional, cultural and academic. For many homes, academic grooming is just as important is spiritual and personality grooming. This generation of parenting calls for the creation of human beings with the vision that they are ready for everything that comes in the name of trending culture, fashion, progress, and development. Artificial intelligence along with advanced technology and a plethora of gadgets we see ourselves moving fast into a global culture making a potpourri of the world turn into one village.

International Mindedness is mostly heard in IB schools in Pune. The IB Learner profile includes International Mindedness as one of its key traits of an IB Teacher and Learner and International Minded people are globally engaged and value cultural understanding promoting mutual respect. The role of teaching and learning of languages in IB is for developing international-mindedness. When IBDP is taught in schools, its curriculum is specifically designed for students to communicate, compare and connect with each other as they exchange their own cultural and interpersonal values. An IB student can travel and study anywhere in the world.

Different perspectives are considered for a holistic learning experience. The students are taught to be more adaptable, engaged and expressive as they prepare themselves for the 21st century. As they understand themselves along with connecting with others to create awareness they strive to make this world a better place. Students are the future and the most influential in the present. Students today are natural global citizens, they enjoy reading and learning about different cultures. They are more open to making friends and traveling to famous international destinations in the world. Dream universities are a variety of institutions from all the continents. Students follow famous personalities and world affairs from a very young age. They read books that are published internationally. They enjoy learning more than one international language.

The IB Mission Statement says that “The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more the peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the IBO works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.”

The learner profile traits that help create international-mindedness in students are knowledgeable, principled, open-minded, caring, balanced, reflective, inquirers, thinkers, communicators, risk-takers through imbibing and practicing appreciation, commitment, confidence, cooperation, creativity, curiosity, empathy, enthusiasm, independence, integrity, respect, and tolerance.

The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala has an international community of students. Students study the British National Program, IGCSE and the post the IB Diploma Program leave to join their dream universities. This school is an international residential school Mumbai imparting the international academic curriculum, following and imbibing the Indian traditions. It is a campus which promotes self-discipline and is liberal enough to allow people to think and create the best version of themselves.

International mindedness is a life skill imparted at The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala.

Contact the Admissions Office at Cathedral IBDP on +91 8007221100 to know more.

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