VIVIDH International Residential School is a co-educational Day cum Residential and Weekly boarding school located in Mettupalayam Taluk, Coimbatore District in Tamil Nadu, affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) for the ICSE exam (Std X) and ISC (Std XII). (Affiliation No. TN113). The classes start from Pre-School to Grade 12.
VIVIDH provides a completely balanced learning ambiance focusing on comprehensive education imparting a developmental approach. The school nurtures the young learners and prepares them for a changing world through a unique and well-structured curriculum and learning beyond classrooms.
To create a dynamic learning space enabling an International Educational environment providing essential life skills and inculcating moral excellence through quality education.
Build competence and ethics required for the young learners through committed service of the management, teachers and the stakeholders imbibing the culture of “Excelling through creativity, integrity and exuberance.”
OUR MANAGEMENT AND BOARD OF ADVISORS
Mrs. Kavitha Nandakumar M. A., B.Ed.
The founder trustee Mrs. Kavitha Nandakumar, an educationist with over 2 decades of experience, spearheads this dream project, and is supported by well-educated trustees and board of advisors. She is a principal by profession and an educationist by passion, who strongly believes in rekindling education through revolutionary methods. She is influenced by her knowledge and experience accumulated over the past two decades, from the educational field.
A Science graduate from Bharathiar University, she has completed her B.Ed. and Masters in English Literature. She is qualified with TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test, Cambridge), an internationally recognized course from British Council. She started her career as a primary teacher, and was gradually promoted to handle Senior Secondary students and teacher trainer. Her association with British Council continued with collaborations on project implementation in schools across the world, gaining the International School Award for several schools under her guidance. Through the Connecting Classrooms program, she has a well-established school network across the world. Being an educator, she has a deep abiding faith in practical idealism. Her in-depth understanding of the IGCSE curriculum, attributed her to become a teacher
trainer. She revels the opportunity to upgrade her knowledge on the prevailing changes in pedagogy and teaching practices, through her teacher trainings and workshops. She has also shared various views and opinions about education on Leader board topics in “The Hindu” school edition. Educational Innovative awards under her leadership as a Principal in an ICSE school are as follows:
- British Council International School Award 2015-18, 2016-19.
- Early Childhood Awards at the ECA conference for the following
- Best Practices and Innovation in Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum
Planning and Assessment.
- Best Innovative Practices in Reading.
- Best Innovative use of Nature in Education
- TOP ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOOL AWARD by the Brainfeed Innovative Education Awards 2017 held in Delhi.
She has been inspired by her visit to U.K schools to establish an institution which follows an inquiry-based approach that fosters creativity, promotes academic excellence, nurtures human relationships and inspires a growing passion for learning and utilizes technology with wisdom. She firmly believes in teaching the children to think out of the box by instilling curiosity and inquisitiveness. She is focused on providing nonconventional education through experimental lifelong learning staying true to the school motto,
“Educating hearts and Minds for a changing world.”