The season 2 of Great Indian Schools – an initiative by Great Place to Study is on a quest to discover the greatest schools in India.
This episode talks about The Westwood School, Rajkot, an institution that believes in unique concepts of learning and teaching.
Westwood School, away from the metropolis, believes in creating strong, compassionate future leaders. The institution works on the concepts of buddy learning or peer learning, as they feel that learning becomes easier and fun when taught by a friend. The school is affiliated to CBSE.
The Westwood School, with its distinctive pedagogy, works to create an inspiring and learning environment and culture. The aim of the school is to empower students through sustainability, equity and health, inclusive of mental health. The noteworthy subject rooms and museums inside the establishment is what makes the school one of its kind. The classes are held outdoors as well to ensure that the students stay close to nature and learn to nurture it.
"Our vision is to develop inquisitive, knowledgeable and caring young minds, we strive to prepare our students to understand, contribute and succeed in today’s rapidly changing society, thus making better people and a better world." - Rahul Dangar, Director, The Westwood School
Education Beyond Classrooms
An idiosyncratic feature of the co-curriculars that are provided by the school is the Golf coaching, which the faculty believes will teach discipline to the students. The school also has an infinite array of activities for an holistic growth which include classes for various art forms. There are frequent educational tours including visits to parliament and assembly.
Watch the episode to know more about the unique way of imparting education in this institution.