Student Leadership Programme
BMIS believes that students should be given a wide range of opportunities to develop and practice leadership skills – not just as a preparation for life beyond school, but because their voice already matters even as children. Student Leadership activities focus on real scenarios to be analysed, questioned and contextually solved for. We don’t view that classroom teaching and learning exists in a silo, but instead believe that all spaces foster the skills we want to see in children. Student Leadership as a principle supports this very idea – the more the opportunities to hone their leadership, the more we’ve seen children embracing their responsibilities and being accountable for their learning.
We realized that we spend most of our lives in a cocoon. Working with the Kanavu Team at ASSEFA schools in Cuddalore provided a lens to understand what existed outside of that cocoon for our students. This became possible through the literacy support extended to them, and the opportunity they had for our students to truly understand the spirit behind ‘equal partnerships’.