Author: vidyavanam

July 2018

Vidya Vanam’s Volleyball team particpated in the K Venkatesalu Memorial District Level Volleyball Tournament Artistes from the Kanchipuram’s Kattaikuttu Sangam visited Anaikatti and showed the children what the ancient art form was all about. VIdya Vanam’s students also showed them a sample of the koothu performance in and around this area. 

June 2018

Vidya Vanam played host to a day-long event to commemorate World Environment Day on June 5. Organised by the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), the programme was on the theme was Beat Plastic Pollution. Over 700 children from various schools in Coimbatore participated in various competitions like painting, elocution, just-a-minute sessions, […]

May 2018

Vidya Vanam’s third National Conference on Education was conducted on May 25 & 26, 2018. The theme was Peace in Education. The conference was inaugurated by Prof Samdhong Rinpoche, former Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in Exile, and the Keynote Address was delivered by Dr K VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of […]

April 2018

Padmarekha Anjan, a Montessori trainer from Bengaluru’s Jnanagamya, conducted a 10-day refresher course for Vidya Vanam’s junior school teachers. The programme reiterated the Montessori philosophy and its efficacy in early childhood development.  TM Srikanth, Vidya Vanam’s Academic Coordinator was one of the delegates at a National Education Conference organised at the Mahatma Gandhi Hindi Vishwa […]

March 2018

TM Srikanth, Vidya Vanam’s Academic Coordinator, and Sarbamit Choudhury Senior Science Teacher, participated in a science communication workshop organised by Zoo Outreach Organisation, which dealt with simplifying science for students and common people alike and to create an interest in science. A group of Vidya Vanam’s students accompanied by Srikanth were part of the Kids […]

February 2018

Vidya Vanam hosted the cultural extravaganza Svanubhava, which had over 700 students from Coimbatore and Tirupur. The programme comprised Irula dances by Asad Kala Sangam, Tholpavaikoothu by Ramachandra Pulavar and troupe, Oyilattam and Paraiattam by Chennai-based Nanbargal Kalai Kuzhu, a nadaswaram recital by Kollengode Subramaniam, Yakshagana by a troupe from Purna Pragnya Yaksha Kala Kendra […]

January 2018

Students from Coimbatore’s DJ Academy of Design visited the school for a camp. Led by a consultant from Netherlands and Joghi Panghaal from Ahmedabad’s National Institute of Design, they constructed a wood-fired oven on Vidya Vanam’s campus. They also trained our kitchen staff to bake bread.