Akal Academy, Baru Sahib recognized as the First IB School in North India (HP, Punjab,J&K,UK, Chandigarh) is all set to welcome students its new building. The vibrant ambience of the buildings situated in the laps of nature is bound to captivate the attention of the students, providing them a perfect blend of a learning environment. […]
Akal Academy, Baru Sahib recognized as the First IB School in North India (HP, Punjab,J&K,UK, Chandigarh) is all set to welcome students its new building. The vibrant ambience of the buildings situated in the laps of nature is bound to captivate the attention of the students, providing them a perfect blend of a learning environment.
This very rustic and religious place is the spiritual headquarters of the Kalgidhar Trust under the leadership of the visionary; much loved and respected Baba Iqbal Singh. At the very ripe age of 90, he steers the efforts of an army of volunteers and professionals to ensure that there is no ‘No Village Left Behind’ in milking the gains of internationally benchmarked, quality-education at an affordable cost. Noble mission indeed !!
Akal Academy, Baru Sahib IB was certified by International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968, for its primary classes for its PYP program.
Compared to city IB Schools, the fees charged is ten times lower at Akal Academy, Baru Sahib. International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, are known for their unique academic rigor and their emphasis on students’ personal development. It aims to do more than other curricula by developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. It encourages students to think critically and challenge what they are told & encourages students to consider both their local and international environment.
Prayers, perseverance and prudence came together to make the inconceivable dream into a tangible reality. The journey to IB program affiliation at Akal Academy, Baru Sahib is just a means to a greater end. Using the learnings from this journey, the Kalgidhar Trust aspires to ripple out its goodness to the hundreds of other Akal Academies in rural and semi-urban areas. This great milestone will unfold in the coming years as this institution will continues to evolve and revolutionize rural education through the medium of value based education.
~ Tapasleen Kaur
~ New Delhi, 19th Mar ’15