What we have been doing in MRIS over and above regular scholastic subjects and co-curricular areas for the past few years:
Adding value to the above and taking learning approach to the next level, we have integrated much of the above areas into a more holistic programme named Future Skills & Sustainability (FS & S).
The basis for our effort at creating the FS & S programme can be found in:
The programme is implemented through different verticals such as:
About 55 hours are dedicated to each of the given verticals over the course of the year. The approach is experiential and inquiry based.
In grades 1 to 5, foundations for scientific approach to problem solving, 21st century skills, life skills, self-awareness and values, scientific temper, and thinking skills are nurtured and built.
For grades 6 to 8, students choose between the verticals of Tinkering and Media & Design. (They will also have the AgriTech vertical from session 2022-2023.).
Work on projects that fall broadly under:
(The projects link with SDGs and plug in STEM activities.)
The above areas are covered by addressing:
Mass communication and Ethics, photography and photojournalism, scripting and blogging, radio and podcasting, anchoring and presenting, video production and vlogging, digital media, graphics and web design, citizen journalism.