In a fast-paced world, we need to keep up with the changes and the challenges so is Athena under the abled leadership of Mrs. Josephine Antony who has the experience of 19+ years working across cities possessing the strong qualities of the head. Very passionate in inducing the right skills for the team.
Teaching methodology for IGCSE will carried out in efficient manner by following means
Experienced Leadership & Faculties
The school is running under the leadership of Mrs.Febila who has 20+yrs of experience in different IGCSE school at Tier I city. Also the faculties of the school are handpicked such that their abilities will fulfil the knowledge thrust of the student. Being an IGCSE school, we have made completion of Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) a mandatory for our faculties.
The aim of the school is to develop the best that is latent in children, and to prepare them for the challenges of the millennial world through the encouragement of self-discipline, high intellectual achievements and physical fitness.
Learning through Activities
We strongly believe in activity oriented learning which will make learning a joyful, grasping and ever memorable. Fieldtrips, Debates, Model making etc are part of the classroom learning.
Various levels of assessments are conducted to fine tune the child learning skill. Assessments do not only include traditional Pen & Paper levels, but also other methods which the students take up with interest. Olympiads, ASSET, NFLAT, Spell bee are few other external competitions that will also be conducted.
Formative assessment is similar to diagnostic assessment but differs in that it provides ongoing feedback to the teacher about the effectiveness of instruction. Formative assessment encompasses a variety of strategies, used selectively to accomplish one or more of the under mentioned at Athena.
- Monitor student learning and provide feedback to students and parents
- Identify areas of growth
- Motivate students and provide incentive to study
- Help focus attention and effort
- Emphasize what is important to learn
- Provide practice in applying, demonstrating, and extending knowledge, skills, and attitudes
- Encourage goal-setting and monitor achievement of goals
- Reflect on program structure and effectiveness, and modify or adjust teaching as necessary
Summative assessment at Athena
Summative assessment at Athena occurs most often at the end of a term of study. The primary purposes are to determine the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that have developed over a period of time, to summarize student progress.