“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser
SAI International Residential School awarded Odisha’s #1 Co-ed Boarding School in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2019. It is indeed a moment of pride and honour for SIRS fraternity to have received yet another award. SAI International School also received the 3rd Best School in India Award in Co-ed Day cum Boarding School category.
The Awards were presented to Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Founder, SAI International Education Group, Shri Amitabh Agnihotri, Headmaster, SIRS, Shri Nilakantha Panigrahi, Sr Principal SIS on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at New Delhi. Congratulating the students, parents, teachers and staff, Dr. Sahoo said that, “I’m delighted that SIRS is scaling higher with every passing year in the EducationWorld league. This honour is not mine but of my children, teachers, parents and the whole fraternity of SIRS who together worked hard towards realizing this dream. I am happy to share that SIRS is rapidly growing and receiving appreciations for its distinctive educational approach which ensures learning in a happy environment. The awards give us the encouragement to work more, discover and invent new learning pedagogies for shaping our students to be global leaders”.
EducationWorld has forayed into assessing schools in the global arena from this year onwards, starting with schools from India and neighbouring nations like the Kingdom of the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain (CBSE and/or CISCE, Delhi affiliated schools), Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
This year, the Schools were assessed through a robust and comprehensive school survey on wider parameters by 122 Field personnel from Delhi-based C fore group, who interviewed 4,340 educationists/ principals/ teachers and 7,597 school fees-paying parents, in 28 major cities and education hubs across India. The survey which is considered as world’s most detailed schools rankings survey was undertaken on 14 parameters of excellence which includes teacher welfare and development, academic reputation, teacher competence (given double weightage), leadership, infrastructure, life skills, co-curricular and sports education and other.