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Over the last 23 years, Vidyashilp Academy has been recognised worldwide for its unique curriculum and its teaching practices.

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Vidyashilp Academy came together for a week to observe 'World Environment Day'. The students pledged their support to go full force with their goals to help raise awareness and contribute to environmental conservation.
For our kids today are receiving polluted air only. Scientists, doctors, environmentalists have all warned us of the catastrophic effects of air pollution. As a student rightly remarked...." If not now, then when? #shilpites #worldenviormentday  #agentsofchange
Welcome back Shilpites! Come energise the emptiness of your classrooms with your vibrancy.
Vidyashilp Community Trust in association with Vidyashilp Academy has adopted 21 Government Schools in the N4 region of Bangalore. The Trust will work to provide government school children with a comprehensive holistic, quality education which allows each child to reach their potential. The primary objective of the School Adoption Programme is to transform the rural, semi-urban and urban Government schools into model schools so that they are at the same level, as the best schools in the city in terms of quality, facilities, infrastructure and performance.
We are happy to announce the ICSE & ISC results. Congratulations to all the Students, Educators, Staff and Parents.  #Shilpites #Graduates #ICSEResults#ResultsAreOut #Congratulations #BestWishes#VSACampus #VSA
Excitement buzz amidst the SUMMER Silence in the campus... Vidyashilp Academy pilots the adult literacy program for 50 support staff, most of them working
for more than a decade in the School. While Shilpites spend their vacations in special ways, the support staff of VSA take charge of learning. 50 enthusiasts take their first lessons through 'Learning upgrade App' and 'First book resources".
Our Sincere gratitude and appreciation to:

Emeritus Prof Rajagopal (University of IOWA), founder of  Manodharma and Niravadhi Edu foundation (a non profit organisation with a strong purpose to promote the fruits of education to reach to all sections of the Indian population, especially the lower rungs of the economic ladder) for facilitating this-

Mr Vinod Lobo founder and CEO of learning upgrade for donating 55 licences that are going to create a breakthrough experience for some of our staff who never had the opportunity of schooling experience and some an opportunity to fulfil their dream of learning English and speaking fluently-

Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book

#togetherwerise #vidyashilpacademy #agentsofchange
India's 1st Fairtrade School, Vidyashilp Academy along with Fairtrade India is observing the Fashion Revolution campaign.  Join us in raising awareness within our communities by taking part.  It's simple, wear your clothes inside out and ask your favourite brands a very important question. Use the hashtags #WhoMadeMyClothes & #WhoGrewMyClothes # FairtradeIndia #vidyashilpacademy
VSA news team in conversation with Vidyashilp librarian Ms. Sindhu.
Vidyashilp Academy was placed 3rd in the Behtar India campaign event held at Delhi. 
In the student category, Yug Jain won the silver trophy whereas Akshar Kumar Kolla won the Bronze trophy for their contributions. Behtar India campaign is a social collaboration initiative that rallies different segments of the society together to work towards making their cities cleaner, greener and healthier. #behtarindia #agentsofchange #sustainability #greenschools #Bengaluruschools
Vidyashilp Academy has received two awards at the EdTech Review Summit held in the city. The school has won the title of the ‘Green School of the Year’ and has also been awarded, ‘Future Ready School of the Year’. The awards pick the best schools all over India, who have increasingly become conscious of the natural environment and its depleting resources and have taken the responsibility to adopt sustainable practices.#vidyashilpacademy #Bengaluruschools #greenschools #topschools #agentsofchange #shilpites
Rescue Restore Rehabilitate - A motivational talk given to the 9th graders, which emphasised on some of the unethical or illegal activities in our country. One such concept for the day was on human trafficking, with the focus on women and children.

Through this talk, the team also emphasised on the safe use of social media and educated the students as to how they too could get involved as a citizen and about being very vigilant of their surroundings.

About the speakers –

ARATHI LUCIANA is on a mission with great passion to reshape and rebuild the lives of children and adults who have experienced traumatic/stressful situations and tragedies. She is a part of the Bangalore City Police as the Documentation & Communications officer and also the Makkala Sahayavani (MSV) & Vanitha Sahayavani (VSV) Departments. Arathi also oversees the day-to-day functioning of the NGO, ‘Saviors of Souls’, which she co-founded in 2010 along with like-minded friends.

ALISHAH EITO She is also co-founder and Trustee of ‘Saviors of Souls’, an NGO which rehab people with skill development and provide them new financially independent life. She works closely with the Trans community and unprivileged people to give them a new direction in life, social justice and equality.
#socialchangemakers #changemakers #shilpites #vidyashilpacademy
The Department of English - Phase I presented a play recently – DANNY, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl, which won the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Best Play Award, 2007.

The students of Grade IV and V were inspired to inculcate the love for reading through this book which was followed by a series of activities in the class. 
Our initiative to help them understand the author’s life and achievements, the plot and summary of the book, culminated in bringing the characters alive on stage through the enactment of the nine chapters, where, every student was an active participant. Groups of students also performed songs valuing life and relationships.

Through this event, we convey the message from Roald Dahl to our parents that- “A stodgy parent is no fun at all. What a child wants and deserves is a parent who is sparky.”
Vidyashilp Academy, Hindi Department organised ‘Kalakaaron Ki Duniya’ an initiative to exhibit rich Indian culture through performing arts. 
The theme of the event was “humor” and this was portrayed in a unique way by the 6th graders. Humor is an elixir of life and considered as one of the Nav Rasas in literature.