We are a social incubation centre, where all the initiatives are united in a common purpose: to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. We wish to encourage our students to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners.
Learning is for everyone
Elina (Special Education Resource Centre): For 22 years, we’ve been an inclusive school, offering special education services alongside mainstream curricular learning.. Elina is now ready to offer its own services to schools everywhere and is looking to build national influence by developing strategies for rural and urban schools everywhere in India.
AI Learning Marketplace
Kognify is an engine that identifies correlation among gaps in learning and makes useful recommendations. It has been incubated at HLC since March 2014 and is now ready to serve Cambridge schools, and CBSE schools around the world from the current academic year. It is also being used by College of Optometry (Affiliated to Manipal University), and very soon will have individualised workouts for students studying in the UK under the Cambridge Syllabus as well as those preparing for the CPT exams in India in year 2018. Kognify also has a surveys tool for profiling learnability, that is open to children in schools everywhere.
Public Problem Solvers
Students graduating from class 12 across India have very little understanding of their role in community development and public problems. Karthavyam, is a public problem solving diploma for school going children to identify social problems, understand their causes and consequences and modal solutions to overcome them. Currently, Karthavyam is introduced to many schools across Tamilnadu.
Sports in India isn’t played with camaraderie or with the spirit of sportsmanship; even school children are told that it is ok to alter their age or influence decision makers. We wanted to change this practice and teach sportsmanship and collaboration values. HLC Explorers is currently leading such change in Kancheepuram district and HLC students form the core team of the Kancheepuram district team. HLC coach is also the current district coach.
Collaborate for Common Good
Everyone doesn’t get an equitable education due to the circumstances or environment in which they are born. Militvaa, Collboration for Common Good, is our outreach program, the help and support group which facilitates learning opportunities to everyone, not just for school children and not only in schools. This group is in its first year and it has done some exceptional work for the street children of Kannagi Nagar. It has also begun English language teaching through Phoenix in Government schools by training volunteers, and paired urban teachers with rural counterparts to facilitate engaging learning opportunities for all children.