Nita Ambani’s Vision Behind DAIS’s Success

Attending a good school has more impact on children’s academic progress. Education is equally important as basic necessity because it helps in economic growth. We have many institutions in India providing quality education. But now quality education is not just enough. Therefore, Smt. Nita Ambani has come up with one of India’s first schools to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) program through Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS). Ambani was recently present at the Graduation Ceremony of 2016 batch at DAIS where she announced that Dhirubhai Ambani International School has been ranked No. 1 International School in India for the 3rd consecutive year.

Nita Ambani at DAIS Graduation Ceremony
Nita Ambani at the Graduation Ceremony at DAIS

Nita Ambani’s Speech at DAIS Graduation Ceremony 2016:

Smt. Nita Ambani gave a speech at the graduation ceremony of Dhirubhai Ambani International School’s 2016 batch with the presence of chief guest, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Ambani congratulated the students, their parents, and teachers for coming together and making the ceremony a huge success. In her speech, Ambani talked about her attempts to bring about a revolution in the education system of India through her special international baccalaureate (IB) diploma program. Ambani says that they are a school where efforts meet excellence, where passion meets pride, their school’s motto is dare to dream, learn to excel has always inspired them to do the best for the children. She wants to develop all the children in holistic manner and prepare them for interconnected and constantly changing world. Smt. Nita Ambani says that everyone at DAIS believes that no dream is unrealistic and no goal too difficult. DAIS is proud about the collaboration between the school and the parents in order to give best to the children. She says that because of the efforts of children, Dhirubhai Ambani International School has been ranked No. 1 Pre-School in Mumbai and No. 1 National and International Curriculum School in Mumbai, along with No. 1 International School in India.

About Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS):

Dhirubhai Ambani International School is a K-12 school established in 2003, housed in a seven-storied building with state-of-the- art laboratories. At DAIS, they provide a learning environment that inspires and motivates children, and encourages them to explore limitless possibilities in their quest for knowledge. They offer parents the choice between ICSE and IGCSE. IB is flexible when it comes to a choice of subjects—so one can mix biology with maths and add on a creative subject such as art. The programme helps children develop analytical writing and research skills, which are expected and valued by foreign universities. There is an emphasis on fostering responsible, compassionate citizens. DAIS tries to uphold Indian culture and values, while fostering global citizenship. Students are given high-quality leadership opportunities including exposure to leaders, innovators and iconic personalities from all walks of life. All this inspires school to continue to do their best, in preparing children for the 21st century. The Dhirubhai Ambani International School has been awarded international accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Smt. Nita Ambani said, “The accreditation, which is an expression of confidence in the institution’s purposes, performances, and sufficiency of institutional resources, has given a further impetus to our school’s culture of excellence and collaborative spirit.”

Reliance Foundation Education for All:

The Education for All initiative (EFA) was launched in 2010 with the objective of providing access to quality education in India. Reliance Foundation and Mumbai Indians have partnered with several NGOs and thus have positively impacted the lives of 100,000 of underprivileged children during the last few years. Smt. Nita Ambani leads Education for All initiative. Mumbai Indians team is actively engaged in the initiative and has exhibited their sincere support for the cause. The EFA programme supports various initiatives that work with underprivileged children, promote girl-child education and impart life skills to the differently abled. Every year nearly 18,000 children from different NGOs across Maharashtra watch an IPL match live at the Wankhede stadium, Mumbai. Children dressed in Mumbai Indians T-shirts and caps cheer for their favorite team at the stadium.

Today, Smt. Nita Ambani led Reliance Foundation has 13 schools similar to Dhirubhai Ambani International School teaching over 15,000 children every day. This is a boon for India and education.

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