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The Palace School, Jaipur partners with Burlington English to foster global skill sets through English Curriculum

The Palace School, Jaipur , known to deliver the best in terms of education, today partnered with Burlington English , a global leader in building English language competency, towards enhancing the English language skills of its learners and teachers. As a part of this partnership, the school would augment its efforts to implement world-renowned strategies and adopt innovative solutions to learn English, so that the learners are able to achieve creativity, expression, and critical thinking and are ready to face a globalized world.

The Palace School aims to create the best possible comprehensive learning center for children where they develop skills necessary for success in all areas of their lives; personal, intellectual, emotional, social and physical. It prides itself in keeping abreast with the latest tools in the field of education and their optimum usage to the utmost advantage of the students.

The vision of this partnership programme is to co-create a learning ecosystem of international calibre, helping both learners and facilitators elevate their language competencies. It would work to expand thinking and linguistic capacities by integrating content and technology to improve the way English is learned.

With advanced technology-enabled pedagogy, this partnership will emerge as a strong proponent of 21 st century skill development in the English language-learning curriculum. It envisions to foster a culture of active classroom engagements, aligned with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and internationally accredited Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), especially curated by the experts for Indian schools.

Speaking on the occasion, the principal of The Palace School, Ms. Urvashi Warman, said: “At The Palace School, we ensure that right education begins early and continues through life. We focus on providing a support center to our learners for them to continue learning, evolving and developing the right attitude towards becoming whole and healthy individuals.”

She added, “Be it academics, competitive exams, extra-curricular activities, enrolling in prestigious higher education institutions, or climbing the career ladder professionally, English language skills are essential for creating a successful future in all walks of life. As educators, we must create the right opportunities for learners to prepare them for the global workforce and provide them with tools to thrive in a fast-paced learning environment. A future-proof curriculum will require skills such as communication, complex problem solving, creativity, innovation, and analytical thinking. Ifirmly believe that this partnership programme is the right step in the right direction to achieve our goal of seeing each student and teacher excel in these areas.”

The programme will offer a wide range of curriculum delivery options for both students and teachers and will act as a facilitator in articulating the strategies to support the school’s vision of upskilling and digitally transforming the lives of students and teachers. While technical skills will remain essential, Burlington English also aims to enhance creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and dialogue by smartly embedding the curriculum in investigative projects to develop learners’ core listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Mr. Amit Baveja, Chief Business Officer, Burlington English India and South Asia, said, “Now more than ever, it is important that English learning is seen as a solid investment in the personal growth and career development of learners as well as teachers. English is the common language of multinational businesses, and our learners compete in a global talent market. Having a global scale will not only help them to be more efficient, but it will also give learners direction on the English skills they need to develop in order to excel in life.”

He added, “We are overwhelmed to collaborate with The Palace School, which is known for its progressive bent towards education at large. We believe that such a programme will strengthen our commitment to giving every child the high-quality educational foundation they deserve. Burlington’s world-class methodologies, supported by innovative technology, help to improve the quality of teaching, thereby directly impacting the quality of classroom learning outcomes.”

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