Oakridge International School Bachupally Makes History with India’s First Early Years Idea Showcase: TEDO

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Hyderabad, 23rd April 2024: Oakridge International School Bachupally (OISB) proudly announces the resounding success of TEDO: Thought Leaders in the Making, India’s pioneering Early Years ideas showcase. This groundbreaking event marked a historic moment as young learners, aged 5 to 7, took center stage to articulate their perspectives on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and children’s rights.

Oakridge Bachupally’s Early Years learners enthralled the audience with insightful speeches, tackling topics from gender equality to societal change with a depth of understanding and empathy beyond their years.

“TEDO represents a paradigm shift in early childhood education,” remarked Ms. Nandini Mathur, EY Head at OISB. “It’s remarkable to witness the intellectual curiosity and empathy displayed by our young learners. By engaging with global issues at such a tender age, they are not just learning but actively shaping the world they will inherit.”

Ms. Baljeet Oberoi, Principal at Oakridge Bachupally, added, “The success of TEDO underscores the importance of providing platforms that amplify the voices of our youngest learners. It’s heartening to see parents, teachers, and students come together to foster a culture of empowerment and inclusivity.”

Dr. Sravya, a parent associated with Oakridge since 2019, expressed her profound pride in witnessing her 5-year-old daughter, Suhanshi, fearlessly take the stage alongside 32 other young speakers. Dr. Sravya lauded Oakridge for providing an exceptional platform that nurtures and celebrates the potential of every child. She remarked, “The immense feel of pride I experienced…when I saw my 5-year-old speak…gave all us parents a moment of pride.”

The event showcased the collective efforts of parents, teachers, and students, underscoring Oakridge’s commitment to fostering holistic development and global citizenship from an early age. By empowering young learners to engage with complex global issues, TEDO instilled confidence and inspired a sense of responsibility toward creating a better world.

TEDO: Thought Leaders in the Making stands as a testament to Oakridge International School Bachupally’s dedication to innovation and excellence in education. As the first of its kind in India, TEDO sets a precedent for future generations, encouraging them to embrace their voices and become catalysts for positive change.

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