The Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary Sections
It was the vision of the founders of Vidya Vikas Mandal which took shape in 1994 when the portals of Vidya Vikas Academy (ICSE) were thrown open and classes commenced with just 21 pupils in the Junior Kindergarten. Over the years, the Play Group, Nursery and the other classes up to Class 10 were introduced, recognition obtained from the Directorate of Education, Government of Goa and permanent affiliation to the Council For the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) awarded.
Located amidst verdant surroundings in the Vidya Vikas Mandal Educational Complex at, Tansor, Comba, away from the hustle and bustle of Margao, yet within close proximity, the Academy has a sprawling 12,000 sq. meter campus. Spacious classrooms, state of the art laboratories and Computer Centre, a well-stocked library, a low teacher-pupil ratio for greater personal attention, a comprehensive school programme which includes sports and games, varied co-curricular activities, participation in external competitions, events and competitive examinations, field trips and excursions, Leadership Camps, “Snehadhara”, our involvement with the less privileged, the aged and the orphaned, the Heritage Club, the Green Club, the School Orchestra, the School Band, the School Choir, the Consumer Welfare Club, the Junior Red Cross Unit, the National Cadet Corps (Navy), Bharat Scouts & Guides, go towards making our pupils men and women of character, people with a vision, dedicated and committed to the service of their fellowmen and their country, upright and responsible citizens of tomorrow.
In our quest for excellence we have carefully blended the best from the east and the west with special focus on appreciating Indian values, customs, traditions, culture, heritage and languages. Ours is a value-based, activity centered education which helps mould the character, sharpen skills, shape the personality, focus the vision, and motivate to strive for excellence in every sphere while empowering them to be compassionate and humane people.
The school admits differently abled pupils who are guided by our Health & Wellness Teacher and Special Education Teachers who involve them in all the school activities.
With Goa Sudharop Inc., (USA), the Academy hosted ENVIROZEST 2007 and inter-school cultural programme with events designed to focus on environmental issues and create awareness on the importance of protecting our environment and NOSTALGIA an evening of song and dance at the Ana Fonte Gardens, Margao, to appreciate our senior citizens and show them our love, respect and gratitude. VIBGYOR 1998, 1999 and 2000 were inter-school competitions that brought together staff and pupils of various institutions to participate in a variety of contests to bring out latent talents. NODDY, ONE ENCHANTED EVENING and GLOBAL RHYTHMS@VVA.COM were musical extravaganzas that gave our pupils an experience of the world of theatre, choreography and music.
On the global front, we have partnered with Lampton School UK and had wonderful pupil and teacher exchange visits. Pupils also have e-mail links with other schools in Europe and UK. The school received the prestigious International School Accreditation Award of the British Council and was nominated British Council School Ambassador.. The school has been accredited with Grade ‘A’ by BJS Eduqip, Directorate of education, Government of Goa.
Vidya Vikas Academy is home to our pupils, a school where every child is loved and feels special, where each one has the space and the pace to grow, an institution where actions turn dreams into goals – Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success, and that’s Vidya Vikas Academy……….a school with a difference.