Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
Indian scientist and administrator
The visit of our former President, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam to Edify School was an event that brought in excitement, ecstasy and enthusiasm amongst both children and adults alike.
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam spoke on the topic “Education Empowers”. He said,”I am indeed delighted to address and interact with students of Edify Schools at Perintalmanna. I am happy that Aura Edify Global School is focusing on multiple options of learning through technology like podcasts and blogs, so that the students can enter into the realms of research and inquiry. I am sure this school is creating awareness among the teachers of Kerala, so that they can use the high technology for empowering the students with quality education with inbuilt self-assessment techniques.” He also spelt out the formula for knowledge which is Creativity + Righteousness + Courage. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam spoke about the Billion Trees programme and got the children took an oath to plant 10 trees. He concluded his speech administering a 10 point oath to each student present.
After this session, Dr Kalam inaugurated Robotics and Aero modeling activities that will form a part of the school’s curriculum. This is the first time a school in North Kerala, is introducing Aero modeling as a part of its curriculum. Aura Edify School is one of the first schools in North Kerala to introduce Robotics.