Thursday, July 30, 2020

Welcome to Our Blog

Dear Readers, 

The Society of Jesus, a Christian Religious Order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1540, has been active in the field of education throughout the world since its origin. In the world, the Jesuits are responsible for 3,897 Educational Institutions in 96 countries. These Jesuit Educational Institutions engage the efforts of approximately 1,34,303 teachers, educating approximately 29,28,806 students. In India The Society of Jesus has founded 118 Primary & Middle Schools, 149 High Schools,58 University Colleges, 22 Technical Institutes and 16 Business Administrations Institutes with 11,525 teachers, educating 3,34,538 students, belonging to every social class, community and linguistic group. These Institutions are part of the Catholic Church's effort to share in the country's educational undertaking. The Jesuit Schools and Colleges aims at the integral, personal formation of youth, to accomplish this, special efforts are made:

To help the students to become mature, spiritually-oriented men and women of character;
To encourage them continuously to strive after excellence in every fields;
To value and judiciously use their freedom;
To be clear and firm on principles and courageous in action;
To be unselfish in the service of their fellowmen; and
To become agents of needed social change in their country.

The Jesuit Schools and Colleges thus aims at making its own contribution towards a transformation of the present-day social condition so that principles of social justice, equality of opportunity, genuine freedom, and respect for religious and moral values, enshrined in the constitution of India, may prevail, and the possibility of living a fully human existence may be available to all.

This blog tries to highlight the Educational endeavours undertaken by the Karnataka Jesuit Secondary Education Sector under the able leadership of Fr Jerome Stanislaus D’Souza. We have 43 institutions (Primary, High schools and PU colleges) & 28,205 students studying in Secondary Education sector. We have 1400 staff collaborating with us in imparting knowledge to the students. 

This blog has the information about our schools and PU Colleges of Karnataka Jesuit Education Sector it also has the rich resource of Jesuit Education.  It also have the YouTube videos of Characteristics of Jesuit Education for the present context.

I am grateful to our Provincial/President of our Institutions for all his support and encouragement. I am very much grateful to Fr Olvin Veigas for giving me the idea to have this blogspot. He has designed this blogspot. I thank him whole heartedly for all his help and ideas. We also thank Sch Rejoy of Kerala province for all his help in making the videos for this blog. 

Fr Rohan D’ Almeida SJ
Karnataka Province Coordinator for Secondary Education

Holy Angel's School, Pandithahalli

Holy Angels’ School, Pandithahalli is a new venture of the Karnataka Jesuit Educational Society. It focuses on the education of the less privileged and marginalised groups. The school is reaching out to the educational needs of more than fifty villages in and around Malavalli Taluka of Mandya District.

Malavalli Taluk in Mandya District is a backward area of the district. The taluk headquarter is 100 kms away from Bangalore. It is dry and depends upon rain for its agriculture activities. The taulk consists of mostly Dalit communities like, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The villages are educationally backward and have poor sanitary and health services. 

Holy Angels’s School aims to provide integral formation of every student i.e. to form professionally competent, morally upright, culturally enriched, spiritually alive and socially conscious persons. Students enrolled here are expected to develop right attitudes towards life with appropriate skills and high competence. 

Jesuit Schools: A living traditions A living tradition in the 21st century
An on going exercise of discernment

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

St. Aloysius Pre-University College, Harihar

St. Aloysius Pre-University College, Harihar is a religious minority Institution run by the Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society primarily for the education of the Catholic youth which is also at the service of others without any distinction of caste, creed or culture. The college is named after St. Aloysius Gonzaga, the Patron Saint of the college, who harboured a burning desire to serve God and people.
Located in the picturesque suburbs of Harihar, a shrine of Our Lady of Health and home to the historic Harihareshwara temple, St. Aloysius Pre-University College, is indeed a sacred temple of learning. Within a short span of ten years, the college has carved a niche for itself in the field of education. St. Aloysius College strives to form men and women of Competence, Compassion, Conscience and Commitment.  

St Joseph's Boys School, Bangalore

We are a Jesuit school, following the principles of education laid down by Jesuit fathers and reflected in the school motto of ‘Fide et Labore’ (faith and toil). The school is set in a large eight acre campus right in the heart of central Bangalore. In the last decade, the old blue and grey stone buildings have given way to a taller structure to house the growing number of levels offered in the school - from Kindergarten to Std 12. The school strength is a little over 3,500 students and they are supported and cared for by the 185 qualified and experienced teachers and other support staff, many of whom have been with the school for most of their career. We hold regular training workshops and seminars for our teachers to better equip them in their role.

In keeping with the growing needs of society, we have on board, four qualified counsellors who meet with children through the day as well as a resource room for children with specific learning difficulties and an infirmary with a trained nurse.

We are affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). We offer at the Std 10 level, the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) and at the Std 12 level, the ISC (Indian School Certificate), both the Science and Commerce streams of study.

St Aloysius High School, Mangalore

St Aloysius Primary School, Bangalore

St Aloysius College Higher Primary School run by the Society of Jesus, has legacy of a hundred and thirty six years of service to the cause of education. Thousands of students have passed through her portals and now are serving the country in different capacities. The school welcomes you too, who have joined this large family to be educated here. It offers various facilities and you are invited to make use of them so that in turn you can make proper use of the many talents God has given you and thus prepare yourself as a full fledged person to serve God and mankind.
St Aloysius College Higher Primary School is a minority-run institution intended primarily for Catholic students. However the school also accepts others without making any distinction. In our admission policy we preferentially opt for the poor.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Loyola School (CBSE) Jewargi road, Sindagi

Loyola school Sindagi, started in the year 2011 in a small place called Sangama, in a small building at Sindagi Taluka. After being in the place for almost 4 years catering the marginalized groups through the women empowerment programmes and running the hostel as a help for the poor and needy children to pursue their studies, it shifted to a new location, on Jewargi road on 2014.  The main purpose of running the school is to provide a quality education to those who are from disadvantaged communities specially the children of Dalits, Devadasis and poor landless labour. The school has got classes from LKG to 10th Standard and the strength is 540. Loyola school has got CBSE affiliation.

Present campus has green campus. At present school has got well furnished classrooms, Lab facilities, Staff and huge playground.
Motto of Loyola school is : Education for Transformation and Liberation.

St Josephs Composite PU College, Hassan

ST JOSEPHS COMPOSITE PU COLLEGE was established in 2004 and it is managed by the Pvt. Unaided. It is located in Urban area. It is located in HASSAN block of HASSAN district of Karnataka. The school consists of Grades from 11 to 12. The school is Co-educational and it doesn't have an attached pre-primary section. The school is N/A in nature and is not using school building as a shift-school. English is the medium of instructions in this school. This school is approachable by all weather road. In this school academic session starts in April.

         The school has Private building. It has got 0 classrooms for instructional purposes. All the classrooms are in good condition. It has 2 other rooms for non-teaching activities. The school has a separate room for Head master/Teacher. The school has Pucca boundary wall. The school has have electric connection. The source of Drinking Water in the school is Hand Pumps and it is functional. The school has 2 boys toilet and it is functional. and 2 girls toilet and it is functional. The school has a playground. The school has a library and has 5000 books in its library. The school does not need ramp for disabled children to access classrooms. The school has 30 computers for teaching and learning purposes and all are functional. The school is not having a computer aided learning lab. The school is Not Applicable providing mid-day meal.

St Joseph’s School (CBSE), Bangalore

St Joseph’s School (CBSE) lays a solid foundation for the students from Kindergarten up to Class 10.

St Joseph’s Indian Institutions managed by the Jesuit Fathers, has a legacy of 115 years of undoubted and unprecedented service to society by educating the younger generation. It is firmly built on the motto “Faith and Toil”, aimed at making the young men and women to grow and mould themselves to be selfless in building human communities.
In 2014, St Joseph’s School (CBSE), a co-educational school was established and inducted into the already existing St Joseph’s family.

The guiding values of Compassion, Commitment, Conscience, Creativity, Critical thinking, Collaboration, Competence and Care for mother earth & the cosmos, are the core values that our school is based on.

At St Joseph’s, we see leaders and leadership qualities built on spiritual values along with self-awareness, ingenuity, love and heroism. Instilling and encouraging students to inculcate these qualities at a young age ensures that these values become a way of life for the Josephites who can live up to the legacy of St Joseph’s which is synonymous to ‘Excellence & Service’; which in turn make them highly competent and innovative thus enabling them to contribute positively towards the society and make this world a better place for everyone.