Life at Ryan
Life at Ryan is about giving your child the best you have wanted as a parent. From a strong academic foundation to the development of your child's physical, spiritual and emotional personality, the Ryan way is about holistic development in its true sense.
The Ryan way is defined as KASSM - Knowledge, Attitude, Skills, Social & Moral Values. Values with sound knowledge and the wisdom to use it constructively is what provides the differential factor to our students at Ryan. Ryanites are "Kings and Queens in the Making".
Our 47+ years of academic excellence is an open testimonial one can refer to. Ryan Group of Schools provide a learning environment that is adaptable and flexible, facilitating potential changes in the higher education pattern. This is done with an objective to support the new academic paradigm that provides learning for students in a manner most suited to them.
We understand that second to home, the single biggest influence is the institution that you choose for your child's learning, making it all the more crucial for you to take this decision with great care.
Indian Model United Nations (INMUN)
Started in 2001, INMUN is a student run simulation of the United Nations initiated by the Ryan Group of Institutions. INMUN is also India's longest running Model United Nations Conference.
INMUN provides students the opportunity to play the role of a diplomat, who represent various UN member nations, address specific issues of current interest through debate and negotiation, attempt to resolve regional and international problems.
Over the past 17 years, 1000+ participants from over 90 schools across Asia Pacific embraced the spirit of UN charter and learnt the art of diplomacy, public-speaking, lobbying and crisis response.
INMUN also witnessed participation by several National and World Leaders - Mr. Shashi Tharoor, MP- Lok Sabha, Madam Kiran Bedia - Social Activist, H.E. Nils Ragnar Kamsvag- Ambassador of Norway to India, H.E.. Mr. Riho Kruuv- Ambassador of Estonia to India and many more.
World Scholar’s Cup
Unlike the traditional academic competitions and conferences, World Scholar's Cup is an academic decathlon challenging young minds, a celebration of the joy of learning, an enrichment opportunity that motivates students not just to demonstrate their existing strengths but to discover new ones.
The Ryan Group has the distinction of bringing the World Scholar's Cup to India. With over 1500 participants, Ryan Group hosted the largest ever regional round in Mumbai and was the only Indian school to qualify at the regional round held at Singapore competing with over 100 best schools from 30 countries.
Today, World Scholar's Cup is now held in several countries divided into local, regional and final rounds. The "champion of champions" round is held in Yale University on an annual basis.
Educational Exchange Programs
Our belief in experiential learning drives the experiential teaching-learning process at Ryan International Schools and Educational Exchange Programs helps students reinforce the concepts learnt in classrooms.
Structured Student Exchange Programs such as listed below, involve students and teachers in a cross-disciplinary global learning environments. Students learn by experience what cannot be taught and benefit from synthesizing the viewpoints, ideologies, and frames of reference of diverse co-participants and mentors.
• Thames Valley Summer School, London
• Global Young Leader Conference, New York
• World Children’s Theatre Festival, Germany
• Indo-Finnish Cultural Exchange Program, Finland
• Educational Tours – France, Spain, and Belgium
Each year, 100's of students from Ryan Group of Schools across India visit the prestigious National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) , United States to understand advances in technology and take part in hi-tech experiments like rocketry and satellite space payloads.
Atal Tinkering Labs
With a vision to 'Cultivate one Million children in India as Neoteric Innovators', Atal Innovation Mission is establishing Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATLs) in schools across India. ATLs aim to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in students; and inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning, physical computing etc.
20 schools under the banner of Ryan Group have been shortlisted to set up ATLs in the school premises. The ATL representatives at Ryan Schools conduct different activities ranging from regional and national level competitions, exhibitions, workshops on problem solving, designing and fabrication of products, lecture series etc. at periodic intervals.
Ryan International School, Greater Noida Atal Tinkering Lab is featured in Limca Book of Records for participating in an e-waste awareness and collection drive, by collecting 245kg of e-waste, along with 15 other schools collecting a total of 3,107kg of e-waste. The event was organized by Grey Sim Ltd in collaboration with 15 Atal Tinkering Labs.
At Ryan, we place a strong emphasis on value based education. To incorporate this learning philosophy, we constantly train our students to understand & empathize with social issues and undertake remarkable initiatives to address them as responsible global citizens.
Ryan Group of Schools regularly organize social awareness drives based on Environment, Health Care, Economic Empowerment, Women Empowerment, and Local Leadership Development and has been at the forefront of many plantation drives and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan with active participation from the student, parent, and teaching community.
Ryan Group's initiative- Food Bucket Challenge had 3,00,000 students and parents participating to collect and distribute 7,50,000 kg of food to over 1,00,000 underprivileged children. The World's Largest Charity Donation of 205,122 items of clothing for the poor, put Ryan Group of Schools into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Ryan TV was launched in 2008 with the aim of equipping the students with skills to explore and realize their multiple talents in media and video production.
Ryan TV carries out various media courses for student's in
• Content creation for video production
• Post production work in short films
• TV News Journalism
Ryan TV also initiated - "Iceplex Ad-Film Awards" (IAFA) which is the World's First Online Ad - Film making contest for students in the age group 11 years to 21 years where they can express their ideas, thoughts, views in a very special way by making a one-minute Public Service Awareness Ad film.
At Ryan International Group, we firmly believe that participation in sports is an essential part of the learning process. Ryan International Sports Club builds the ecosystem for sports and physical development for children. This included - equipment, specialists, tournaments, physical infrastructure,national & international associations, sports exchange programs and the like.
Ryan International Sports Club collaborates with the best in the country like Baichung Bhutia Football Academy, Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy, TENVIC (of Anil Kumble) etc. to provide advanced training to gifted children.
Additionally, Ryan International Sports Club also organizes various sports camps and tournaments at the local and national level. Ryan Minithon is India's largest and oldest event of its kind. Started way back in the year, 2000, the event sees a participation from over 20,000 students across the country.
International Children's Festival of Performing Arts (ICFPA) was launched in 2000 with an aim to create an international platform for young people to perform, unite, exchange ideas and explore the medium of dance, drama, puppetry and various other genres of performing arts.
10,000+ students across 45 countries from 100+ schools gain first-hand experience of Indian Culture by attending workshops on traditional Indian arts and dances, living with host families, participating in folk-dances, theatre acts and contemporary dance performance.
As India's Biggest Children Festival, ICFPA has spread its roots far and wide, with more Asian, African and European countries joining us year after year. ICFPA is held at different venues in India: Jaipur, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi to name a few!
Ryan Teen Camp
School education is no longer synonymous with classrooms alone; it is much more than that. The true essence of education is to nurture life-long learners. The idea is to make them contributing citizens for the good of the nation and the society at large.
Social Service Teen Camp is one such exciting and cherishing episode in student's lives at Ryan that helps them deepen their maturity, broaden their horizons and enhance their leadership.
It is a teen fest filled with great fun and camaraderie and of creating life-long memories. Over 15,000 senior students from Ryan Schools across India come in batches, to showcase their talents in creative arts- music, dance, photography, painting, drama; learn life skills and develop their communication and over-all personality