Luccy Massey - IBDP Coordinator

           International Integration and Unity in Diversity is the essence of the international college at Dr D Y Patil Knowledge City. – an ocean of knowledge. It provides an ideal environment for  students of different countries with different levels of knowledge and prepare them to face the challenges of the world. The facilities provided are state of the art and include everything and anything that is required for an ideal educational institute. It taps the hidden talents and capabilities in the student to bring out the  best personal and academic potential in him/her.




Mentorship Programme

At DYPIC, moulding good human beings has been of paramount importance. The recently initiated Mentorship Programme carved and adopted for both the boarders as well as the day scholars is a concrete and pragmatic step in that direction. Teachers and students are matched and an exclusive mentor-mentee group is formed. Set outside the formal classroom set up, the mentee is provided with a new space and a new zone to establish interaction with a mentor figure that will be a guide, a friend. As Sean Paul said, “I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.” Under this mentorship programme, we aim and intend to lend that broadperspective to the mentees, which is devoid of judgment, prejudice and bias. Academic graphs may not suffice when it comes to constructing a future. And we, at DYPIC, understand that. From out-of-class academic assistance, university applications to watching movies and healthy discussions; the mentorship programme promises to be a vibrant and effective tool for chiseling our students further. To aid the teachers and boarding parents better in that endeavor, we had organized an interactive session with Dr. John Barclay, an advisory on the Hebron School Board and a consultant with Destiny Education. In addition to having had many years of administrative experience in boarding schools, he has visited many boarding schools and has conducted workshops for residential staff in boarding schools in India, Thailand, Korea, Australia, Nepal and Pakistan. He has visited schools and families living cross-culturally and conducted workshops on the Third Culture Kid (TCK) experience and related issues, to teachers, parents and TCKs in a dozen countries. When his wealth of knowledge and experience met with our host of teachers, there was a purposeful exchange of ideas and practices that are both contemporary and relevant for the young children we are in the process of grooming and mentoring. Here’s wishing that we make, mould and mentor the
finest gems of IB educated youth.