THE I CAN MINDSET EQUIPS CHILDREN TO BE AWARE OF THE WORLD AROUND THEM, ENABLED WITH THE SKILLS TO TAKE ACTION, AND EMPOWERED TO DESIGN A MORE DESIRABLE AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE - TODAY!VIEW THE I CAN MINDSET IN ACTION
Over the last 20 years, Riverside has designed, implemented and shared a unique user centered curriculum that is providing schools with an alternative model which focuses on quality of learning AND student well being.
We have curated a set of videos that highlight the processes and practices we follow to intentionally build the I Can mindset in every child. You can also visit our YouTube channel for more inspiration!
The Yidan Prize Judging Committee is responsible for screening nominations and selecting laureates. The most important task of the Yidan Prize Foundation is to ensure that judging is fair, open, unbiased and aligned with their vision and mission.
Members of the Judging Committee are recognized experts appointed by invitation of the Yidan Prize Foundation’s board of directors.READ MORE
Recognising the urgent need to open a global discussion about education, in 2015 the OECD launched the Future of Education and Skills 2030 project. The project aims to set goals and develop a common language for teaching and learning.
Kiran Bir Sethi is a part of the OECD Learning Compass 2030 - Student agencyREAD MORE
The Ibercaja Foundation has been organizing the ‘Educate for the Future Program’ for ten years now. In the April 2019 special edition, they did a retrospective of the issues they had addressed in the past, and ten key ideas were turned into Challenges, to take into the future.
"New Ecology of Learning" is Challenge No.9, and it focuses on “Educating in a New World” - a video-conference offered by Kiran Bir Sethi, Designer, Educator, Educational Reformer and Social Entrepreneur in India.READ MORE
Goodstock: Being Good is a State of Mind is a half day global conference organized by Ruach Tova (“Good Spirit”), the leading Israeli volunteer center and part of the Arison Group, and Good Deeds Day (good-deeds-day.org), a global movement of doing good spanning 108+ countries and millions of people, initiated in 2007 by businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison.
Kiran Bir Sethi was one of the thought leaders of the Goodstock Global Conference organised by the Ruach Tova(“Good Spirit”) on 21st March 2021
ASSET is a skill-based test that measures student’s conceptual understanding and benchmarks the school’s performance at international, national & regional levels with actionable insights through easy-to-understand reports.READ MORE
"Riverside school is outstanding in terms of its philosophy, facilities, faculty, its family and most importantly its students".Dr Howard Gardner
Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard
"Riverside is an apt demonstration that you can design a school system which can achieve academic excellence and puts the needs and well being of each student at the heart of its education.A system which elevates Ethics, Empathy and sets them along with Excellence as critical components. "Stavros Yiannouka
" Whenever I hear of Riverside, the biggest message is of 'I CAN'. Thank you for giving me and people around the world this word"Yaacov Hecht
CEO, Education Cities
" Your approach for fostering leadership and preparing children to shape a better future has impacted so many lives".Wendy Kopp
Founder of Teach for America
"Riverside carries an important message which deserves to be told, shared and repeated, especially in China, where Cultural Value and Visual Success are different. Riverside brings awareness, duty and action towards society."Jack Hsu
CEO, IVY Group
"Riverside is one of the best schools I have seen - both in India and abroad. It uses a lot of real-life applications in the work and projects that students do. At Riverside, learning is about fun, about understanding and "Making Learning Visible". Although there is no visible focus on assessment, they do consider assessment as important and use the outcomes for planning."Sridhar Rajgopalan
Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, Education Initiatives
"It is heartening to be in a school where children know why they are there and why they are being asked to learn things that they are learning. The most important thing for a child to get from school is the habit of being curious and learning, and wanting to use that understanding to make the world a better place."Dr. Mary Catherine Bateson
Reflective Guide, Writer and Cultural Anthropologist