The present society has two streams of education. The modern education, based on contemporary fields of knowledge and taught in regular schools, is designed towards meeting socio-economic needs of a person. On the other hand, indigeneous education, with philosophy, arts and lifestyle as their building blocks and taught in traditional institutions, were designed to give a perspective on some core issues of life and lifestyle. Though our lives need both, these two exist in isolation today. Purnapramati’s mission is to provide integrated education, through a school, where a child can learn the foundations, in reasonable depth, of these two systems and thus become a holistic individual.
Present society has two streams of education. One of them primarily focuses on socio-economic needs while the other on philosophical and cultural aspects of life. These two exist in isolation today. But our lives need both.
Our intent is to bring these two together which will bring purpose of life and the art of living as a part of education. This is possible through holistic and integrated education of multiple disciplines from primary stage of schooling. Our classical systems like philosophy and arts carry a rich wisdom of knowledge and lifestyle. The modern systems like science bring a new reality to life. We are on a mission to provide a single platform, in the form of a school, where a child can learn the foundation of these two systems and thus build a holistic society.
By integrated learning, we essentially mean expanding the dimensions of knowing reality. Expansion implies multiple lenses, while reality mandates inter-linkages in those domains. Therefore integrated learning is not just multidisciplinary but also interdisciplinary. It means integrating care with science as in medicine, integrating interpretivism with objectivism as in social sciences, integrating justice with development as in public policy, integrating exactness with performance as in arts, integrating sociology with economics as in politics, integrating emotion with intelligence as in education, integrating self-development with social dutifulness as in Vedanta.