children of Gokulam – Bhaktivedanta Children’s Home
are given a complete education, with special attention given to
each child’s needs. Eight teachers work with the students
at the Bhaktivedanta International School located within the orphanage.
Classes include English, mathematics, science, health, physical
education, art, computer skills, classical dance, music, and crafts.
The children also participate in games, public speaking, sewing,
dramas and other fun activities. Courses are taught in Sinhala,
Tamil and English, giving students an exceptionally comprehensive
school currently has five computers, with qualified teachers holding
classes for students age six and older.
child is placed in a class according to their skill level, and curriculum
is based on current standards of education as established by the
International Schools Services.
would not be complete without field trips, so the children go on
picnics, to temples, and to notable places of interest such as Kandy
on a regular basis.
the future, the Bhaktivedanta International School will expand to
include the following resources:
Information Technology center with the latest software
laboratory equipped with science and technology supplies
and audio-visual aids in each classroom
auditorium for performing arts