Fikar School’s Education Concept
We believe that every child has potential which is unique and make him/her different with others. Those children, as Students, should focus on their own potentials to fulfill the need of each work field in the real life, so every work field is handled by the greatest talented human resources that are really capable of doing their function.
We work to make it happen in Fikar School. We provide students with a unique combination of education system. We do not only teach students in the classroom with a very interesting teaching method of Project Based Learning, but the greatest thing we have in Fikar School is the Coaching method.
Coaching session is regularly and privately done by the Coach and each student of Fikar School. There are three things that influence the coaching session. They are:
Talent test is done to analyze the intelligences that students have. It deals with theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner which categorizes intelligences into eight. They are:
- Spatial – visual intelligence
- Linguistic – verbal intelligence
- Interpersonal intelligence
- Music intelligence
- Bodily – kinesthetic intelligence
- Intrapersonal intelligence
- Logic – mathematic intelligence
This is the first way but not the full determined thing in coaching session. It is used only as the basic framework of thinking about a student’s combination of intelligences that could be his/her potential.
In sharing session, each student is going to build a plan for his/her future. It is going to be a lively discussion between the Coach and the student. The plan is going to be monitored, at least, once a month to control the on-going achievement of it.
Since no single talent test can have 100% accurate result, we make it only as one of the tools used in coaching session. We use observation as one of the effective tools to see students’ potentials.
Every component of school is going to observe every student’s activities in school and discuss it in the teacher’s meeting. So the coach can get more overview to develop every student’s potential.
By doing those three things, we believe that we can explore, develop and maintain every student’s potential in Fikar School. Therefore, every student in Fikar School is going to grow well in accordance with his/her potential.
Something to be noticed is that in Fikar School, we do not make learning as knowing and memorizing knowledge only. We work to make students internalize knowledge they get from the school. Our teaching – learning methods focus on making students get more actively involved in their learning process. To make it come true we have some pillars that support the learning process in Fikar School. They are our daily classes, religion and character building classes, fieldtrip and outing classes and extracurricular activities.