Guardian International School (GIS) established in 2012 as a Nursery school in a 3 bedroom apartment , is the brain child of Guardian Foundation, founded by three illustrious Alumni of NIT, Calicut–Paul.N.Jacob (Mechanical Engineer), K. Vijayaraj (Electrical Engineer) and Sarto Rajendran (Civil Engineer). This school provides an enabling environment for the overall development of the students in intellectual, mental, physical, psychological, emotional areas and thus helps them mould into responsible citizens.
The school is specially committed to imparting Holistic Education to the children from underprivileged background. Partial or full scholarship is extended to nearly 50% of the children who hail from disadvantaged and economically marginalised families.
The school started off as a Nursery School in 2012 in Alagesan Nagar, Chengalpattu, around 55km south of Chennai. The same was upgraded as Guardian International School with CBSE Curriculum in 2014-2015 at the present campus in Periyamelamaiyur in Chengalpattu. By 2023 the school will have its own Eco friendly and Energy Friendly Building in a green environment in Mambakkam,10km away from Chengalpattu
A Mechanical Engineer, from NIT, Calicut, Paul.N. Jacob had a brilliant professional career and have also been successful Entrepreneur. While at NIT, Paul N Jacob was the Fine Arts Secretary and Basket Ball player.
A Civil Engineer, from NIT, Calicut, Sarto. Rajendran was also a successful Professional and have also been a successful Entrepreneur. Sarto was the Captain of Calicut University Hockey and Kho kho Teams, apart from being a member of the Kerala State Hockey Team. Sarto was also adjudged Best All-round Sportsman of NIT.
An Electrical Engineer, from NIT, Calicut, K.Vijayaraj, made a remarkable career as a Professional and also as an Entrepreneur. Vijayaraj was the Chairman of college Students Union apart being the Captain of college Hockey Team and a member of the Calicut University Hockey Team.
Academic Advisory Board
|S.No||Name /Last Position||Specialisation||Skills /Competence useful for the school|
|1||Dr Ruby George, PhD (IITMadras), IRS (Retd Commissioner of Income Tax)||Income Tax, Finance||Financial Literacy, Holistic Development Motivation|
|2.||Mr Gokulachandran, BSc Engg- ( NITC 79), MS in Electrical Engineering and Physics from S. Illinois University, USA||Electrical Engg, Physics , Telecommunication||Technology Management|
|3||Mr Acyuth Kumar, BSc Engg- NITC 79, Vice President -Fichtner Consulting||Mechanical Engg||Engineering, EPC , Creative Writing|
|4||Dr Sudha Balagopal, PhD Electrical Engg -NITC 79- Principal and Professor, Vidya Academy of Science & Technology · Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Trichur||Electrical Engg||Teaching/ Fine Arts/Psychological Counselling, HRD|
|5||Mr.M.K. Ramkumar, BTech, MBA (National Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi)||Mechanical Engg||Skill Development, Project Management, Fund Raising|
|6||Dr Kallol Roy, BTech (Electrical, NITC 83-84), MTech ( IIT Bombay), PhD IISc Bangalore, PDF -Alberta, Canada, Former CMD -Bhavuni Nuclear Project, Kalpakkam||Electrical Engg, Research & Dev||STEM ( Science , Technology , Engineering , Mathematics), Teaching , English Literature , Public Speaking , Quiz|
|7||Mr. R.Kumar, BTech (NIT Calicut 82), PG Diploma in Quality Assurance||Petroleum engg, Manufacturing/Safety||Training and Development /SAFETY|
|8||Ms Mini Menon, MSc (Pune University Topper in BSc Chemistry ), BEd, Senior Science Teacher, Australian International School, Singapore since 2000.||Chemistry, Science Teaching||Mathematics and Science Teaching from 7th Std to 12th Std in International Curriculums like IB, IGCSE, ESL , Specialised in Curriculum Development|
|9||Ms Padma Ramanan, MSc Material Science( Madras University Gold Medalist), BEd. Has been teaching Physics since 1988 for ICSE and CBSE for Hr Sec school , Vizag||Physics||Examiner to ICSE, CBSE Boards, Proficient in JEE Advanced and other Competitive Exams in teaching Physics for ( 25 Years)|
|10||Mr Dinesh Ganesh, MCA ( NIT Trichy), MBA ( BIM- 1990), Vice President & Delivery Head-Hexaware Technologies||Computer Software Management||Curriculum Updation (Has been part of the Academic Board of Bharathidasan Institute of Management for many years)|
|11||Dr Bhooma, PhD, IRPS, Executive Director, Indian Railways, New Delhi ,Former Registrar -IIT Madras)||Human Resources Management||Creative Writing, Quiz,Ethics etc|
|12||Dr Purnima Hirudayaraj, MD, MRCP, FASE, CARDIOLOGIST, Texas, USA||Healthcare/Cardiology||Healthcare, English and Tamil-Creative Writing|