Global Indian Cultural Centre (GICC) is a non-profit organisation of Global Indian Foundation established in 2002 to provide an ideal environment for diverse communities in South East Asia to learn and enjoy the rich cultural heritage of the Indian sub-continent.
Global Indian Foundation initiated GICC to enable the Indian Diaspora to remain connected with their traditional roots by imparting a multitude of educational programmes. These include lessons in Indian languages (Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and Sanskrit), Indian music (Hindustani and Carnatic Vocals), Indian dance (Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Kathak), Indian instruments (Tabla, Mridangam and Dholak), foreign languages (French, Japanese and Mandarin), Indian languages (Hindi and Tamil) and sports (cricket, basketball, taekwondo and tennis). The centre also offers courses in SIP Abacus and Yoga.
GICC follows recognised curriculum, employs trained and experienced teachers, and is open to people of all nationalities in Singapore. The instruction methodology is student-centric and teachers provide an atmosphere for interactive learning. The assessment, evaluation and reporting is based on clearly stated curriculum expectations and achievement criteria. Achievement charts for each discipline provides a reference point for all assessment practices and a framework within which to assess and evaluate student achievement.
To create an enriching educational experience that goes beyond academic horizons.
To enable, encourage and empower students from multicultural backgrounds to discover and develop their creative potential.