The description of Darma Yudha
Darma Yudha School is a Private 'National Plus' and non-denominational school. Our aim in education here in Darma Yudha is to educate students with not only 'tangible' knowledge for their future, but also life skills which can never be learnt from books alone. We emphasize both on the growth of the child's intellect and also more importantly the character of the child. Darma Yudha means 'young achievers' , and our promise is that we will do our best to bring out the achiever in every single child under our care.
As a 'National Plus' school, Darma Yudha intends to provide education of the highest quality for the young, right here in Pekanbaru. Darma Yudha educates with a Trilingual approach; Bahasa Indonesia, English, and Mandarin. Bahasa Indonesia and English are the two main languages to be used in the teaching and learning process in this school, while Mandarin would be taught gradually based on the age and ability of students. The trilingual approach would help the child to not only be able to communicate effectively, but also to give them a comparative advantage to others, wherever their future careers would take them.
Since its founding, Darma Yudha School has become one of the most progressive schools in Riau Province , always on track to achieve something bigger and better. Today, it has hundreds of students who are in a constant state of learning, advancement and achievement.
The aim of Darma Yudha School is to provide high quality education which emphasises on the combination of intelectual and spiritual development and healthy environment.
Provide learning environment where students develop their academic, emotional, and social skills.
Encourage students' development through self motivation, self discipline, self concept, independency, and creative thinking.
Encourage students to develop understanding and self respect and an empathy towards people throughout the world.
Encourage the development of student's attitude, physique, and creativity through religious activities, sports, art and cultural activities.
Introduce students to environmental awareness and global knowledge by providing opportunities for outdoor activities, study tour, social work, scouting, and networking, etc.
As a non-denominational school, all students are able to decide on a religion subject based on their personal beliefs. It intends to foster spiritual development along with tolerant attitudes.
The teaching staff in Darma Yudha School comprises young and professionally trained staffs who are mostly graduates from education fields. Besides mastering pedagogy and children development psychology, all teaching staffs have a high motivation to support their students to achieve the goal of learning.
Besides some main subjects, Darma Yudha School has various extra-curricular activities that are useful to improve children's skills, self-esteem, and sensitivity. Students are able to choose some activities such as: marching band, wushu, painting, traditional dance, traditional music, basket ball, table tennis, chess, young scout, modeling, english club, science club, children choir, etc.
Darma Yudha School is a free of smoking, harmful tools, and drugs area. The drug testing will be held at random regularity to determine Darma Yudha School as a healthy and safe environment.
The school also provides guidance and counseling in the Self Development programmes, which consists of children development psychology, pubertal changes, study problems, friendship and family relationship, etc.
To improve the quality of school academic and HRD, the school has built strong partnership with some reputated institutions. The aim is to achieve high curriculum standard, staff and management training, workshop/seminar, etc.