At PCK, we believe that:

  • We are a mind and a body and should do our best to develop both to the best of our capacity

  • All children have the capacity to learn and improve

  • All children respond to patient, encouraging teaching.

  • Students respond to  positivity, fun and encouragement

  • Direct instruction, precise feedback and clarity of communication are critical teaching skills

  • Both students and tutors need to be good learners

  • The student / teacher relationship is critical

  • It is  important to develop soft skills that build adaptability, resilience and creativity

  • Self-knowledge, self-management and the power of meditation contribute greatly to quality of life

  • A mindset based on self-kindness and an expectation of future success, is beneficial for learning and for life