Shinnyo-en Lanka PreschoolCommences Admissions for 2024,Offering a Holistic Education Journey for Young Minds

Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool, a distinguished pioneer in early childhood education owned and
operated by Shinnyo-en Japan, has announced the commencement of admissions for the
academic year 2024. Renowned for its integration of the Association Montessori Internationale
(AMI) methods and the National Policy on Preschool Education, Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool
provides completely free education for children aged 3 to 5 years, offering them a
comprehensive and holistic learning experience.
Founded in 1987 by the visionary Japanese Buddhist Master Shinjo Ito, the Preschool has been
a beacon of education for over three decades with over 7,000 students graduating from the
school to date. The Preschool offers the best facilities conducive for a comprehensive learning
experience, where children are promoted to be themselves while developing their essential
skills for preschool success, mutual respect and confidence. The curriculum also covers music,
dancing, speech and drama, show and tell, physical education, arts and crafts and cookery,
providing a strong foundation for a child and fostering multifaceted individuals instilled with
Buddhist values.
“We believe that through our Preschool, children receive a strong educational foundation that
nurtures compassion, empathy, and personal growth, empowering them to excel as they
embark on the next stage of their lives, well-prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities
that lie ahead. This foundation is guided by key Buddhist disciplines such as integrity,
meditation, and wisdom, echoing the teachings of compassion and wisdom through which we
aim to create well-rounded individuals to the Sri Lankan society.” said Ikeda Mikinori, the
Director of Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool, extending a heartfelt, warm welcome to parents.
The Preschool is operated under the auspices of Shinnyo-en Japan, a Buddhist denomination in
Japan, which strongly believes all living beings are interconnected and are dedicated to uplifting
the world through various social contribution activities conducted across the world.

To learn more about Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool and details about its curriculum, facilities and
values and to submit an online application to enroll your child for 2024, please visit Applications close by 30 September 2023.

Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool Commences Admissions for 2024, Offering a Holistic Education Journey for Young Minds

Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool was established in 1987 with 100 children. It provides free
preschool education for children aged 3 to 5 years. The preschool follows a curriculum which
combines the AMI method and the National policy on Preschool Education, emphasizing self-
directed activities, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. Shinnyo-en Lanka Preschool
aims to build self-confidence and independent thinking from an early age while fostering rich
sensorimotor experiences and imaginative play. The Preschool’s focus is on social, emotional,
and physical development, laying strong foundations for future learning and it follows a well-
planned academic calendar with high-quality activities based on pre-established lesson plans.
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