awarded six out of seven stars across various parameters
by Priya Jadhav
Mumbai: Furtados School of Music (FSM), the pioneer of standardized music education in India, has been highly rate at the inaugural EducationWorld India Eduresources Star Ratings 2020. The school was awarded six stars out of seven under the parameters of Program Quality, User Interface Design, Impact Assessment and Innovation.
“Our goal at FSM is to provide quality music education to anyone who wants to learn. Our journey started 9 years ago, and we have come a long way since. Our efforts have been recognized by principals, students and parents, so it gives us immense pleasure to receive such a high rating” said Tanuja Gomes, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of FSM.
The ratings were awarded by a sample of knowledgeable respondents comprising promoters, principals and teachers of India’s top-ranked K-12 schools and higher education institutions who were polled by EducationWorld through an online survey. The nationwide survey invited educators to rate (on a star scale of 1-7) over 60 education products and services across a wide range of categories on seven parameters. The purpose of the inaugural EW India Eduresources Star Ratings 2020 was to aid preschool, school, higher education institutional managements to make informed education products and services investment decisions to improve teaching standards and students’ learning outcomes.
About Furtados School of Music: Furtados School of Music (FSM), today is a name synonymous with music education in the country. With the vision to make music accessible to every music aspirant in the country Furtados and Furtados School of Music have now embarked on an ambitious retail dream of bringing quality and organized music learning to the doorstep of every music aspirant.
Starting in 2011, in a short span of time FSM has grown not only terms of school and non-school centers, but also in terms of faculty, infrastructure and the variety of courses taught. FSM faculty consists of highly motivated and passionate teachers drawn from a diverse mix of experienced and young musicians from India and abroad. Apart from being qualified musicians, they are extensively trained to impart an enjoyable and exhilarating music learning experience to students. The roster of instruments and programmes currently include piano, electronic keyboard, guitar, drums, violin and vocal and is continuously revamped to include demand for new instruments and programmes. Integral to FSM’s success is a world-class curriculum designed by leading educators from across the world. The course is comprehensive and gives equal emphasis to music theory. It combines modern and effective methods of teaching with traditional elements of music learning.