What is Odyssey of the mind?

Odyssey of the Mind, often called OMhelps students learn to develop and use their creativity to not be afraid to solve any problem. This program will be an advantage for them in every aspect of their lives because of the skills and confidence they will gain. OM brings the classroom to life as they apply all these skills in their interest and passion to solve open-ended problems efficiently and effectively. OM encourages teamwork, time management, budgeting, public speaking, and a lot more. This international program is designed to let students learn and grow as individuals, team members and reach their full potential.
Mr. Prebhat Sachdeva is the current Association Director from 2010

Why Choose Odyssey of the mind?

Odyssey of the Mind is a unique program that provides children with the opportunity to develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills.This program fosters teamwork and teaches students analytical and strategic planning skills. Through its challenges, it integrates subjects like Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, and Math (STEAM).

Odyssey of the Mind helps build students' self-confidence, improves their public speaking skills, and develops resilience and adaptability. It promotes an interdisciplinary learning approach that prepares students to solve real-world problems.

Participants get opportunities for global interaction, collaborating with peers from around the world, and receive guidance from experienced coaches and mentors. the program makes learning fun and engaging increasing motivation and excitement through competitions.

The core model of Odyssey of the Mind (OOTM) – CAS (Creativity, Activity, and Service) – engages students in a variety of enjoyable and meaningful experiences. The mission of OOTM, "to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through creativity, innovation, intercultural understanding, and respect," aligns closely with the educational goals of CBSE, IB, ICSE, and other state boards

The Brain Behind the Amazing Concept

Dr. sam ootm

The Odyssey of the Mind program was co-founded by C. Samuel Micklus and Theodore Gourley in 1978 at Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Odyssey of the Mind Program is open to all students over its 46 years of history. Millions of students from countries including Australia, China, Canada, Germany, Hongkong, Japan, India, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and practically every state in the USA participate at the World Finals.

Benefits of Joining Odyssey of the Mind

How school benefited by ootm?

  • Puts your school among the elite league schools.
  • School’s Participation Certificate for the Program Year adds to your Hall of Fame.
  • International Recognition.
  • Helps the school in imparting education in an innovative manner, modernizing, and revolutionizing the face of Indian education.
  • A significant program for students of all boards CBSE, ICSE, IB and other state boards.

How students benefited by Ootm ?

  • Builds teamwork skills such as cooperation and thoughtfulness and respect for others.
  • Improves thinking skills.
  • Builds confidence and increases self-esteem.
  • Provides an environment where students can express their ideas without criticism.
  • Makes students more detail-oriented and inclined to do their best.
  • Makes learning fun!

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