About OSSAE

This is a spiritual organization functioning in all the parishes of the Orthodox Church throughout the world. It takes care of the spiritual nurturing of the children, by bringing them up in the knowledge and fellowship of Jesus Christ and His Church. The classes are conducted in Malayalam for the children in Kerala and for others in English. It has a separate wing for the outer Kerala region.


The classes range from Pre-primary classes to the 12th class. As in secular schools, class ten concludes the secondary level and a certificate is awarded –Sunday School final Certificate (SSFC) to the successful candidates. Higher Secondary course is for another two years.


Syllabus
OSSAE SYLLABUS At present we follow a curriculum, jointly prepared and published by the Oriental Orthodox Churches which is revised from time to time. A complete revision of the whole syllabus is in the anvil. syllabus of pre-primary, Class I, Class II, class III, class IV, Class XI and Class XII have been revised w.e.f 2012 itself. A curriculum committee under the leadership of H.G .Dr. Yakoob Mar Irenaios is actively involved in the revision. We expect a complete revision by 2014. The new syllabus is being prepared in a student centered pattern. After the complete revision, the syllabus of all Sunday schools under OSSAE shall have a uniform syllabus. After class X there will be an examination conducted by OSSAE, but it will not be a final exam. The final examination shall be the Veda Preveen Diploma Certificate Examination conducted after class XII. In order to appear for the Veda Preveen Diploma Examination the student shall satisfy the following conditions. 1. Pass in class X 2. Complete a project under the guidance of a teacher deputed by the Headmasterbr> 3. Attend an orientation course arranged by the diocese director 4. Teach at least five hours in a student centered method. Private candidates above forty years old are exempted from a pass in class X Private teacher candidates with a teaching experience of more than five years are exempted from the requirements 1 and 4 above. Model question papers of all classes where new syllabus is implemented have been published in this site.
 

OVBS
The vacation Bible School conducted during the mid summer holidays (OVBS) is a very vibrant wing of the O.S.S.A.E. we publish separate text books, devotional materials, song books and cassettes for the OVBS every year.

PATRON
His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II
Catholicos of the East

PRESIDENT
H. G. Dr Yacob Mar Iraneous

DIRECTOR GENERALPUBLICATION OFFICER
Rev. Fr. Dr. O. ThomasRev. Fr. K.V.Thomas

CONTROLLER OF
EXAMINATIONS
TREASURER
Very Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Pothara Sri. Santhosh Baby A. K.


HEAD QUARTERS
The headquarters of O.S.S.A.E is located in the complex of the Devalokom Catholicate Aramana, Kottayam.
ADDRESS
O.S.S.A.E CENTRAL OFFICE,
Devalokam 
P.O Kottayam 38.
South India.
PHONE 0481 2572890
visit us at http://www.ossae.org
OFFICE MANAGER

Prof. Cherian Thomas


OUTER KERALA REGION SUNDAY SCHOOL
The headquarters of OKR is located in St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary.
ADDRESS
St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary,
Ubali Road, Brahmani P.O Kalmeshwar,
447501,Nagpur, Maharashtra
PHONE 071118-271696, 271994
TREASURER

Rev. Fr. Dr Shaji P John
DIRECTOR

Rev. Fr. Dr. Geevarghese K
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