• Dr. Amrita Vohra was among 30 leaders who have made a difference in the field of education and have redefined the paradigms
PUNE, India, September 12, 2018 : Dr. Amrita Vohra – Director Principal, GIIS Pune was felicitated with the Leaders – Pillars in Education Award at the North India Educators Summit 2018 organized by Education Today. This function was held at the Taj City Centre Gurugram on 8th September, 2018. Dr. Vohra, a well-known face in the field of education was felicitated for her immense contribution and also for bringing about phenomenal change in the field of education. She is known for her individual development plans for each student which assesses their growth and development. To make the plan a success, class teachers take responsibility of personally mentoring each student in realizing their projected goals. This practice allows students to set their own goals that keep them motivated. Another pioneering property implemented by Dr. Vohra at GIIS Chinchwad is the student led conferences that is a platform for students to collaborate for integrated learning and present it to the parents. It escalates the learning when students are involved in research, exploration, inquiry eventually collating it to present, honing the confidence and public speaking of the children.
This prestigious summit was attended by some of the best minds in the field of education which included Cdr Dr. Kartikay Saini (Chairman, Scottish High International School), Ms. Shyama Chona (Founder-President of Tamana Association), Ms. Abha Adams (Advisor – Step by Step School), the veterans of the education sector. The brightest minds with a vision for education shared ideas and thoughts on topics like uniformity in curriculum across schools in India and if making NCERT books compulsory a justified proposition.
The ceremony was attended by over 350 delegates and included around 150 individual school decision makers along with Chairman/ Directors and Principals from all over India. The conference was followed by the School Merit Awards in the K-12 Sector.
On this occasion Dr. Amrita Vohra said,” I feel extremely humbled and honoured for receiving this award. At GIIS Pune, our aim has always been to strive for excellence by cultivating and nurturing young minds to become global leaders of tomorrow. I am happy to put in my diverse experience of three decades to bring about positive changes in the education industry. This encouragement reconfirms my belief in education shaping the world of tomorrow and will help me work harder towards the goal.”
GLOBAL INDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (GIIS) Chinchwad, a CBSE based ISO certified institute is a part of Global Schools Foundation. It has been ranked as the second best school in Pune City by the Education World India Ranking 2017 in the Day Co-ed category. The school is a proud recipient of the prestigious International School Award bestowed upon by the British Council, UK. The school has also been awarded by the India Today Group for excellence in CBSE education, Pune and also by the worldwide Archivers Group for Best school in Western India for extracurricular activities.
About Global Indian International School (GIIS) : GIIS, Chinchwad is a part of the Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) network, which was founded in 2002. Since its inception in 2011 in Chinchwad, Pune, GIIS has earned a reputation of one of the most prestigious international schools now offering CBSE, Montessori and CAIE curriculums while serving a diverse body of over 4700 students from kindergarten to class 12.