Wednesday, August 16, 2017- Mussoorie International School, a leading all-girls School in the country, has been honoured with an award for ‘Best Innovation in Pedagogical Practices’ at the 10th World Education Awards, held in New Delhi on 12th August 2017.
The World Education Awards were presented at the 10th World Education Summit organised at Hotel Le Meridian, Delhi. Chief Guest on the occasion was Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare.
The World Education Summit for Education is the premier international platform dedicated to innovation and creative action in education where top decision-makers share insights with on-the- ground practitioners and collaborate to rethink education. The Summit aims to bring together decision makers, influential experts and practitioners from around the world, to explore groundbreaking innovations and take concrete steps to make significant improvements to worldwide education.
Ms. Priya Peter, Principal, Mussoorie International School thanked the teachers and staff of MIS who have dedicated themselves to the task of educating and bringing up well balanced personalities. Expressing her happiness at receiving the prestigious award, Ms. Priya Peter said, “The teachers at MIS always adopt child friendly strategies that cater to individual learners; they act as facilitators and ensure complete engagement and involvement of students. This helps in development in terms of skill based learning, beyond basic education. Multiple teaching methods are adopted by the teachers along with a curriculum transaction that it focusses on the visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning. The students of MIS grow with values and tradition, and are yet progressive and liberal in nature. We are grateful that our efforts have been acknowledged at platform so profound. Along with several informal assessments, we also incorporate individualized education plans for students to ensure they continually grow on their development continuum.
Around 400 eminent personalities from the education sector and higher officials from India and abroad were present at the event. V. S. Radhakrishnan, State Minister of Education, Srilanka, Kalthoom AlBalooshi, Executive Director of Education Development, KHDA, Dubai, Paul Fear, Chief Executive Officer, British Accreditation Council, United Kingdom were also present at the occasion.
Roundtable and panel discussion on some of the topics like building Effective School Education Ecosystem, Emerging Trends in Higher Education and Assessments: The way forward, Transforming Teaching Methodologies, Building Knowledge Economy through Quality Higher Education, Reimagining the Classroom Teaching methods etc. and other such key subjects that face the industry today were discussed by high power panels.
Some of the keynote speakers and panelists that participated in panel and roundtable sessions that took place today included Chris Cobb, Pro Vice Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer, University of London, United Kingdom, Dr S C Kulshresht, Chairman, Shri Ram Group of College, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh and other such high officials from education industry.
About Mussoorie International School
Established in 1984, MIS is a boarding school for girls for Classes I – XII. The school is situated in Mussoorie, a pristine Hill Station in Gharwal hills at a height of 2003 meters in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Spread over an area of approximately 40 acres, this good boarding school is stationed amidst the beautiful forest full of pine, deodar and other coniferous trees.
MIS is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, an All-India Board, and University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Students emerge as balanced empowered personalities with the holistic education imparted in the rich learning environment of MIS. The approach and curriculum at this boarding school for girls is a powerful mix of traditional values of India and progressive modern ideas. That is what makes it stand apart from the rest as an educational institution. http://www.misindia.net/
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