Achievement and Awards 2019

23 Sep 2021

International School Award for the year 2019-22

Podar International School #Powai We are delighted to announce that our Principal, Ms Suchita Malakar was invited in a ceremony held at Ahmedabad on 12th December 2019, to receive the prestigious ISA award (International School Award for the year 2019-22), which celebrates the successful outcomes that we as a school are exceptional at achieving for our pupils. This award is the epitome of our school's efforts and commitment to include international work as part of our curriculum and our commitment to embedding international awareness.

Education World Grand Jury Award for Design Thinking

Podar International School #Powai To be a part of something extraordinary is always significant. Our school Podar International Cambridge Powai, won a prestigious 'Education World Grand Jury Award for Design Thinking'.

A specially constituted jury of knowledgeable educationists were on the panel to judge the evidence-supported nominations which were received from over 1000 schools countrywide. We were evaluated by the Grand Jury by ranking us amongst the Top 10 schools.The schools were judged on basis of the power of creativity to change the world and commitment of each of them to be innovative, strong and pervasive in every aspect.

Our school had submitted an exposition and evidence that created structures that foster the spirit of collaboration, collective accountability for the students. They learnt by undertaking multi- disciplinary projects that had authentic purpose to bring about a solution driven outcome to develop an analytical and problem solving approach provided through our robust design thinking projects.

Intra - MUN Competition

Podar International School #Powai conducted culmination session for the Enlighten MUN on 29 February 2020. In collaboration with Skillsphere Enlighten MUN programme was designed (beginners & advanced) for students of Grades 6 to 9.Model United Nations (MUN) are a simulation of the United Nations wherein students role-play as delegates of different countries and discuss various international issues. MUN's are conducted in schools and colleges across the globe. For a student to effectively participate in these conferences, they must be adept with certain skills like public speaking and diplomacy amongst others.

This year, the session commenced with students understanding the art of introducing themselves better. Next, the students were introduced to the importance of an educated opinion with the objective of enhancing their confidence and conviction. After understanding the importance, they were put on a dais where they were encouraged to express their opinions through various debating, collaborative problem solving activities and group discussions. Finally, they learnt the history and structure of the UN and MUN procedural training. All these activities were taught employing a global perspective which not only enhanced their global awareness, but also diplomacy, critical thinking, lateral thinking and problem solving abilities. These skills were then tested in the two day Intra - MUN Competition in which our students excelled!

Students who participated in the advances level of the Enlighten MUN programme learnt the art of chairing committees, developed formal documentation skills, and refined essential skill sets like lobbying and debating strategies to an even further extent. Congratulations to the winners!