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IC3 Regional Forum

Stalwarts, delegates, principals, leaders from 8 countries and 30 cities across India and some of the foremost universities and colleges joined the conversation as Neerja Modi School proudly hosted the IC3 Regional Forum spearheading IC3 Movement’s mission to bring counselling to every school.

Everyone participated in knowledge-sharing sessions and dialogues on career and college counselling. The welcome address was given by NMS Principal Ms. Indu Dubey followed by an inspiring opening keynote by the celebrated entrepreneur, CEO & Creative Director of Amrapali Jewels, Mr Tarang Arora.

Significant sessions and profound panel discussions around the relevance and impact of counselling, social media habits and expectations from Universities, personal values at the core of career and college exploration, how to engage alumni to further career and college choices for current students were steered by Ganesh Kohli, Founder, IC3 Movement, India, Ms. Krithika Balaji, Academic Manager, IC3 Institute, Ms. Smriti Singh Bhati, Senior Manager, School Connect, Vijaybhoomi University, Ms Davina Smith, Country Manager-India, University of Liverpool, U.K. and several other proponents championing the value and importance of career counselling from a young age.

Some of the Universities in participation were Ashoka University, Krea University, Shiv Nadar University, Plaksha University, Atlas SkillTech University, FLAME University, Binghamton University, Atria University, Ontario Tech University, University of Calgary and several others.  

Via the forum, we, Neerja Modi School have also been able to showcase our school’s thought leadership, facilities and school to educators globally. The forum was attended by university representatives from around the globe and we are being recognized as a pioneer of career and college counselling. At NMS, we have been able to foster valuable relationships with leading regional high schools globally and meet global higher education institutions.

There were focused dialogues on the significance of career and college counselling and how they are an integral function in schools. Responsible counselling is about helping students find answers to three important questions: 1. What to study? 2. Where to study? and 3. How to make it happen?

The Forum provided an outstanding opportunity to learn about best practices in the field of career and college counselling, about country-level systems and opportunities for students to apply to best-fit universities, examine the tools that leading schools globally are using to help guide students and their families through the processes of learning about career options and finding best-fit undergraduate opportunities and so much more.