GUWAHATI, Sept 21 - Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti bagged the prestigious International School Award (2015-18) instituted by the British Council for providing its students international dimension and global exposure in education.
Mousumi Ganguly and Regina Basumatary received the coveted award at a function hosted recently in Delhi by the British Council, said a delayed press release here.
The ISA is a bench-marking scheme that accredits schools as having an outstanding level of support for nurturing global citizenship in young minds and enriching teaching and learning. As part of the ISA programme, the school initiated a plethora of activities as approved by the British Council.
Under the ISA initiative the students of the school collaborated with partner schools from different countries like Sri Lanka, Egypt, Nigeria and Germany and executed exchange programmes on various subjects.
ISA enabled the students to acquire not only theoretical knowledge, but also a practical approach towards life. The links with overseas schools gave them an opportunity for exchange of ideas and facilitate in development of skills, thus forming a global society, the release added.