GUWAHATI, June 19 - NPS International School was awarded the Global League Institute Award Certificate at the GPTS � Great Place to Study certification programme and Thought Leadership ceremony, held at the House of Commons, London, UK on June 12, 2018, a press note received here stated.
NPS International School is one of the few schools in the country to receive the honour. The Founder Chairman of the NPS, JN Das received the award at a grand ceremony in the House of Commons in London. The award ceremony comprised a twin day programme on June 12-13, which included the award function and conferences attended by speakers of international repute.
The event witnessed a gathering of prominent persons from the Education sector in UK, Scotland and India. Salman Khurshid, former Minister of External Affairs and an alumnus of Oxford University was the chief guest on this occasion. Among the distinguished members present at the award function were Professor Neil Robertson, Chair of Molecular Materials, Director of Internationalisation, University of Edinburgh; Dr Aseem Vohra, IFS, High Commission of India, London; Prof SR Das, Director, Oxford University; Dr Mukulika Banerjee, Professor & Director of South Asia Centre in London School of Economics and many more. Besides them, the Speaker of the House of Commons and a large number of distinguished members of the British Parliament were also present.
Forty-five prominent schools of India, UK and a few other Asian countries were awarded. Some of them include Mayo College, Ajmer; Rajkot College; St Paul�s College, Darjeeling; St. George�s College, Dehradun, King�s College, All Saint�s School, Nainital, Bal Bharti School, Dalhousie Hilltop School, Eicher School, Hyderabad Public School, Wynberg Allen School and others.
GPTS certification is awarded based on six different parameters of judgement. These include: learning experience; engagement and development; infrastructure; extracurricular activities; happiness factor and parent survey. On the basis of these parameters, NPS International School was duly awarded. The founder chairman, JN Das expressed his utmost happiness on receiving this international award which is based on survey reports with student-parent satisfaction index.