Mumbai: Cambridge Assessment International Education (Cambridge International) today held the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony in Mumbai to honour students for their exceptional performance in the Cambridge 2016- 2017 examinations. Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards recognise high achievement in Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS & A Level examinations around the world.
Forty-one students from twenty three schools in West India (Maharashtra and Gujarat) received certificates in the ‘Top in the World’, ‘Best in Country’ and ‘Best Across’ award categories. Twelve of these students scored ‘Top in the World’ marks in Cambridge 2016-2017 examinations. The award ceremony was held at JW Marriot, Sahar, Mumbai and was attended by Andrew Coombe – Deputy Director, Marketing, Communications and Customers, Cambridge International and Ruchira Ghosh – Regional Director- South Asia, Cambridge International.
Ruchira Ghosh, Cambridge Regional Director-South Asia, said that the objective of Cambridge programmes is to instill, develop and assess all aspects of creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to prepare students for their life ahead: “We are delighted that we are holding an awards ceremony to recognize the outstanding performance of Cambridge learners in India. It is a matter of great pride and joy for us to witness students enjoying the fruits of success. These students can now progress to the next level of their education with the Cambridge qualifications they have gained that are accepted by leading universities worldwide. I would like to congratulate the students and their teachers and parents for their relentless efforts.”
Aneesh Girish Nadgouda from Bunts Sangha’s S M Shetty International School & Junior College, who received ‘Top in Country’ award for Business Studies said, “I am extremely delighted to receive this award. I really enjoyed studying the subject (Business Studies) as it is very practical with real world applications. This result would not have been achievable without the help, guidance and support of my teachers here at Bunts Sangha’s S M Shetty International School and my family. The Cambridge curriculum has given me a different perspective to studies and has enhanced by non-academic skills as well.”
Prabhu Om Dwarkanath from Ajmera Global School, who received ‘Top in World’ award for his accomplishment in Mathematics (without coursework) said, “I feel honored and privileged. This would not have been possible without the highly acclaimed and organised Cambridge curriculum framework. This application based curriculum has enabled sound and through understanding of concepts that I am well equipped to face new challenges.”