Bangalore: The 2018 IC3 Regional Forums is now open for registrations. A total number of 18 IC3 Regional Forums will be hosted at high schools of 11 Indian cities (Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Indore, Ooty, Dehradun, Chandigarh, and Lucknow) and 7 international locations (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, and UAE) from January to May 2018.
The IC3 Regional Forums will bring together school leaders, college counsellors, and higher education representatives to discuss counselling and admissions practices with the latest breakthroughs. By locating the event at a local school, IC3 Regional Forums intends to further encourage diversity, equity and access among high schools passionate about the benefits of higher education, one of the best means of closing the skill gap and expanding opportunity.
Along with professional development of educators, the IC3 Regional Forums is an excellent platform for university delegates to learn more about the local area, students, education systems and schools.
Talking about IC3 Regional Forums, Mr. Ganesh Kohli, IC3 Conference Chair | President & Chief Mentor, KIC UnivAssist and Former High School College Counsellor said, “The IC3 Regional Forums offer a unique learning experience and professional development that will go a long way in shaping and transforming the field of college and career counseling.”
He further added, “Over the last two years, IC3 has doubled participation and our aim is to empower schools to build and maintain robust, well-resourced and research-oriented career and college counseling offices. The Regional Forums enable access for hundreds of schools that have limited resources for travel and training of their principals, teachers and counselors.”
The regional forums will be hosted by Ieading high schools such as The Emerald Heights International School – Indore, Vidyashilp Academy – Bangalore, Strawberry Fields High School – Chandigarh, Good Shepherd International School – Ooty, Welham Boys’ School – Dehradun, American School of Bombay – Mumbai, Calcutta International School – Kolkata, Jayshree Periwal International School – Jaipur, Australian International School – Ho Chi Minh City and Global Jaya School – Jakarta to name a few.
The 2017 IC3 Regional Forums witnessed over 50 sessions, 222 registrants in 9 cities and 3 countries, with 188 high school delegates, 29 university delegates and 5 organization delegates.