15 Feb 2019
Cambridge schools gave a warm welcome to Christine Özden during a recent trip to India, her first overseas visit since taking on the role of Chief Executive of Cambridge International.
Christine visited a number of schools during her visit and attended the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony.
At Utpal Shanghvi Global School, students treated her to a performance of multiple regional dance genres. These included Bhangra (from the state of Punjab), Lavni (from the state of Maharashtra), Goan (from the state of Goa) and Gujarati (from the state of Gujrat).
Christine also attended the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in South Mumbai where she observed some more dance forms.
The Dhirubhai Ambani International School were next to welcome Christine. She was greeted by students on arrival and met with Outstanding Learners, heads of department and management. She was also given a tour of the school.
The visit concluded with the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony held at the Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra, Mumbai. A total of 173 students from 96 schools won awards this year, with 56 Top in the World winners and 83 Top in the Country winners.
There were 400 attendees, including students, parents and teachers.