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More than 150 parents, teachers and counsellors from 30 Cambridge schools attended the eighth Cambridge Schools Community meeting for Tamil Nadu in South India.
The meeting took place over one day at KC High School, and began with an update from Dilip Kottapadath, Territory Manager, South India, Cambridge International.
Shamim Chowdhury, Recognitions Manager, South Asia, Cambridge International, provided an update on university recognition of Cambridge qualifications.
Those attending the event had the opportunity to attend knowledge and best practice-sharing sessions, which were well received by parents and school representatives.
These included interactive discussions between parents, teachers and counsellors about enhancing school communities, sessions for art & design teachers, interactive mathematics sessions a language workshop and a discussion about how best to offer guidance to students in academics and extra-curricular activities.
Bharathi Lakshmi, Principal, Hindustan International School, Chennai, said: 'It was great to hear of the sessions and team building activities that were conducted at the Cambridge Schools Community meeting for schools in Tamil Nadu. The sessions were well designed and organised.'
Sudha Mahesh, Principal, Shrine Velankani Global School, Chennai, added: 'Thank you for hosting this, it was a wonderful opportunity for us to meet with colleagues from the Cambridge school fraternity. The session on recognitions was very informative and important things were discussed.'
There are 10 Cambridge School Communities in India – they bring Cambridge schools in different regions together to share expertise.