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Why should Parent be
Involved In Their Child’s
Careers in the Cyberage?
BURNING FACTS ...
 30.6% children ask their parents about finances
 20% children ask their parents about career Planning 41.8% said mother has most influence on my career decisions
 24.9% said father has most influence on my career decisions
 15.5% said teacher has most influence on my career decisions
 0.8% said high school guidance counselor has most influence on my career
decisions
PARENT INVOLVEMENT A MUST
Because …
Research shows that parents :
 have the greatest influence on their child’s career choices
 have the best knowledge of their child’s interests
 have more interest than anyone else in their child’s well-being
 Know their child’s future is too important to be left to luck
WHEN PARENTS ARE INVOLVED IN THEIR CHILD’S
CAREERS . . .
Children have:

Higher grades and test scores

Higher graduation rates

Better attendance at school
And:
 Are more likely to enroll in post-secondary education
 Show more positive attitudes and behavior
JOB TASKS ARE CHANGING ACROSS THE
ECONOMY
In this Cyberage, to get jobs, we need to train children in communication & expert thinking
as research states that jobs requiring manual tasks are outdated.
14
Complex Communication
Percentile Change in 1969 Distribution
12
10
Expert Thinking
8
6
4
2
0
-2
1969
1980
1990
1998
Routine Manual
-4
-6
-8
Routine Thinking
-10
Source: Levy, F. & Murnane, R. J. (2004). The new division of labor: How computers are creating the next job market. Princeton, NJ: Russell Sage
Foundation. (p. 50, Figure 3.5)
With your help,
your child can create
a solid plan
that will guide him or
her towards a
successful
and rewarding career
.
Help Choose The Right Career Path For
Your Child..
Cambridge International Examinations
• The world’s largest provider of
international education
programmes and qualifications for
5 to 19 year olds
• Over 9000 Cambridge schools in
more than 160 countries
• Part of the University of
Cambridge and a not-for-profit
organisation
Cambridge programmes and
qualifications
Four stages of education from 5 to 19 years
Each stage builds on your child’s development
Flexible approach
Cambridge Primary
5 to 11 year olds*
Cambridge Secondary 1
11 to 14 year olds*
Cambridge Primary
Cambridge Secondary 1
Cambridge
Primary Checkpoint
Cambridge Checkpoint
Cambridge Secondary 2
14 to 16 year olds*
Cambridge IGCSE®
Cambridge Advanced
16 to 19 year olds*
Cambridge International
AS and A Level
*Age ranges are for guidance only
WHAT IS CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL
PRIMARY PROGRAMME ?
• Cambridge International Primary Programme
• Cambridge Primary is taught in over 650 schools worldwide.
• It helps teachers and parents gain a greater understanding of their
children’s abilities.
• Cambridge
Progression
tests
provides
teacher
with
an
external
benchmark and helps to identify students’ strengths and weaknesses
• Certificate of CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY CHECKPOINT for each child at the
end of primary education.
Cambridge Primary
Develops knowledge and skills in English,
Mathematics and Science
Sets clear learning objectives
Excellent preparation for secondary
education
Taught in over 650 schools in almost
80 countries
SUBJECTS
Music, Dance,
Art, Speech &
Drama
PIS
Humanities
PIS
Science
CIE
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Subjects
Math
CIE
English
CIE
ICT
PIS
French
Hindi
PIS
Cambridge Primary – optional assessments
Two types of optional assessment
1. Cambridge Primary Progression Tests – assessed by school
2. Cambridge Primary Checkpoint – assessed by Cambridge
Help teachers monitor your child’s progress
Help identify and address strengths and weaknesses
Provide international benchmarks
Provide detailed reporting of your child’s performance
GRADE 6
PRIMARY CHECK POINT
• A diagnostic assessment designed by University
of Cambridge.
• Covers the subjects of English, Mathematics and
Science
• Set and marked by Cambridge.
• Not a pass/ fail test.
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade
10
IGCSE
Board
exams
• The International General Certificate of Secondary Education
(IGCSE) is the world's most popular international qualification
for 14 to 16 year olds.
• It gives them excellent preparation for their next steps in
education, including progression to A Levels and IBDP, and
equips them with skills for immediate employment.
• Cambridge IGCSE is recognized by Universities around the
world
Subjects Offered
IGCSE
( Grade 8)
•
•
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•
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•
ENGLISH
FRENCH/HINDI
MATH
ECONOMICS
PHYSICS
CHEMISTRY
BIOLOGY
ICT/BS
PE
IGCSE
(Science)
( Grade 9&10)
• ENGLISH
• FRENCH/HINDI
• MATH
• ECONOMICS
• PHYSICS
• CHEMISTRY
• BIOLOGY
• ICT/BS
• PE
IGCSE
(Commerce)
( Grade 9&10)
• ENGLISH
• FRENCH/HINDI
• MATH
• PHY/CHEMBIO
• ECONOMICS
• ICT/BS
• ACCOUNTING
• PE
Why 7 or 8
subjects?
Students can demonstrate
competence across a wide range of
subjects and skills.
Cambridge ICE certificate
Cambridge ICE Certificate
•The Cambridge ICE certificate is a group award
•Cambridge ICE is awarded to candidates who pass in at least seven
Cambridge IGCSE subjects, including two from Group 1 and one from
each of Groups 2 to 5. The seventh subject may be chosen from any of the
syllabus groups.
•Candidates who qualify for the Cambridge ICE award will be placed in one
of three categories:
Distinction - Grade A or better in five subjects and grade C or better in
two subjects.
Merit - Grade C or better in five subjects and grade F or better in two
subjects.
Pass - Grade G or better in seven subjects
•To qualify for the Cambridge ICE certificate, must candidates take all their
subjects in one session
• IGCSE Board Examinations are conducted in three sessions
– March ( only for India), May/June & - October/November
at the end of Grade X.
• The answer scripts are sent to Cambridge for assessment.
• Results are declared in the months of May, August and
January, respectively.
* PIS students take the examination in the Oct /Nov session
Why International Curriculum?
•Worldwide status and credibility
•International curriculum has evolved itself with new
theories and developments- Kolb learning cycle- spiral
development
•Holistic learning aimed at all round development –
cognitive, affective & psychomotor domain
•‘Learning how?’ is given equal importance as to ‘Learning what?’
Why International Curriculum?
•Student centric Classrooms
•Ideal combination of formative and summative assessments
•Prepares students to address the challenges of tomorrow, i.e.
inculcates in them the skills, attitudes and values
•Prepares students to enter top colleges & universities in the
world
•Universities offer student scholarships. They get credits in
international Universities
Benefits for learners
•
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Internationally recognised qualifications
Excellence in education
Learner-centred approach
Progressive and flexible
Comprehensive support for learners and
teachers
“I can’t recommend the Cambridge programme highly
enough. It got me into Stanford University.”
Christopher Hanson, former Cambridge learner, USA
Cambridge learners
Cambridge supports schools to develop learners who are:
•confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
•responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
•reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn
•innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
•engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference
“I found that Cambridge developed a mindset
– a desire not only to learn the work, but also to
understand and interpret problems.”
Warren Little, former Cambridge learner, South Africa, who progressed to
the University of Cape Town
CIE AT PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Credentials
• Podar International CIE school has been successfully running the CIE
programme with students topped in the World and India since last 10
yrs.
• Podar has complete experience and expertise in implementation of the
Cambridge International programme in Santacruz, Powai, Worli, Thane,
Nerul, Kalyan, Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad. We are also in the process of
starting CIE Schools now in Thane, Chandkheda, Jamnagar and
Banerghetta.
• Hundreds of students have appeared for Cambridge examinations at
Podar -Santacruz, Nerul & Pune.
• Podar International School students have been recognized and accepted
globally because of their proven high academic standards.
• Podar Students have sought placements in top leading universities over
100 countries like USA,UK, Singapore, Australia.
PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
(2013-14)
PODAR STUDENTS’ PLACEMENT AROUND THE
WORLD
Name
Course & University
Place
Mumbai, India
Bhayani Pooja
BDS Dentistry at D.Y. Patil, Mumbai
Chaudhary Tanya
B.com ,C.A.,B.A .F, Delyods ,
from NM College
Jugal Lakhiani
MMK College(B.Com.)
Jasani Vidhi
M.Tech. at NMIMS, Mumbai
Raghu mathur
BBA
Sreekumar Swathy
Visual Art, Univ. of LaSalle
Sonthalia Y.
BBA from SMU Singapore
Silva Naqisa
Film Direction at London College of
Communication , Univ. of Art-London
London, UK
Gaurav Singh
Aerospace Engineering , Penn State
University
Pennsylvania ,
US
Mumbai
Mumbai, India
Mumbai
Symbiosis, Pune
Singapore
Singapore
PODAR STUDENTS’ PLACEMENT AROUND THE
WORLD
Name of Student
Nivedita Rajan
Course
University
Major in English &
Journalism
State University of New York
at Geneseo, USA
University of
Exeter(Business Mgmt).
United Kingdom
Shivam Malhotra
Business & Cinematic
Art
University of Southern
California, Los Angels
Trisha Jani
Fashion Marketing and
promotion
London college of fashion
Sanya Agarwal
Engineering
Imperial College London
Sreenidhi
Ramakrishnan
Veterinary Science
Nottingham University, UK
Ashprit Singh Arora
BBA
SMU, Singapore
Varun Harirajan
Biotechnology
Torronto University, Canada
Falon Saldanha
Hall of fame
Achievements
KUDOS TO
Podar International School Student
Ms. Zinnia Singh
For being selected by the University of Cambridge (UK)
for
Hons. Natural Sciences (Biological).
PRESENTLY SHE IS STUDYING IN 2ND YEAR OF BIO NATURAL SCIENCE IN
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Our Results Speak for Themselves
Podar Schools are
considered amongst
the Best Quality
Education Schools wherever they
operate
Podar Group of
schools consistently
ranks among the top
5 School Brands in all
of India– IMRB
International Survey
of Schools
The CBSE Boards
results and the CIE
Results are among the
best in the world.
Podar International School awarded
as one of the BEST SCHOOLS IN MAHARSHTRA & INDIA by
EDUCATION WORLD
Consecutively for 3 years: 2011, 2012 & 2013
Podar International School awarded as one of the
Top Schools in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by HINDUSTAN TIMES.
Kudos! Podar International School for being awarded one of the Top
Schools in India by DIGITAL LEARNING
Best ICT school in India
Podar Group of Schools was
awarded as the Best ICT
Enabled School of the year by
Centre for Science,
Development and Media
Studies (CSDMS)
The criteria for the award was
effective use of hardware,
software in the schools and
the overall ICT setup
PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, MUMBAI RANK HIGHLY IN
THE TIMES GROUP RANKING RELEASED OCTOBER 2014
PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL RECEIVES THE 2014
'BEST EDUCATIONAL NETWORK IN INDIA' AWARD BY
MAHARASHTRA TIMES.
PODAR CREDENTIALS
• The exemplary achievement of the institution is
the accreditation of Council of International
School (CIS).
• Podar has benchmarked itself to world standard.
The Goals for Each Podar Student
Independent
Thinkers
Communicators
Modern
Citizens
Adaptors
Good human
Beings
Traditional Values. Modern Thoughts
• Help students become active & responsible
world citizens with strong moral values.
For more information on Podar International School
please visit us at www.podar.org

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