On January 19, Garodia International Centre for Learning Mumbai (GICLM), a prominent IB school in Mumbai, hosted MISA (Members of International Schools Association) SYNERGY 2018-19 at its campus. The event brought together young scientific minds aiming to create a better tomorrow. Students across member schools got an opportunity to display their scientific talents and compete with each other through a science exhibition and presentation about their innovative projects.
The event witnessed 33 member IB schools and 322 students participating in junior and senior categories. The categories in science and technology were: applications in genetic engineering, IVF, biotechnology, bionics, genetic modification, brain enhancement, prosthetics, architecture, mechanics, machinery, infrastructure, interfacing, artificial intelligence, health and medicine, environment and conservation specifically addressing problems of food scarcity. Students demonstrated their unique innovations to address existing problems.
The projects focused on how technology has enhanced the quality of human life and was adjudicated by independent judges. The winners were Vibgyor High, Goregaon in junior category and Pinnacle High International School in senior overall category. There were several winners in various sub-categories and all participants received MISA certificates.
On the occasion, Nishant Garodia, founder, GICLM said, “We are delighted that MISA committee chose GICLM to host the science exhibition. There is great enthusiasm amongst our students who are waiting to showcase their innovative ideas along with other students from the participating schools. We look forward to having and organising many such-like events in our school premises to encourage our students towards practical learning.”
The event aims at encouraging functional, practical and world-class quality education which will bring about an educational breakthrough blending Indian traditional values and modern innovative methods of learning. It aims to upgrade schools in international curriculum training which will produce global citizens who are educated, nurtured and framed to build a better tomorrow.
In the previous edition of the event, GICLM bagged the second place winning awards in most categories. Its student’s innovative science and technology projects addressed pertinent issues, finding solutions, and pointing a way forward for future development.Posted in Campus