DLF Public School believes that career decisions should not be the product of circumstances but one’s own decisions. Students of class XI-XII were offered a career workshop on Dec 20, 2017. Over 850 parents, students, teachers of schools from Ghaziabad with a team of career experts engaged in a three and a half hour of magnetic session of exploring together the emerging career avenues in these transformational times during a very insightful workshop ‘Margdarshak 2017’. The workshop was part of a comprehensive school based programme to empower every student to recognize their unique strengths, skills and abilities so as to be able to take an informed and accurate decision regarding higher education and career opportunities. The workshop aimed at informing everyone regarding the changing trends in Delhi University and options outside Delhi University, for students of class XII.
At the outset, Dr. G.S.Tuteja, Deputy Dean, Delhi University gave insights about the latest developments in the admission process, criteria, new courses, entrance exams and the new patterns of education. The different courses offered by the university and the eligibility for specific courses were also discussed. Detailed information on calculating the best 4 subjects for specific courses were addressed.
An eminent career counselor and educationist, Mr. Jitin Chawla emphasized that exploration of careers is an utmost important and clarified various common misconceptions associated with choosing streams and careers. He stressed that students should try the new upcoming universities such as IP University and Jamia Milia Islamia University because their approach is more liberal and market-oriented, unlike DU which is traditional in its approach.
Mr. Rajeev Cowasjee, Dean Academics, Indian School of Hospitality also shared the various lucrative career choices that are available in India and overseas in Hospitality.
Attendees of the workshop took back the learning that parental participation and mutual agreement is significant to choosing an effective stream or career.