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For children who thrive on additional challenges, GenWise offers GSS Advanced–a three-week residential programme in Bengaluru. Here, students above 13 years can learn about automation, systems thinking and the science behind everyday gadgets from world-class instructors. To register for the June-July session, click here.
Reimagining the way engineering is taught and applied in India, the Young Technology Scholars aims to help high-schoolers to gain a deeper understanding of their interests through hands-on problem solving, collaborative learning and evening workshops. This two-week residential summer programme will be held in June at Pathways World School Aravali, Gurgaon. For more information, click here.
Applications are now open for The Oxford Institute's summer programme. Specialising in courses for high school students in a number of academic fields, students can choose between a two-week standard course or a four-week advanced course. To register, click here.
Applications are now open for Young Leaders for Active Citizenship's High School Achievers Program. Giving passionate students a platform to share their ideas and providing them with the skills to drive change in their own communities, this one-of-a-kind programme is anchored by Harvard and Oxford alumni. To register, click here.
Want to know what your education avenues are? Join Saikat Majumdar, Professor of English and Creative Writing, Ashoka University, as he hosts an interactive workshop on 22nd February, 2019 at The Cathedral and John Connon School. To register, email email@example.com or call 9645908608 on or before 18 February 2018.
If you still want to apply for boarding schools, there are some that are still accepting admissions from international students. These 10 schools are a part of Linden’s network of Premier Boarding Schools. For more information, visit Linden.
Four reputed Swiss schools will be visiting Mumbai to discuss their upcoming summer programs on Friday, February 8 at the St. Regis, Lower Parel. Click here for more information.
Applications to the McGill Summer Academy are open till Thursday, February 7. This is a great opportunity to explore not just the McGill campus, but also the city of Montreal. Click here for more information.
Tour Ontario provides campus visits - which are a great opportunity for students to visit prestigious colleges and universities as well as a range of many other recognized institutions in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. Click here for more information.
An annual award for young artists, aged 14-21, The Jeffrey AHN, JR. Fellowship provides creative capital to young people to foster a positive educational and creative process that empowers them to be working artists for a summer, and to experience the freedom and the responsibility that such trust entails. The easy Phase 1 application is due 15 December. For more information, click here.
Registration for all regions of the 2018-2019 KWHS Investment Competition is now open and lasts through Sunday, September 9. It's an engaging learning opportunity and teamwork challenge for both high school educators and students -- sign up today! Click here for more information.
The YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram engages creative and artistically inclined teenagers to use the power of visual storytelling to create change. Hinged on using arts for advocacy, the fellowship is looking for 30 exceptional teenagers in Bengaluru and Mumbai to start meaningful conversations on themes important to them. Click here to find out more!
The fundamental role of independent educational consultants is to help students explore college opportunities and find the right place for them to succeed academically and socially. IECs don’t get students admitted—they help students demonstrate why they deserve to be admitted at appropriately chosen schools. They help students find colleges they might not have heard of—often out of their region—and they help students put their best foot forward.
Here are 5 things families should consider when looking to hire an IEC: