GIIS Chinchwad has been committed to providing students platforms for exploring their interests and understanding the aptitudes for their pursuits. To help them in establishing priorities, designing pathways and exposing them to real life demands of the industry, the school actively collaborates with institutes providing stream specific guidance to the students.
Keeping the traditions alive, GIIS Chinchwad partnered with DQ Labs, Pune and held a workshop on ‘Careers in Architecture and Design’. The purpose for this workshop was to orient children towards the dynamics of careers in this industry and increase awareness about different options available through this field. The workshop for students of Class VI, VII & VIII provided an insight into different careers in design like Fashion Design, Product Design, Automobile design, Graphic design, Web design and many more. The students were told about the courses which they can pursue and were given an overview of the entrance examinations required for each course.
The key note speaker of the workshop was Ms Sharduli Joshi who spoke about Design entrance exams and procedures to get into top Design schools and Architecture schools like NATA, IIT, and Architecture for schools like IIT, CEPT, SPA etc, UCEED, NID & UG Design entrance exams – IIT, NID, MIT, NIFT, Pearl Academy etc. the team from DQ Labs also guided students and provided Design career counseling and information on foundation learning programs. Almost 35 students showed an inclination towards pursuing this stream.
The world is rapidly changing and it has become priority of the schools to have ways of helping kids recognize that globalization is something they have to comprehend, appreciate, respect and become one with.
Principal Dr Amrita Vohra said, “From the look and feel of our living spaces to the colors displayed in advertisements to the layouts of websites, art & design influences our lives in ways we don’t even realize. People with art and design degrees find work in nearly every industry imaginable, in niche roles that didn’t even exist ten or fifteen years ago.”