Pune is home to some of the best educational institutions that India has to offer. Pune makes one of the most sought-after education destinations in the country. Known as the ‘Oxford of the East, it has become a prime spot for education favored by students from all over the world for its schools.
Nowadays, a lot of parents prefer to put their children in international schools. So, let us look at some of the best schools in Pune offering international education -
GLOBAL INDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
GIIS Pune has two campuses affiliated with CBSE and both GIIS SMART Campus, Hadapsar, and GIIS SMART Campus, Balewadi have been recognized as the Best School in Teaching Excellence in the Times School Online Education Survey 2020 conducted recently.
Both GIIS campuses are well ventilated, well-lit, Wi-fi enabled, and provide ample infrastructure for supporting several extra-curricular activities. This High school believes in student-led conferences, Crossover, and Integrated learning besides learning based on context and research. Various field trips and hands-on work in the labs ensure that these learning practices are employed. The 9 Gems method followed by the school encompasses nine important areas of learning, which are Academic Excellence, Collaborative and Project-based learning; Sports, Health and Fitness Excellence, Visual and Digital Arts; Personality Development, Speech, and Drama; Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving; Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development; Universal values, Ethics and Discipline; Community Connection, Care and Conserve; Life Skills, Career, and Vocational Competencies.
GIIS has consistently delivered excellent results academically and the Faculty also enjoys a reputation of being extremely supportive of students and parents. GIIS also offers unparalleled scholarship opportunities to all its students across 21 campuses in 7 countries.
INDUS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
The Indus International School Pune began its first academic year in August 2008, with 52 students. Indus International School is a place to be if you believe in the concept of ‘Whole education’. It is one of the top 10 International Best Schools in Pune, which has over 825 students from 27 countries, with 30 percent of the students living on campus. The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) is followed between Reception and Grade 5. The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) is for Grades 6 to 8. The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) program is offered for grades 9 and 10 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) is offered for Grade 11 and Grade 12.
Mahindra College is not just an educational institute, but a movement in itself. This college is a place where learning and education take place beyond the classroom walls. The unique aspect of the UWC Mahindra College is ‘Experiential Learning. The school encourages students to participate in various outdoor activities and experiences which help enhance their overall understanding. This form of learning offers a new dimension to the rational thinking process. This institute has been quick in embracing the latest in technology. It has some of the best features that allow life within the campus to be fast, comfortable, and safe. The campus Wi-fi, Biometrics, and the in-campus Banking facility enhance the overall living conditions. This institute is regarded as one of the best schools in Pune and one of the best boarding schools in India.
ELPRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Crowned as the No.1 ‘CBSE school’ in Pune is The Elpro International school. Emphasis is made on the development of the students and their global exposure. The school was opened in 2011. This ensures that the students stay focused and enhance their talents and skills. While the campus is well facilitated with all the requirements of an excellent educational institute, a special mention goes to the STEM/Robotics and Math lab. This is basically to help the students stay abreast of the primary technological goals and walk hand-in-hand with the current IT culture. With eight years of glorious legacy behind it, the Elpro International School has an environment of exposure to learning outside the textbooks as well. The exclusive ‘Hobby Club’ is all about enhancing the individual talents of each child and makes them ready to face the world. Apart from the various academic achievements, strong encouragement is also placed in the fields of music, arts, craft workshops, to name a few.