The Indian Community School (Senior) Kuwait (ICSK) held an inaugural ceremony for the establishment of a counseling Department on 13 October. Mr. K. Gangadhar Shirsath, Principal of ICSK –Khaitan and Father Lionel Braganza, Principal of Don Bosco – Kuwait were present to grace the occasion. According to the modern education concept the school counselors are vital members of the education team.
The main objective of the Counseling department is to help all students in the areas of academic achievement; personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. School counselors are an important part of the educational leadership team and provide valuable assistance to students regardless of whether they work in an elementary school or middle school, high school or beyond.
Dr. Joanne Hands, Director-Kuwait Counseling Centre, inaugurated the counseling department and expressed her great appreciation for the endeavor that aims to assist in the wellbeing of students. She also whole heartedly offered all her support for its growth.
Mrs. Asha Sharma, Kuwait Cluster Convener, felicitated the occasion and underlined in her speech the benefits of having an advanced counseling center. The program coordinator, Mr. Riaz, a faculty from the Department of Psychology spoke on the occasion about the merits of counseling. Mrs. Aarushi, a teaching faculty of the same Department, conducted a power point presentation that outlined the scope of counseling.