Bhopal: Eastern Public School (EPS), the only IB World School in Bhopal, has been conferred with a prestigious “Best International School in India for Service to the Community” Award at a glittering ceremony held at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi on 25th March 2015.
A market research company “Worldwide Achievers” in association with media outlets Headlines Today and Mail Today organized the Asia Education Summit and the Awards ceremony.
Abhinav Bindra, Olympian Gold medalist in Shooting, presented these awards to the elite group of organisations and institutions.
Every year, Worldwide Achievers recognize Organizations and Leaders in Business, Healthcare and Education in various categories.
Besides EPS, this year’s award recipients include Cambridge University Press, Amity University, Shewag International School, The Punjab Public School, Podar Jumbo Kids, National Academy of Sports Management and National Institute of Fine Arts etc.
Earlier in the day, an education conference was held at the same venue in which eminent educationists including EPS Director Umar Jaffar, enlightened over 250 people on the challenges of present educational system in the country and effective strategies to overcome those challenges.
Acknowledging the award, the Chairman of EPS Dr. Mansoor Durrani said, “Besides the award itself, what makes it so special is the category in which we have been awarded – Service to the Community. This aptly defines the mission of EPS.
"Over the last twelve years, EPS has endeavored to empower Muslim children with the best educational experience in the world, and that too at the fees which is almost a tenth of estimated average fee of other IB World Schools. That is the reason we have been awarded in this category”.
Director Umar Jaffar dedicated the award to every EPS teacher, parent and student, both present and past.
He reiterated that “At EPS, we aim to make a generational change in the lives of this most disadvantaged community with high level of commitment from the faculty and Management.”
Eastern Public School (EPS) offers all three programmes of International Baccalaureate Organization (PYP, MYP and DP) and IGCSE of Cambridge International Examinations for the age group 3 to 18.
It is the only Complete IB World School in Bhopal, the second in Madhya Pradesh and tenth in the country.
The School also plans to offer 50% scholarship to those students who score more than 9 CGPA or above in CBSE 10th Board examinations or equivalent in other programmes for admissions into EPS’ Grade 11 IB Diploma programmes as part of the School’s commitment to the Community.