What is Career Guidance & Counselling and why it is important for a child?
Choosing the right career is one of the most crucial decisions of a student’s life. Globalization along with rapid advances in technology have thrown open a plethora of new career options to the youth. This reality has created the need for Career Guidance to be an integral part of the education system. Most students choose careers based on their marks obtained and not on what they are passionate about. Students receive variety of suggestions in the name of guidance but choosing a career and a detailed understanding of it is comprehensive process which is dependent on various parameters.
It is the continuous process of thinking about the interests, values, skills and preferences and exploring the learning options available for a child. It generally involves getting to know what your child wants with respect to career opportunities. It is a process that helps to design a career path for your child.
Role of Career Guidance Cell at GEMS
The School’s Career counselling cell which helps to create awareness amongst students so that they are in a position to make informed choices. It serves a number of functions like
Making students equipped with 21 st century relevant skillset. They learn to handle peer pressure, decision making and critical thinking with problem solving skills.