IB School in Mumbai

The Counseling and Guidance Department provides services tailored to meet the special needs of each individual. The counseling office will continually assess student progress and, as needs change; student programs are adapted to provide the most appropriate services. The counseling office is proactive and student-centered and will seek to develop a shared responsibility with parents and students to promote a stronger partnership between the home and the school. Counselors are trained to help students with educational planning, career decisions, understanding assessment marks, and personal concerns.

Students will develop attitudes, knowledge, and skills that contribute to life-long learning. They will complete school with the academic preparation essential for their chosen post-secondary plans. They will understand the relationship between their academic studies and the world outside of school. Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions. They will learn to employ strategies to achieve future career success and satisfaction. Finally they will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education and training, and the world of work.

The school provides crisis intervention, evaluation, and short-term counseling sessions as needed. The School Counselor provides advice and counseling to students who find themselves in difficult personal situations.

Students will be helped with university processes of choosing and applying to colleges. The College Counselor encourages students and their families to learn about colleges and universities, invites representatives from colleges and universities, and informs students about standardized tests.

The ESL program at Kohinoor American School is designed to benefit those learning English and who speak English as a first language. Our trained ESL specialists co-teach content classes providing linguistic support and strategies to facilitate the development of more autonomous language learners. Through the push-in model, ESL teachers collaborate with the content teachers to create an inclusive environment that provides students with the academic English they can carry with them through their educational careers.