Mentor Conclave 2011

Mentor Conclave 2011

EXCELLENCE IN SCHOOL EDUCATION CONCLAVE 2011

THEME: Leveraging joy, imagination and Innovation

VENUE: J.N.Tata Auditorium, Bangalore

DATE: November 11 to 13, 2011

Mentor Magazine in association with Eduexcellence and The Teacher Foundation along with the faculty support from IIT Delhi organised the Excellence in School Education ConclaveLeveraging Joy, Imagination and Innovation on November 11 to 13, 2011, at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

The Conclave converged passionate people, ideas and effective practises from local, national and international settings. This three-day-long Conclave witnessed sessions on the critical aspects of Education like: Leadership, Understanding the Child, Systems and Process etc. The conclave gave participants an opportunity to:

Hear eminent and noteworthy speakers at the conference sessions

Choose from dedicated workshops meant for intensive interactions and getting a hands-on approach to these practices

PARTICIPATION: 400+ delegates from across the globe, representing academia and industry

SPEAKERS:  46 distinguished speakers lead participant engagement through thought provoking presentations, workshops and panel discussions

SESSIONS: 19 conferences and 20 workshops

Conclave Sessions:

LEADERSHIP

Conference Mode

School as a community leader (Improving personal interactions)

Changing Role of the School Principal.

Nurturing Teachers

Workshop Mode

Effective Leadership: Case Studies

Distributed leadership- coaching leaders

Mentoring the mentor

PEDAGOGY & UNDERSTANDING THE CHILD

Conference Mode

Keeping the students happy

Teacher Readiness for effective teaching

Learning-centred Instruction

Whole Brain Learning

Workshop Mode

Managing Behaviour in the Classroom

Teaching how children learn

Experiential Learning

Knowing the child

Special Educational Needs & Gifted Education

CURRICULA & ASSESSMENT

Conference Mode

Understanding assessment across cultural

Designing an effective curriculum

Holistic Curriculum Vs. Scholastic Curriculum

Assessment for Learning

Workshop Mode

Contemporary curriculum presentation

Demystifying CCE

Understanding International Curriculum

Authentic Assessment

SYSTEMS & PROCESSES

Conference Mode

Quality standards in Education

Schools as Safe Spaces

From Teacher-driven to Learning-driven Schools

Key processes in a school

Workshop Mode

Quality Drivers in Primary & Secondary Education

Making a school development plan

Integrating International curriculums

Whole School Transformation and I.T.

Putting the Teacher ahead of Technology

LOOKING BEYOND

Conference Mode

Lessons from the corporate sector for school leaders

Education for a humane society

De-schooling the society.

Employability Skills of Students

Workshop Mode

Right to Education

Role of Parents & Society in Education

Bringing social media in learning process- FaceBook, Twitter…

Speakers

  • DR. HARISH CHAUDHRY

    Renowned educator & Professor IIT Delhi

  • SYED SULTAN AHMED

    Progressive Educator & Managing Director EduMedia India

  • MAYA MENON

    Renowned educationist & founder of The Teachers Foundation

  • VIDYA SHETTY

    Director Academics – Pearson Schools

  • JENNY MOSLEY

    Teacher Trainer, Drama-therapist, Best-selling Author and Creator of the Whole School Ecoystemic Model of Quality Circle Time, UK

  • SANDEEP SRIVASTAVA

    CEO, IYCWorld SoftInfrastructure Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

  • GRACE PINTO

    Managing Director – Ryan Group of Schools

  • SPOKEY WHEELER

    Project Director – Adhyayan

  • SARA HURLEY

    Creative story teller, UK

  • SU HART

    Singer, Musician and Teacher, UK

  • AJANTHA PERERA

    Educator – Srilanka

  • SWASPAWAN SINGH

    Former ambassador and permanent representative of India to the United Nations, Geneva

  • VENUSWAMY RAMASWAMY

    Venguswamy Ramaswamy- Global Head – iON Tata Consultancy Services

  • DR. GHOSHAL

    Dean – National Institute of Design, Bangalore

  • SANDEEP ANEJA

    Founder and Managing Director, Kaizen PE

  • KIRAN BIR SETHI

    Founder – Riverside School, Gujrat

  • SUNITA GANDHI

    Founder – City Montessori School, Lucknow

  • MADHAV RAO

    CEO, Synergy School Systems, Noida

  • KABIR VAJPEYI

    Founder – Vinyas, Delhi

  • ASHA SINGH

    Reader, Human Development and Childhood Studies, Specialist Theatre in Education, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi

  • SHANTA SINHA

    Chairperson- national commission for protection of child rights

  • AMIT KUMAR AMAN

    Assistant professor, faculty of education – JR Handicapped University Chitrakoot (UP)

  • RADHA RAMASWAMY

    Full time practitioner and trainer – Theatre of the Oppressed

  • VIJAY GUPTA AND DEVIKA NADIG

    Founders – Shikshangan

  • TARA KINI

    Singer, Teacher and Education Consultant, Bangalore

  • SAUMIL MAJUMDAR

    Co-Founder & CEO of EduSports

  • GAYATHRI TIRTHAPURA

    Founder/Director of Parent Musing Services

  • ARVIND VENKATADRI

    Head of Library Programme – Akshara foundation

  • MADHURI PARTHI

    Director- Takshila Group of Schools, Educomp

  • USHY MOHANDAS

    Faculty at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore

  • KIRAN GULRAJANI

    Founder – Coevolve

  • TARA SABATHY

    Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of Education, Bangalore University

  • UMME KULSUM & GURU RAJA

    Umme Kulsum -Associate Professor & UGC Post-Doctoral Research Awardee Department of Education Bangalore University Guru Raja -C.S, Project Fellow, Department of Education Bangalore University

  • POONAM KASHYAP

    CEO – GEMS Schools

  • APARNA SHANKAR

    Sparkrill International School, Warangal & Quality Assurance Inspector, CFBT, UK

  • BARBARA SCHMID

    Social Welfare Manager – Kalkeri Sangeet Vidhayala, dharwad

  • GEET OBEROI

    Founder President – Orkids

  • RAJA RAM SHARMA

    Joint Director CIET and Head, DCETA, NCERT

  • DILIP PATEL

    Advisory Board – EduMedia India Pvt Ltd

  • RITIKA CHANDA PARUCK

    British Council

  • SHONA CHATTERJI

    Prof of neurology of memory and learning, NCBS

  • GEETA RAMANUJAM

    Founder – Kathalaya

  • DR. ANKUR MADAN

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore

  • CHARU NAUTIYAL

    Principal- Dunne’s Institute, Mumbai

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
― Robert Frost