Gurugram: Suncity School will host Pre-Conference Presidential Forum which will bring together renowned educationists and selected government officials from the United States, China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and India to deliberate on crucial issues affecting the education sector.
The conference aims for convergence of stakeholders of education to hold a collaborative dialogue on issues that drive sustainable and inclusive counseling practices geared towards the success of students. The event to be held on 29thAugust at Suncity School will commence with a welcome address by Mr. Arjun Puri, Director, and O.P. Jindal Global University. The session will also witness discussion on issues such as changing field of careers in the 21st century, increased interest in the liberal style arts education, cross-border educational partnerships and the like. Dr. Adam Weinberg, a renowned educationist and President, Denison University will lead the US delegation at the Presidential Forum.
Approximately 12 senior global university leaders including Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, 20-25 senior principals from schools such as La Martiniere, Shiv Nadar School, Mahatma Gandhi International School, TERI Prakrati School, senior government officials and trade organization leaders are slated to attend the conference. The other attendees include Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Board of Governors, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), India, Mr. Vineet Gupta, Pro Vice Chancellor, Ashoka University, India, Dr. James Scott, Vice Provost, University of Missouri, U.S,Ms. Michelle Whittingham, Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S. Professor Pankaj Chandra, Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University, India, Ms. Shobha Mishra Ghosh, Asst. Secretary General, FICCI, India, Darshan Singh, Chairman, Welham Boys’ School, Vishal Talwar, Dean, BM Munjal University.
“It is an honour to host the presidential forum at our school in Gurugram. The event will bring together renowned educationists to discuss and deliberate on crucial issues of the education sector. The ultimate objective of the forum is to drive success of the students. We, at Suncity School have always stressed on the welfare of the students as being the ultimate aim of education,” said Ms. Rupa Chakravarty, Principal Suncity School.
The presidential forum hosted by Suncity School is a part of 3 day conference by IC3. The Conference seeks to make a major impact in enabling school leaders in India to set up infrastructure and policies to guide students to choose and succeed in careers that best fit their ambitions and interests. The conference is being led by a group of 27 high school counselors and principals from India and Southeast Asia, representing 17 cities from 5 countries.