Udaipur Set to Host India’s Largest Education BrainstormPTI | New Delhi | Updated: 05-08-2019 11:32 IST | Created: 05-08-2019 11:30 IST
The 3rd edition of India's largest education brainstorming event, the ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) will be held on the 9th and 10th of August, 2019 in the city of lakes, Udaipur. It will bring together over 500 educators to discuss the way towards establishing India as the next global education powerhouse.
The theme for this year's fest is 'Education for Sustainability: Moving on from Conformity to Creativity'.
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur Royalty is the patron of this year's edition. He said, "We are delighted to be part of The Educators Fest 2019. I strongly believe in passion leading growth of education in the country. I also salute the hardwork, countless hours, and innovation being put to work by the Educators fraternity to scale learning prowess amongst students of the 21st century India."
Governor of Punjab & Administrator of UT, His Excellency VP Singh Badnore joining the fest as the Chief Guest commented, "Education should be sustainable, nurture independent thinking, promote creative thought process, prompt life building and character development skills, not just in the classroom but outside for-life too. A lot of India, Indian-ness is in the capable hands of our teachers, school administrators and education policy makers. My best wishes to all the educationists attending the ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2019."
Mr. Ravi Santlani, CEO, ScooNews said, "Global Educators Fest 2019 is a Celebration of Education, its leaders, international wisdom, best practices et al. Now in its third year, it has become a most attended, most recognized and most awaited global event of and for educators. Whether it is Teacher Warriors, Jewels of India, Global Education Awards or the overall fest, our focus is to celebrate the good work and ideas with the educator fraternity and provide a fertile ground for ideation and discussion. I am honored and thankful to our advisory board, participants and patrons for making this India's Largest Education Brainstorm."
The SGEF will see top educators speaking on how to move towards a sustainable education system that prioritizes creativity over conformity. Celebrity educator Anand Kumar of Super 30, Sonam Wangchuk of 3 Idiots Fame, Supercop IPS Amit Lodha, bestselling author of Bihar Diaries, Principal of The Doon School, Mayo College, Scindia School, Pathways, Heritage Schools and various others will speak on key issues concerning Education in the new world, with power packed panels spread over 2 days.
The attending educators will also benefit from the experiences of international educators such as, Sean Slade of ASCD, USA's largest community of educators; Sandy Mathewson, Rector, Glasgow Academy, Scotland, Craig Johnson, Head of American School of Bombay, and many others.
The fest will provide an excellent platform for individuals and organizations contributing to the cause of education, schools as well as startups to debate on innovation with industry leaders on Industry-Academia partnerships, showcase their products among peers and network with like-minded people.