School leadership development continues to grow leaps and bounds even after the exit of theKEF’s School Leadershipintervention from the schools. The Head Teachers from exited schools with supportfrom some current schools, organized a 2-day virtual educational conference.
The conference was attended by 200 participants from across thecountry, including 25 eminent personalities from the field of education. To name a few, Ms.Neha Balsare - Deputy. Director SCERT, Director MIEPA Pune, Mr. MadhukarBanuri– Founder& CEO of Leadership For Equity, Mr. Raj Shankar Das - Recipient of Governor's award, Ambassador of India to Sri Lanka, Gold Medalist International Speaker Quizmaster and Columnist WestBengal, Mr.MubarakKapdi - Education Inspector North Zone, Chembur and Mr. GnanasekarDhanpal - Global Convener, World Children Parliament, Mr. P.A. Inamdar - President, MCESociety, Pune and others.
Some of the relevant themes covered in the presentations were – Pastoral care, 'Stress Management for Students', 'Gandhian Philosophy and NayiTalim', 'Inclusive Decision Making - Sociocracy'.
In the coming year, the organizers wish to include students once again, and in bigger numbers,so that students continue having their voice and perspective in the upcoming conferencesalong with School Head Teachers and teachers.