This workshop facilitates a dialogue about teaching, learning, and leading in the school environment to keep pace with emerging demands and challenges. It covers a wide gamut of issues such as art and science of learning, the importance of technological advancement, pedagogy, personality development of students etc. The workshop delves deep into the need for aiming at the harmonious development of multiple dimensions of the student’s personalities. Helps leaders of school education in appreciating and promoting the concept of living together religiously, socially, and environmentally.
School principals and heads and senior teachers, school administrators, members of governing bodies of schools, executive members of various educational boards, educational consultants, educational researchers, educationists, educational psychologists, curriculum planners, coordinators and promoters, sponsors and managers, officers in the department of education at all levels, decision makers, policy makers, members of education regulating bodies, employers and all those concerned with school education may participate.
Dr C Panduranga Bhatta, Professor of Business Ethics and Communication, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta who superannuated from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, has over four decades of teaching and research experience at postgraduate and doctoral levels besides being a leading consultant and contributor to several research projects undertaken by prestigious institutions in India and abroad.
At the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, he was the founder coordinator of the Business Ethics and Communications Group, Coordinator of Management Centre for Human Values, Editor of the Journal of Human Values published by SAGE Publications, Chairperson, Post-Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX), Convenor, Faculty Council, President, IIMC Welfare Association and Provost. He has published many books and numerous research papers, book chapters, case studies and articles in reputed national and international journals.
He has conducted several Management Development Programmes and Executive Educational Programmes on leadership excellence, managerial excellence, organizational excellence through leadership, creative excellence in management, educational leadership excellence and excellence in school education in India, Dubai, Sharjah, Muscat, Singapore, etc.
Prof. Bhatta has been awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Award twice, for the distinctions achieved in Academic field besides being honoured with a gold medal by the Association of Indian Management Schools for securing the prestigious “AIMS-ICFAI Best Teacher Award-2011”. He has also been bestowed with Dewang Mehta Award for Best Teacher in Business Ethics and Communication in 2010. He was deputed to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations’ Chair Professor at Silpakorn University, Bangkok for two academic years by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government. of India.
He is the founder convenor of Samanvaya Academy for Excellence (www.samanvaya.net) which promotes human values at educational institutions and corporate circles. He is also an honorary advisor to Smartail (www.smartail.ai), a start-up venture which creates many products and services for educational institutions based on Artificial Intelligence.
A copy of the book “The Art of Leading in a Borderless World” authored by C Panduranga Bhatta and Pragyan Rath, published by Bloomsbury India, 2020 and research articles, exercises, book chapters, handouts along with video and audio links etc., will be provided.
A certificate signed by the authorities of Smartail and Samanvaya Academy for Excellence will be provided to all the participants.
October 15th, 2022
Workshop Director and Faculty