Past Conferences 2012

1st The Big Picture Training Conference for Education Leaders and Changemakers 29th Nov- 6th Dec, 2012 (Delhi, Pune & Bengaluru)

DELHI : 29-30 NOV, 2012

PUNE : 2-3 Dec, 2012

BENGALURU : 5-6 Dec, 2012

 

A practical training workshop and conference for education heads and changemakers is based on practical application of ideas that have worked and research to support findings.


Goal:

Help schools implement a vastly different agenda in education for every child’s personalized development through conversations that lead to change.


At all venues, the conference will follow the same format as below:


Day 1

Morning

Theme 1: Trends and innovations in education

Objectives

  • Build awareness of global education practices.
  • Learn from the best.
  • Adopt a broader, bolder education.

 

Themes

Learning from the world’s high performing education systems: Lessons from Finland, Singapore and other countries that have topped the TIMSS and PISA international comparisons year after year


  • The role of leadership: When business as usual is not enough
  • What’s new and important: A new vision for our schools

 

Post Lunch

Theme 2: New techniques in teaching

Objectives

  • Understand hands-on and accelerated learning processes based on scientific principles.
  • Improve every child's performance and confidence.

 

Themes

  • The need of the hour: Personalised, customized and differentiated education
  • Is this an oxymoron?: Involving every child at the same time as reducing teacher workload
  • Learning for understanding: Hands-on, interactive and accelerated teaching methods that work based on scientific principles and research
  • When rubber hits the road: Making morals real and effective

DAY 2

Morning

Theme 3: A checklist for driving change in education

Objectives

  • Prioritize between conflicting objectives.
  • Decide on a course of action based on research and evidence.
  • Bring about meaningful and systemic change.

 

Themes

  • Benchmarking education: The schools we want and how to nurture them/li>
  • Assessments and reporting so that every child excels: Away from exam fear and exam to exam cycles to assessments and reports that preserve the self-esteem and inform, empower and inspire each child
  • The power of positive reinforcement: From the language of praise and reprimand to languages that encourage and empower, research data and meta analysis

 

Post Lunch

Theme 4:Creative, collaborative and thinking classrooms

Objectives

  • ExperienceStella's Creative Classrooms.
  • Instill leadership and teamwork skills

 

Themes

  • Nurturing thinkers and leaders:Stella’s creative and thinking classroom
  • Nurturing team players: Cooperative learning through games