The sponsors of the programme were Jain Heritage, a Cambridge school, Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan and Chaitanya public school.

The emphasis of current educational system should be on quality rather than quantity. It can be embedded through imparting education which includes technical know-how, heterogeneity, creative skills and collaborative skills apart from the targeted syllabus.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conducted a one-day programme, ‘School Excellence Conclave' at Hotel Park on Wednesday. The theme focused on ‘sustaining quality in schools: challenges and way forward' by networking with different schools, learning together and sharing best practices.

Navy Children School Director, Cdr. A.K. Sharma, Vice Chairman of CII Visakhapatnam Zone and Managing Director of Sravan Shipping Service Private Ltd, G. Sambasiva Rao, CEO of Bala Vidya Mandir, Chennai, S.S. Nathan, Correspondent of Teeny Boppers, Poonam Shah Srinath along with others spoke about enhancing the effectiveness in teaching and learning methodology.

The sponsors of the programme were Jain Heritage, a Cambridge school, Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan and Chaitanya public school.

CII is a Non-Governmental industry that works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry and government through advisory and consultative process. The session created a roadmap to bring in considerable change in the quality of educational systems. It catalyses change by working closely with government on policies and issues by enhancing efficiency and competitiveness through a range of specialised services and global linkages.

“One can imbibe the best of knowledge discussed and can inculcate effective change at regional and national levels through such sessions. This is the first time we are conducting in the city and hope to conduct such sessions in the future,” said Senior Counsellor of CII, Bangalore, Sayee Lakshmi.

There was an open forum held wherein the audience discussed about the constraints faced in the current educational system and changes required in incorporating better techniques of teaching.

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