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Indian Education Show 2012

Indian Education Show 2012

Conference Agenda

DAY 1 - APRIL 28, 2012
10:00 Inaugural Note: Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Holdings Ltd.
10:00 - 12:15 Session 1
Inaugural Session & Lighting of the lamp
Literate India: Building a Knowledge Economy
Session Highlights
  • Evaluating education growth strategy of the 13th Plan
  • How government can encourage local businesses to transform a community and help its schools
  • Technology redefining 21st century literacy
  • Commercialisation of education via edutainment
  • International tie-ups for greater market opportunity
  • Need for universal education code
  • Measuring and tapping performances of government initiatives- analysing the gap
  • Building brand support for blue-collar skills/services
Mr. K K Khandelwal, IAS Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Haryana
Mr. Amit Gupta, S Chand
Mr. Pawan Aggarwal, Advisor (Higher Education), Planning Commission, GOI
Dr. S S Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
Mr. Vineet Joshi, IAS, Chairman, CBSE
Mr.Karan Khemka, Partner, The Parthenon Group
Mr. Sandip Somany, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Mr. Sanjiv R Pande, Managing Director, SMART Technologies, South Asia
Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD & CEO, ,National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
12:00 - 12:30 Networking Tea/Coffee
12:30 - 13:30 Session 2
Curriculum debate
Session Highlights
  • International board curriculum vs. CBSE vs. ICSE vs. state board
  • Accreditation and uniform curriculum debate
  • service formats
Mr. Pramod Sharma, Director, Genesis Global School
Mrs. Vanita Uppal, Secondary School Principal, The British School
Mr. B.K. Tripathi, Joint Director, NCERT
Ms. Richa Agnihotri, Curriculum head- International Curriculum, Step By Step School, Noida
Mr. Anand Joshi, Regional Representative, The College Board
13:30 - 14:30 Networking Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Session 3
The K-12 Mandate: Education with new age Environment and Sustainability
Session Highlights
  • Developing schools corporate style � How to marry quality, consistency and scale towards individual student learning
  • Entwining vocational proficiency in mainstream education
  • Are digital classes smartening overall learning process: Early predictions?
  • Structural innovations for new age learning places schools
Session Chairman - Mr. Ashok Ganguly, Former Chairman, CBSE
Mrs. Madhulika Sen, Principal, Tagore International school
Mr. Gulraj Shahpuri, CEO, Promise
Mr. Andy Gray, Head- Governing Council, EuroSchool
Ms. Anuradha Sen, Shiv Nadar Schools
Mr. Neeraj Manchanda, Managing Partner, NMA
15:30 - 16:00 Networking Tea/Coffee
16:00 - 16:30 Key note 1 - Dr. S. S. Mantha, Chairman, AICTE
16:30 - 17:30 Session 4
Making Higher Education Deliverable
Session Highlights

  • Bridging the employability gap
  • Need for an institute-corporate commitment?
  • Why is the research culture missing in Indian higher education system?
  • International tie-ups for sharing best practices
  • How degree courses like engineering will make a comeback in new avatar to rebuild existing structures for higher efficiency
  • People want to live where their parents live, where the language is theirs, if the education quality will permit that: Building a case against Brain Drain
  • Available 5 NUJS, 5 IITs & 6 IIMs- calling for more!
  • How third-generation Indian universities can be more connected into business, the community, and the world
Prof. Sanjeev Swami, Dayalbagh Education Institute, Agra
Ms. Shobha Mishra Ghosh, Director Education, FICCI
Dr. J D Singh, Director General, Jaipuria Institute of Management.
Prof. Rameshwar Rao, Vice-Chancellor, JNTU Hyderabad
Prof. Dr. K.K. Dwivedi, Vice Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University
17:30 - 18:30 Session 5
VALEDICTORY SESSION: Lessons in Scaling-up
Session Highlights
  • Joint ventures �Where education businesses can infuse growth through forward and backward integration
  • Consolidation of small institutes under a single corporate umbrella
  • What corporate model/models are best fits for fast growth business of education? A case study analytics
  • Ecosystem of education system to grow
Mr. Varun Khanna, Director, IREO
Col. Gopal Karunakaran (Retd), Project Director (Schools), HCL Comnet Limited
Day 2 - APRIL 29, 2012
09:00 - 10:00 POWER BREAKFAST Session
Principal becoming the CEO
Session Highlights
  • Investing in principal training: How can Principals become instructional leaders, organisational managers, and innovative decision makers.
Mr. Ashok Kumar, CEO, Indian High School Group & Principal-The Indian High School Dubai
Mr. Jayant Hari Har Lal, Former Deputy Headmaster, The Doon School
Mr. Nirmal K. Tewari, Director- education, Modi Group
10:00 - 10:30 Key note 2 - Ms. Nesha O'Neil, Advisor , Childcare Association Australia
10:30 - 11:30 Session 2
Building a Serious Business case for Early Learning
Session Highlights
  • Will standardisation and accreditation help to build integrated learning platform?
  • Lack of prescribed pre-school syllabus: A Boon or Bane
  • How to measure effectiveness of pre-school programs
  • Exploring extended streams for early learning after hours
  • Engaging families in early childhood education: How & how much
  • Is the support instructional market ready? Toys, books, digital, etc.
Session Leader: Mr. Jonathan Marshall, MD, Plataris Learning Systems
Mr. Amit Singh, SBU Head- EuroKids Pre-Schools
Ms. Nesha O'Neil, Advisor , Childcare Association Australia
Mr. Jaisimha Jaithirth, Managing Director, Chrysaalis I-Maths India Pvt Ltd.
Mrs. Manjula Pooja Shroff, CEO, Calorx
Mrs. Sudha Gupta, Chairperson, Mothers Pride
11:30 - 12:30 Key Note 3 - Mr. Shantanu Prakash, CMD, Educomp
12:30 - 13:30 Session 3
Creating Vocational Initiatives
Session Highlights
  • Measuring and tapping performances of government initiatives- analysing the gap
  • Building brand support for blue-collar skills/services
  • Tie-ups with banks and industry to provide loans to students perusing vocational courses
  • Need to build government guidelines for vocational skills institutionalisation
  • Scaling up vocational education and skill training through open schooling
  • Creating landscape to encourage participation of international vocation skills training and service companies- bringing in quality and consistency by creating competitive environment
Mr. Ian Gordon, Director, VET Quality Compliance
Mr. Larry Anderson, Director, International Business, Gold Coast, Institute of TAFE, Australia
Mr. Salil Pande, CEO & Founder, V Mock
Lt. Col. Rohit Agarwal (Retd),Principal Consultant, Global Knowledge Network Society
Mr. Jatinder Singh, Head of Education & Skill Development Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
13:30 - 14:15 Networking Lunch
14:15 - 15:00 Session 4
Where attention goes, Investment follows
Session Highlights
  • Due diligence prior to partnerships
  • Regulations and legal safeguards for a growing educational enterprise
  • Bringing education in limelight
  • Great demand spells high growth
  • Why education is as an attractive PE proposition
  • Breaking away of the not-for-profit education syndrome
  • Debt vs. equity debate for funding
Mr. Deep Mishra, MD, Everstone Capital
Ms. Seema Jhingan, Lex Councel Law
Mr. Amit Gupta, CEO, S. Chand
Mr. Ujjwal Singh, Partner, Indus Balaji
15:00 - 16:00 Session 5
Preparing Teachers for Change
Session Highlight
  • How better teachers are a result of their connections to the real world
  • Learning's from numbers: Amazon has complete insights on what his customer bought last- Can teachers have every piece of data about their class students
  • Teacher, training and technology � need to tap the 3Ts of education
  • Teacher incentives: What are they? How & when do they work best?
  • What schools can learn from corporate about personnel management
  • What learning institutes can do for making afterhours effective for teachers
  • Building a strong foundation for quality-focused faculty
  • Recruiting, Retaining and Motivation World-Class and quality focused teachers across K-12 schools.
Mr. Andrew Mowat, Principal, Group 8 Education Consultancy and Research institution
Dr. H S Srivastava, Former Dean, NCERT
Ms. Neenu Puri, Director (Education), S. Chand Harcourt (India) Pvt. Ltd
Ms. Lina Ashar, Founder, Kangaroo Kids and & Billabong High International School.
Mr. Gulraj Shahpuri, CEO, Promise
16:00 - 16:15 Networking Tea/Coffee
16:15 - 16:30 Key Note 4 - Mr. Sushil Prakash, Sr. Consultant, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT)
16:30 - 17:15 Session 6
Replacing "chalk talk" with technology
Session Highlights
  • The need to adopt virtual classrooms, data analysis, online games & highly customised coursework
  • More content available free online, and arming each child with a �cheap device� that is connected to a tremendous amount of capacity
Session Chair-- Mr. Sanjiv R Pande, Managing Director, SMART Technologies, South Asia
Mr. Lokesh Mehra, Director-Education Advocacy, Microsoft.
Mr. Raman Kalyanakrishnan, Practice Head, Tata Strategic Management group
Mr. Krishan Khanna, Chairman, i2k Solutions Pvt Ltd.
Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Bakhshi, Vice Chancellor, U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad
Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, Vice President - K- 12 Solutions, S. Chand Harcourt
17:15 - 17:45 Key Note 5 - The Big Connect-Partnering for enlarged education access
                        Prof. Vinod Raina, Member, Central Advisory Board of Education
17:45 - 18:15 Session 7
Building Global Competency
Session Highlights
  • What can Indian education system offer?
  • Exporting education beyond India
  • Strategic connect to leverage international standards
  • International and Indian perspective
  • Formation and dissemination of modern international curriculum
Mr. Kamal Puri, Founder President, Skyline University College, UAE

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