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MENAFN - Arab News - 08/01/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) The 26th conference of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) school principals in the Gulf will be held in New Delhi between Jan. 9 and Jan. 12 to discuss critical challenges and other significant issues confronting Indian schools functioning in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states, said E.K. Mohammed Shaffe, principal of the International Indian School-Dammam

He said Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid will inaugurate the conference, which is being hosted this year by the Saudi Chapter of the CBSE

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former president of India, will be the key-note speaker

The four-day event with the theme "Innovative Leadership for Creative Learning" will kick off on Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. Professor Dinesh Singh, vice chancellor of Delhi University, will address the inaugural session

"More than 100 principals from different CBSE-affiliated schools across the GCC will participate in the gathering of academic leaders," Shaffe told Arab News.

Vineet Joshi, chairman of the CBSE, Kapil Dev, cricket legend and former captain of the Indian cricket team, and Sadhana Parashar, director of Academic Innovation, Research and Training, CBSE, will attend the opening session.

The conference will be held in nine sessions. The second session will be presided over by Joshi, while Parashar will attend as chief resource person

The third session will be conducted by Govinda, vice chancellor of National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi.

Lt. Gen. (Retd) Zameeruddin Shah, vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, will also address the session. Balasubramaniam, former director of academics, CBSE, will chair the fourth session.

Professor Vijay Menon, faculty at Great Lakes Institute of Business Management and IIM Indore, will be the resource person for the morning session on Saturday

The conference will come to an end with a business session and valedictory session in the afternoon on Sunday.

A steering committee of principals has been set up to organize the event. It includes Shaffe, Syed Hameed, Saudi chapter convener and principal, IIS-Jubail; Syed Masood Ahmed, principal, IIS-Jeddah; Shaukat Parvez, principal, IIS-Riyadh; Minhaj Khan, principal, DPS-Riyadh; Sreedevi Menon, principal, Al-Wurood School-Jeddah; Tabassum Farooqui, principal, NMEIS-Riyadh; Asima Saleem, principal, Yara School-Riyadh; Lidiya George, principal, Sunshine School-Alkhobar; Rahmathulla, principal, Al-Yasmin School-Riyadh and Irfan, principal, IIS-Taif.


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