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Education Conference for Don Bosco Schools India 2016

By Father Bivan R. Mukhim  - 1 Comments
Guwahati, Nov. 2. The 'Gateway to the North East' is all set to welcome the participants of the 4th National Education Conference of Don Bosco School Principals in association with the Salesian Province of Guwahati will be held at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati, Assam from November 04 to 06 2016. The theme of the conference will be ''Transforming India through Education.''
It is a bi-annual educational Conference attended by about 250 Salesian Principals from across India, providing them with a common platform to discuss and deliberate on issues affecting education today and to find new ways of preparing the young to be future-ready to meet the challenges of 21st century.

The inauguration will be held on Friday, November 04, at 6.00 p.m. along with the key note address delivered by Shri Jairam Ramesh M.P. Former Union Minister, Environment and Forests, Government of India. On November 05, Dr. Fabio Attard SDB, General Councilor for Youth Ministry, Rome will hoist the flag and address the gathering on ''Preparing a Global Citizen in the Don Bosco Way.''  A social Entrepreneur, co-founder, MD, B-ABLE Susil Ramola will share on ''Leading Change in 21st Century.''  Thomas Menamparampil, Archbishop Emeritus, Guwahati will highlight on ''Preparing Young Minds for a Corruption Free Society.'' There will be a Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Dhrubajyoti Saikia, Chairman, VC, Cotton College State University, Assam which will be followed by Enchanting North East: A Cultural Razzmatazz. Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam will be the Chief Guest at the function.

On November 06 at 9.00 a.m. Fr. Joseph Manipadam, National Secretary, Education, CBCI, India will enlighten on ''Challenges to New Education Policy, Government of India'' and Shri. Derek O'Brian, M.P. National Chief Spokesperson, TMC, West Bengal will deal on ''Education - a response to Emerging India and a tool for Creating Socio-Political Leadership.'' Professor Emeritus, IIT, Delhi, and Founder: SPICMACAY and a Padmashree Dr. Kiran Seth will be speaking on ''Education towards National Integration and Promotion of Cultures.'' Dr. Sunita K. Bhuyan, Renowned Violinist and Social Activist will speak on ''Leadership, Change and Empowerment.'' The programme will be concluded with a Valedictory Function and the presentation of Don Bosco Educationist Awards.

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Sudikshit Roy Barma India Mumbai
November 03, 2016

Don Bosco Schools have made great contributions to the education movement all over the world.This conference will show us new paths in that direction.

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