by BIS correspondent
NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 30, 2013: National School Educators' Conference was organised by "The Energy and Resources Institute" based on the theme 'Innovation and leadership for education for sustainable development'.
The conference was held from 28th October to 30th October 2013 in New Delhi. More than 300 Principals and teachers all over India attended this conference.
The objective of the program was to enhance the leadership skills of educators for a sustainable future. Various tools and techniques were discussed with the interdisciplinary approach to facilitate the teaching learning process. Pictures related to various social and environmental issues were given to teachers for group discussion which was later presented through various innovative teaching methods incorporating interdisciplinary approach.
Eminent speakers from various corporate, organisations and educational Institutions showcased successful "Change for Sustainable Future" (CSR) initiatives and programs that can be used to educate youth for sustainable development.
The conference came to an end with the message from Secretary of Human Resource development of India Mr.Rajarshi Bhattacharya reminding the teachers to be the "inspiration" of the nation. It was an informative and a learning experience and was also a platform for exchange of ideas pertaining to school curriculum and CCE.