India: Webinar on “COVID-19 Impact on Education – The Way Forward”

Prepared by UPF India

On 5th August 2020 IAPP-India hosted a very special Webinar on the theme “COVID-19 Impact on Education: The Way Forward” by inviting three (3) senior Vice Chancellors (President) of Universities along with Hon. Bhubaneswar Kalita, Member of Parliament and Chairman of IAPP-South Asia, Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Peace Education, UPF-Asia Pacific and Chair of YSP-int’l as the speakers of the webinar.

Eminent Speakers three academician speakers were:  Prof. P. B Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Amity University Gurugram, Prof. (Dr.) Shashikala Vanjari , Vice Chancellor of SNDTW’s University, Mumbai, Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Singh, Vice Chancellor of Royal Global University, Guwahati-Assam

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On 6th  August 2020 IAPP-India hosted a very special Webinar on the theme “COVID-19 Impact on Education: The Way Forward” by Higher Secondary School Principals from Sikkim  along with the special presentation from Dr. Robert S. Kittel, Director of Peace Education, UPF-Asia Pacific and Chair of YSP-int’l and Prof. (Dr.) S. P. Singh, Vice Chancellor of Royal Global University, Guwahati-Assam as the speakers of the webinar.

Other speakers the School Principals of Sikkim were Mr. Narendra Chettri, Principal, Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Mrs. Mala Jigdal Dorjee, Principal, Modern Sr. Sec. School, Mr. Khem Bahadur Chettri, Principal, Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Mr. Pushpa Raj Dhungel, Principal, Govt. Sr. Sec. School.

A very wonderful discussion took place among the Principals of Sikkim and guest speakers. Speaking on the theme everyone spoke about the huge negative impact of COVID-19 in education sector and they also shared the difficulties in online education system.

Dr. Robert Kittel highlighted the upcoming Rally of Hope on 9th August and asked all the principals to motivate their faculties and senior class students to join the 1 Million Rally of Hope.

Moderator: Mr. Santosh Sharma, Member of UPF Sikkim served as the moderator in the program.

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