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Building Framework for Sustainable Education

Administrative heads, school Principals, NGOs, corporates, education experts, CSR heads attend a collaborative workshop on Education

Nearly 100 key stakeholders and experts from various fields of education attended a brainstorming workshop on “Building Frameworks for Sustainable Education in India” at Artemis Hospital, Gurugram. Conceptualised by Shikshanjali EduTech Consulting and executed and organised by Gurgaon First, the workshop was a first-of-its kind, to assess the challenges in the education domain and find collaborative solutions that provide visible results. IKAN, an IIT Kanpur Alumni Network, was networking partner for the event.

The District Education Officer, Smt. Neelam Bhandari graced the occasion with her presence.

The workshop had many prominent speakers including Mr. Shrikant Sinha, CEO, Nasscom Foundation; Mr. Sharad Aggarwal, Co-founder, Indian School of Development Management; Mr. Amitav Virmani, Consultant, The Education Alliance; Mr. Roderick Harding, Member of the Board – Clifton Harding Global Training Institute; Mr. Ratnesh Mathur, Founder, Prarang; Mr. Sharad Pradhan, Deputy General Manager, CSR and Government Relations, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt.Ltd., Mr. Pradeep Tibrewal, Member, IKAN; Mrs. Vinita Singh, Trustee, We, The People and Mr. Prerit Rana, Co-Founder, Shikshanjali EduTech Consulting and Ms. Mridu Gupta, Co-Founder, Shikshanjali EduTech Consulting.

The workshop identified the concerns and challenges in the field of education, and shed light on some of the counteractive steps. Forging of meaningful engagements and collaborations for improving the quality of education was also discussed. “We are working to a collaborative education framework based on the inputs received from various stakeholders during the workshop. This will be presented to the government at district and state level to be supported in execution by Shikshanjali and partners”, says Mridu Gupta of Shikshanjali EduTech Consulting.

Shikshajali EduTech Consulting is a social impact company, founded with a aim to transform government school education across the country, such that quality education is accessible to students from socially and economically backward communities in alignment with the UN’s sustainable development goals (goal #4 and goal #17).   

Gurgaon First is an initiative for positive change through workshops and research reports. The initiative aims to highlight issues, suggest solutions and showcase progress in the areas of sustainable development, good governance and women safety.