The annual Principals Conference of CBSE Gulf Sahodaya will be hosted on the remote platform this year by the Saudi Arabia chapter on 30th and 31st January 2021. CBSE School principals from the Gulf will participate and discuss education during Covid and beyond, stated a press release issued by Sanjeev Kumar Jolly, Secretary, CBSE Gulf Sahodaya & Principal GEMS Our Own High School, Dubai, UAE
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Minister of Education, Government of India will address during the inaugural session which will be attended by Manoj Ahuja, IAS, Chairman, CBSE and H.E. Dr. Ausaf Sayeedthe, Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia.
Sessions are planned for principals to interact with H.E. Dr. Kiran Bedi, Lieutenant Governor, Puducherry, Anurag Thripathi, IRPS, Secretary CBSE, DR. Joseph Emmanuel, Director Academics, CBSE Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director Training, CBSE, Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj, Controller of Examination, CBSE, and J. K. Yadav, Regional Officer, Delhi and Foreign Schools.
CBSE officials will share with Principals the major reforms planned in curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. CBSE Controller of Examinations will discuss the major changes expected during this years’ board examinations. There will be sessions by professional trainers on problem solving and stress management.
CBSE Gulf Sahodaya Academic and Sports Awards to students based on their CBSE National level achievements will be announced during the conference. The effective implementation of Educational Policy is likely to be in focus in most of the sessions during the two days conference. According to Mr. Mairaj Mohammed Khan, Principal from Saudi Arabia and the Conference Host Convener, all preparations are made by the Saudi Arabia Chapter of Gulf Sahodaya to make the conference highly interactive and productive.