Mr. Suresh Bulla presenting a souvenir to Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar

Fri, 18 – Sat, 19 August

At the ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2017

Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar was part of the ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2017 – The Unconference! that was held at The Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon. Over two days brimming with ideas and excitement, the ScooNews Global Educators Fest 2017 whipped up a storm of the best kind – the brain kind! The unconference to encourage exchange of ideas between the finest education minds, was attended by no less than 60 speakers, 350 delegates and 40 partners from the field of education, both national and international. The keynote address on Day One was delivered by Shri Anil Swarup, Secretary, School Education and Literacy, MHRD, who also unveiled the first anniversary issue of ScooNews magazine, along with Professor Sugata Mitra and Mr. Ravi Santlani, Founder-CEO, ScooNews. The purveyors of this feast of ideas were stalwarts like Professor Sugata Mitra, TED winner and Professor Newcastle University UK; Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, Founder SECMOL and HIAL, Ladakh; Mr. Matthew Raggett, Headmaster, The Doon School; Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, Mr. Jigme Karuna Yangchen, Kung Fu Nuns of the Himalayas. An incisive look at the role of VR and AR in education was shared by Dan Lejerskar, Chairman Eon Reality Inc. Joyanto Mukherjee, Founder and CEO, Tutored and Trained - shared insights on 'Enhancing Student Teacher Relationship to Improve Education'. The audience were treated to the next level of Curriculum administration by Rashenah Walker from the UAE who spoke on 'Using Gamification to Increase Language Acquisition'. Aditya Tripathi, CEO, Marksharks and Mr. Vaibhav Chhabra, Founder Makers Asylum both emphasised the importance of introducing 'learning by doing' through their talks and live examples. While Day 1 culminated in the ScooNews Teacher

Warriors awards, applauding those striving for the education of India's disadvantaged children, Day 2 celebrated the ScooNews Global Education Awards, which recognises outstanding contributions in transforming education through pioneering practices and use of technology.

Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar and Mr. Sanjay Datta, Principal, MMEI

Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar and Mr. Sanjay Datta with Professor Sugata Mitra

Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar presenting Mr. Navin Gulia with the Teachers Warrior Award at ScooNews Global Educators Fest

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