The common notion is that the entire responsibility of educating our children lies on the teachers and the school authorities though education is a significant element which affects the development of the entire nation . Hence, the responsibility of imparting education also lies on the community at large.
Parisar Asha , a not for profit organisation working in the field of education for the past 36 years have been incessantly working towards imparting quality education and spreading awareness among the underprivileged communities about its importance. On 15th January’2019, it held a global consortium on the topic ‘The R Factor in Education’ which focused on the ‘Roles, Rights and Responsibilities in Education’ pertaining to different stakeholders at Kohinoor Continental Hotel, Mumbai. The summit aimed at brainstorming on the individual roles which stems from the needs of the society and in particular towards education followed by the rights one achieves and the responsibilities one needs to fulfil. The consortium aimed at bringing in forefront these nuances which make the wheel of education more effective and robust. The entire initiative was supported by Deenabandhu Trust, a Kolkata based not for profit organisation working towards bringing about innovations in the field of education through its ground breaking Science, Technology Engineering and Maths ( STEM ) Model.
The programme was graced by Hon’ble Adv Shri Ahshishji Shelar, President of BJP, Mumbai. Stalwarts from academic fraternity like renowned educationist Mr. Francis Joseph, Ms. Maya Shahani, Ms. Basanti Roy and Ms. Rekha Shahani; Dr Sonali Geed- Chief Academic Officer of TIPS Group of International Chain Schools and Dr. Samir Dalwai, renowned developmental paediatrician spoke about the different aspects of roles, rights and responsibilities in education.
More than 300 educators from different schools pan India attended this event to participate in this conference and table their perspectives in this unique platform. The event culminated with the recognition of twenty outstanding educators and they were awarded the ‘Gloria Memorial Excellence International Award – Best Educator’ instituted in the fond memory of Late Gloria de Souza, founder and Director of Parisar Asha.
On this joyous occasion, Ms. Aarati Savur, CEO of Parisar Asha stated that, “ Our nation will soon be climb the ladder of developed nations when education is considered to be the most important aspect of social development and each individual starts acknowledging their role in the society.”
This initiative also marked the contribution of twenty outstanding educators who were awarded Gloria de Souza Excellence International Best Educator Award for their outstanding contribution in the field of education. This award has been instituted in the fond memory of the late Gloria de Souza, Founder and Director of Parisar Asha.