KCPS MD, RS Rep attend annual regional meeting of South Asia, Gulf Region

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 9: Managing Director KC Public School (KCPS) Arti Chowdhary along with RS Rep Sonia Thakur attended 2 days long annual regional meeting of South Asia and Gulf Region hosted by Millennium School Dubai.
It was a forum offering networking and presentation opportunities for Heads of schools and faculty members to share their good practices adopted during the pandemic. The meeting transcending bounds of time-zones and geographical locations brought Round Square schools together, headed by Round Square CEO Rachael Westgarth.
On the first day after the inaugural ceremony, the keynote speaker Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, a humanitarian and spiritual leader spoke about wellness and the simple techniques to stay healthy and peaceful. He encouraged everyone to keep calm and make simple lifestyle changes, making special mention of breathing techniques and guided meditation to reduce anxiety and increase immunity.
The session was followed by wellness practices of Isha Foundation founded and guided by Sadguru. During the session, Sadguru spoke about inner engineering which gives importance to exuberance and inner balance to help us tide over challenging times. Both the sessions reiterated the importance of human potential and building a relationship of trust to explore a plethora of possibilities during pandemic. These sessions will go a long way to serve as a thriving model for human empowerment and community revitalization throughout the world.
The second day’s session with the nomenclature ‘Sors Optimus Exercitia’ was a platform to share best practices by school heads. In this session, Managing Director of KC Public School Arti Chowdhary was invited to make a presentation on the theme ‘Mental and Emotional Well-being in School Curriculum’. Her presentation interspersed with well-made videos was hugely appreciated.
It was followed by an address by Dr Gilda Scarfe, CEO and Founder of Positive Action, UK.
The meeting ended with an eminent keynote speaker Ranjitsinh Disale, winner of 2020 Global Teacher Award in partnership with UNESCO.
The virtual conference offered opportunities to share and collaborate in order to train the mind to think progressively, welcome new ideas and face the challenges of change.