Seminar to discuss Indian school issues
Manama, January 29, 2008
The 20th annual conference of the principals of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools in the Gulf region will be held in Bahrain.
More than 105 school heads from Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Yemen are attending the event from Wednesday until Saturday.
The opening of the conference will be held at the Indian School's Jashanmal Auditorium. Indian Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty will be the guest of honour, the organisers said.
CBSE chairman Ashok Ganguly will deliver the keynote address and will discuss the development in the field of secondary education.
The business meeting of the principals will be at the conference hall in the Ramada Palace Hotel, Manama, the main venue for this year's conference.
A workshop led by the Singapore-based human resource expert Professor Debashish Chatterjee will be held on Thursday, they said.
Another workshop, led by Bahrain University professor of Education Dr Neaman Al Musawi, will be held on Friday followed by a session of presentations by the principals of different schools.
The sessions on Thursday and Friday will be from 9am to 1pm and 2.30pm to 4pm and on Saturday from 9am to 12pm, they added.