ArdorComm Media Group (A Media Start-up) hosted the ‘New Normal – Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023’ as the 1st & Biggest ‘Physical Event’ in Kolkata, West Bengal on 23rd February 2023. ELSA Kolkata was the fifth successful event of the NEW NORMAL – ELSA series.
The Summit’s theme focused on “Re-defining Education & 21st Century Skills in New-Normal”.
The symposium brought together Pre-school, School & Higher Education Leaders, Innovators, Policymakers and Edtech Experts, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the education sector in the post-pandemic world.
The Knowledge forum witnessed who’s who from government, pre-schools, schools, universities, colleges, engineering institutes, B-schools, skill institutions, and experts from corporate, EdTech companies & education startups. Deliberating, showcasing & presenting best & next practices in school, higher, skill and technical education. The event celebrated the success stories of all educators who have been continuously working for the betterment of the current teaching-learning scenario.
Chandan Anand, Founder, CEO & Group Editor of ArdorComm Media Group, emphasized on the event theme saying, “The new normal has forced us to re-think education and prioritize the development of 21st-century skills. Digital literacy, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativity, and innovation are all essential skills that students need to succeed in the rapidly changing world. By teaching these skills, we can prepare students for the challenges of the future and ensure that they are equipped with the tools they need to thrive in the 21st century. It is essential that we embrace this shift and focus on developing these skills to build a better future for our students and society as a whole.”
The Presenting Partner of the event was LinkedIn, Powered by Partner was Collegedunia, Gold Partner of the summit was KALOREX, Silver Partner was ERP LOGIC | SAP Partner. The Acoustics Partner of the event was KNAUF CEILING Solutions, Banking Partner was IDFC FIRST Bank, Admission Automation Partner was ExtraaEdge, Credential Partner was Truscholar, Digital Assessment Partner was Offee, Communication Partner was Superbot. The School partner of the summit was Birla Open Mind. The Associate Partners of the event were Q&I, DigitalEd, Opendoor & Hiremee.
The Eminent Speakers who inaugurated session were, Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff, MD and CEO, Kalorex Group, Ahmedabad, Gujarat; Dr. Amitava Datta, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal; Arti Dwivedi, Account Director & Regional Head – Academic & Government, LinkedIn; Dr. Naveen Das, Vice Chancellor (Officiating) & Pro Vice-Chancellor, Adamas University, Kolkata, West Bengal; Prof. (Dr.) Parthasarathi Chakraborthy, Group CEO, MCKV Group (MCKV Institute of Engineering and other units), Howrah, West Bengal
Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff launched her Book, “Success Mantras and Musings – Edupreneur Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff” and spoke about it in a Fireside chat with Chandan Anand, Founder, CEO & Group Editor, ArdorComm Media Group at ‘ArdorComm NEW NORMAL- Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023’.
The Eminent Panel Speakers representing the schools, higher education and industry were, Anantha Krishnan B, CEO- Operations, Kalorex Group, Ahmedabad, Gujarat; Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed, Chairman & Founder Principal, Springdale Senior Secondary School, Jorhat, Assam; Amitava Datta, Founder, Marias Day School, Howrah, West Bengal; Arup Mukhopadhyay, Director, Unacco Group of School, Imphal, Manipur; Amit Bhajla, Founder and Chairman, Taurian World School, Ranchi, Jharkhand; Akash Gautam, Academic Head, Q&I and Thomson Digital; Dr. Naveen Das, Vice Chancellor (Officiating) & Pro Vice-Chancellor, Adamas University, Kolkata, West Bengal; Prof. (Dr.) Parthasarathi Chakraborthy, Group CEO, MCKV Group (MCKV Institute of Engineering and other units), Howrah, West Bengal; Meghdut Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director and Chief Innovation Officer, Techno India University, Kolkata, West Bengal; Prof. Supriya Pattanayak, Vice Chancellor, Centurion University of Technolgy and Management, Bhubneshwar, Odisha; Maj Gen VS Ranade, Director, Kolkata, West Bengal; Arti Dwivedi, Account Director & Regional Head – Academic & Government, LinkedIn; Dr. Mohuya Das, Principal, Greater Kolkata College of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, West Bengal; Prof. B. Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, The Neotia University, Kolkata, West Bengal; Govind Narayan Singh, Secretary, Deo Mangal Memorial Trust, Gopal Narayan Singh University, Rohtas, Bihar; Viswajeet Biswal, Zonal Head, Collegedunia; Pravesh Dudani, MD, Madhvi Foundation; Col. Soumyabrata Chakraborty, Registrar, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani; Prof.(Dr.) Raman Kumar Jha, Former Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Ranchi; Prof.(Dr.) Satyajit Chakrabarti, Director, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata; Dr. G V Subramanian, Director, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Kolkata, West Bengal; Rajesh Surana, CEO, Magnus Global School, Burdwan, West Bengal; Sutapa Nandi, Director, Olivia Enlightened English School, Siliguri, West Bengal; Gaurav Dadhich, General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Birla Open Minds, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The industry presentations were given by Vikas Mehrotra, Territory Manager- East, Bangladesh & Bhutan, Knauf Ceiling Solutions; Arti Dwivedi, Account Director & Regional Head – Academic & Government, LinkedIn; Phillip Samuel Babu.S, Head Higher Education Skilling India & Subcontinent, SAP India; Abhishek Ballabh, Co-Founder, ExtraaEdge; CA Mayur Zanwar, Co-Founder, TruScholar; Subha Mahata, Associate Director – Institution Sales | HireMee.
The Prestigious ArdorComm Education Leadership Awards 2023 aimed to acknowledge those Individuals, Educational Institutions, EdTech & Startups who have been tirelessly and fiercely working for the betterment of the Education Community.
Key Discussion Points of ‘ArdorComm New Normal – Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023’ #ELSAKolkata #ELSAWestBengal :-
- How can exposure to New Age Technologies help in fostering Experiential Learning Pedagogy?
- Research-based Learning, Skill Development and Multidisciplinary Approach: A Robust eco-system in HEIs
- How can ICT & Upskilling play a key role in Holistic Development for Learners?
- Bridging the Urban-Rural Digital Divide Through Mobilizing Technology
Key Highlights of ‘ArdorComm New Normal – Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023’ #ELSAKolkata #ELSAWestBengal :-
- Sessions: 5+
- Speakers: 50+
- Schools: 75+
- Government Dignitaries: 10+
- Higher Education: 100+
- Edtech Startups: 25+
- Corporate: 25+
ArdorComm New Normal – Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023, Kolkata, West Bengal was an important knowledge-sharing platform of the education community that cared deeply about imparting education and making teaching-learning process smoother and accessible to all. It highlighted a glimpse of the pre-school, school & higher education fraternity comprising India’s top educators, innovators, and dignitaries who came together to share their best practices and views. Let’s vow to be the game-changers in the education community in 2023. Thank you for participating & witnessing the ‘ArdorComm New Normal – Education Leadership Summit & Awards 2023’. #ELSAKolkata #ELSAWestBengal
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