If Prime Minister Modi is unfurling development in vivid ways, His Highness Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai is enunciating Happiness in its myriad manners.
#HappyDubai is the buzz in this 784 hectares of quiet green oasis which is somewhere nurtured from the prolific philosophy of Dubai Premier which considers the United Arab Emirates as merely a financial or economic centre, or only a tourist destination between East and West, but an important humanitarian centre on the international stage.
What makes the 96 per cent of Dubai parents happy with school contracts?
What propels the Dubai teachers even more positive about education?
What instigate the Schools of Dubai to conduct a collaborative event series, What Works?
Such and many more questions do capture your imagination if you ever traverse this entrepot to the duly endowed Arab World which claims itself to have ushered 78 per cent happiness. digitalLEARNING is thereby convening the 6th edition of its World Education Summit at Dubai in the month of February, 2016 with this implicit intent to provide the global educators a peep-dive into the happiness narrative.
Pre-Schools are an important milestone in the learning curve of any child. The impressions impregnated at this early stage become life long possessions. Pre-schooling is thereby a very sensitive and sophisticated science which has been mastered by some of the finest pre-school establishments of the country. This issue makes our readers to undergo a rendezvous with some of them. Our editorial team members, Jessy Iype and Bhawna Satsangi delved deeper into the entire landscape of pre-schooling system of India and have tried to cull out a ready reckoner on the best practices across the deck.
Mainstreaming Higher Education as an active constituent of national discourse is something which shall provide the due vitality to India’s Higher Education System, which is going through a silent metamorphosis. A significant chunk of India’s Higher Education Fraternity would be deliberating around this theme at the 3 rd edition of Higher Education Knowledge Exchange 2015, Goa in December. This shall however, happen only when the Educational Governance is taken to its next level by rendering some of the operational pains as in examination management; cash management and overall campus management to the trusted hands of technology.
This issue also marks the launch of the mega digitalLEARNING SCHOOL RANKING SURVEY 2015 , the findings of which shall be presented in our next issue.
We are wrapping up this issue on the eve of the forthcoming festival of light. I on behalf of the entire ELETS Family wish you a very illumining & Happy Diwali. Happiness would find its own meaning at World Education Summit 2016, Dubai. I take this opportunity to invite you for the same as well.