Valedictory Address by Mr. Ravi Sinha of Decathlon, India at the Closing Ceremony of the Seventh International Colloquium on Education.
Notable 2019 Colloquium Guests:
Mr. Didier Cadau – Partner of renowned chef Michel Basaldella, who has a French haute cuisine restaurant in the South of France. Cadau and Basaldella are planning to open an environmentally responsible “cuisine school” in Mumbai.
Ms. Hélène Danel – Vice-President, Blavet, Bellevue and Ocean Grouping of Municipalities (CCBBO). Ms. Danel has successfully implemented a circular economy project for the CCBBO school in Brittany, France.
Mr. Ravi Sinha – Head of Human Resources at Decathlon, India. Decathlon is a global sporting goods company and the second largest single-brand retailer in India.
Mr. Kunal Dhanwant – Decathlon team member from Bangalore who has helped lead two years of internships for Sri Adwayananda Public School’s senior students.
Mr. Chandan Keerthi – Business Analyst and Market Strategist, collaborating partner with Mr. Cadau in the French cuisine school project.
Mr. Arun Krishnamurthy – Founder of the NGO Environmentalist Foundation of India. He is the recipient of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise in 2012.
Prof. Anne Stillman – University of Cambridge, England. Prof. Stillman teaches English at Clare College, Cambridge including courses in Practical Criticism, literature of the nineteenth and twentieth century (mostly poetry), and Shakespeare.
Guests will explore and reflect on an education where the child is given a sense of freedom and the confidence to explore and discover in the learning process and also share their expertise with our school community. In previous years we have welcomed corporate leaders, educators, media personalities, economists, members of government, and world renowned architects to name a few.
Feel free to browse the 2018 Colloquium Summary Report.