Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo

Founder and Chief Mentor

SAI International Education Group

Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, had a brilliant academic career since childhood, he is aCharteredAccountant, Cost Accountant, a Graduate in Law, armed with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance and Treasury and Doctorate in Commerce. Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, is the founder of SAI International Group comprising of four institutions namely, SAI InternationalSchool, SAI Angan, SAI International Residential School and SAI InternationalCollege of Commerce. SAI is amongst the top ranking schools of India. Presentlyhe has been elevated to the status of Minister of State, on his appointment by theState Government as the Advisor to Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan,Department of School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha with the solemission to establish 314 CBSE English Medium Government Schools, in each blockof Odisha. In his pursuit for academic excellence and in a bid to build a betterIndia through education, he has attained training from the prestigious HarvardGraduate School of Education, US, National College for School Leadership, UK,Asian International College, Singapore as well as other prestigious institutions.Moreover, he has received commendation from Global Teachers Accreditationfrom the British Council. Dr. Sahoo truly believes that the growth of the state lieson a strong foundation, which rests on knowledge, life skills and a resilient valuesystem. His mission is "Let's Build a Better India through Education


25 February, 2020 | 13:00 to 14:00
إيجاد المناهج ودمجها لتلبية أهداف الأمم المتحدة للتنمية المستدامة

"ثمة حاجة إلى إحداث تغيير جوهري في طريقة تفكيرنا بدور التعليم في التنمية العالمية لما له من تأثير محفز على رفاه الأفراد ومستقبل كوكبنا... ويقع على كاهل التعليم اليوم، أكثر من أي وقت مضى، مسؤولية أن يواكب تحديات القرن الواحد والعشرين وطموحاته، وأن يرعى الأنماط الصحيحة من القيم والمهارات التي ستؤدي إلى نمو مستدام وشمولي والعيش معاً بسلام".- إيرينا بوكوفا، المدير العام، الأونيسكو

  • وضع منهاج قادر على الإسهام في تنمية عالمية ومستدامة، بل يجب عليه ذلك.
  • كيفية دمج المعرفة والمهارات والقيم والسلوكيات في المنهاج بحيث نمكن الطلاب من المساهمة في التنمية المستدامة.
  • من مرحلة ما قبل المدرسة حتى التعليم العالمي- كيف يمكن للمؤسسات التعليمية التعامل عن كثب مع مسائل التنمية المستدامة ورعاية تنمية كفاءات الاستدامة بين المتعلمين الصغار.


25 February, 2020 | 13:00 to 14:00
Creating & Integrating the Curriculum to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

“A fundamental change is needed in the way we think about education’s role in global development, because it has a catalytic impact on the well-being of individuals and the future ofour planet.... Now, more than ever, education has a responsibility to be ingear with 21st century challenges and aspirations, and foster the right types of values and skills that will lead to sustainable and inclusive growth, and peaceful living together.”-Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO.

In this session, panelists will discuss:

  • Curriculum that can and must contribute to a sustainable global development.
  • How to integrate knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in the curriculum that empowerour students to contribute to sustainable development.
  • From preschool to tertiary education–how educational institutions can deal intensively with matters of sustainable development and foster the development of sustainability competencies among young learners.