Ms Pooja Agarwal is the Founder-Director of NatureNurture, an education management company, and the President of Nurture Child Development and Educational Society. A groundbreaker in the field of child psychology, she has specialized in Child Development from Delhi University. She has also done an in-depth study of the NCF and has been engaged in educational research at Oxford University to enhance the teaching-learning process. Ms Agarwal has completed her course in School Management and Leadership at Harvard University, a joint programme by Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and Harvard Business School (HBS). Her years of experience and her commitment to the cause of education have culminated in designing and customizing curricula to suit the individualized needs of learners. Her goal is to provide complete educational solutions to schools across India, with a structured emphasis on the effective use of educational pedagogy.
16 November 2022 | 14:15 - 15:15 | English | Ways of Wellbeing to bring joy back into learning
‘Every child is curious until they go to school’ goes the saying. The competitive milieu that pervades education has put paid to the simple joys of wonder and learning. But without curiosity and wonder, no new knowledge is possible, and progress would then be a mirage. Teaching has to bring back the joy of learning and may be learning for the sake of knowing.
Session will cover:
• If curiosity is the driver for innovation, how does one bring that back to education?
• Competitive exams are increasingly the gatekeepers, is there a change for joy?
• How do learners respond? Will we see a change as the economy changes?
• What tools and techniques a teacher must have to bring joy back into learning?