Along with strategizing on leadership, the workshop also ideated on nurturing global schools, having curriculum which creates an environment for “nurturing global citizens” as sustainable institutions of learning in a technology driven knowledge age. Global Indian International Schools (GIIS) offer International Baccalaureate, Cambridge IGCSE and CBSE education along with a host of unique programmes.. Managed by the Singapore headquartered Global Indian Foundation (GIF), GIIS schools offer an international/
Professor Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIMK said "This is the first in series of several such initiatives from IIM-K's Leading Schools Programme. This initiative will create new milestones in K-12 education and this is possibly the first time that School Principals, IIM faculty and educators came together in a development programme focusing on a new strategic direction for K 12 education.”
The IIM K team under the leadership of Professor Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM K and the GIIS leadership team led by Atul Temurnikar and GIF management, Principals and Directors from 6 countries worked together under the IIM led ‘Leading Schools’ programme.
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is one of the seven Indian Institutes of Management set up by the Government of India. The Institute was founded in 1997 in collaboration with the State Government of Kerala. The award winning Global Indian International School (GIIS) network of international schools is present in Singapore, USA, Malaysia, UAE, Japan, Thailand, India and Vietnam and is Asia’s leading chain of international schools offering K-12 education. Managed by the Singapore headquartered Global Indian Foundation (GIF), GIIS schools offer an international / world class education.
About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Starting in 1997 with a batch of 42 students in its Postgraduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programmes in the field of management education. PGP student's intake for 2009 was 309 students i.e. 5 times in 7 years thus making it the fastest growing management school in the country to reach that landmark. This was done keeping the quality of the programme high, as the Institute continued to maintain its sound placement record, ranking among the top 5 institutes in the country in 2008. IIMK pioneered Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) for working executives in India. The Institute is today leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education. A significant step was taken for incubation of a Centre of Excellence jointly with Government of Kerala, which is one of its kinds in India, to help the Scheduled Castes/tribes students overcome their deficiencies in communication, personality etc. Spread over about 100 acres of land, the Institute is situated on two hillocks in Kunnamangalam Area of ancient city of Calicut in Kerala, is one of the most picturesque oxy-rich campuses in the country. The world class infrastructure including air-conditioned classrooms, guest care areas and LAN/WAN connectivity enables IIMK to offer a life time experience to a visitor.
Global Indian International School
Global Indian International School (GIIS) network of schools are present across Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand, India and Vietnam serving international students of more than 38 nationalities. GIIS Schools offer International Baccalaureate, Cambridge IGCSE and CBSE education along with host of unique programmes to develop global citizens.
Global Indian Foundation
Singapore based non-profit foundation, the Global Indian Foundation (GIF), provides world class education in different countries to Indians and global citizens. GIF has established schools under the “Global Indian International Schools” which are K12 or Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools, Cultural centres to preserve & promote Indian culture, Mahatma Gandhi Centres & Resource centres. GIF is led and advised by internationally acclaimed & eminent leaders.