Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 21K School, India’s first online school was a part of CII School Excellence Conclave that was conducted on 26th February 2021. The conclave focused on ‘Learning Management System: Sustainable Education System with Technology and Technological Platforms’ was designed to create a confluence by bringing the schools, government, industry technology experts, and other stakeholders on a common platform to address issues pertaining to technological innovation in the education sector.
In the 6th edition of the conclave, Mr Santosh was accompanied by other esteemed panellists from varied domains. As part of the discussion, Mr Santosh addressed key topics pertaining to the future of education, revolving around the importance of AI in education, homeschooling, synchronization of technology with education and importance of learning management systems (LMS) in education amongst others.
Commenting on the achievement Mr Santosh Kumar, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, 21K School said, “CII has been working in the areas of Policy Recommendations on Public-Private-Partnerships in School & Higher Education, Right to Education, Accreditation, Upgradation of Schools & Higher Education, etc. for years and it was an absolute pleasure to be a part of such reputed conclave.”
He further added, “The past year has been a roller coaster ride for every industry and the education sector is no exception. It has progressed by leaps and bounds – from traditional brick and mortar to laptops defining schools during the new normal. There is no denial to the fact that technology and technological platforms have contributed to the advancement of a sustainable education system – with books as pdfs, virtual classes, online assessments and virtual meetings. Thus, dialogue on ‘Learning Management System: Sustainable Education System with Technology and Technological Platforms’ was apt as per the current situation leading to an insightful and enriching experience.”
The conclave was addressed by renowned speakers from government, industry, academia and institutions and observed participation of over many delegates from the education industry.