The three-day convention of principals from South Asia and Gulf countries organised by Round Square concluded at All Saints’ College here on Sunday. Principals of 45 schools from various nations expressed their views on the occasion.
On the concluding day of the convention, the school principals and representatives from foreign countries also spoke about how funds can be garnered from the sale of items made from waste materials including wood, plastic, paper and other such materials. They also informed the gathering about their students going to nearby areas and teaching basics of computers, drawing and music among other subjects to children in addition to facilitating construction of toilets, water tanks and similar facilities for the benefit of villagers.
Details of such works done by All Saints’ College in the Sari village were also shared on the occasion. Deliberations were also held on the subject of plans for the future. Participants also spoke about how Round Square is facilitating education for children outside the classroom in addition to works being undertaken for the welfare of students and society. It was also decided that its international conference will be held in Indore this year.
The principal of All Saints’ College, Kiran Jeremiah, thanking those who attended the conference, stressed that observing the principles of Round Square, the school will perform better in society. It was a matter of pride not only for the school but also for Nainital that the international convention was held here.
Stating that All Saints’ College had competed 150 years, she said that it had marked start of the new year with the hosting of this international level event. Round Square board of trustees chairman Rod Fraser from Australia along with principals of 45 prominent schools from India and other nations were also among those present on the occasion.
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