~XSEED LAUNCHES NATION HUNT FOR THE “SUPERTEACHER”,
A CALL TO TEACHERS WHO WANT TO MAKE AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD
The XSEED Education Conference on Aug 10 will feature the first-ever teaching contest live on stage and the grand finale of the Country Wide Search For The Professional K-12 Teacher In The 21st Century
Chennai 2019: Addressing the burning question of ‘what makes an inspired teacher’, XSeed Education has launched ‘XSEED SuperTeacher’. The SuperTeacher hunt is a genuine endeavour to reach out to the teachers across India to understand the challenges, motivations and incentives that will inspire teaching from the heart that would make a lasting impression.
The XSeed Education system wishes to create an opportunity for the best teachers to showcase what truly outstanding teaching actually looks like – and be given due recognition for their professional skill and personal effort with each child.
Close to 10,000 teachers will participate in the XSEED SuperTeacher Search, across India.
The finale will feature finalists teaching a LIVE CLASSROOM, to be judged by an expert jury and audience.
Besides the audience in Chennai, this 30-days competitive search is open over 75,000 XSEED teachers across the country are expected to watch the Finale and the conference on a live webcast.
Each teacher will go through four rounds of evaluation by an expert jury, leading to a grand finale on 10th August 2019, during the XSEED Education Conference in Chennai.
- The Winning XSEED teacher will go for a professional development residential program to Singapore.
- Three Runner-ups will go for a professional development residential program in India
- Top 25 XSEED teachers will go through an offsite leadership workshop in India and top 100 teachers will receive medals, citations besides trophies for the leading schools.
- There are awards, participation certificate for all who go through the challenging yet exciting process and for the participants who come to the grand finale on August 10th.
XSeed Education’s ‘XSEED SuperTeacher Search’ seeks to bridge this gap by providing a platform to find, nurture, and reward the best of the best teachers through the 2019 XSEED Education Conference, based on the theme ‘Discovering the Great Professional Teacher’.
Over thousand teachers will be in the audience on 10th August, 2019 (Saturday) at the conference in Chennai will have a unique chance to participate in a live contest and win on-the-spot awards, besides participating in the conversations.
Speaking on the launch of this program, XSEED founder Ashish Rajpal said, “The XSEED Education Conference is going to be a really special event this year. There is a lot of talk about treating teachers with respect and recognising them on par with other professionals. However, there are almost no opportunities for the best teachers to showcase what truly outstanding teaching actually looks like – and be given recognition for their professional skills. The XSEED SuperTeacher Search seeks to bridge this gap by providing a platform to find, nurture, and reward the best of our best teachers.”
The conference can be attended by teachers who are looking for inspiration to better themselves professionally toward further self-empowerment as a teacher.
§ Admission: Open to all XSeed teachers and non-XSeed teachers
§ NO REGISTRATION FEE
§ Topic of discussion: Discovering the Great Professional Teacher
§ Date: 10th August, 2019 (Saturday)
§ Time: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
§ Venue: Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall (Harrington Road, Chennai)
§ Contact: Ms. Bidisha – +91 99404 67655
About XSEED Education:
XSEED was founded with a mission and passion for transforming elementary education from a “telling and teach” method to “show and learn” one. Having reached 1 million XSEED children in more than 3000 schools across eight countries, including many in tier 2&3 towns of India, XSEED has equipped 75,000+ teachers with a well-researched teaching method that replaces rote instruction with hands-on learning. The World Innovation Summit on Education (WISE) featured XSEED among path-breaking global innovators in education in its Learning Re-‐Imagined publication. MIT’s Legatum Center has produced a case study for use in graduate courses on social entrepreneurship, on XSEED and its founder’s journey as an entrepreneur.
About the XSeed Education Conference 2019:
The event will go beyond conversations and debates, and will showcase some great professional teachers LIVE in front of the most influential school leaders and reward them with international-standard skill-building and career development opportunities. The Event will have a panel discussion with top global experts on teacher development, the impact a quality teacher can make in the lives of a student, amid national education luminaries.
The XSEED Education Conference, now in its 11th year, is among India’s largest and most relevant gatherings in education. It has, over the past decade, had over 11,000 schools as participants and eminent global experts like Dr Howard Gardner, Tony Wagner, Pasi Sahlberg, and Peter Senge along with leading Indian intellectuals like Gurcharan Das and Vinita Bali.