Do you know A 15th School of Future Meeting at Beaconhouse was a Hit? Beaconhouse, the biggest network of private schools in the nation, has successfully concluded the 15th iteration of its renowned “School of Tomorrow” (SOT) conferences, this year’s topic being “Guardians of the Future.”
Over 150 local and international thought leaders in the fields of education, health care, sports, social development, and the environment participated in a variety of incisive talks during the three-day conference. To end this three-day event on a successful note, educationists, top advisors, diplomats, officials, and professionals from other sectors gathered.
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The SOT conference’s opening session, which focused on the present and future educational standards, included a live discussion on “Setting Directions for the World of Tomorrow” and its progress, highlighted by Beaconhouse Group CEO Kasim Kasuri, with the participation of Cynthia Guyer, Dr. John Siraj Blachford, Rashid Rana, and Namira Saleem.
Mr. Sean Covey, president of FranklinCovey Education and author of the well-known book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens,” speaks to a group of teenagers about the time-tested behaviors that assist young people in enhancing their sense of self, making friends, avoiding peer pressure, and achieving their goals. The conversation also offered advice for the next generation on how to maximize their potential and develop into effective leaders in the future.
Setting a Stage for Tomorrow’s School, a well-known panel debate, The conversation covered how education will change over the next 30 years and beyond, as well as how schools will change. There was broad agreement that the economy was rapidly becoming more global and that a new type of worker was needed to keep up with and predict progress across all industries.
Over the course of three days, 28-panel
discussions and 5 workshops were held. These discussions were on how to enhance educational systems, focus on a safer climate, and the roles that parenting, media, and education play in ensuring a secure future for future generations.
Another discussion, chaired by well-known TV host Sidra Iqbal, focused on the stark disparities in resource and wealth distribution that the economic, climatic, and energy crises have uncovered around the world. Additionally, the connection between global environmental deterioration, the spread of novel viral infections, and climate change has been emphasized.
Faizan Siddiqui, Mr. Sikander Bizenjo, a development economist, and Dr. Masood Arshad, Director of Food, Water, and Climate, WWF-Pakistan, will all be speaking during this session. They talked about the crisis management plans and methods that countries, particularly developing ones like Pakistan, might use.
Leading figures including Yousaf Kerai, Dr. Ger Graus, Dr. Sara Baker, Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Vaneeza Ahmed, Dr. Abdul Hameed, Wajahat Malik, Hira Yousafzai, Sanne Kanis, and many others attended the 15th SOT conference.
The conference’s event chair and CEO, Kasim Kasuri, said: “We are utterly overjoyed to have held our 15th edition of School of Tomorrow after six years in Lahore. The SOT conference was able to raise awareness of children’s and youths’ rights while guaranteeing a safer and more promising future for their future guardians. Numerous students and young people who will assist them in creating a better future for themselves and future generations attended the educational and engaging workshops. In order to secure an inclusive and peaceful future for our children, we strive to live by our agenda of enabling and empowering them today.
Beaconhouse started the SOT as a set of activities to aid in the organization’s mission to reform education in Pakistan. With approximately 315,000 full-time students enrolled in more than 190 private school branches in eight countries, The Beaconhouse Group has a history of 47 years of educational excellence. The meeting this year was supported by UBL.