Techno India NJR’s Principal visits UK for Education Leadership Development Programme

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Porwal, Principal, Techno India NJR is participating in one week Study Tour from 1st April to 6th April 2019 in the UK under the aegis of UKIERI-AICTE Education Leadership Development Programme.  UKIERI (United Kingdom India Education Research Initiative) is an initiative of the British Council to enhance educational links between India and the UK.  AICTE is nodal agency in India to promote and regulate Higher Educational Institutes in India.

This study tour is the culmination of 4 workshops organized in India to provide leadership training to more than 100 participants from various higher educational institutes.  In this study tour, 10 selected participants will be provided with first-hand international exposure to improve ongoing work in their institutes and establish a Center of Excellence for jaeducational leadership.  The study tour will also involve visits to industries like Jaguar Land Rover in Wolverhampton, Kuka Robotics in Halesowen, Warwick Manufacturing Group, RDG Group in Coventry and educational institute like University College London, University of Warwick, Dudley College, Dudley College’s Construction Training Center in London.

About the Study Tour:

British Council is the secretariat of the United Kingdom India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI). The UKIERI has started in April 2006 with the aim of enhancing educational links between India and the UK. It has been recognized as a key multi-stakeholder programme that has strengthened the educational relations between the two countries and been successful in covering all segments of the education sector. The initiative contributes to achieving internationalization of HEIs in the UK and India to promote institutional and individual excellence in educational practices, research, and employability.

The UKIERI-AICTE Technical Education Leadership Development Programme is an activity under the UKIERI Phase Three project of the British Council. It aims at providing leadership training to 600 academic leaders from technical HEIs (spread across 3 workshops of 4 days each in one year) from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) recognized institutes. Dudley College is the delivering agency for the programme. The programme also entails three study tours to the UK per year to select participants. This document presents itinerary and joining instructions for the participants of the first study tour scheduled from 1st April 2019 to 6th April 2019.