Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 12:30 to Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 13:30

A Workshop to increase your level of self – awareness and gain clarity about the purpose of your life.

Initiatives of change (IofC) is an international informal fellowship based on co-responsibility and commitment to personal change.

We conduct several local workshops and one national workshop every year under the series ‘Education Today Society Tomorrow’ (ETST). While our local workshops are conducted in different cities on invitation from schools, our yearly international level residential workshop is conducted at our International Conference and Training Centre, Asia Plateau, Panchgani in the month of May, every year.

The objective of our ETST workshops is to bring about positive changes in the way an individual thinks, learns and interacts, leading to holistic improvement in the educational scenario in India.

The Workshop addresses all the relevant domains of the teacher:

Teacher as a change maker: Ability to be a catalyst for change in one’s city country and the world.

Teacher as a person: Ability to manage oneself.

Teacher as a facilitator: Ability to innovate and upgrade one’s skill to improve classroom interactions.

Teacher as an administrator: Ability to lead and manage an organization.

Workshop Methodology. The workshop is essentially participating. Case studies, songs, films, group discussions and group work are the means of learning used. Nature is at its best here and its picturesque beauty creates a perfect setting. Language of Communication English, Hindi and Marathi. Participant Profile Educators / administrators at every level, from the primary to the tertiary are welcome.

Children’s Workshop

A parallel program for children (5-12 years) of participating teachers will also be held.

Resource Persons Educators with proven credentials as well as those who are renowned In the field of corporate training will comprise the faculty.

Amar Madnani: Entrepreneur, Mumbai

Asha Varma: Consultant early childhood, Co-ordinator life skills program, Children’s Academy Group of Schools, Mumbai.

Fatima Rashid: Head, Counselling and Research, Universal Education Group, Mumbai.

Kiran Gandhi: HRD Consultant, Pune and Trustee, Iofc.

Manorema Ramdas: Principal, Banyan Tree International High School, Pune.

Rekha Shahani Jagasia: Principal, Kamla High School, Mumbai.

Vijayam Kartha: Vice Chairperson, Kerala Public School, Jamshedpur.

Zarin Virji: Principal, Universal High, Mumbai.

Program Contributions and Dates

Program Dates: 2nd May to 5th May 2015

Program Charges:

6750/- (For teachers)

3500/- (For children)

3000/- (For children accompanied by their teacher parent)

For Registration click here

Contact Details:

Address for response queries, suggestions and workshop contribution:

Asia Plateau,

Panchgani 412805

Dist. Satara, Maharashtra, India.

Phone (02168) 240241 / 2. Fax (02168) 240004



Course Directors:

Zarin Virji Tel: 9820386067 Email:

Prakash Khawani - 9323592075