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Strategic Planning Meeting: 17th Dec 2005

Stratrgic Planning Meeting was held on 17 Dec 2005 at Damle Hall, Pune. In this Meeting experts from all over India, New Zealnd and The Neatherlands attended the meeting.

Followings are the highlights of the meeting.

1. Enterprise Education (EE) to be introduced as a component of regular school education for 9th std. In Maharashtra.
2. Instructional Design, Training Material to be prepared.
3. Pilot Trials, Teachers Training to be done.
4. Materials in 8 languages.
5. Introduction in other states also.
6. Micro Venture- Capital to be explored.
7. School-leavers to be prevented from falling into trap of poverty, to begin with ,through the above strategy of micro-enterprise.

Mr. Wifried Claus, SDG, The Netherlands and Mr. Kelvin Duncan , MD, Ccom , New Zealand releasing the book of Enterprise Education for Teachers and students of 9th Std, Secondary Education, Maharashtra.

Trainers' Training in Enterprise Education for Rural Industries Programme (RIP) Officials for SIDBI

This innovative workshop on Trainers’ Training in Enterprise Education was held on 5th & 6th August 2005 sponsored by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Pune and Organised & conducted by DEIS. Around 20 Trainers from all over Maharashtra participated in the workshop. In this workshop eminent persons had participated including educationists like Dr. P.G. Vaidya, Dr. Ashwinitai Ghorpade & Trainers and teachers from MITCON, MCED, Maharashtra Education Board, Maharashtra State Council for Education Research & Training (MSCERT ) etc. From the DEIS, Brig. P.V. Gole (Retd) ,AVSM, Chairman, Mr. Suresh Ranade , Sr. Trustee, Mrs. Netra Wagh, Trustee and Mr. Pradeep Wagh Secretary General had guided the program participants.

International Research on Enterprise Education

DEIS has done a stint of International Research on the topic ”Enterprise Education" in 1999. For futher reaserch in Enterprise Education (EE), how to give enterprise education for primary school children" and any other useful new methods and methodologies in youth development DEIS secretary general undertook educational tour in May-July 2005 .

President of India gives audience to DEIS

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Hon. President of India , (extreme right) interacting spontaneously with trustees of Development Education (International) Society, DEIS when they presented Enterprise Education Concept Paper to the Honorable President on 1st February 2005 at Pune. Enterprise Education is a component of the project ‘Poverty Alleviation and Prevention through Enterprise Development in India’ (PAPTED.IN) of DEIS. Activity sponsors for Enterprise Education research include CORDAID, SIDBI, Bank of Maharashtra, DST.

Left to right Mrs. N.P. Wagh, Trustee of DEIS, Mr. S. P. Ranade, Sr. Trustee of DEIS