Event Schedule

MAVERICK TEACHERS GLOBAL SUMMIT 2016

July 17th 2016 to July 24th 2016, Kuppam, Near Bangalore, India

July 17th 2016 - Sunday

 
5.00 - 7.00 PM Registration. Arrival & Check in by evening. Registration
and conference material. Campus tour.
Tour of campus and
facilitator meeting
7:30 - 8:30 PM Dinner  

July 18th 2016 - Monday

Introduction  
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:30 - 10:40 AM
Auditorium
Inauguration:  
• Assemble  
• Lighting of lamp  
• Vision of Agastya Film (3 min)  
• Welcome address by Mr. Ramji Raghavan, Founder and
Chairman of Agastya International Foundation.
 
• Welcome address by Mr. Ramji Raghavan, Founder and
Chairman of Agastya International Foundation.
 
Addresses:  
• D R Seetharaman, Group Director,
Solutions Group, Synopsys, India Pvt. Limited.
 
• Arvind Gupta, Toy Inventor and Popularizer of Science  
• Introduction of the Summit Framework, Setting the
context and themes: Gavin Dykes (Summit Coordinator)
(15 min)
 
• Introduction of participants  
• World of education with all its challenges  
• Convergence of the ideas – integration of thoughts  
10:40 - 11:00 AM Tea Break  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Panel Discussion-1: ‘Hands-on Education’
-Followed by Q&A
 
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Open space  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch  
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Roof top of Library
Building
Introducing Agastya Campus: activities, outreach (Nitin
Desai, Campus Head)
Facilitators lead their
groups
Campus tour - Participants to familiarize with different
centres where they would choose to work during the
following days.
-Tea served during the
tour
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Auditorium
Getting to know each other based on one’s respective
background - Poster Preparation
 
Presentations (5 minutes by each group)
Introducing groups
 
6.00 – 7:00 PM Campus walk at leisure Additional campus
tours on need basis
7:00 – 8:00 PM
Mallika House
Welcome Dinner  
8:15 - 9:30 PM
Auditorium
Participatory dances: where the participants gain
expertise in Indian Dances (ribbon dance, dandiya stick
 

July 19th 2016 - Tuesday

Ideation : Framing the challenge  
6.00 – 7:00 AM Eco walk, Yoga, Sports (Optional)  
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:15 – 10:40 AM
Auditorium
Summit coordinator – Explains agenda of the day
Understanding Context
Please refer to
Maverick Summit
Notebook
10:40 -11: 00 AM Tea break  
11: 00 AM – 12:30 PM
Auditorium
Empathy exercise (group work) – Discussion with Agastya
Young Instructor Leaders (Rural government school
children) & Teachers.
Teachers and children
interviewed by
participants (7 Agastya
YIL’s + 3 Teachers
per group)- with the
purpose of collection
of data / information
connected to
12:30 – 1:00 PM Open Space  
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Mallika House
Lunch  
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Auditorium
Challenge area identification (group work)
- Key observations from the interviews
- Identify, list and prioritize dimension(s) to be addressed
- Key challenge areas that are to be addressed
Please refer to
Maverick Summit
Notebook
3:30 – 4:00 PM Tea break  
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Auditorium
Framing the challenge (continued)  
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Auditorium
Presentations by each group (5 min)  
6:00 – 7:00 PM Leisure  
7:30 – 8:30 PM
Mallika House
Dinner  
8:30 – Auditorium Open Mike Evening / Music – Dance – Poetry (Optional)  

July 20th 2016 - Wednesday

Develop possible solutions  
6.00 – 7:00 AM Eco walk, Yoga, Sports (Optional)  
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:30 – 10:40 AM
Auditorium
Panel discussion-2: ‘Linkages between sustainability,
pedagogy, and culture’. - followed by Q & A
Summit coordinator - agenda of the day (10 min)
 
10:40 – 11:00 AM Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:30 PM
Auditorium
Internal group dialogue about “My favourite pedagogy
tools” to teach and learn in an open, interactive, and
 
12:30 – 1:00 PM Open space  
1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch  
2:00 – 3:30 PM Solution Generation  
3:30 – 4:00 PM Tea break  
4:00 – 5:00 PM Solution selection  
5:00 – 6:45 PM Presentations by each group  
7:30 – 8:30 Dinner  
8:30 – 9.30 Cultural & Music program by Agastya Young Instructor
Leaders
 

July 21st 2016 - Thursday

Prototyping  
6.00 – 7:00 AM Eco walk, Yoga, Sports (Optional)  
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:30 – 10:40 AM
Auditorium
Summit coordinator - agenda of the day (10 min)
Creating a storyboard (group work)
 
10:40 – 11:00 AM Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:30 PM Creating a Learning plan Please refer to
Maverick Summit
Notebook for the
Learning plan
12:30 – 1:00 PM Open space  
1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch  
2:00 – 3:30 PM Testing the learning plan with students Students will join
with translators with
whom the lesson plan
will be tested. Create
spaces for small group
sessions – across
campus
3:30 – 4:00 PM Tea break  
4:00 – 5:30 PM Reflection / fine-tuning the learning plan  
6:00 – 7:30 PM Community visit (Operation Vasantha) Further testing of the
Prototypes
8:00 – 8:45 PM Dinner  
9:00 – 10:00 PM Kathak (traditional Indian dance form) Performance by
senior students of Mr. Murari Sharan Gupta, Founder &
Managing Trustee, Samam, an Indian NGO dedicated to
providing Kathak education to underprivileged children -
followed by interaction with Mr. Gupta and team
 
 

July 22nd 2016 - Friday

Prototyping – Developing, Preparation and Testing  
6.00 – 7:00 AM Eco walk, Yoga, Sports (Optional)  
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:30 – 10:40 AM
Auditorium
Summit coordinator - agenda of the day (10 min)
Preparation of Presentations & Presentations
 
10:40 – 11:00 AM Tea break  
11:00 – 12:30 PM Sharing the ‘learning plans’ with Agastya and teachers  
12:30 – 1:00 PM Keynote Address : Dr. Vasudev K. Aatre, Former Scientific
Advisor to the Defense Minister, Former Head of DROO,
Padma Vibhushan Awardee, India’s second highest civilian
honour (2016). - Followed by Q & A and Open space
 
1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch  
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Auditorium
Preparation of detailed learning plan / video making &
documentation by participants
Introduce your learning plan using a 3 min video. Use
your mobile phones. Cameras can be provided along with
videographers
Team to split up into
sub-teams; make
a short video
introducing the
interventions
and produce a
brief document.
Videographers are
available to support.
3:30 – 4:00 PM Tea break  
4:00 – 6:00 PM Preparation of final presentations (ppts, charts,
artefacts, 3D-Models, other)
Technical support - available
Participants to submit
videos - for editing
6:00 – 7:30 PM Open space  
7:30 – 8:30 PM Dinner  
8:30 PM Lecture-demo of Carnatic Music (traditional Indian
classical music) - Dr. Subhashini Parthasarthy, Scholar
Musician along with accompanists followed by Q & A.
 
 

July 23rd 2016 Saturday

Final Presentations  
8:00 – 9:00 AM
Mallika House
Breakfast  
9:30 – 9:40 AM Closing Reflections  
9:40 – 10:40 AM Panel discussion-3: ‘Role of a Maverick Teacher as a social
change agent.’ followed by Q & A.
Summit coordinator - agenda of the day (10 min)
 
10:40 – 11:00 AM Tea Break  
11:00 – 12:30 PM Final presentations, videos by participants
Present (7 min) Q & A (3 min)
Consolidation of projects
Reflection, learnings, take-aways
Option to cross -
collaborate.
12:30 – 1:00 PM Keynote Speech: Dr.Anil Kakodkar, Former Secretary to
Government of India, Former Chairman of Atomic Energy
Commission of India, Padma Vibhushan Awardee, India’s
second highest civilian honor (2009).- Followed by Q & A
and Open Space
 
1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch  
2:00 – 3:30 PM Valedictory videos, group photos and certificates  
3:30 – 4:00 PM Tea Break  
4:00 – 6:00 PM Departure  
 

July 24th 2016 Sunday

Check out. Participants will be transported to Bengaluru
airport.