NITI Aayog in partnership with Bharti Foundation is organizing the National Research Symposium for Teachers and Heads of Schools – CONVOKE 2021-22. The objective of CONVOKE is to encourage use of research as a tool to enhance teachers’ capabilities and encourage evidence based pedagogy and decision making practices to improve student learning outcomes in line with the National Education Policy 2020.

The symposium will provide a platform and an opportunity for discussion, collaboration and intellectual exchange for teachers, head of schools and education administrators with a specific focus on improving learning outcomes.

Register for Convoke 2021

Convoke 2021 will be based on a webinar format this year and the theme for the edition is ‘School Leadership for School Excellence’ 
Sub themes: 

a. Enabling the girl child through education

b. Education in the times of the ‘new normal’

c. School Excellence needs empowered principals

d. School Leadership and equity

e. School Excellence – use of research and technology 

Important Dates
Activity Timeline
Application Launch Event & Details Sharing 9th Dec, 2021
Call for papers Till 28th February, 2022
Convoke March ( TBD)

For more details, please write to 
Expected Participants: Teachers and Principals from government schools, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya, government aided schools.

The paper should follow the structure and ideally include:

1) Title of the Research

2) Abstract/ Introduction

3) Research Questions

4) Methodology (including sampling technique and size)

5) Key Findings and Analysis

6) Conclusion and Recommendation

*Word limit for research paper: 5000 words
**Time Limit for presentation: 7 minutes

Note: The top three papers will be awarded 

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Job Description Academic Mentor

  • To support School Heads / Principals and strengthen the curriculum planning, delivery and class room transaction process for improved effectiveness.
  • To optimize usage and improvement of school’s infrastructure and facilities especially working toilets, functional library, computer labs, Science labs and energized classrooms.
  • To activate critical processes such as sports, drawing and other student cantered activities and events.
  • To smoothen academic operations throughout the year and also non-academic operations viz sports day, annual day, republic day, community volunteering, PTM etc.
  • To support teachers through interactive sessions.
  • To conduct subject wise week in schools for Science, English and Math linked with the annual curriculum.
  • To extend technical support to teachers on subject specific skills.
  • To support on difficult concepts and conduct specific need-based refresher training.
  • To extending support in planning the entire academic year including curriculum rollout, remedial, assessments and processes for ongoing monitoring and mentoring.
  • Candidates should aware about local language.