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4th Leadership Workshop for School Captains - 2016

The Department of Education Guidance & Counseling section organized the 4th Leadership Workshop for School Captains from April 11 - 16, 2016 at Tibetan Reception Center, Dharamsala. Dr. (Mr.) Nawang Rabgyal, Education Secretary, Department of Education was the Chief Guest and in his inaugural speech, he stressed on the importance of being a Compassionate & honest leader as well as appealed the participants to be a good role model for other students. It was attended by 38 School Captains (19 boys & 19 girls) from 19 Senior Secondary Tibetan School in India & Nepal escorted by 18 Teachers. The first 3 days of the workshop was solely focussed on Leadership and its different aspects while the later 3 days were on understanding the policies and functioning of 3 organs of CTA and a tour to the different Departments of Central Tibetan Administration. The highlight of this workshop was the special audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the participants of the workshop. During the six days' workshop, students learned through interactive participation, lecture, role play, group work, presentation and small group simulation. The closing function of the workshop was presided by Mr. Karma Singey la, Additional Secretary, Department of Education and in his valedictory speech, he spoke on the importance of practising what is learned during the workshop. It concluded with the distribution of certificates to the participants.