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Centre for Civil Society and the LeFrak Forum and the Symposium on Science, Reason, & Modern Democracy, a privately funded research center in the Political Science Department at Michigan State University are organizing this two day conference in New Delhi, India from 4-5 Jan 2014 to explore the complex relation between moral values and free market economics.
How does capitalism affect morality? What values does it elevate and empower? What values does it violate or undermine? Most importantly what values does it require in order to arise and flourish, and where are they to come from? These questions are not new. But neither are they stale or settled. They are kept alive by their complexity, by the continual shift of thought and of moral/economic circumstances, and by the inescapable importance that they have for our lives.
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School Choice Campaign (SCC) is a policy reform initiative of Centre for Civil Society (CCS) that aims to move India’s education system towards a school choice model that brings affordable and quality education of choice to all children. SCC is organising its fifth annual School Choice National Conference on Friday, 20 December 2013 at The Multi–Purpose Hall, India International Centre, New Delhi, India.
SCNC will provide a much needed platform to identify critical issues in the education sector, review existing programs, explore strategies to face the challenges ahead and ideate on ingenious solutions to provide quality education to all children in India.
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India’s National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) is organising its 1st annual School Leaders Summit on 5 December 2012. The Summit will bring together 175 budget private school leaders representing over 12,000 budget private schools to discuss challenges and existing gaps in the education system, and learn innovative practices to improve quality of schooling and student performance. The Summit will host a cross section of stakeholders such as investors, financial institutions, thought leaders, education service providers, principals of affordable school, proprietors and association heads.
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SCNC 2012 will be the fourth national conference organised by Centre for Civil Society and it’s School Choice Campaign—promoting freedom of choice for parents to choose the school they wish to send their children to; efficient use of public funds and equity and quality through liberal policy reform in India. SCNC offers a space for open dialogue, to track the education policy, from the parliament to the classroom, to make an effort to align the disoriented wheel of delivery, to stop the evident leakages and to better the delivery of quality teaching and education services to the users rather than the makers.
Asia Liberty Forum is a 2-day event bringing the best liberal minds from Asia and around the world to identify critical issues plaguing Asia. Participants include intellectuals, think tank leaders, policymakers, business leaders, and changemakers. Participants will present their work and views on various facets of modern Asia. The forum provides a unique opportunity to interact closely with distinguished experts across various fields, who are tackling Asia’s unique development challenges.