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The Doon School announces Summer Leadership Programme 2018

April 2, 2018

The Doon School, Dehradun, India’s premier boarding school, has announced its residential ‘Summer @ Doon Leadership Programme’ from June 2 to 16, 2018. The programme is open to all aspiring students of grades 9-12 who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world around them. Application for the programme closes on April 30, 2018.The dynamic and thought-provoking leadership programme will 
be a blend of creative experiential learning, leadership case studies, design thinking, motivational lectures, outdoor adventures, self-reflection and group interaction. The programme will allow students to expand their horizons across many disciplines and learn through the lenses of psychology, history, geography, philosophy, and economics.A critically important element will be the relationship between leadership, social service, and environmental responsibility. This programme will ensure that boys and gir

ls develop a deeper understanding of what successful leadership is all about and what is required to demonstrate it in the 21st century in the context of a developing society in an increasingly globalised world. The programme will be delivered by many of the school’s experienced staff as well as by Doon School alumni and other special guests.

Comments Matthew Raggett, headmaster, The Doon School, “The Doon School has long been associated with innovative thinking and leadership and is passionate about being at the forefront of educational opportunity for its students. Summer @ Doon seeks to create a very special experience that will enable a wider student body of girls and boys to discover essential qualities within themselves that will help them in their journey of action, leadership, service, and fulfillment.”

“The two-week long programme will be an adventure that promises to be challenging and intellectually demanding, enabling students to meet and make like-minded friends, and to learn from each other and the adults leading Summer @ Doon,” added Raggett.

Launched in 2014, the programme has received rave reviews.

“I’ve become more confident and done things that I would never have dared to do before,” says Palak Mehta, a former programme participant.

“All the outdoor activities were meaningful and taught me about endurance. It was a very intellectual, interactive and fun experience,” says another programme participant Zoravar Singh Paintal.

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