Registration Opens for the Summer Leadership Programme at The Doon School, Dehradun
Bangalore, March 26, 2017 – The Doon School, India’s pre-eminent boarding school has announcedits Residential ‘Summer @ Doon Leadership Programme’ from 3rd June to 17th June, 2017. The programme is open for all aspiring girls and boys in grades 9-12 who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world around them.
Application for this programme closes on April 15, 2017.
This dynamic and thought provoking leadership programme will be a blend of Socratic dialogues, leadership case studies, design thinking, creative experiential learning, motivational lectures, outdoor adventures, self-reflection and group interaction. The programme will allow students to expand their horizons across multiple disciplines and learn through the lenses of history, geography, philosophy and economics.
A critically important element will be the relationship between leadership, social service as well as social and environmental responsibility. This programme will ensure that boys and girls receive a profound understanding of what successful leadership is all about and what is required to demonstrate it in the twenty-first century in the context to developing society in an increasingly globalized world. The programme will be taught by many of the school’s experienced staff as well as by alumni and other special guests.
“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”, said Mr. Matthew Raggett, Headmaster. “Summer at 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 on 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 at Doon”, added Mr. Raggett.
The course opened in 2014 and received rave reviews. Some past students have said, This course has helped me get in touch with that innovative spark that was present in me… – Krish Mehtani, Maharashtra.
I am way more confident and don’t depend on people around me to complete my daily tasks anymore. I have experienced a big change in me and the way I look at the world. – Vaani Gupta, Delhi
For more details about the Summer Leadership programme, email Ms Abia Qezilbash –summer.doon or Tel. +91-(0)135-2526516 or Visit the website
Link to the pictures from the 2014, 2015 & 2016 Summer at Doon Programme