2017 Harmony Regionals – Chennai

The next city for the 2017 Harmony Regional Final Competitions was Chennai The competitions were held on 30th August at Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Chennai.

The competitions include – Sense Reason and Intellect (Debate), Mind Games (Chess) and Street Blenders (Street Play). There were 16 schools participating from the South India region which included – KRM Public School, Jindal Vidya Mandir, Chettinad Vidya mandir, PSBB – T.Nagar, K.K Nagar, Siruseri, Nungambakkam, Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Vanavani Matri.Higher secondary School, Vidyodaya Girl’s Higher Secondary School, Vidyodaya Matri.Higher Secondary School, St Brittos Matri.Higher Secondary School, Surana School, International Gateway Complete School, St Britto’s Academy and Kaligi Ranganathan Montford Matri Higher Sec School.

To see the results of the Chennai Harmony Finals, please click here

2017 Harmony Regionals – Jaipur

2017 Harmony Regional Final Competitions, kick started from the Pink city – Jaipur, on 24th August at Delhi Public School, Jaipur.

The competitions include – Sense Reason and Intellect (Debate), Mind Games (Chess) and Street Blenders (Street Play). There were 7 schools participating from the Rajasthan which included – G.D.Goenka, Udaipur, Delhi Public School, Jayshree Periwal High School, Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh School, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya, Neerja Modi School, The Palace School,

To see the results of the Jaipur Harmony Finals, please click here.


Teacher Training Workshops for teachers of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya from the various states of Delhi/NCR, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh was conducted by tGELF professional trainers. The training was conducted on 8-9th August in Navodaya Leadership Institute, Noida and 10-11th August in Chandigarh.
Mr. B.K. Singh, Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti also had a brief one on one meeting with the training team and has much appreciated tGELF’s efforts and supports the vision of our Foundation


The Lord Mayor’s Student Leadership Challenge is a bespoke and inspirational programme, incorporating a wide range of visiting speakers of global renown, designed by TSIA ( Trans Continental School Innovation Alliance). The programme reflects the Lord Mayor’s theme for the year to ‘Educate, Support, and Inspire’. The Challenge was a 5 day leadership development experience for young women from around the world to gain from inter-cultural dialogue and to be educated, supported and inspired together.
The programme has been designed to help participants understand how to build powerful networks of influence to enable them to be leaders of the future. They work on this throughout the 5 days and later, back in their communities by exposure to role models from business, academia, law, politics and education.
A team of 20 students from tGELF member schools formed a part of the Indian delegation for the Challenge. The program was conducted at the Lord Mayor of the city of London’s residence, the Mansion House including a day in the ancient colleges of Oxford University.

Summer Programs 2017 – Lehigh University and Brown University.

The Global Education and Leadership Foundation has partnered with Lehigh University and Brown University for Summer Programs which is open to high school students from our member schools.

Lehigh University’s Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship offers a unique 4-week Summer Program. The course work includes topics pertaining to entrepreneurship, global networking, team building, project management and leadership in a culturally diverse environment.

The Brown University’s Pre-College Summer Program called Summer@Brown is conducted at the Leadership Institute and is a 2-week on-campus program. These leadership courses allow students to study complex global issues, develop public speaking, problem solving and teamwork skills to make a difference in their communities and the world.

The Education Prize 2017 – The Finalists

The Global Education & Leadership Foundation’s (tGELF) annual Teacher Award competition called ‘The Education Prize 2017 – Transforming Learning’ recognizes and supports the leadership of teachers, who have made outstanding contribution to impact their students through innovative strategies to enhance the quality of their teaching.  This was first launched by tGELF in 2013.

The applications go through 3 rounds of rigorous judging by an eminent panel of Indian and International educationists for the selection of the winner. The winner will be announced during the award ceremony during our annual conference LIFE 2017.

For the list of Finalist, please click here.

Welcome to our new site for Students and Educators

We are excited to launch our new School Programme site for our Students and Educators!

On this site, we will sharing the latest information and announcements regarding our School Programmes including our curriculum, Youth Leader, Harmony Conference, Teachers Training and the Education Prize.

We look forward to an adventurous time ahead as we move full steam forward to identify, nurture and empower young changemakers.

Thank you for your continuous support in our exciting endeavour!

– The tGELF team