The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, will now train principals of schools in Delhi so as to capacitate them to function better as heads of educational institutions.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the institute and the Delhi government for the same.

Heads of schools from a total of 1,024 schools, run by the Directorate of Education, Delhi, will benefit from the MoU.

All principals will undergo an intensive course, which will be administered by IIM-Ahmedabad, for a period of 18 months, press release by the Delhi government stated, adding that the sessions will be conducted at the institute’s Right to Education Resource Centre.

In the past, there have been collaborations with University of Cambridge, UK, and the National Institute of Education, Singapore, as well for the up gradation of the national capital’s government school education system, the release informed.

Source: The Indian Express