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NITI Aayog in partnership with Bharti Foundation is organizing the National Research Symposium for Teachers and Heads of Schools – CONVOKE 2021-22. The objective of CONVOKE is to encourage use of research as a tool to enhance teachers’ capabilities and encourage evidence based pedagogy and decision making practices to improve student learning outcomes in line with the National Education Policy 2020.
The symposium will provide a platform and an opportunity for discussion, collaboration and intellectual exchange for teachers, head of schools and education administrators with a specific focus on improving learning outcomes.

Register for Convoke 2021

Convoke 2021 will be based on a webinar format this year and the theme for the edition is ‘School Leadership for School Excellence’ 
Sub themes: 
a. Enabling the girl child through education
b. Education in the times of the ‘new normal’
c. School Excellence needs empowered principals
d. School Leadership and equity
e. School Excellence – use of research and technology 

Important Dates



Application Launch Event & Details Sharing

9th December, 2021

Call for papers

Till 28th February, 2022


March 2022


Register here
For more details, please write to 
Expected Participants: Teachers and Principals from government schools, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya, government-aided schools. Private schools that are functioning in rural areas.

*Word limit for research paper: 5000 words
**Time Limit for presentation: 7 minutes

Note: The top three papers will be awarded 
CONVOKE Conference Reports


Convoke Conference Report 2020




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Convoke Conference Report 2019