On April 4, 2014, the Educators for Teaching India (EFTI) will host a conference at Harvard to bring together high school and middle school educators who are interested in teaching courses about India and South Asia. The theme for the sixth annual conference is ‘Women in India: Negotiating Tradition and Modernity.’ SAI is proud to host the event at Harvard, in partnership with EFTI, The Winsor School, Phillips Academy and The Groton School. Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School and Director of the South Asia Institute will give closing remarks. Harleen Singh, Associate Professor of Literature, Women’s and Gender Studies, and South Asian Studies at Brandeis University is the keynote speaker.
This year’s conference is on Friday, April 4, from 9:00am to 4:30pm in CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA.
Established in 2008, EFTI is a group of secondary school educators dedicated to deepening knowledge of India and to exploring India’s role in school curricula. The organization includes teachers in public and private schools as well as educators in supporting academic institutions. Through outreach and education, EFTI aims to enhance the role that India plays in curriculum.