CHAIRPERSON OF THE COUNCIL FOR GCED
Ashok K Pandey is the Chairperson of the Council for GCED. His professional career as an educator and a school leader has spanned over three decades. He is currently the Director of Ahlcon Group of Schools. Earlier, for 17 years, he had served as the Principal of Ahlcon International School, ranked amongst the best in India.
Ashok Pandey has also served as the Chairperson of National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC), a leading association of progressive schools in India.
Ashok is an active partner to the UN’s Act4SDGs campaign and has been at the forefront of fostering United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals in various schools across India, through his initiative SDG4QEducation.
Ashok is a postgraduate in Physics and Consultancy Management from the Allahabad University and BITS, Pilani respectively. He is the author of several articles, projects and research papers. His first book 'The Pedagogical Life-Essays on Educating India', described by many as an educational travelogue, was published in 2017.
He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award (2017) by Ferguson Humanitarian Foundation International, Inc., (FHFI, USA), Advaith Foundation Leadership Award (2017) and President’s Award’ (2012) for his contribution in the field of education. Ashok has a keen interest in the professional development of teachers, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is an active partner to the UN’s Act4SDGs campaign.
Widely traveled, he has led Principals’ delegations to the University of Malta in Europe, the University of Rice in Houston, USA and to the Institute of Leadership, Nottingham, UK. He has also participated in the Australia – India Leadership Dialogue held in Melbourne, Australia.
Council for Global Citizenship Education
Ahlcon Group of Schools
Ahlcon International School, New Delhi
National Progressive School’s Conference (NPSC)
English Language Quality Standards Group, British Council
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), USA
GCED Workshop for Educators 2018 India
Participated in the Working Group — Skill Development, NASSCOM’s Cyber Security Task Force
Served on the School Advisory Board, Govt. of NCT, Delhi as the Special Invitee
Served on the Committees on Sports, Gender Sensitization, Service Provider Empanelment with CBSE
Effectively contributed as Honorary Chairman, Fundraising Committee, Bharat Scout and Guides, J & K [2001-2003]
M. Sc. Physics
M. S. Consultancy Management
Understanding Research Methods
Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills
Learning to Teach Online
Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling,
Climate Reality Leadership Corps Program