Lucknow, 20 May: Dr Jagdish Gandhi, Founder-Manager of City Montessori School, Lucknow, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the global Pioneer Awards 2021 for his contributions to the cause of education, bringing pride to the city of Lucknow. Dr Jagdish Gandhi's lifelong commitment to reimagining education as a vehicle for world unity and peace continues to achieve significant international recognition on the most prestigious of stages. Under the able guidance of Dr Gandhi, City Montessori School has been organizing the 'International Conference of Chief Justices of the World' for the past 20 years consecutively. These conferences have been attended by 1329 Chief Justices, Judges and Heads of States of 136 countries to endorse the CMS mission to safeguard the children of the world and the generation yet to come.
In an informal chat, Dr Gandhi said, “In this increasingly interconnected world, the implementation of global citizenship education and global competency programmes in schools has become indispensable, if we are to find enduring solutions to problems such as climate change, armed conflicts and extreme inequality”.