Frequently Asked Questions
The programme aims to develop:An understanding of how philosophy, history and experience have shaped and influenced well known leaders.
Emotional, intellectual and social growth through different modes of learning in a safe and supportive environment which is also academically challenging. Learning will include critical thinking, inquiry, debate, self-reflection, practical assessment, teamwork, empathy and a profound understanding of the wide ranging issues raised in the programme.
A greater sense of awareness about ethics and values-based leadership amongst the students with respect to society and business, science and the environment, politics and citizenship.
The programme is a blend of Socratic dialogues, experiential learning, motivational lectures, outdoor activity and adventure sports. A critically important element will be social service and social responsibility, and their relationship with leadership.
Text-based Socratic dialogues: Students will read, reflect on and conduct discussions on a series of thought provoking readings around the issues of leadership such as (i) The Challenge of Leadership; (ii) The Promise of Leadership; (iii) The Good Society; (iv) The Possibility of Heroism; and (v) The Meaning of Life.
Sports, Adventure and Social Service: In order to inculcate a bias towards action in the students, there are dedicated days for adventure sports such as trekking, leadership and team building games and social service projects.
Academic study of Leadership: A long with the readings, the programme also provides an academic perspective and understanding of leadership.
Communication Skills and Performing Arts: Written and verbal communication skills training will include activities such as public speaking which will give students an experience of combining quality and quantity of expression in a structured format in front of an audience. The students will also prepare a play on values-based leadership to “experience’ the leadership predicament.
Experiential Soft Skills Training: To enhance skills such as positive attitude and self-confidence, motivating self and others, resolving conflict and dealing with stress, and becoming more emotionally intelligent.
Social Service and Social Responsibility: This forms part of the ethos and curriculum at The Doon School. It is an essential component of the Summer at Doon programme. Students will be involved in a range of projects to do with schools and other organizations, to sensitize them to various social issues, and expose them to an environment where there is a scarcity of basic requirements, inequities and hardships in life. This will also provide a relevant and necessary case study for all students to learn how leadership is required to manage and solve the manifold problems which exist in nations around the
Personalized Counseling and Tests: Personalized Counseling sessions for the students, in which the counselor will discuss the students’ experiences, problems, progress and ongoing understanding, as well as test-based analysis.
Guest Lectures: There will be a series of motivational & educational lectures from people of different backgrounds.
Before any group’s arrival we make sure that we receive any special dietary requirements for all students and teachers so that we can provide this information to our catering manager. If in doubt, please contact us directly with specifics of your needs.
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