ASSET Summer Programme blends stimulating and innovative academic learning sessions with interactive social activities. Expert instructors who are trained to mentor gifted students, impart knowledge to students through hands-on activities to ensure students get enough opportunities to develop their talent to the highest possible potential. Debate sessions give students a platform to exchange ideas with like-minded peers whereas guest lectures help them gain a deeper perspective on subjects of interest.

Instructors at the programme use innovative teaching styles such as:

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Building Prototypes
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Field trips
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Role plays and skits
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Discussions and debates
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Guest lectures from experts

At the ASSET Summer Programme, students:

Engage in deep learning

Acquire knowledge that enables informed career choices

Develop creative confidence

Develop self-management habits required for success in any endeavour

Become balanced multi-dimensional individuals

Courses offered at ASSET Summer Programme May 2017

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ASSET Summer Programme administrators

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Vishnuteerth Agnihothri
Academic Director

An alumnus of IIT Madras, Vishnuteerth Agnihotri holds 26 years of experience across diverse sectors. He has been with EI for over 10 years heading the development of EI’s offerings such as ASSET, Mindspark and Detailed Assessment. He has been involved in several innovative research projects, including assessments of student values and attitudes and assessments of teacher knowledge and skills. Vishnu has also been the Academic Director of ASSET Summer Programme 2016.

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Pankhuri Nigam
Site Director

With 6 years of experience at DUKE TIP Summer Studies programs in India, where she was the residential director for 2 years and site director for 1 year, Pankhuri has a deep understanding of what is required to offer a high-quality enriching and safe residential on-campus experience to young students. Apart from DUKE TIP, Pankhuri has served as the Site Director for the John Hopkins CTY summer studies program in 2015 and 2016 in Seattle and San Francisco. She was also the Site Director of ASSET Summer Programme 2016.