Will be speaking at Oberoi International School for two days
MUMBAI, September 18, 2012: Oberoi International School (OIS), one of Mumbai’s leading IB school, has invited Michael Thompson, a world renowned speaker, author and psychologist specialising in children & family.
Online PR News – 18-September-2012 – Mumbai/Maharashtra – MUMBAI, September 18, 2012: Oberoi International School (OIS), one of Mumbai’s leading IB school, has invited Michael Thompson, a world renowned speaker, author and psychologist specialising in children & families for a two day knowledge session on creative learning and human interest topics like ‘The Pressured Child Finds success in School and Life’, ‘How to raise responsible children’ & ‘Adolescence is hard work’.
Michael Thompson has worked as a clinical psychologist and school consultant for more than 35 years in over five hundred schools across the US, as well as in international schools in Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling book, Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys and Best Friends, Worst Enemies : Understanding the Social Worlds of Children for which the Publishers Weekly review declared, “Not since Dr. Spock and Penelope Leach has there been such a sensitive and practical guide to raising healthy children”.
Organised by Oberoi International School (OIS), the two day knowledge session will be attended by students, parents and teachers. These sessions will address children’s development, behavioural difficulties or other challenges at home or school. It will further help students to gain confidence and develop learning strategies for overall growth. In the past the school had invited Terry Small, a learning skills specialist and an eminent TED speaker for a similar two day knowledge session on creative learning and human interest topics. OIS has also partnered with leadership & peak performance coach, Anand Chulani, to run several parent, teacher and student workshop and assemblies for this academic year.
About Oberoi International School
Established in 2008, the school aims to provide an elevated learning environment through comprehensive facilities and an enriching curriculum. A co-educational private school, Oberoi International offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) for Nursery groups to 5th grade, CLSP (Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme) and the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) curriculum for Grades 6 to 10. In addition to this the school also offers the IB Diploma Programme for 11 and 12th grades. The school provided Facilities like a multi-purpose hall with multiple badminton courts, basketball courts, tennis courts, swimming pool, and space for yoga, martial arts, gymnasium, and indoor games to lay special emphasis on various physical activities for the all-round development of student.
About Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson, Ph.D. is a consultant, author and psychologist specializing in children, schools and parenting. He is the supervising psychologist for the Belmont Hill School and has worked in more than five hundred schools across the United States, as well as in international schools in Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He writes on issues and topics that help parents understand the complex journey of children through school, from Kindergarten through senior year. A dedicated speaker and traveller, Dr. Thompson has appeared on The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC 20/20, CBS 60 Minutes, The Early Show and Good Morning America. He wrote, narrated and hosted a two-hour PBS documentary entitled "Raising Cain" that was broadcast nationally in 2006.
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