LEAD builds student confidence in small towns; organizes an exclusive masterclass on leadership and collaboration with tennis legend Leander Paes
Coimbatore: In line with its aim to provide exposure and confidence-building opportunities that would otherwise not be available to students in small Indian cities, India’s leading school technology company LEAD today announced an exclusive Masterclass on leadership and collaboration with Olympic medalist and legendary tennis player Leander Paes. Leander became a tutor and guide for students in LEAD-powered schools in over 400 cities and towns in India, as he shared lessons from his own life and career, and delved into the secrets of leadership and of a successful collaboration, two traits that have distinguished him as one of the most successful doubles players in the history of tennis. Commenting on his association with LEAD students, Leander Paes said, “I am delighted to be part of the LEAD Masterclass. Leadership is the right combination of empathy, charisma, communication and problem solving.
In today’s world, schools need to guide students in honing 21st century skills, building confidence such as leadership, collaboration, and communication from an early age, laying a solid foundation for success. in all aspects of life. Sumeet Mehta, said, “Exposure is an important element in building student confidence, according to research conducted by LEAD in collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. With Masterclass by LEAD, Level 2+ students in Indian cities now have access to the same exposure and opportunities as their peers in the metros, and can learn the confidence-building skills of the future from renowned experts like Leander Paes. Masterclass is an important part of LEAD’s mission to make great learning accessible and affordable for every child, no matter where they are or where they come from. The LEAD Masterclass is India’s first initiative to provide a holistic learning experience for students in small towns, giving them the opportunity to learn directly from experts and celebrities. Based on individual talent and inclination, LEAD’s Masterclass series encourages these students to dream big and instills in them the confidence to achieve their goals in life. Previous Masterclass sessions have been led by celebrities such as badminton ace Saina Nehwal, tennis champion Sania Mirza and legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar. The latest LEAD Masterclass follows the previous edition led by actor-director R. Madhavan, which focused on personality development and building a growth mindset, and was resounding success.
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