St. Joseph’s school, Kozhikode, the First Jesuit school in Kerala, is a land mark educational Institution not only in Kerala but also in India. This year the reputed school is celebrating its 225 anniversary. Two Centuries and a quarter is not a mean feast to celebrate in the history of an education Institution.
We, the Jesuit School educators and our partners in mission, numbering 240 from 399 schools in the South Asian Assistancy came together for the JEA Triennial meet at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar from 6-9, October,2017, discussed and deliberated on our mission/schools in the context of GC 36.
“If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together.” With this broad vision on the background the Triennial of Jesuit Schools was held from 6 to 9th October 2017 at Xavier University Bhuvaneswar. The overall theme of the Triennial meet was Our Mission and Our Schools from GC 36 perspective.
The Jesuit Council of South Asia (JCSA) invited me as the President of Federation of Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations of India (JAAI) to Chair the Inaugural Session of the four day event held at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 6th to 9th October 2017; and to share my experience and views on Collaboration and Networking in an exclusive session on the 3rd day of the Conference.