Villa College has started a new initiative named “Developing Young Minds with Professor Ugail” for the students in the Maldives.
The initiative was taken to develop critical thinking amongst the Maldivian students and to encourage them to think outside the box. “Developing Young Minds” will be run as a series by Professor Ugail in collaboration with Villa College. The first session of this series was conducted at Villa College on 17th November 2014. Twenty students from 10 different schools participated in this session. The session was conducted as an interactive session where the students got the opportunity to have an intense discussion with Professor Ugail. The session included thought-provoking activities which required the students to describe where they think they would be in 20 years’ time as well as their achievements in the coming 10 years.
Villa College intends to hold similar sessions for different groups of students every year. The next session in planned to be held at the beginning of 2015 for which another 20 students will be invited to participate. The series is targeted for Grade 9 and Grade 10 students of the Maldives.
First Batch of Young Minds
Aishath Azal Ali Zahir
Iskandhar - GR 9
Career Aspiration: Doctor / Journalist / Performing Arts