Winners of the Child And Youth Conference

Winners of the World Conference On Child And Youth 2019


The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka organized, the World Conference on Child And Youth on the 05th – 06th July 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, under the theme “Well-being and Life Chances of Children and Youth in an Interconnected World: A Life Course Approach”. TIIKM joined hands with the Department of Professional Development and Continuing Education, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia & the Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR), Nepal as its hosting & academic partners respectively. TIIKM also joined hands with the Foundation for Innovative Social Development, Sri Lanka as its strategic partner. 

Each of the sessions and presentations were evaluated by an individual International evaluation committee and based on their marks and the conference chair’s consent, Session’s best presenter, Best Student presenter and Best Overall presenter were selected. The Best Student presenter and the Best overall presenter won Free Registrations for Child And Youth 2020 in addition many other benefits.


Achiever – Overall Best Presenter

W.W.C.A.Wickramasinghe from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka became the overall best presenter for the session “Child Development” under the topic “The Impact of Schoolbag carriage on Musculoskeletal Complications in School Children Aged 10-15 from Colombo”

Achiever – Best Student Presenter & Session’s Best Presenter

Ramanan.N from the University of Ghent, Belgium became the best student presenter & the session’s best presenter for the session “Child Rights, Child Protection & Child Labor” under the topic “Between Family Unity & Filial Duty: Understanding Family Separation in a Qualitative Study with Live-In Child Domestic Workers from Karnataka, India”


Session’s Best Presenter

Firmase.J.T from the University of Philippines Visayas, Philippines became the session’s best presenter for the session “Special Needs, Population, Conditions, Intervention Strategies & Inclusive Education” under the topic “Promoting Children’s Inclusion in Disaster Preparedness: The experience of TEACH DRR in small Island Communities”


Session’s Best Presenter

K.Mukherjee from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India became the session’s best presenter for the session “Youth, Social Media, General Education, Curriculum Development & Society” under the topic “Mediating Role of Emotion Dysregulation in the Relationship of Peer Victimization with Social Anxiety & Disordered Eating”


Session’s Best Presenter

Sharma.N from the Royal Global University, India became the session’s best presenter for the session “Children, Family & Parenting” under the topic “Emotional Autonomy in Young Adults: Effects of Parental Proximity & Parenting Style”


Session’s Best Presenter

R.M.A.chamika from the Open University of Sri Lanka became the session’s best presenter for the session “Child Development” under the topic “Relationship between Birth Weight & Subsequent Body Mass Index among School Children in Galle Municipality


Best Poster Presenter

Chandra Sekaran.V from the Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India became the best poster presenter under the topic “Do Parents recreate with their Children the harsh discipline they had experienced?”


The conference consisted of 7 technical sessions & a poster session. Day 1 consisted of a special workshop moderated by the conference chair Dr.Bruce Carter under the title “Seven essential Qualities for Positive Parenting and Raising Successful Children” and also a global youth dialog moderated by Ashan Perera under the title “How to Develop a Youth to a Good Citizen, educationally, sociologically and professionally”. Day 2 consisted of a special discussion moderated by Dharini Priscilla under the title “How to protect yourself from Cyberbullying”