Hailakandi: Graham Middle School here has emerged as the first school in Hailakandi district to achieve 100 per cent success in measles-rubella (MR) vaccination. The school has vaccinated all the 150 students on its roll, drawing appreciation from the district administration.
Inspiring women scientists. Can you guide a spacecraft into orbit around Mars and cook for eight people morning and night? Yes, if you get up at 5am, and your name is BP Dakshayani. Here the former head of flight dynamics and space navigation for the Indian space agency explains how she did it - and the housework too.
A boarding school with stellar A-level results has quit the annual league tables saying that they fail to reflect “modern all-round education”. Peter Green, headmaster of Rugby School, also expressed frustration that schools which play the system to boost their ranking, often to the detriment of their pupils, are not identified by those compiling the tables.
Saint Soldier Public School, founded in the year 2003, based in Jaipur, follows CBSE curriculum and got its affiliation in 2011. Aruna Suresh has been the principal of the school since the past 6 years and has won the Excellence in Leadership Award from ICAI institute for her accomplishments.
Gokul Global School at Sidhpur, Gujarat has been enjoying the governance of Dr.Sudhir Hadke since 2016 and has witnessed many achievements. An able administrator, motivator, sportsman, teachers’ trainer, World Career Counselor and child psychologist,Dr.Sudhir Hadke has about 18 years of experience in various roles at reputed educational institutions.
Anjali Yadav, a B.El.Ed from Gargi College, working in VEGA School Gurgaon is very passionate about bringing about a change in the current education model. Right from her college days, Anjali has wanted to be associated with a school where her dreams of planning lessons and making children understand what and why they are learning would come true
Ashish Bhatnagar as the Principal, Shaoxing International School is based in the town of Keqiao, China. Shaoxing International School offers Cambridge programmes from K-12 and has students from many different nationalities – India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Syria, Yemen, and more. This mix provides a great platform for learning and co-existence.
Established in 2009, Teach For India is a part of the Teach For All Network, a growing group of independent organizations that are working to expand educational opportunity in their nations. Headed by Shaheen Mistri as its CEO, Teach for India was instituted to address the issue of educational inequity at scale.
Aboon for parents vying for all-round development and “excellence in all aspects of education”, Birla Balika Vidya Mandir was started in 1953 exclusively for the better education of Marvari girls. It got affiliated to CBSE Board and in 1975 became a co-educational K-12 institution under the name Gopi Birla Memorial School.
Octavium Music Academy, founded in 2013 in Bangalore, has a current student strength of 350. Housing a new age academy, performance space and a pro recording studio that has live band recording capability, Ocatavium is considered a holistic music centre to fulfil everyone’s aspirations. Mr. Kedar Nayak is the Founder and CEO of the organization.
The school was started in April 1992 by Child Education Society with 180 students initially. Currently, there are 2,583 students on its rolls. The school is managed by Shri Nikhil Channa and Ms. Asha Prabhakar is the principal.
Cocomoco Kids is an educational games start-up based in Kalkaji, New Delhi. Armed with a background in digital advertising, Priyanka Prabhakar partnered with Shitij, an Engineer running an eLearning content firm. Their shared love for Travel and Geography resulted in Cocomoco Kids which makes travel inspired games, maps and DIY activities for kids in the age group 2-12 years.
The Heritage School, established in 2001, is an international day-boarding school based in Kolkata. It is a unique endeavour of the Kalyan Bharti Trust to recreate the ancient Gurukul tradition of India. The school offers a variety of curricula ranging from the national ICSE and ISC to the international IGCSE and IBDP. Seema Sapru is the current Principal.
Anand Niketan Shilaj Campus, established in 1996, is an Ahmedabad-based, English Medium, Co-Educational School affiliated to ICSE and ISC Board. Lamiya Shums, the current Director of Anand Niketan Shilaj has been associated with the Anand Niketan group of schools for over 11 years now. We offer combination of Academics, sports and extracurricular activities.
Computer science is truly for anyone, and the ability for anyone to learn it is a goal that we should all work towards. My experiences in computer science as a student, teacher, and curriculum developer have given me a perspective on the state of computer science education that I would love to share with all of you.
Rosy Public School, situated in Jalalabad, UP, is keen about following an education system that brings out the innate talents of the students, such as fair play, sense of teamwork, and leadership qualities. Sadhna Jha is the principal of Rosy Public School and has enjoyed her role as a teacher and Principal.
University freshers are renowned for loving alcohol and noisy parties, much to the annoyance of their long- suffering neighbours. However, young undergraduates are increasingly requesting quiet or alcohol-free accommodation, shunning the usual student lifestyle.
Hundreds of thousands of teenagers will receive their A-level results a week today, beginning a scramble for student accommodation. Leading institutions including Manchester, Cardiff and St Andrews are creating separate blocks in halls of residence for those who want to avoid late-night revelry.
Samprasad Selvanayagam, hailing from Kanyakumari, Tamilnadu, has been working as a Science teacher with Ministry of Education, Maldives since 2013. After completing graduation in Chemistry in 2004 and B.Ed in 2012, he found that teaching is his soul- satisfying profession.
Darshan Academy, Dasuya, which is one of the branches of Darshan Education Foundation, New Delhi, is affiliated to CBSE curriculum. The Principal -Rasik Gupta’s experience in the school has been full of challenges and with the help of his team members, he has been successful in gaining the satisfaction of parents and improving the performance and overall development of the students
Ritu Sharma is the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Work Experience Coordinator for Science at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, London, UK. Established in 2002, Shooters Hill Sixth Form College is fully inclusive inner London school with a wide range of diversity and ability levels for students between the ages of 16–19, located in Shooter's Hill in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, London, England. It offers GCSE Sciences up to A level and BTEC courses (vocational).
Ashish Tibdewal is the CEO of the institution and has won the'CEO of the year award' at Times Ascent's 'Dream Companies to Work For. Started in 2004, the school offers ICSE, CBSE, and IGCSE curricula. Every child’s individuality is taken into consideration and guided in every step of the course, encouraging them to experiment and come upon their own strengths and weaknesses themselves. The institution has over 29 branches and 42,000 students to its credit.
Vipin Singh is the Activity Coordinator at Children’s Academy, Ashok Nagar, Mumbai expects an ideal science department to provide high-level teaching and encourage students to perform practical. The department should encourage participation in various science projects and activities.
Meena Kak, the recipient of the ‘National Award for Teachers 2010’ awarded by our Hon’ble President of India and CBSE National Award from Ministry of Human Resource, New Delhi in 2006 for contribution in the field of education, has been the Principal of Kolkata-based Lakshmipat Singhania Academy since 2007.
DIRTBOOTS ADVENTURE, a Kolkata based company consisting of young and experienced trekkers and campers, organises environmentally responsible trekking tours and adventure travel in India. The idea of Dirtboots Adventure was conceived with an aim to promote adventure tourism in an environmentally responsible way.
Mr. N. Basheer Ahamed, Inventor, Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Abacus Pvt Ltd, Chennai, who has rich experience in Abacus based mental arithmetic skill development program started the company in 1999 which has spread its wings Pan-India now.
Pallavi Singh, a Hindi Teacher based in Mumbai focuses on Hindi Lessons for Foreigners, a one-of-its-kind initiative in India that’s aimed at training the expat community in Hindi. Pallavi has taught over 650 expats, exchange students and also a few celebrities like author and historian William Dalrymple, actor Jacqueline Fernandez, Canadian opera singer Natalie Di Luccio and Australian actor-model Lucinda Nicholas. Pallavi is affiliated with the diplomatic missions of countries like Canada, Australia, Spain, and Belgium, and serves as their on-board Hindi tutor.
Hermann Gmeiner School, a co-educational school based in Varanasi since 1990 is a child centered/care based school managed and run by SOS Children’s Villages of India, New Delhi. Mr. Paul P. V. has headed the institution since 28 June 2007. Affiliated to CBSE, the primary focus of the school is to care for abandoned and needy children.
Cascade Montessori was started in January 2011 in Chennai with just two children, as their parents wanted something different from a traditional school. Later, the name of the school began to spread and more kids started joining. The motive behind starting the school was to help children to learn freely without fear. Vidya Shankar started the Education space after completing her AMI Montessori Elementary Diploma.
Guwahati: The Assam education department has failed to contain school dropouts. The minutes of the project approval board meeting on Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan have revealed that the education department has failed to keep its promise to reduce school dropouts in lower and upper primary schools.
From the three-legged race to the 100m sprint, generations of children —not to mention their parents — have used school sports day to show off their athletic prowess. Now such traditions appear to be falling out of favour as head teachers seek to focus more on the taking part and less on the winning.
Navy Children School,based in Visakhapatnam and started in 1965 by Navy Education Society, works towards its motto “Knowledge Embellishes” and vision to grow towards eternity. Parul Kumar has been working as the Principal of the school since last 2.5 years and with a post-graduation in Food and Nutrition, she proceeded to do her M.Ed while working at schools. She is also equipped with techniques to teach special children.
Ravinder Singh Bidhan, a passionate educator, is currently working as STEM educator at Agilo Research Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad. Equipped with an M.Techdegree, he is also a qualified UGC-NET in Electronic Science. He recently got selected as Mentor of Change (Atal Innovation Mission).
SCAD World School founded by Dr. S. Cletus Babu is a co-educational English medium school located in National Highway, Pazhaveli, Chengalpet, Chennai with 1,00,000 square feet built up area. The school follows CBSE curriculum and has classes from KG to VIII standards currently and plans to expand in the coming years.
Amit Sehgal is the principal of the institution for the past one year and the school follows CBSE curriculum. He has about two decades of experience in the education sector and is a widely travelled personThe school has an atmosphere to guide students to appreciate the world and its varied cultural heritage.
Proteach in Nigeria is a company that helps in getting students ready to face international examinations. A huge network of teachers who are highly qualified in as many subjects is associated with Proteach and offer students a personalized coaching based on their learning abilities. Mr. Chiadikaibe Nwarie is a teacher associated with the company for the last 9 months which he says is an excellent experience for him as a teacher who is passionate about his profession.
Indus International School, located in Bangalore, has with more than 1200 students from various countries, about 30% of them being residential scholars, the school has up to grade 12 offering IB PYP, IB MYP, IGCSE, and IB DP curricula. Bhargavi Sharma has been teaching science at Indus International School for the last 4 years now after undergoing training in International education.
Mr Vinay Ojha is currently teaching English in the school with an aim of making students fluent in the English language as it will “help them in shaping their career” as he feels poor English communication has denied a bright future to many students.
Leslie Ann Fernandes, the current Science teacher at Children’s Academy, Mumbai, has been teaching at the school for over seven years during which she received several awards, the most notable of them being ‘The Best Social Action Award’ by the Indian Development Foundation and the National Award for the ‘Best teaching practice using technology’, by Teacherathon, Lilavati Podar Educational Society, both in 2016.
Sushila Birla Girls’ School has a comprehensive and pragmatic approach with the help of value based curriculum, through life skill classes, experiential learning, value-based curriculum and appreciation of cultural diversity. Ms. Sharmila Bose, who has been associated with the school since its inception, has been the school Principal since 1996.
Founded in 2000, Gyan Ganga International School, Jabalpur has Dr. Rajesh Kumar Chandel at its helm
as Principal. Dr Rajesh Kumar Chandel feels that the education system offers so many streams but the students are confused about the future prospects. It is high time to restructure the system to suit the need of the century.
“Every girl has the right to determine her own destiny.” It is this motto, Ecole Globale International Girls’ School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand was started with, on 14th April 2012. The school believes that “individual choices matter and as such has been designed to offer an infinite range of opportunities for every student to explore her innate capabilities in every sphere.” Ms. Nandita Sahu is the principal of the school.
The school follows CBSE curriculum from IX-XII and DAV Curriculum from Pre-School to VIII. As a trendsetter of Inclusive Education, the school has facilitated the upliftment of the underprivileged since 1984. Heemal H Bhat, whose association with the schools dates back to 1993, has been the Principal since 2015.
PNC Cognitio (PNCCS), established in 2016, is an International school based in Whitefield Bengaluru which was started with an aim to be a school that has an Indian mission with a global vision. Headed by Kalpana Mohan as its Academic Director, the school follows the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), a department of the University of Cambridge, London. PNCCS is built on the famed Finnish model of education, considered one of the most innovative and effective pedagogies in the world.