Armed with over 20 years of experience in the field of education, P.Kadhiresan is the current Director cum Principal of Altus International School, Chirala (Andhra Pradesh). With a career that started in 1997, Kadhiresan went on to become the founder Principal leading the team at INDIAN BLOSSOMS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL , ONGOLE for about 5 years. Later, he was appointed as Vice-Principal (2013-2017) with Peevees group of Schools, Saudi Arabia.
Equipped with 18 years of teaching experience, Riju Shrivastava, is a Computer Science teacher (PGT) at Delhi Public School, Jaipur for last 6 years. DPS Jaipur follows the CBSE curriculum and has classes from Nursery - XII. Shrivastava's responsibilities include managing the school website, school portal and designing the time table for a total of the 131 teachers.
Sunbeam School, Varuna, based in Varanasi is part of the Sunbeam Group of Education Institutions founded in 1972. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and has classes from Playgroup to Class XII.Anupama Mishra, Principal of Sunbeam School, Varuna, recently awarded the Re-think Progressive Principals of the year 2017, speaks to School magazine.
Started in 1999, Darshan Academy (a school under Darshan Education Foundation, established by a distinguished scientist and spiritual Master Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj), Jalandhar includes pre-primary classes through to high school and is registered with CBSE. The school is headed by Dinesh Singh as its Principal.
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.
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.
Principal of AKG Public School, Chennai since April 2017, Dr. S. Sujatha holds a Ph.D degree and has over 17 years of experience in the field of education. AKG Public School, affiliated to CBSE board is a branch of the 53-year old Asian Memorial Sr. Sec. School and will send out its first batch of X standard students in 2019-20.
Dr. Mala Upadhyaya is the Principal of DAV Centenary Public School, Tohana (Haryana), a CBSE-affiliated co-educational school established in 1987. Her responsibilities include creating standardized curricula, assessing teaching methods, monitoring students’ achievements, encouraging parent involvement, revising policies and procedures, administering the budget, hiring and evaluating staff.
Located in Colaba area of Mumbai, Colaba Municipal Secondary School is an undertaking of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (BMC - Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) and hence provides free education for all. The school follows the State Board (SSC) in vernacular medium and has classes from 1 - XII. Mrs. Chandramukhi Nishant Nikale is the Asst. Head Mistress of the school.
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).
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.
Established in 2012, KKSM School is a co-educational English Medium school following the State Board. Ganga Devi, previously she was the Principal in Billabong High International School and the current Principal of the KKS school.
Established in 1972, Sunbeam English School, Bhagwanpur is a co-educational CBSE affiliated school based in Varanasi. The school is headed by Ms. Gurmeet Kaur who has been the Principal since 2009 and has been associated with the school for 22 years now.
The new venture of Tagore Group of Schools, Tagore Global School, located in Kurukshetra-Haryana is a CBSE affiliated school. Still, in its inaugural year of operation, the school is headed by Kesar Patel as its Principal who has over two decades of experience in the Education sector.
Started in the year 1966 as a small school, Lovely Public Senior Secondary School in New Delhi has blossomed into a full-scale educational institution and works steadily on its vision of “Let’s move to a better future”. The school follows the CBSE curriculum. Dr Bhawana Malik as the Principal is at the helm of the school.
Fondly called “SANDEEPNI”, Modern Sandeepni School has carved a niche for itself as a small but friendly boarding school in Pathankot, Punjab, India. Following CBSE syllabus and with ISO 9001-2000 certification, the school has four wings - namely Play way group, Junior school, Middle school, and Senior school. Neeraj Mohan Puri has been the principal since 2001.
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.
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.