Summary of previous meetings

  • Shuvra Roy on “ICT and its optimum utilisation in Geography teaching”
    Monday April 05th, 2021

    Shuvra Roy – Geography Teacher, Aditya Academy Group of Schools, Kolkata Shuvra Roy has done her B Ed and completed Masters’s in Geography. She has eight years of teaching experience with high school students. Shuvra is passionate about teaching, and love for children is her priority. She is a firm believer in the constant updating of ...

  • Sandeep Kaur on “How can we support student-led learning in a class?”
    Monday April 05th, 2021

    Sandeep Kaur – PYP Coordinator, K.R Mangalam Global School, Delhi Ms.Sandeep Kaur is the Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator at K.R Mangalam Global School. Having previously worked at Heritage International Xperiential School and Pathways School, Noida, Ms. Sandeep has over seven years of professional teaching experience in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Ms. Kaur has contributed ...

  • Sandeep Bajaj on “Studies during lockdown”
    Sunday March 28th, 2021

    Sandeep Bajaj – Principal, Good Shepherd Sen. Sec. School, Malout, Fatehabad, Haryana Sandeep Bajaj is B Ed., M. A and has total 10 years of experience in education. He is working as the Principal of Good Shepherd Sen. Sec. School, Malout, Fatehabad, Haryana since one year. In this conversation, Sandeep Bajaj said it was challenging for ...

  • Sushmita Dawn on “Difference between coaching class and school”
    Sunday March 28th, 2021

    Sushmita Dawn – Science Teacher, Delhi Public School, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh Sushmita Dawn has seven years of teaching experience as a science teacher in CBSE school. She has done masters in Zoology and education. Currently working in Delhi Public School, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.  In this conversation, Ms Sushmita said that the school education system should be changed ...

  • Shubhra Varma on “Some new ideas I want to introduce at school”
    Sunday March 21st, 2021

    Shubhra Varma – Vice Principal, Narayana e-Techno School, Mumbai Ms. Shubhra Varma, an alumnus of Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneshwar is a college topper and distinction holder during her graduation( B. A and B.Ed.). She is a Management post graduate specialised in Marketing from Clayton University, USA. Beginning in 1997, Ms. Varma has had diverse experience ...

  • Puneet Kaur on “The ups and downs of being a principal”
    Sunday March 21st, 2021

    Puneet Kaur – Principal, Army Public School, Jammu Cantt Puneet Kaur has done B Ed and Masters in Zoology from Jammu. She started her career as a PGT biology from Air Force School, Jammu, in 2002. Ms. Puneet worked there for 13 years. Apart from teaching, she worked as a coordinator, academic in charge, vice-principal, and ...

  • Dr Dheeraj Mehrotra on “Neuro Linguistic Programming for teachers and students”
    Sunday March 14th, 2021

    Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra – Lead Resource at Rockstar Teachers Dr Dheeraj Mehrotra is a CBSE Certified Peer Assessor for School Quality Assessment and Accreditation (SQAA). He has published over 45 books on Comp. Sc. for ICSE/ ISC/ CBSE/ State Boards and over 600 write-ups on Quality and IT issues. He was declared Best Teacher by the ...

  • Priti Shalini on “Experience and difference of teaching at School and Coaching Institute”
    Sunday March 14th, 2021

    Priti Shalini – HOD (Social Science) Priti Shalini has done B.Sc, B.Ed, and MA in Sociology. She is currently working as Head of Department in Social Sciences Department of The Senior Study School, Amritsar. Priti has 18 years of teaching experience to the classes 9th and 10th in CBSE affiliated school and two years in Akash ...

  • Anita (Anita Pandey) Mishra, on “Imparting 21st century skills to the students to make them future ready”
    Saturday March 06th, 2021

    Anita (Anita Pandey) Mishra – CBSE Best Teacher Awardee- 2019, Dean Academics, Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani Anita Mishra is Dean Academics & HoD Biology & Biotechnology at Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani. She has a teaching experience of about 27 years in CBSE & ICSE schools. She graduated with a National scholarship in B.Sc, from Ram Manohar ...

  • Tarun Choubisa on “Should we make learning simple or difficult?”
    Saturday March 06th, 2021

    Tarun Choubisa – Co-Founder, Seed2Sapling Education, Bengaluru Tarun Choubisa, Co-founder of seed2sapling education which has a motto of learn how to learn. He did PhD in Electrical communication engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and M Tech from IIT Guwahati. He works with schools, teachers and students to develop scientific temper and mathematical thinking using ...

  • Huma Syed on “Environmental Education – Present and future perspectives”
    Monday March 01st, 2021

    Huma Syed – Author and high school science teacher, Nasr Boys School, Hyderabad, Telangana Huma Syed is an educator, an author and entrepreneur.  She has been associated with Nasr Boys school Hyderabad for over a decade as a high school science teacher. She wrote books on environmental application and science for ICSE curriculum for classes 9 ...

  • Shanti Priya on “Curriculum and Pedagogy in Schools: Restructuring school curriculum and pedagogy in a new design & holistic development of learners”
    Monday March 01st, 2021

    Shanti Priya – Principal, Vista School, Hyderabad, Telangana Shanti Priya is a post graduate in Mathematics, Bachelor of Education, MBA in HR. Her key accomplishments include – Featured as ’10 most Influential Women in Education- 2020 published by CEO INSIGHT Magazine. Awarded Avantika Atal Bihari Vajpayee Samman 2020 by AVANTIKA -A Group of Contemporary Artists & ...

  • Harjeet Kaur on “Role of special education teachers and teaching English”
    Monday February 22nd, 2021

    Harjeet Kaur is a special education teacher, working in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Reliance Foundation School. Apart from serving as special education teacher, she has a keen interest in writing article and composing poems. She’s masters in English and pursuing MA Psychology. Nature is her inspiration and reading is her daily cup of tea which motivates ...

  • Padmaja Buddharaju on “STEM, STEAM, coding and the allied disciplines of design thinking & 21st Century Skills”
    Monday February 22nd, 2021

    Padmaja Buddharaju – STEAM and Design Thinking Evangelist, Creyator Padmaja Buddharaju is a design thinker, STEAM educator, IBL and experiential learning advocate, evangelist of 21st-century skills in K-12 space. Her role is to enable students to be ready for the 21st-century challenges by empowering them with the attitudes, competencies and skills required to excel in today’s ...

  • Roopa Rao on “Positive psychology in education”
    Saturday February 20th, 2021

    Roopa Rao – Trainer, counsellor and coach Roopa Rao has 20 years experience in education, training, and administrative fields. Having done Doctorate in Computer Science, she also loves to train and help the public and young adults on interpersonal skills, communication skills & relationship skills. Her innovative and creative ideas have given birth to a new ...

  • Dr Swarup Dutta on “An introduction to Lean Six Sigma in Education”
    Wednesday February 10th, 2021

    Dr Swarup Dutta – Principal, MSM English School Malkapur, Buldhana, Maharashtra Dr Swarup Dutta has over two decades of experience as an educator of CBSE schools. He has experience in diverse fields – medicine, manufacturing, quality assurance, business management, marketing etc. He works closely with district leaders and community partners to encourage parental involvement and strong ...

  • Balaji Jadhav on “Teaching through conference call during pandemic”
    Tuesday February 09th, 2021

    Balaji Jadhav – Google Innovator Teacher, ZP Satara, Govt of Maharashtra Balaji Baburao Jadhav, from Sangavi village of Latur district in central Maharashtra has won an international award for ‘teaching through conference call’ during the coronavirus lockdown. During lockdown, for the students from the rural area, online classes became a hurdle because of non-availability of smartphones ...

  • Rashmani Singh and Preeti Bhatia on “Vahani scholarship scheme for the exceptionally brilliant underprivileged children”
    Tuesday February 09th, 2021

    Rashmani Singh – Managing Director, Vahani Scholarship Rashmani Singh Managing Director of Vahani Scholarship has been there since the inception of the Scholarship program. She is passionate about education and has a strong network which she uses unhesitatingly to forward the cause and benefit the Scholars in several areas. Having schooled at Welham Girls School, Dehradun ...

  • Dr. Shilpa Jejurkar on “Some new ideas I have introduced as a principal”
    Tuesday February 02nd, 2021

    Dr. Shilpa Jejurkar – International Educator, Principal, CBSE school Dr. Shilpa Jejurkar has around 4 years of experience as Head of School with different CBSE schools. Her skills include educational technology, instructional design, curriculum development, public speaking, and teacher training. She has done a PG in management focused on education, environmental education and training of teachers. Currently ...

  • Rajesh Vasudevan on “Being a principal – the challenges I faced and some new ideas”
    Tuesday February 02nd, 2021

    Rajesh Vasudevan – Head of School, Manchester International School, Coimbatore Rajesh Vasudevan is both a teacher and a performer. He teaches English literature and has also been a ToK facilitator. He is a trained classical dancer and has used dance beyond the stage to connect the students with the aesthetics of life. Over the last two ...

  • Kanchan Misra on “Why I wanted to be a teacher?”
    Tuesday January 19th, 2021

    Kanchan Misra – IB MYP coordinator, IB examiner, DP Geography & ToK teacher Kanchan Misra started her teaching career 20 yrs back and has taught both the national (CBSE,ISC) and international curriculum ( IB & IGCSE). She has taught across India and now, for the last two years teaching in a school abroad. She started teaching ...

  • Dr. Kunal Anand on “Integrated Learning or Blended Learning – The Buzz in Education”
    Tuesday January 19th, 2021

    Dr. Kunal Anand is presently working as the Principal, Delhi Public School, Udhampur, J&K. He worked as founder principal – The Pathways International School. He has 17 years of experience in teaching, administration, training & development, staff training, operations, student relations, campus management, campus operations and management of school & educational institutions. He was invited ...

  • Arun Jee on “Humour in the classroom”
    Thursday January 07th, 2021

    Arun Jee – English language and literature coach As an English teacher, he designs and delivers courses for a wide range of learners preparing for schools, colleges or competitive exams. He also helps the students acquire communication and soft skills essential for their success in the interviews for jobs. He has created enough resources for the ...

  • Ravi Chatrathi on “Stress on competency vs content
    Thursday January 07th, 2021

    Ravi Chatrathi – IBDP-MYP BM Facilitator, Indus International School, Hyderabad Ravi Chatrathi is M.Com, MBA and B.Ed. He is in the teaching profession for the past 20 years. He has been teaching several curriculums such as Telangana state board grade XI & XII – economics, accountancy; CBSE grade X Economics, grade XI & XII Accountancy; Cambridge ...

  • Kishor Kulkarni on “Manifold perspectives of a teacher”
    Thursday January 07th, 2021

    Kishor Kulkarni – Principal, NV Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Shegaon, Maharashtra Kishor Kulkarni is M.Sc.(Physics), B.Ed. and has 24 years of teaching experience.Presently, he is the Principal at NV Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Shegaon, Maharashtra. He worked in Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar GAIL Guna M.P, as a PGT Physics. He is closely associated with human values programme of Sri ...

  • Paramjit Kumar on “Some innovative ideas I have introduced as a Principal”
    Thursday December 24th, 2020

    Paramjit Kumar – Principal Senior Secondary, DAV Institute, Amritsar Paramjit Kumar is a Bachelor in Commerce, Master in Economics, Master inEducation, and pursuing a Ph.D. in Education. He joined as a teacher at DAVInternational School, Amritsar, in 1998 and currently serves as the principalof the GND DAV PUBLIC SCHOOL, Bhikhiwind, Tarn Taran, Punjab. He has won many ...

  • Kriti Mathur on “Redefining teaching and learning during pandemic”
    Thursday December 24th, 2020

    Kriti Mathur – Elementary Coordinator, The Shri Ram Universal School, Hyderabad Ms. Kriti Mathur has 6 years of experience in curriculum development and implementation for students in the age group of 2-7 year olds. She has donned many hats as – an early years assistant, a mother teacher and a PYP Coordinator of a leading IB ...

  • Meghna Badlani on “Why I wanted to be an economics teacher”
    Thursday December 10th, 2020

    Meghna Badlani – PGT, Economics, CBSE school teacher In this conversation, she spoke about why she wanted to be an economics teacher. Listen to the full conversation below: Contact meghnambadlani@gmail.comlinkedin.com/in/meghna-badlani-122b73179

  • Resmi Sreekumar on “What is inclusion and how it helps students with special education needs?”
    Thursday December 10th, 2020

    Resmi Sreekumar – Whole School SEN Teacher, The British School, New Delhi Experienced special education specialist in the primary and secondary education sector of international schools. Skilled in differentiated instruction, formulating individual education plan (IEP), providing international curriculum support. Resmi Sreekumar has done B.Ed focused in special education and teaching from Rehabilitation Council of India.  Listen ...

  • Kajal Chattija on “Design Thinking, Creativity and Imagination”
    Thursday December 03rd, 2020

    Kajal Chattija, Executive Director – Gayatri School and Junior College -Pune; Founder – EduDrone-We Connect Former Principal RIMS International School, UndriFormer Master Trainer at KISResponsible for training the staff in terms of Personality Development, following the latest pedagogy and ensuring that the teachers maintain international standards. She spoke on design thinking , imagination and creativity. She gave a presentation ...

  • Talk with Soumitra Singh, Principal, Prerana School Bailhongal, Belgaum
    Thursday December 03rd, 2020

    Soumitra Singh Thakur is a renowned academician with rich and qualitative experience of twenty-one years in the education field. He is an achievement-oriented professional with excellent people management skills and an ability to manage change with ease. In this conversation, he shared his views on the various challenges that a school principal comes across in schools’ ...

  • Vaishali Sharma on “Future of Education”
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Vaishali Sharma – Co-Founder, Navonmesh Prasar Foundation In this conversation, Ms. Vaishali spoke about Navonmesh Prasar Foundation and the future of education.She said that Navonmesh Prasar Foundation establishes innovation schools in rural/ semi-rural areas.   Navonmesh Prasar believes that a knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) can bring about a revolution in the rural community by engaging students and ...

  • Virendra Rawat on “Green schools and initiatives during pandemic”
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Virendra Rawat – Founder Director, Green Mentors, Ahemedbad The First Indian Honored by the Hon.Speaker of House of Representative of Massachusetts at Boston University for making green difference in India.The First Indian nominated by Goverment of India, for UNESCO – JAPAN Prize on Education for Sustainable Development – 2015. Accredited Member of High Level Political Forum ...

  • Vishal Gade on “My experience of teaching physics with different teaching methodology”
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Vishal Gade – A level and IGCSE physics teacher, Apeejay International School, South Delhi Vishal Gade says, “The new education policy is a much needed change in our education system as  the old system stressed on convention teaching methodology pushing the teachers and students to rote learning. This new system will instill curiosity in the new ...

  • Talk with Kaushal Singh, PGT English, People’s Public School, Madhya Pradesh
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Ms. Kaushal Singh is HOD in English department and working as content developer(how to teach with technology by saving paper). She is in charge of WWF India quiz committee , child psychology, creating awareness about digital India among community and students. In this conversation, Ms. Kaushal Singh spoke about values and a happy classroom. She feels ...

  • Imtiyaz Ahmed Khan on “Challenges of a teaching career”
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Imtiyaz Ahmed Khan – IGCSE mathematics mentor, Lucky International School, Jodhpur. Imtiyaz Ahmed Khan has total 7 years of teaching experience. Imtiyaz highlighted the various challenges as teachers not getting sufficient time to plan their syllabus, performance pressure, lack of support from parents and balancing between the learning needs of students and completion of syllabus. He says, “Inspite ...

  • Talk with Sabina Gulati, author, educator and curriculum developer
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    Sabina Gulati has experience in curriculum designing, publishing, editing & content development for educational books & online portals, novels and news magazines. In this conversation she spoke on the topic of stress management. She explained about the warning signs of stress, the main causes, what does stress do to our body and how can we reduce ...

  • Talk with Sujata Ghatak, Principal, Techno India Group Public School, Kolkata
    Thursday November 26th, 2020

    In this conversation, Sujata Ghatak spoke about how teachers and students have risen to the occasion and learnt new things during covid crisis. She told us about the challenges they faced and the future of online learning. She added that policy makers of India should work on the digital divide as not all school children have ...

  • Talk with Jaya Wathare, Faculty of English, IBDP & CAIE, HFS International School, Mumbai
    Thursday November 05th, 2020

    Ms Jaya Wathare has been actively involved in the field of ELT for more than five years. She has worked with schools affiliated to different boards right from CBSE, ICSE, Cambridge to IB. At present, she is working as a Faculty of English Language and Literature (IBDP and IGCSE) with HFS International, Mumbai. She has ...

  • Talk with Ritika Gulgulia, senior secondary biology teacher, IBDP, Oakridge International School, Hyderabad
    Thursday November 05th, 2020

    In this conversation Ms. Ritika talks about “The purpose of Education”. She says, “Education sector as a whole is undergoing a lot of changes at a very fast pace. Recently there has been a huge shift where we are talking about not only preparing our students for just a mere job but also equip them ...

  • Talk with Sharmistha Chakrabortty, IBDP examiner in global studies
    Friday October 23rd, 2020

    Dr. Sharmistha Chakrabortty, Ph.D from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, Examiner in Biology, IGCSE, IBDP examiner in global studies, taught in Mumbai, Bangalore and London in IBDP and IGCSE , Edexel curriculum. Founder of 80 G registered trust ” No Tears” sponsor underprivileged children for their education. Dr. Sharmistha Chakrabortty is a scientist with a ...

  • Talk with Malcolm Correa, maths teacher, Oberoi International School, Mumbai
    Friday October 23rd, 2020

    Malcolm Correa is an IB mathematics teacher. He teaches grade 6 – 12. He loves maths because of the challenge to the thought processes and logical thinking. In this meeting, he talks about – “A journey of an international school teacher”. The experiences he shared gave good insights into the various curriculum in India. He tells ...

  • Talk with Chitralekha Dasbairagya, geography teacher, Amber Valley Residential School, Bengaluru
    Friday October 23rd, 2020

    Ms. Chitralekha has total 8 years of experience as a geography teacher in four different leading schools with a PhD MSc B Ed degree in Geography (1st class) and post graduate diploma in Geoinformatics from ISRO. In this conversation she spoke about her experiences as a geography teacher in a school. She stressed on the importance of ...

  • Talk with Anu Soni, Head of computer science department, Pragya Girls School, Indore
    Monday October 12th, 2020

    Ms. Anu Soni has 15 years of experience in teaching and is presently working as PGT IP at Pragya Girls School, Indore. A dedicated  teacher, who is eager to upgrade her technological skills all the time, spoke about today’s technology and the importance of her subject at school level. She also shared her experience about working ...

  • Talk with Dr Kalpana Joshi, science faculty, DLF Public School, New Delhi
    Monday October 12th, 2020

    Dr. Kalpana Joshi has done B Ed, Life sciences from ‘CCS University Meerut’ (topped the college), Doctorate in botany (Specialization ,‘Microbiology’), University of Lucknow, Masters in Botany. She is working as Research Incharge at DLF Public School (since 2006). She has worked as a lecturer of microbiology and biotechnology at Mahilla, Degree College, Lucknow. Worked as ...

  • Talk with Fareen Wahid, humanities teacher (history & geography), Garodia International Centre for Learning, Mumbai
    Monday October 12th, 2020

    In this meeting, she spoke about why she wanted to be a history teacher and her experience with teaching history. Listen to the full conversation below: Contact: Email id: fareenwahid18@gmail.com linkedin.com/in/fareen-wahid-educator-5377b513b

  • Talk with Eti Saxena, PGT Chemistry, Lotus Valley International School, Noida
    Monday October 12th, 2020

    Eti Saxena is a research professional with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in analytical chemistry from St John’s College, Agra. In this conversation she spoke about the coaching classes to crack IIT/JEE/NEET entrance exams and the advantage of opting for integrated programme in schools. Listen to the full conversation below: Contact Email id: etisaxena177@gmail.com linkedin.com/in/eti-saxena-76561a47

  • Talk with Ms Smita Nair, IBDP biology and MYP sciences teacher, Oberoi International School, Mumbai
    Wednesday September 30th, 2020

    An effective communicator, Ms. Smita has been teaching international curriculum for 12 years. She is also a grade level coordinator for grade 10.  She is involved in both pastoral and academic aspects of students. In this meeting, she expressed her views on the educational sector and new changes in this field. Listen to the full conversation below: Contact Email ...

  • Talk with Tarun Seth, HOD mathematics, IB DP Math educator & AP calculus teacher, Woodstock International School, Dehradun
    Tuesday September 29th, 2020

    Tarun Seth has  22 years of teaching experience. In this meeting, he speaks about the online assessments and the teaching tools he uses in his class.He feels the most important thing about online teaching is building a good relationship with his students. He shared a few points on how to connect with the students effectively. Make a ...

  • Talk with Aparna Thakur, Vice Principal, Mount Zion Academy, Bhagalpur, Bihar
    Tuesday September 29th, 2020

    Ms. Aparna Thakur is the academic head and experienced computer science teacher. She has also worked in software industry. Skilled in microsoft excel, management, customer service, microsoft word, and microsoft powerpoint with PGDCA. Education professional with a Master of Arts (M.A.), focused in inIndustrial and organizational psychology from SSLNT WOMEN COLLEGE.  In this conversation she talks ...