Summary of previous meetings

  • Sheela Mallya – Principal, ICSE Section, Children’s Academy, Mumbai
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    The journey so far has been enriching and exhilarating! Every single day is a challenging and learning experience says Ms. Sheela Mallya. Associated with the school since 26 years, she started off as a teacher in the secondary school and after a series of promotions, assumed the role of the Principal in the year 2009. ...

  • Poonam Gundecha – Managing Trustee, Gundecha Education Academy, Mumbai
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Gundecha Education Academy is the first ICSE Schoolin Maharashtra to get accreditation from QCI NABETIN in 2010. The school was established by Mrs. Mamta Gundecha in 2004 and after her untimely demise Ms. Poonam Gundecha took over the reins in 2008. It has an enrolment of over 2500 students and 150 staff. It may be ...

  • Geetha Neelakantan, Shiv Ashish School, Ahmedabad
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Situated in Ahmedabad, Shiv Ashish is a co-education school incepted in the year 1995. The school believes in propagating value of secularism and egalitarianism. The principal of the school is Ms. Geetha Neelakantan. She has been associated with the school over the past five years. Motivate staff Students, parents and staff are treated with care, warmth and ...

  • Alka Murthy , Zydus School for Excellence, Ahmedabad
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Introduction Situated in Vejalpur and Godhavi in the city of Ahmedabad, Zydus was set up to nurture young minds and create a platform for them to explore new paths to learning. The Zydus School in Vejalpur was set up in 2002 and is affiliated to the ICSE board. The principal of the school is Ms. Alka ...

  • Sunita Massey, Jankidevi Public School, Mumbai
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Situated in Mumbai, Jankidevi is a co-education school. The school is affiliated to the ICSE board and also follows the IGCSE curriculum. Ms. Sunita Massey, the principal of the school, has been associated as a teacher since its inception in 1999. In 2004, she became the supervisor of primary section, in 2008 supervisor of secondary section and in ...

  • Jayanthi Sridhar, Hillside School, Hyderabad
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Situated in Hyderabad, Hillside School was established in the year 1986. It is a co-educational school that imparts education to students with a blend of academic, sporting, cultural and artistic activities. The school is affiliated to the CBSE board. The principal of the school, Ms. Jayanthi Sridhar has been associated with the school for the ...

  • Interview with E A S Prasanna, India’s legendary off-spinner
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Talks about his school days and the importance of sports in education What are your views on the importance of sports in schools? Not only in schools, I’m a staunch believer that extra-curricular activities are very important for us in our Indian culture. These activities should include teachers too, as it brings out a different perspective on ...

  • Dr. Jawahar Surisetti (Director), Camp Activities at Rungta International School, Raipur
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    About the school Established under the aegis of Santosh Rungta Group of Institutions (SRGI) RIS is an international school situated in Raipur. Dr. Jawahar Suri Setti who joined the school since its inception is currently the director of the school. Apart from the regular academic schedule, the school also conducts winter camps for the overall scholastic ...

  • M.C. Sebastian, Ex-teacher of The Lawrence School, Lovedale, Ooty
    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Excerpts of the telephonic interview I started my teaching career at St Paul’s School Udaipur. Later I worked at Sainik School, Chittorgarh Rajasthan. The reason I chose to take up a job in Lovedale was, it’s a genuine Public School. It met all the requirements like, providing the children the residential facility along with Co-curricular activities. ...

  • My school days – Shri Jagadish Shettar – Former Chief Minister, Karnataka
    Thursday November 26th, 2015

    My teachers inspired me! Mr. Jagadish Shivappa Shettar, 21st Chief Minister of Karnataka (2012-2013) recalls his school days with ‘School’. He studied in Kannada medium till high school then till graduation in English medium. His teachers played a vital role in his life. He says- I studied in Basel Mission School, Hubli. It is a Christian organisation. ...

  • Interview with Rashmi Misra, Founder of VIDYA Foundation
    Tuesday November 24th, 2015

    30-year old NGO based in India that believes in social change through empowering the most vulnerable members of underprivileged communities: the women, youth, and children Tell us something about your childhood and education. Since I grew up in an army background, I went to different schools and the last three years of my schooling were spent ...

  • My school days – Mr. Shankar Mahadev Bidari
    Tuesday November 17th, 2015

    School days were my foundation days. Was very lucky to have sincere and devoted teachers Donating gold ring to National Defense Fund at the tender age of 8 years or helping the fellow students in their studies Mr. Shankar Mahadev Bidari is large hearted gentleman. He feels every Indian should keep his/her nationality prior to the ...

  • Hiren S. Parikh – Euro Kids, Ahmedabad
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    A school in a village with all modern facilities and best of teachers rendering its service. What more can one ask for in a village like Hebatpur in Ahmedabad. Euro kids in Ahmedabad is one of such kind which has changed the definition of education in villages. Mr. Hiren S Parikh who is serving in ...

  • Dr. Neeta Bali, Kasiga School, Purkul Village, Dehradun
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Being in the field of Education since 1983, she talks about her journey of over 3 decades and Kasiga School in this interview. Excerpts of the interview I started with Mater Dei School in Delhi as Head of Department – English followed by Apeejay School , NOIDA as Vice- principal , G D Goenka World School as ...

  • Pauly M L, Pinnacle Public School, Gandhinagar
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Situated in Ahmedabad, Pinnacle Public School is a co-educational school affiliated to CBSE. Worked as a Principal or Director in other schools in Ahmedabad, Mr. Pauly M L is associated with this school for around three years. Promising to give the best infrastructural facilities to the students, the school certainly lives up to the expectations of the ...

  • Ranjana Mandan, Lalji Mehrotra Lions School, Ahmedabad
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Situated in Ahmedabad, Lalji Mehrotra Lions School is affiliated to CISCE. An English medium co-educational school LMLS aims at the all-round development of the children “through an innovative and enjoyable curriculum by giving individual attention to each child.” Ms. Ranjana Mandan who began her career in this school as a Vice Principal in 2007 is ...

  • Mumtaz Jahan, Azra Public School, Hyderabad
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Situated in Hyderabad Azra Public School is an English medium school affiliated to the CBSE syllabus. The school was founded in the year 1984. Ms. Mumtaz Jahan is the principal of the school. She has been associated with the institution over the past 24 years. Features The motto of the school is ‘Love, Service and knowledge’. Ms. ...

  • Sangeeta Uppal, The Millennium School, Indore
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Associated with the school right from its inception and being a Principal since 10 years, Mrs. Sangeeta Uppal feels that it’s up to the leader to develop the culture which helps each one to work together. The best teacher awardee shared her thoughts in this interview. Excerpts of the Interview The young generation is very bright and has ...

  • Dr. Chhalamayi Reddy, Sri Aurobindo International School, Hyderabad
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Situated in Hyderabad the school was established to exemplify Sri Aurobindo’s vision of Integral Education. The school is affiliated to the ISC board catering to students from pre-primary to class XII. The school has also procured accreditation from the NIOS (National Institute of Open School) to facilitate students with special needs. Dr. Chhalamayi Reddy has ...

  • My school days – Shri D. H. Shankaramurthy – Chairman of the Karnataka Legislative Council
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    There were hardly any schools in my town except some government schools: Mr. Shankaramurthy DH, 75, is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, India. He has been Chairman of the Karnataka Legislative Council since 2010. In this article he reminisces his school days. He talks about his teachers, school campus and ...

  • Mrs. Gita Karan, Founder Principal of Gitanjali School, Begumpet
    Monday November 16th, 2015

    Gitanjali School was established in the year 1985. It offers value based education to students with a blend of academics and co-curricular activities. The school follows CBSE, ICSE and CIE curricula. The school is situated in Hyderabad. Ms. Gita Karan is the founder and principal of the school. She has been associated with the institution ...

  • Runa Moitra, Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad
    Sunday November 15th, 2015

    With a vision “to provide world-class holistic education which will facilitate Cognitive, Physical, Emotional, Social and Spiritual growth”, Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir in Ahmedabad is working each day to make a difference in each one of their pupils life. Mrs. Runa Moitra who has been associated with this school as its Principal, almost since ...

  • My school days – Ms. Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament
    Wednesday October 21st, 2015

    Ms. Shobha Karandlaje, a politician from Karnataka recalls her school days. She talks with ‘The School’ about her education, favorite teacher and importance of educated Indians becoming part of politics to transform our country into better India. I studied in Puttur Taluk, Charvaka village. The school didn’t have any teachers! I studied in a rural background. ...

  • Interview – Ashwini Nachappa – Arjuna Awardee
    Thursday October 15th, 2015

    Had intense desire to race like the wind right from the age of 6 years “People need to love what they do. Neither money nor any other external benefit can ever be a better self-motivator..” Where was your schooling done? Any memorable experience you would like to share with the readers (mainly the students, principals and teachers)? My ...

  • Dr. Oli Tooher-Hancock, International School of Hyderabad
    Wednesday October 14th, 2015

    Situated in Hyderabad, ISH is an English medium co-education school that caters to children between the ages of 18 months and 18 years.ISH was the first school in India to receive international accreditation from the Council of International Schools (CIS). Dr. Oli Tooher-Hancock has been the head of the school for over two years. She ...

  • Trilok Singh Bist, Jodhamal Public School, Jammu
    Wednesday October 14th, 2015

    Jodhamal Public School was started in 2004 with an objective to provide a holistic education to the children of Jammu. Recently it has been ranked No.1 school in J & K State and No.1 rank in the Jammu City by the Education World School Ranking. A co-educational day school with a difference which works on ...