Summary of previous meetings

  • Aareena Dhillon -STEAM Coordinator-Baton Rouge international School – U.S.A
    Monday March 18th, 2019

    Aareena Dhillon, born and brought up in Mumbai, India, is now a STEAM educator in Louisiana based Baton Rouge international School having completed her Masters in Science (in Solid State Physics) and a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Education. About STEAM STEAM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Science and Technology are integral part of the ...

  • Kusum D’sa -Vibgyor School, Kulur, Mangalore
    Thursday March 14th, 2019

    Hailing from a family of award-winning and innovative teachers, Dr. Kusum D’sa, the current Principal of Vibgyor School, Kulur, Mangalore, has had a career spanning over 26 years in the education sector. Career Graph Dr. Kusum D’sa began her career as an English language teacher in undergraduate Degree colleges for 13 years and went on to be ...

  • Siva Rama Sarma -IBDP and MYP Physics teacher -Oakridge International School ,Hyderabad
    Thursday March 14th, 2019

    About Siva Rama Sarma I am an IBDP and MYP Physics teacher having 16 years of teaching experience in Physics in various curricula. I am working as an IBDP and MYP Physics teacher at Oakridge International School – Hyderabad for the last one year. Previously I worked at Dhirubhai Ambani International school-Mumbai. The Oakridge international school is ...

  • Talking to Priya Kikla – Wadi School, TGES at Rajkot
    Monday February 25th, 2019

    Tell us how you got interested in becoming a Math teacher? During my degree course, I used to work as a teacher along with my studies. In short, I used to work, earn and pay for my education. But, teaching was not just my means to fund my education, it was and still is my passion. ...

  • Kalpana Sharma -Sanjay Ghodawat International School, Kolhapur
    Tuesday February 19th, 2019

    Kalpana Sharma is the current AS and A Level Biology facilitator at Sanjay Ghodawat International School, an International residential school based in Kolhapur. Sharma has over 2 decades of experience in the education sector having worked as Head of Department, Subject Co-ordinator and Academic Co-ordinator at various institutions across India. On teaching Biology with books and ...

  • Anu Monga – Bangalore International School
    Tuesday February 19th, 2019

    Anu Monga, the School Head for the last 17 years at Bangalore International School speaks to School Magazine about innovative teaching methods, International boards in Indian schools and more. The journey so far My journey in education started when I was working as the vice chairman of the board in the British School in New Delhi. I ...

  • Fazlur Rahman Siddiqui -Curriculum and Academic Consultant for Schools Advisor Board
    Tuesday February 19th, 2019

    1. Tell us about your role and the school briefly. How long have you been with this school? What education curriculum does it follow? Actually, I never planned to be a teacher, well before completing my masters; I started teaching in a small school (CBSE) in Kanpur, the objective was to earn some money, while teaching ...

  • Kausar Hossain -Goldcrest High, Latur
    Tuesday February 19th, 2019

    Kausar Hossain, an innovative Science Communicator cum Chemistry Teacherand Educational Administrative professional, is the current Head of Faculty (Science) at Goldcrest High (A Vilas Rao Deshmukh Foundation School) Latur, Maharashtra, India. He teaches Chemistry at ICSE, ISC level at the school. GOLDCREST HIGH, the first ICSE School in Latur, at “Educity”, has been set up by ...

  • Amit Kumar Jha – Viraj Shri Ram Centennial School
    Tuesday February 19th, 2019

    Amit Kumar Jha is a Maths PGT (Post Graduate Teacher) at the CBSE board – Viraj Sri Ram Centennial School, located in Boisar, Maharashtra. The school is a joint venture of Viraj Profiles Ltd. along with Shriram Centennial School. In addition to teaching Maths, Jha is also the house master, class teacher and external exam ...

  • Talking to Ankit Agarwal – Mathematics teacher
    Monday February 18th, 2019

    Tell us about how you got involved in teaching? I started my schooling with the UP board. I was weak in Mathematics until class 8. After I passed out of class 8, I felt the urge to improve in Math. So, I took that as a challenge in class 9. The next two years I worked ...

  • Clayton Richard David
    Thursday February 14th, 2019

    Mr. Clayton Richard David, Vice Principal at Gokuldas Public School, Kolkata, dreamt of being a teacher following his mother’s inspiration. His passion is visible from the fact that he has been teaching ever since he was in senior school. Read Mr. Clayton’s bittersweet journey from being a tutor, teacher and finally an administrator. I am Clayton ...

  • Talking to Dr. C.S Balachandran-Geography is home to me
    Thursday January 17th, 2019

    Dr. C.S Balachandran runs the – The Institute of Geographical Studies in Bangalore. He has completed his Phd in Geography from US. He returned back to India in 1998. He initially tried to teach Geography in schools but for various reasons (see below!) he didn’t find teaching Geography in schools interesting. Instead today he devotes ...

  • Talking to Padmalatha K.
    Thursday January 17th, 2019

    Ms. Padmalata K, teacher-turned-Principal at Nalanda Educational Institutions, Vijayawada has close to 3 decades of experience as teacher and administrator, her stories and ideas are enriching and thought-provoking.     My current school is located in a rural area of Vijayawada. It is about 10km away from the city. This is a branch of our main school – ...

  • India School Merit Award 2018 -SRN Mehta School, Kalaburagi
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    The India School Merit Awards 2018 were recently announced by Education World and SRN Mehta State School ranked No 7 all over India, as No 1 in Karnataka and No. 1 in Kalaburagi, among the Top 10 Best State Schools in India. The jury also awarded SRN Mehta CBSE School as No. 1 in India ...

  • Sagareeka Bhatia -School Head -RBK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ,Thane
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    Sagareeka Bhatia, current School Head of RBK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL holds a successful record as an educator spanning higher education, primary, secondary & special education including senior leadership & school governance along with research activity. RBK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL is a complete Cambridge school following CAIE curriculum upto AS & A level (Equivalent to grades 11 & ...

  • Harpreet Kaur – English Literature and History Teacher- Bombay Scottish School, Powai
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    An educator for 12 years, Harpreet Kaur currently is the English Literature and History Teacher of the senior section at Bombay Scottish School, Powai. There she is also in charge of the annual Scottish Model United Nations Conference. She is also the recipient of National Level award for Excellence in Social Science Teaching (By NDTV ...

  • Piyush Tripathi – Principal Dhenuka International School,Rohtas Bihar
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    Dhenuka International School located in Rohtas, Bihar is an upcoming CBSE/IB curriculum based co-eucational school in the vicinity of Sasaram town – a town of historical and mythological background. Piyush Tripathi has been the Principal since April 2018. International schooling versus the Indian system Tripathi says that international schooling stresses on virtual facts, paperless activities, virtual demonstrations, ...

  • Durga K Nair – Mathematics Teacher -Nandha Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Erode
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    Nandha Matric. Hr. Sec. School based in Erode and run by the Sri Nandha Educational Trust established in 1992, with the conscious efforts of Mr. V.SHANMUGAN, an eminent professional cum industrialist and a philanthropist par excellence. The school follows the curriculum of CCE pattern system by Tamil Nadu State Board. Durga K Nair, has been ...

  • Ira Shrivastav – Chemistry facilitator Gunma Kokusai Academy, Japan
    Friday January 11th, 2019

    Ira Shrivastav is the present Chemistry facilitator at Gunma Kokusai Academy, Japan. She has been into the education industry for 18+ years having worked with several renowned educational institutes of India teaching Indian as well as international curriculum. For the last 12 years, she has been working with International baccalaureate Diploma programme and is also ...

  • Dharmendra Dan Dubay -Chemistry Teacher ,Canadian International School, Bangalore
    Wednesday January 09th, 2019

    A graduate (B.Sc majoring in Chemistry with Biological Sciences) from the University of the West Indies and a post-graduate in Stem Cell Biology, Dharmendra Dan Dubay has been a teacher since April 1990. He is currently the Chemistry Teacher at Canadian International School, Bangalore and also holds an MSc in Environmental Management and a Post ...

  • Lakshmi Narayana, Mathematics Teacher
    Thursday December 13th, 2018

    Mr. Lakshmi Narayana Adabala – currently Math teacher at VidyaGyan, Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh. The journey of Mr. Lakshmi Narayana is undoubtedly phenomenal as is his infectious passion towards Mathematics. Read through to get a flavor of his life as a Math teacher…   Why did you want to be a teacher? I come from a rural Hyderabad. I ...

  • Uttam Chatterjee, Chemistry Teacher
    Thursday December 13th, 2018

    Mr. Uttam Chatterjee, Principal Academics and Strategic Manager at Harsh International School, Haryana has had quite a unique career path. His journey is interesting, thought provoking and truly inspirational. From laboratories to schools, from a corporate professional to teacher to Principal and from teaching to strategic planning, the learning and teaching process of Mr. Chatterjee ...

  • A P Sharma – Principal- Birla Public School, Doha
    Tuesday December 11th, 2018

    Armed with a M-Phil in economics and diploma in journalism newspaper and magazine, A P Sharma is the current Principal Birla Public School, Doha. A specialist on parenting and an enthusiastic TEDx speaker, Sharma has conducted over 100 workshops for students, parents, teachers and Principals in India and abroad. During Sharma’s 10 year tenure as Principal ...

  • T.Prabhakar Rao – English Teacher – O. P. Jindal School -Tamnar
    Tuesday December 11th, 2018

    T. Prabhakar Rao is at the PGT- English (HOD- English) position at O. P. Jindal School which operates under the aegis of Jindal Power Limited, Tamnar. Rao has been teaching at this CBSE School since 2017. He has the experience of more than 16 years teaching English to Senior Secondary classes in schools of repute. Why ...

  • Dr. Shauli Mukherjee -STEM World School, Kolkata
    Tuesday December 11th, 2018

    With a career in education spanning over 19 years, Dr.Shauli Mukherjee has dedicated her life to promotion of child-centric and activity oriented education. A passionate educationist with a background in setting up new age K-12 schools, Dr. Mukherjee had been the Founder Principal of Adamas World School in Kolkata and is currently the Founder Principal ...

  • Santanu Bhowmik -St. Dominic’s International School Lisbon, Portugal
    Tuesday December 11th, 2018

    Santanu Bhowmik is the Head of Mathematics department at St. Dominic’s International School, Lisbon, Portugal since the last two years. Prior to this, he worked at Pathways World School for 11 years as the Cambridge IGCSE program coordinator and the IB Diploma program coordinator and as a Mathematics teacher. St. Dominic’s International School is one of ...

  • Nishi Rana – Mody School, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan
    Monday December 03rd, 2018

    Nishi Rana – the Principal of Mody School takes pride in telling us about her school and achievements of her students and her role as an educator.   She extends wholehearted support to her staff and students and believes in bringing out the best in everyone. Her positive attitude, humility, pleasant and affectionate nature helps create a ...

  • RAJARSHI GHOSHAL -SENIOR MATHEMATICS TEACHER & Coordinator for ASSET and Olympiad Examinations- Candor International School, Bangalore
    Wednesday November 28th, 2018

    How I became a mathematics teacher ? I first completed my masters in Computer Application. Ever since I was in high school I was very much into studies and music. I believed then and I believe now that knowledge is a form of God and teaching also, is very much associated with divinity. I have always wanted ...

  • Seema Negi – Principal – Sanjeevani World School, Mumbai
    Wednesday November 28th, 2018

    About the school This is a brand new school in Mumbai and is currently taking its baby steps – this is the school’s first year. I mean, it has been under construction from the last 4 years, but is functional only from June this year. Currently, our school is functional for nursery to grade 6. Every ...

  • Haaris Jamil – Head, Cambridge International at Kasiga School Dehradun-Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
    Wednesday November 28th, 2018

    I completed my Engineering and worked as an Engineer for about 2 years. I realized I was changing jobs every 6 months or so because I got bored. I would find these jobs interesting initially, but once I understand and be at ease with what needs to be done, it tends to get monotonous and ...

  • P.Kadhiresan -Altus International School, Chirala
    Tuesday November 06th, 2018

    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. ...

  • Dr. S. Sujatha – Principal AKG Public School, Chennai
    Tuesday November 06th, 2018

    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 ...

  • Ganga Devi- Principal, KKSM Hr Sec School, Vellore
    Tuesday November 06th, 2018

    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, speaks to School Magazine…. Teaching is my passion. I teach because, for me, it’s the most effective and most enjoyable way ...

  • Reshma Samnani – PRESIDENCY INDO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, THANE
    Tuesday November 06th, 2018

    Reshma Samnani is the Academic Coordinator at Presidency Indo International School, Thane (Maharashtra), a Cambridge Board coeducational school, offering day scholastic programs. Becoming a Teacher Samnani says – It looks like, I didn’t choose the profession, the destiny chose it for me. I have been associated with this wonderful fraternity for thirteen years now. I joined teaching right ...

  • Dr. Mala Upadhyaya- DAV Centenary Public School ,Tohana
    Tuesday November 06th, 2018

    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. The Journey so far My sister wanted to join the army. ...

  • Gurmeet Kaur – Principal – Sunbeam English School, Bhagwanpur , Varanasi
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    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. What inspired you to enter the field of Education? Teaching is one of the pious ...

  • Riju Shrivastava – Computer Science Teacher- Delhi Public School, Jaipur
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    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 ...

  • Dr. Raghuveer -Y.V. Principal -G.D. Goenka Public School, Patna
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    An academician for last 25 years, Dr. Raghuveer Y.V. is the current Principal of CBSE-Senior secondary affiliated G.D. Goenka Public School based in Patna. The journey so far… Usually, people start and develop their teaching career from school to college. But I did the opposite for self-satisfaction. I was a ‘seasoned lecturer in life science’ in college ...

  • Kesar Patel -Principal -Tagore Global School, Kurukshetra
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    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. Preparing the students for a world which we have ...

  • Dr. Anupama Mishra -Sunbeam School Varuna , Varanasi
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    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. It follows the U.P. Govt. Fee Ordinance for schools. Anupama Mishra, Principal of Sunbeam School, Varuna, recently ...

  • Mrs. Chandramukhi Nishant Nikale – Asst. Head Mistress ,Colaba Municipal Secondary School ,Mumbai
    Monday October 15th, 2018

    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 ...

  • Dr.Bhawana Malik – Principal Lovely Public Sr. Sec. School
    Monday September 17th, 2018

    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. I ...

  • Dinesh Singh – Darshan Academy, Jalandhar
    Tuesday September 11th, 2018

    Started in 1999, Darshan Academy (a school under Darshan Education Foundation, established by adistinguished scientist and spiritual Master Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj), Jalandhar includes pre-primary classes through to high school and is registered with CBSE. The campus is spread over 2.8 acres with the junior wing located in Nizatam Nagar and senior wing on ...

  • Navita Puri – Kundan Vidya Mandir, Ludhiana
    Tuesday September 11th, 2018

    Founded in 1941, Kundan Vidya Mandir is the first school in Punjab to get CBSE affiliation in 1963. Spread over a 7-acre campus, and with more than 5000 students and 200 staff members,KVM is a technology-driven school with WiFi campus, smart classes in every classroom and spacious fully equipped labs.Navita Puri is the current Principal ...

  • Neeraj Mohan Puri-Modern Sandeepni School- Pathankot, Punjab
    Tuesday September 11th, 2018

    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. The school dreams to help each child ...

  • Geetika Pant – Allenhouse Public School, Ghaziabad
    Monday September 03rd, 2018

    Allenhouse Public School, Ghaziabad, was started with a vision to offer a learning environment that has technological orientation, focus on improving individual potential and ability levels of all students. The institute works towards developing each student to have creativity, understanding, and compassion. Geetika Pant has been associated with the school for the last one and ...

  • Parul Kumar – Navy Children school , Visakhapatnam
    Monday August 13th, 2018

    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. The school grooms students without any hindrance of religion, caste, or creed to become future global citizens. Every aspect of children’s growth such as physical, intellectual, cognitive and emotional is ...

  • Aruna Suresh -Saint Soldier Public School, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur
    Thursday August 09th, 2018

    Saint Soldier Public School, founded in the year 2003, based in Jaipur, follows CBSE curriculum and got its affiliation in 2011. Following public school norms, the school has English as the medium of instruction and Hindi as a compulsory language. The aim of the school is to develop the students to have high self-esteem and ...

  • Sadhna Jha – Rosy Public School, Jalalabad U.P.
    Thursday August 09th, 2018

    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. The school aims to help the kids learn while playing. With proper monitoring of performance, the kids are ready to face any ...

  • Ravinder Singh Bidhan- STEM Educator Agilo Research Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad
    Thursday August 09th, 2018

    Hailing from Haryana, 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). Agilo Research Pvt Ltd develops hardware, do-it-yourself kits, curriculum, software etcrelated ...