National Teacher Awardee’s take on Today’s Teacher

A teacher’s role has usually been associated with great respect and prestige but now that role is undergoing a rapid transformation. The notion of ‘Who is an Ideal teacher’ has undergone a rapid transformation over the past few years. Today, we have Mrs Lata Vaidyanthan, former Principal of Modern School, Barakhamba Road –Delhi sharing her views on what an Ideal teacher is like in today’s…

A Progressive Educator of Rural India

  Sant Nandlal Smriti Vidya Mandir Almost half of India’s population resides in rural areas, holding the real potential for a transformation. We usually imagine a transformation to be associated with infrastructural development, but it is education that holds the key to make a real societal change. Very few individuals actually realize this potential and are able to bring about a meaningful impact for the…

Teacher Interventions: Timely. Precise. Effective

  As a teacher, how can you ensure that your students are not just successful in their exams, but also in careers, in their real lives? The answer to these questions is easier than you think. It is about planning the student’s journey and intervening at the right points. As a teacher, you play a very unique role in a student’s life, possibly you spend…

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Salute to School: From NMIMS, Mumbai

  The recently announced Board results have given students and educators all across the country a reason to smile. We too would like to join in on the celebration and congratulate all our educators who have made this possible. It is because of their guidance that students are able to perform well and chart out successful careers for themselves and lead fruitful lives. A school…

Salute to School: From IIM Indore

As the Board results are being celebrated all across the country, we have taken this opportunity to thank our educators who have made this happen. It is because of their guidance that students are able to perform well and chart out successful lives for themselves. Heads of School and Principals are instrumental in facilitating this guidance process. They are catalysts of transformation; turning a school…

Salute to School!

Exams are over, results are out and yet another batch of students has made it through School. Pat yourselves on the back, as this cohort successfully graduates from School! Congratulatory messages will pour in appreciating Student performances in the Board Exams. But we have not forgotten the critical role that the school & teachers play in Student Success. Teachers go through the stress of completing…

Learning

Goodbye Professional Development. Hello Professional Learning!

We are all agreed on one thing: Learning is imperative for growth. As Educators, You embrace this mantra for students. So while there is a deep awareness about customizing Teaching Techniques based on multiple student learning styles and intelligences’, learning for teachers was and often still is, a case of a homogeneous, one-size-fits-all approach. The quintessential format of Professional Development involves:  Group Workshops  Generic Observations…

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Assam Valley: Excellence in Teacher Development

  Assam Valley: Excellence in Teacher Development Based on the belief that liberal education is imperative, the Assam Valley School (AVS) was founded by the Williamson Magor Education Trust in 1995. Located amongst the lush tea gardens of Assam, AVS is a co-ed residential school which is affiliated to CISCE Board. Some of AVS’s key facilities: AVS Sunnyside for KG to Class 4th for wards…

Teacher Development

How Ahlcon International School stresses on Teacher Development

  Ahlcon International, one of the leading schools in the country stresses on the development of its most important assets-its teachers. This is one of the essential ingredients to ensure that quality education is being imparted to its students. The school has implemented continuous professional development initiatives for its teachers like UCLA’s Global Career Catalyst certification program, Microsoft’s Professional Development Program for teachers, etc.  Let’s…

Global Career Catalyst: Revolutionizing Teacher Training

  Did you know that almost 86% of high school students are concerned about their higher education with just 8% students attributing guidance received from school? Does this not ring a bell that the same high school students who happen to be the future of the nation, are in fact confused about their own future? The MHRD’s directive to provide teacher training to 15 lakh…