Achievements

Curriculum Development

For Silver Oaks

Transdisciplinary  Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary design models for learning in Pre Primary, Primary Junior and Senior School. These models involve the 3 domains of learning, scientific and thinking skills, group learning, team teaching and concept oriented global content. Achieved curriculum alignment between IBPYP and NCF 2005 of India.

For Rural Development Foundation

Developed interdisciplinary curriculum for rural students which is also socially, geographically, culturally and economically relevant  with focus on cognitive and action oriented learning. Nearly 1500 students learn through this curriculum.

For Prajwala

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Developed interdisciplinary curriculum for students of Prajwala schools which is also socially, geographically, culturally and economically relevant with focus on cognitive and action oriented learning. Nearly 800 students learn through this curriculum.

Developed teacher training modules in

·         Thinking skills

·         Language as an attitude

·         Concept over content

·         Teaching/learning strategies

·         Assessment practices

·         Goals of education

·         Progressive pedagogy

·         Enhanced content

·     CCE

Silver Oaks Centre for Research and Design in Cognitive Learning

Initiated research oriented pedagogy and started a research centre in the school.

Designed, tested and implemented models on reading & writing, student leadership, constructivism and critical thinking.  

As a Presenter

CII : Invited by CII to give a presentation on ‘Affordable International Education’ at their  National Conferences in 2010 at Mumbai and Chennai

E education summit: Invited by e education summit in 2010, 2012 and 2013 to moderate and present at their conferences in Delhi and Hyderabad 

 IIT Delhi : Invited by IIT Delhi to give a presentation on ‘ Leadership and Values’ at their 5th International Conference  of Excellence in school eduction in 2013 at Delhi.

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Panelist and Presenter at National Conference on Teaching Learning & Leadership April 2014 at Hyderabad

Panelist and Presenter at Education Thought Leaders conclave 2013 at Hyderabad

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As a Writer – two books

Me and My Country – A book on value curriculum for the school    

Mantras of Mahatma– A book on principles of Gandhiji and how they are followed in Silver Oaks. This was launched by HE Dr Hansraj Bharadwaj Governor of Karnataka on 4th Oct’13.

Articles

Perspectives on education system published in Times of India and the Student edition of Times of India, Brainfeed, Conference publications of RIE Mysore, IBO Asia Pacific and e World education summit.

Annual Operas – Written and directed shows

·         Elements of nature – 2005

·         Reinterpreted Pygmalion – 2006 & 07

·         Winds of change – 2008 – On lessons from American, French and Russian revolutions

·         Timeless legacies  – 2009- Lessons from Indian history  

·         Mantras of mahatma – 2010 – 5 principles of Gandhi – swaraj, satyagraha, Swadharma, Sarvodaya and swades

·         Story of a city A city called Hyderabad-2011- on the birth of Hyderabad and the controversy now with a message on need for harmony.

·         Bioscope – 2012 – as Indian cinema celebrates 100 years, how from decade to decade it has evolved and reached a centre stage where the influence is changing the lifestyles of people.

·     January 2014 Saga of Rivers A 3 hour dance drama on the Rivers Brahmaputra Ganga Godavari & Krishna

·     January 2015- Whose India is it and What’s your Indian dream? A 3 hour presentation based on these two questions.

·     October 2015- Virasat e Hyderabad on heritage of Hyderabad

Lead India

In the contest led by Times of India to identify leaders from within the society in 2007, selected to be a leader out of 1000s of people.

As a Trekker

Trekked the trails of Srisailam forest area in 1997.

Trekked the 18 kms tough terrain of David Scott’s Trail between Shillong and Cherrapunjee 5 times between 2001 and 2003.

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Trekked 6 times in 6 summers between 2009 to 2016 in the mighty altitudes of Himalayas in Uttaranchal and Himachal regions. Walked upto 13500 ft and covered 200kms in Himalayas.

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Hyderabad CBSE Schools’ Principals Meet 26th June’15- A workshop on “Tool kit for Principals”

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Lucknow September 2015

Attended and moderated a session in the conference on Ed Leadership

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Hyderabad September 2015

Attended and moderated a day long session on “Creating High Performance Schools – The Big Picture” at Hyderabad. Irmeli  Halinen Head of National Curriculum Reform Finland and Dr Sunita Gandhi President of Council for Global Education.

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December 2015 Allahabad

Received the prestigious ” Lokmanilal Lifetime Achievement Award” for excellence in education from Shri YV Chandrachur Chief Justice Allahabad high Court at Allahabad

February 2016 Hyderabad

Elected as the Secretary for Heads Forum of IB Schools in Southern and Eastern Regions India

On Print and Electronic Media and Youtube

On HMTV as a panelist

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 SilverOaksTEDx

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At various conferences

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