As a learner
Organizational behaviour and team development – 2005 A week long workshop by faculty from IIM Ahmedabad
Making PYP Happen – 2007 Hyderabad Assessment in PYP – 2008 Hyderabad
Role of Science and Social in PYP – 2008 in Bangkok Pedagogical Leadership – 2008 Mumbai
Written Curriculum – 2009 Mumbai Collaborative planning- 2009 Hyderabad
Leadership and responsibilities – 2009 Singapore Concept based learning- 2009 Hyderabad
Inquiry based learning- 2010 Hyderabad Heads as leaders -2013 Malaysia
Role of Governance- 2013 Mumbai
Teachers as Researchers -2014 Hyderabad
Project Zero classroom – Leading for understanding
Implementation and process – 2009 Hyderabad
Implementation- 2010 Hyderabad
Understanding CCE- 2011 Hyderabad
Speed of Trust by Stephen MR Covey – 2008 led by Stephen MR Covey in 2008 in Hyderabad
Dr Stephen Covey ‘s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Led by Dr Stephen Covey in 2009 Jan Hyderabad
As a trainer
Trained Heads of Schools and Senior faculty of IB schools in Asia Pacific Region at the Regional workshops of IBO in Nov 2009 at Bangalore
Trained Heads of Schools and Senior faculty of IB schools in Asia Pacific Region at the Regional workshops of IBO in Oct 2011 at Bali Indonesia
As Teacher Trainer
Trained 400 teachers of the Silver Oaks in the last 10 years
Trained 100 teachers of RDF
Trained 100 teachers of Prajwala
Trained 50 team leaders of GMR run schools
Trained 125 teachers of St Stephens Sr Secondary School Ajmer
Trained teachers of Good Neighbours India Samriddhi Trust YET Orphanage and Volunteers at Government schools in Bangalore
TOOLKIT FOR PRINCIPALS
A Workshop for Principals of Hyderabad CBSE Schools June 2015
Principals as Leaders
A workshop for Principals of Andhra Pradesh Residential Schools
Selected by IBO to be trained as IB Educator.
Underwent 5 days of intensive training to be an IB Educator and IB School Visit Team Member.
Education Today Society Tomorrow
A workshop hosted by Initiatives of Change at Panchgani from 2nd to 5th May’15
Training conducted at Kathmandu by leading educators in the world
IB Evaluation Visit October 2015 at Eastern Public School Bhopal
Leading IB Workshop on Making PYP Happen
at Candor International School Bangalore November 2015
Secretary of Heads of IB Schools Forum
Elected as the Secretary of Heads of IB Schools Forum in Southern & Eastern regions of India
A talk at TedxvNRVJIET
Gave a talk on Environment that makes students connect to what they’re learning at Tedx VNRVJIET.
IBO Workshop at Chandigarh
Led IBO workshop at Kalgidhar trust.
IBO Workshop at Pune
Two day intensive IB workshop on how learners can be propelled into meaningful action at Pune.
Ed leadership Conference
Attended Ed Leadership conference at Lucknow.
IB Workshop on Science through Inquiry
Led IB Workshop on Science through Inquiry at Singapore
Attended A 4 day conference of International Schools of India draws to an end. Brainstorming time and profound learning at Delhi
IBO Regional Workshop on Exhibition
Led IB Regional Workshop on Exhibition at Mumbai
A talk at TEDX PSG TECH
Gave a talk at TEDX PSG TECH at Coimbatore.
IB PYP in a nutshell
Lead India Contest by Times of India in 2007
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.
December 2015 Allahabad
Lifetime Achievement Award .
Received the prestigious ” Lokmanilal Lifetime Achievement Award” for excellence in education from Shri YV Chandrachur Chief Justice Allahabad high Court at Allahabad
Selected as Secretary of CBSE Schools Principals Association HSSC.
Elected as Vice Chair for Heads Association of IB World Schools, South & Eastern Region India.
Elected as Chair for Heads Association of IB World Schools, South & Eastern Region India.
Elected as President for Heads Association of IB World Schools India.
Curriculum Design & Development
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.
- Science Books For Grades 1 to 6
- Math Booka for Grades 1 to 6
- English Model Books for Writing Skills for Grades 3 to 10.
- Telugu and Hindi Model Books for Writing Skills for Grades 5 to 10
Developed teacher training modules in
- Thinking skills
- Language as an attitude
- Concept over content
- Teaching/learning strategies
- Assessment practices
- Goals of education
- Progressive pedagogy
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
- Speed of Trust
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.
Hyderabad CBSE Schools’ Principals Meet 26th June’15- A workshop on “Tool kit for Principals”
Lucknow September 2015
Attended and moderated a session in the conference on Ed Leadership
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 – 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
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.
Trekked 9 times in 9 summers between 2009 to 2018 in the mighty altitudes of Himalayas in Uttaranchal and Himachal regions. Walked upto 13500 ft and covered 300kms in Himalayas.