Mrs. Padmini Sambasivam, Principal, WGS, conferred the Shiksha Ratan Award
Saturday, December 16, 2017
The Pestleweed College organized the Principals’ Progressive Schools’ Association (PPSA) conference from 14th to 16th December on the theme “Global Shift in School Education” for Principals and “Engage, Evaluate, Extend, Explain and Explore” for teachers. Principals Progressive Schools’ Association is the brain child of stalwarts and educationists of high repute, brought into existence to cater for the vibrant platform & wide opportunities chiselled out for the young students to mould them into progressive & energetic human beings.
At the conference, Mrs. Sambasivam gave a talk on “Innovation in Education” where she stressed on the need for change in the current teaching practices. She said that the need of the hour is an integrated approach to teaching instead of compartmentalizing the disciplines. She spoke about the concept of “Blended Learning” where students get a chance to become their own teachers and teachers act as facilitators. She was conferred with the “Shiksha Ratan” award during the conference.
Prominent educationists such as Dr. Harish Chaudhry, Professor,IIT, DMS, Delhi, Shri Ashok Ganguly, Former Chairman, CBSE, Dr. Kamal Taori, IAS (Retd.), Secretary, Govt. of India and Dr. (Mrs.) Sheela Taori, Principal,PWCIT, Dehradun, Shri G. Bala Subramaniam, Former Director Academics, CBSE,New Delhi, Mr. Shomie Das, Former Headmaster, The Doon School, Dehradun also attended the conference.