Most Selfless Teachers in India, Do You Know Them?
Everyone loves awards and appreciation, teachers are no exception. Here we are taking a note about such teachers. They got appreciation and awards for their extraordinary practices to teach students from marginalized sections of our society.
Rajkiran Chavan, a teacher at an aided primary school in Solapur, will receive an award for training fellow teachers in the basics of internet.
Chavan is among 50 recipients of the award, instituted by the Ravi J Matthai Centre for Educational Innovation and Research Foundation. "I realized that many teachers didn't know even the basics of the Internet and devised eight teaching modules on basic knowledge of the Internet," Chavan said. Chavan taught his fellow teachers the basics of social media and their use in teaching, blogging, and making QR codes. "I want teachers to be self-reliant. I also used the Facebook Live feature so that the trainings can be broadcast and designed a Google Form for teachers to contact me with doubts," he said.
Teacher from Coimbatore gets national award
A prestigious gift awaits R Sathy, headmistress of the Panchayat Union Primary School in Malumichampatti near Coimbatore, this Teachers' Day. The 46-year-old, a teacher for 23 years, will receive the National Award to Teachers, 2017, at a function in New Delhi on September 5. The only teacher from Tamil Nadu to bag the award given by the award given by the ministry of human resource development this year, Sathy had been honoured with the state government.
A resident of Podanur near the city, Sathy began her career Sathy began her career in 1995 at the Sultanpet Panchayat Union Primary School and became headmistress of the Bodipala Panchayat Union Primary School in 2004. She joined the primary school in Malumichampatti in 2012. In the first two two years, she took up renovating the school infrastructure. She roped in L&T, which adopted the school, gave it a much-needed toilets and a reverse osmosis (RO) drinking water unit.