Tale of Musthafa sir Meet Mr Musthafa, who’s committed to leading a school in Mahe, a district of the Puducherry union territory. He has been steering the school’s growth and shaping the lives of countless students since 2011. When asked how he felt about being a school leader, he said, “Being a leader means being… Continue reading Rippling efforts to build a child-centric school
REIMAGINING LEADERSHIP – AT GP-BIRLA FELLOWSHIP FOR WOMEN LEADERS
by Regila Marinus Dass , Co founder & CEO I recently had an opportunity to be part of GP Birla Fellowship, which aimed to build a cohort of women leaders with strong leadership qualities and create a sense of sisterhood among the cohort to master the forces of change. The fellowship was guided by moderators… Continue reading REIMAGINING LEADERSHIP – AT GP-BIRLA FELLOWSHIP FOR WOMEN LEADERS
The Power of Evidence: How Research Can Benefit Non-Profits and Their Stakeholders
By Suma Perumal, Research and Design Lead Situated in the semi-urban localities of Trichy is a Corporation Higher Secondary School. The school is home to several thousand dreams and aspirations of students, who come from varied socio-economic backgrounds. Within the school is placed Radha, a driven educator, who represents a non-profit organisation that works towards… Continue reading The Power of Evidence: How Research Can Benefit Non-Profits and Their Stakeholders
Beyond Classroom : Cultivating Culture and Leadership
As I walked through the gates of our partner school, I was surprised to see a group of students digging in the school entrance. I couldn't help but wonder why they were doing this during school hours and whether it was really appropriate for them to be engaged in manual labor. However, as I continued… Continue reading Beyond Classroom : Cultivating Culture and Leadership
Idea Challenge at Vidhya Vidhai
A stormy weather and you know that you have to drive through the bumpy roads and come through safely at the other end. Before you enter the stormy territory, you would plan and make assumptions of the challenges that would come your way and based on that ideate ways to overcome those challenges and achieve… Continue reading Idea Challenge at Vidhya Vidhai
Leadership at Vidhya Vidhai
The unpredicted situation of leading an organization during a pandemic required me to seek support from different mentors and books that could shape my thoughts and decisions. It was that time when I took this book “Good to Great” by Jim Collins over a coffee which influenced me with great insights on my actions and… Continue reading Leadership at Vidhya Vidhai
Resume Learning with Project Aakam: To Create is to Learn
It is Kurippangulam village, a remote place in the Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. The streets are deserted due to the curfew. Insiya, a 6-year-old child, is busy writing something in her old rough notebook using her color pencils. She searches her surroundings from time to time and we can see on her face, the… Continue reading Resume Learning with Project Aakam: To Create is to Learn
Step down to step up!
Ever since I joined Vidhya Vidhai, I was keen on understanding programme designing. Though I had the desire to get my hands on it, I did not know that I would get the opportunity very soon to explore programme designing. One fine day, I received an email from Regila (Co-founder of Vidhya Vidhai) mentioning about… Continue reading Step down to step up!
MARKING A JOYOUS START TO THE TEACHER FORUM
Exploration of a new mobile application is always fascinating. Isn’t it? Our teachers of Moongileri cluster too, put on the exploration hat to enjoy this fascination. But, wait. What did they explore? The answer would bring about a “wow” expression in you. The teachers, who consistently work for better student outcomes did not deviate from… Continue reading MARKING A JOYOUS START TO THE TEACHER FORUM
How is ₹75 enough for a family?
At Vidhya Vidhai, the feeling of togetherness is contagious. Both the founders make a conscious effort to prioritize every team member’s personal and professional wellness. Team Lunch, Crazy Day and yearly Step Back are a few initiatives in our office culture, to bring all members across districts to have meaningful fun and reflect on their… Continue reading How is ₹75 enough for a family?