To teach is to transform !

Educationists should build the capacities of enquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model – Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Our teachers make a significant contribution to the way we lead our lives. They teach us the difference between right and wrong and the similarities between dreams and reality. They get it imprinted on us at an age where we aren’t influenced by this world of cut throat competition. We owe them our ability to have an ambition and achieving it because they have been our torches throughout, in our journey of walking through the darkness, on a path unknown. Our teachers are the directors of our story, they are our mentors and guides. The values and principles that we follow are also ingrained in us by them. If today, we are good, intelligent, ethical people, it is because they taught us well!

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam says “if a country has to be corruption free and of beautiful minds, there are three key societal factors: mother, father and a teacher.” The drive and passion a teacher has to sacrifice their all, in order to build an intellectually strong nation for tomorrow is extremely god-like.

Despite all these incredible things that a teacher does, it still remains the most unsung profession in this country. Very few institutes realize the value of good teachers. It is one thing to be knowledgeable about a subject, but to be able to pass that knowledge to students in a way that they will remember it all their lives and that adds value to them in a way is a completely different ball game altogether; and we have very few of such quality teachers.

WE, as a nation, need inspiring and aspiring faculty to develop faster. We need professors who are willing to learn themselves because constant learning is the only way you can help students grow. There needs to be stress on the fact that it is more important to grow together rather than growing more than the other. Learning has to be an on-going process, it can never stop, if it does, then you’re not developing as an individual; and if that’s not happening then you’re not doing justice to being a teacher.

To teach is to transform and transformation needs effort.

So all you extremely passionate entrepreneurs and working professionals, join us in our endeavor to create a better tomorrow by shaping young minds today.

Students need great teachers like you!

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Women Ahoy !

 

Women today are playing multiple roles and playing them efficiently. They are experts at striking a balance between work and home. Even though most of them are not given as much authority and responsibility as they deserve to get in an organization, especially after marriage, some women have managed to stand out and prove that women are superheroes in their own aspect.

It’s the time where women are standing up for themselves and standing for what is right; gender equality.

But what about the stereotypes and the traditional mindsets that make women give up their jobs and career ambitions because supposedly it’s their responsibility to hold the ‘family’ together.

Let’s take an example of a young urban couple, who got married in their mid-20, both working professionals who live together on their own. In a couple of years, if they want to start their own family, they cannot even think about it without one of them quitting their job. And that one, is most of the times, the woman of the house. Even after sacrifices like these, women don’t get their due respect and appreciation because it’s their ‘duty’ to do what they do for their family.

In such a scenario, all those years and money that she has put into her education seem to feel like a waste of time because it’s not put into use anymore. This feeling is very common among women in their late 30’s, because they feel that they are far more qualified than being a home maker.

For such women, part-time teaching has come up as an excellent opportunity in the recent times. Teaching involves the use of their education and industry knowledge and that gives them immense satisfaction. Also, teaching gives great rewards monetarily. The remunerations for an investment of 5 hours of teaching on any day that is convenient to them, ranges somewhere between INR 60,000-80,000 per month. What better way to strike a work-life balance. Plus the additional satisfaction of educating young minds has a different level of gratification!!

So today on International women’s day, it’s time to make the right choice. The right choice to choose career and family and not just one of these. It’s time to tell the world that your gender doesn’t define who you are. You are what you do. Your work gives you an identity and you cannot, at any cost, choose to just give it up.

 

Make the right choice. Choose to teach !!

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Less Faculty, more benightedness

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows – Sydney J Harris

When we talk about education, it’s not only the compulsory education that kids around the country need to have, but also competent education that shapes the future of our country. The national convenor of the RTE (Right to education) forum, Ambarish Rai, said that “we are facing a shortage of five lakh teachers” on March 25,2015, as quoted by IANS, New Delhi.

The major challenges faced by the Institutes today are:

  1. Acute shortage of competent faculties
  2. Lack of conceptual clarity in students
  3. Not meeting industry standards
  4. Affects placements and industry interaction
  5. Impacts quality of admission
  6. Dilutes Institute’s brand

These problems are a vicious cycle and the source of it all is the ability to reach out to competent faculties continuously over a period of time.

This results in dilution of quality.

In the same article of IANS, Rai said, “An additional 6.6 lakh teachers need teacher-training. Most teachers are able to teach the concepts, but, due to dearth of visiting faculty, practical application of these concepts is missed out.

Thus arises a need for teachers/mentors who can bridge this gap and give the students, their fundamental right to free and quality education.

Industry experts today seek to teaching as a hobby where they can impart their practical knowledge to students and give them a different perspective to look at things. For highly qualified professionals, teaching is a part time activity that they can indulge into and earn an extra few bucks for themselves. On an average, 5 hours of teaching in a post-graduation Institute during the weekend would aid an earnings of INR 60,000-80,000.

The question here is, even though it’s a great incentive for Faculties to take up teaching, why are not many are opting to do so? The reasons for the same can be not being aware of such opportunities.

The issue of shortage of Faculty, therefore, is one alarming call to all such industry doyens who can help in shaping the future of this country and bridge the gap that exists in the education sector today; the gap between classroom education and practical application.

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