PARENTS, the PYLONS

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Dear Partners in our Education, The role we parents play in our children’s life is paramount to their success…..and ours as parents. Parenting is a skill, honed over a number of years. I often tell my senior students to take kindly to their parents’ words as every syllable and action, however harsh it may be, is a sign of their […]

Thoughts to Ponder – Bonding

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Dear Partners in our Education, GTA Vidhya Mandir is a beehive of activities these days, what with tests, club activities, field trips, sports selections, PTMs and interschool cultural competitions. Add to it the preparation for our Founder’s Day and GT marathon; everyone seems to be on their toes. The first PTM for this academic year for classes 9 to 12 […]

Thoughts to Ponder 

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Goals Obscure Obstacles Dear Partners in our Education,   The positivity that was palpable at the first PTA meeting is a clear indication that we are well on the way to making schooling worth the time, energy and emotion our children invest in it. We need to pave the way for more important things now.   The first among them […]

Thoughts to Ponder

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Internship – Our Children, Our Responsibility Dear Partners in our Education,   At the outset, I’d like to applaud those children of classes 9 to 12 who have completed their internship and convey my deep sense gratitude to the parents who made it possible.   The positive impact of the experience and knowledge the children have gained is extremely encouraging. […]

Students and Career Advice

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Dear Partners in our Education,   Today was very special; my students from the 2002 batch came by… two strapping young men I could hardly recognise as the very shy boys I’d taught 17 years ago! One is an artist; the other is on the lookout for ‘the right’ job. This led to my inevitable question: what was their qualification […]

Thoughts to Ponder

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Priorities Dear Partners in our Education,   Our priorities map our success, whether in a family, among friends or at work. The priority right now is to congratulate all our students who have cleared their board examinations, irrespective of what they have scored. I salute the parents and teachers who stood by them in their hour of need. They need […]