MS. SONALI SEN
Principal, DPS Newtown, Kolkata
Work Experience : 26 Years
Achivements : Excellent results of students each year , In-charge of the first ever UKIERI project in India, Trained Life Skills facilitator, ISA accreditation 2 times for the current school, and for the previous school as well.
Accolades : National Education Excellence and Development Award, 2016, Best Maintained School by Gurukul. Nominated for Social Service award by TTIS.
Vision : To create a high quality center for learning in an environment that is happy and positive and to create sensitive change--makers of tomorrow.
Pedagogy : Teachers have to be facilitators, more of student involvement and less of teacher talk, focus on concept learning and not rote learning, inclusiveness, thorough evaluation, Use technology judiciously, teach with love and passion, the way students want to learn and not the way we want to teach. Focus on making learning fun, easy and effective, focus on getting students to apply what they have learnt.
I am an Educationist because : I want to give back to society by moulding and influencing students to become positive citizens of tomorrow.
In the coming years, I see Indian Education at : .......the best, taking quality inputs from other countries and creating a system that promotes good moral values based on positive traits of culture and tradition.
You are an Epitome of Leadership : since I am a refuge and the punching bag for my teachers and a mentor and friend to my students. I lead from the back and promote teachers to move ahead.
Footprints / Legacy that you leave behind : Being a sensitive human being with good moral values, to lead a life in the service of others.... this is the essence of being a human