Bharti Foundation brings the ‘Learning with Leaders’ series to Ludhiana
Written By: The Progressive Teacher|
September 14, 2017|
- Through this series, the Foundation invites exceptional educationists to share their inspirational journey with teachers and Principals across rural India
- In the Ludhiana series, Ms. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Principal, Springdales School, Delhi shared her unique insights with Principals and teachers under Bharti Foundation’s education initiatives
- Bharti Foundation facilitated this inspirational series in Satya Bharti Adarsh Senior Secondary School, Sherpur Kalan and Sat Paul Mittal School, Ludhiana
On 26th July, Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, organised the ‘Learning with Leaders’ series in Ludhiana (Punjab). At the event, Ms. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Principal, Springdales School, Delhi, was invited to address Principals and teachers under the Foundation’s various education initiatives. Ms. Wattal first shared her motivational insights at Satya Bharti School, Sherpur Kalan village with teachers from the school and then addressed visiting Principals from schools that fall under the purview of the Foundation’s Quality Support Programme in Jammu & Kashmir, at Sat Paul Mittal School in Ludhiana.
This initiative is part of the Foundation’s efforts to recognise exceptional leaders in the field of education. Through the ‘Learning with Leaders’ series, Bharti Foundation invites inspirational educationists to share their learning and expertise with not only the attending teachers and Principals but also with the Bharti Foundation team.
Ms Ameeta Mulla Wattal is a prolific educator and has been honoured with several national and international awards. She is a member of eminent boards and steering committees including NCERT, NEUPA, CBSE, etc. She is an active contributor to curriculum development at the State and National level and is passionate about sharing her expertise with educationists. In her lecture, Ms. Wattal elaborated on the importance of directing and supporting effective management of scholastic as well as co-scholastic aspects of education. In addition to promoting students’ performance in academics, she shared the importance of imparting life-skills at the school level. She shared, ‘Teachers play the role of leaders when they hone the creative and critical thinking skills of their students successfully.’
Speaking on the occasion Ms. Mamta Saikia, COO, Bharti Foundation said, ‘It is an honour and a privilege to welcome the eminent educationist, Ms Ameeta Mulla Wattal in our midst. Bharti Foundation is committed to transforming students, who are often first-generation learners, into employable and responsible citizens; this requires the presence of a strong school leadership especially in the rural context. Our education programmes are designed to equip teachers and Principals with tools to deliver quality education in remote rural regions of the Nation. The Leaning with Leaders series provides exposure as well as opportunities for cross-learning amongst educationists.’