School Teacher among Nationís Top 5 at Prestigious Education Prize 2017
“The function of Education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ms Neeru Gill, a Primary teacher of Delhi Public School Sushant Lok was declared a Finalist in the prestigious ‘The Education Prize 2017 Transforming Learning’ organized by The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) in the Non- Government Indian School Primary Category (Nursery - Class V). In all there were 5 finalists in the category from all over the country. As part of the competition, teachers had to respond to questions supported with all relevant materials including photographs and lesson plans, as well as comments of school Principal/parents, etc. Key considerations included innovative use of educational methodologies, expertise in guiding children to become critical thinkers and team players and use of technology to facilitate learning.
The Education Award is an annual teacher award competition that recognizes teachers who continually work to improve their practice and have made outstanding contribution impacting teaching and learning environment. The theme this year was ‘Transforming Learning’.
The jury panel consisting of eminent national and international educationists selected the finalists after two rigorous rounds of judging. The school is proud of the recognition bestowed upon Ms Gill as one of the outstanding teachers of the country.