A student by heart

Natasha Punnoose
Even as a student, Natasha found teaching a gratifying experience, and therefore when it was time for her to step into the professional world, she did not think twice before becoming a teacher.

A fresh start?

Vaijayanti Bose
After retiring from school and serving it for another 10 years, Vaijayanti found herself at sea when COVID struck and her school did not renew her contract. However, her never say die attitude helped her reinvent herself as a life coach and blogger.

A journey that goes on

Sreemati Ghosh
After 38 eventful years of working in a school, Sreemathi thought she was ready to hang up her boots. However, after she retired, Sreemathi realized that for her there is fulfillment in life only when she is doing what she is good at – teaching and working with children.

Making meaning of it all

Jane Sahi
The transformation of Jane’s playgroup into Sita School was a natural one. The school served the community and its children very well until modernization came and the gap between what parents wanted and the school was willing to give started widening. RTE was the last nail in the coffin. Although Sita school closed down, Jane continues to put her resources to good use.

Pandemic panorama: a day in my life

Madhurya Bandyopadhyay
Things are so uncertain these days that you are not even sure of whether the alarm clock you set will wake you up at the right time. In these uncertain times, Madhurya has found that it is one’s utmost faith and belief in oneself and the supreme power that keeps one going.

With a prayer in my heart

Srabani Bhattacharya
Even as she has finally learnt how to work from home and for the home, Srabani eagerly looks forward to the return of the pre COVID times when she can separate her two worlds – home and school.

Ready for new beginnings?

Viral Vimal Shah
Viral Shah was a reluctant online teacher, but her willingness to learn and her ability to adapt quickly saw her turning into an enthusiastic one.

Finding happiness and hope

Kavitha Madhuri Reddy
When COVID-19 struck, Kavitha like many of us learnt that change is difficult especially when we are forced into it, but she soon realized that when we accept it we find the strength to make new beginnings.

Life paths and life lessons

Fiona Vaz
As teachers we have the power to influence young minds. How much of a change do we actually bring in the lives of our young students? Are we able to make progressive changes in their lives? Fiona looks back at her influence in some of her students’ lives.


Manvi Singh
In our long or short teaching careers, we surely have come across a student(s) whose journey has inspired and amazed us. Manvi shares the remarkable story of one such student.