School Educators – Dr Nripen Kumar Dutta, Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati | digitalLEARNING Magazine
February 2014

School Educators – Dr Nripen Kumar Dutta, Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati

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Dr Nripen Kumar Dutta,
Founder and Principal
Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati

Today’s parents are looking at other careers which may not have existed in their times

Pedagogy – We have noticed a paradigm shift in our approach to pedagogy, from one from that of intervention, where there was a system of rewards and punishments, to one that is of prevention – where norms are established together with the class and the teacher needs to have leadership skills as a team player and a facilitator for learning.

Infrastructure – The recently aesthetically built school gate too creates an ambience for a perfect home away from home where there is moment to moment learning from a warm and a caring community.

Teachers’ Training – Teacher enrichment programmes are an integral agenda of our schoolcalendar where not only ours butteachers from other interestedschools are invited to participate.Keeping in tune with latest trendsexperts are invited from India andabroad to delve on various topicsand disciplines. Some of theseworkshops recently conductedare Howard Gardner’s MultipleIntelligences by Margaret Warner(UK), Discipline Through Loveand Logic by Betsy Gedes (USA),Boarding School Management byTim Holgate (UK), Value Educationby Stan Davies(USA), Exam Skillsby Dr Sunita Gandhi and sessionson Comprehensive and ContinuousEvaluation by CBSE Trainers.

Technology – We are one of theforemost schools to introducecomputer literacy programmes,classroom computer-based AudioVisual Learning, ERP, sophisticatedRobotics Lab, dedicated touchand feel Math and Geography lab,interactive technology-enabledEnglish lab, Wi-Fi enabled campus.

Sports – Games and sports form amajor part of our daily routine.

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