NEW DELHI: Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, announces the felicitation of 26 educators from 12 Satya Bharti Schools as well as a Government school under the Satya Bharti Learning Centre Program (Phase-II) in Rajasthan at the 6th Principals & Teachers Award 2017.
The award ceremony took place on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Birla Auditorium in Jaipur. This annual award series recognizes excellence in education and honours deserving educators.
Of the 26 teachers felicitated, 10 teachers are from Satya Bharti Schools in Jodhpur, six teachers are from Satya Bharti Government Upper Primary and Primary Schools in Neemrana, eight teachers are from Satya Bharti Government Primary Schools in Amer and two teachers are from a Government school under the Satya Bharti Learning Centre Program (Phase-II) in Jodhpur.
Quality teachers form the backbone of the Satya Bharti Schools and are recruited from local and neighbouring communities where the schools are located. The Foundation follows a robust, multi-pronged approach for teacher development including teacher training/workshops, coaching for mentoring and in-school support, self-directed learning and exposure to best practices in pedagogy. As a result, the Satya Bharti School teachers:
- Have confidence, passion and motivation
- Have skills and expertise in subject and pedagogy
- Are role models for children
- Have a sense of responsibility towards the society, school and students
- Have a sense of pride at being part of a larger movement of imparting quality education to the underprivileged
- Are individuals who understand their role and are learners for life
- Are connected to the parents and community.
Mamta Saikia, COO, Bharti Foundation said, “We are thankful to the people of Rajasthan for recognizing the passion and commitment of our teachers. Awards such as these bear testimony to the efforts being invested by our teachers and all our staff members towards the Foundation’s mission of delivering quality education to underprivileged children in tough rural terrains. This recognition serves as an inspiration to the Bharti Foundation team to reaffirm our commitment of transforming students into educated, responsible and self-reliant employable citizens of tomorrow.”