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My Good School Dil Se - The Doon Girls' School

My Good School Dil Se - The Doon Girls' School

My Good School Season 1, Episode 3 - 'Dil Se' means from the heart! "My Good School Podcast - Dil Se" is about the stories that explain how schools can achieve significantly better teaching standards, foster a sense of community, and help students reach their fullest potential. The My Good School Community shares how they connect, communicate, collaborate and create an environment where the joy of learning is brought to life. Dr Ashok Pandey, the show host and Director Ahlcon Group of Schools, speaks with the stakeholders of The Doon Girls' School at Dehradun. Joining him for this show is the Principal Ms Sumali Devgan, the co-founder Ms Monisha Datta, teacher Ms Mohini Chauhan, student Shivangi Bhupendra, ex-student Shubhangi Prasad and parent Ms Seema Jain. Sumali Devgan has extensive educational leadership experience. Having worked and headed a variety of Indian and International schools, she offers diversity and a high level of professionalism.  Monisha Datta started her career as a software developer and corporate trainer; she co-founded The Doon Girls School, in 2000 and Dehradun Boys School, in 2007. Mohini Chauhan, a passionate teacher of The Doon Girls School, is a qualified computer Educator who joined the DGS 17 years ago and has been the significant strength behind all the innovative and experimental development at school. Shivangi Bhupendra, a student at The Doon Girls School in 2017 in grade V. Another nature enthusiast, a budding photographer, a passionate conservationist with a fire in her belly to find out more about making a difference on this planet. She is articulate about her concerns and quick to take action. A silent and diligent worker does not neglect any task assigned to her. She is the Cultural Secretary at the school. Shubhangini Prasad, an ex-student, hails from her boarding school upbringing at The Doon Girls' School, Dehradun and Mayo College Girls' School, Ajmer. Her graduation in Business & Management and Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of London International Programs made her understand the futuristic outlook of the universities abroad. A public speaker and an entrepreneur, Shubhangini aims to give innovation the centre stage of the educational arena. Besides this, she devotes her time to honing her skills in Odissi dance, for which she holds a diploma degree. She strives relentlessly to leave her mark in the education world. Seema Jain, an outlier as a parent, followed her heart and selected The Doon Girls' School for her daughter. A mother of two when searching for a Gurukul, and took the leap of faith. She found the school the best learning space for her daughter, where values come alive, and every child is unique. As she calls the school a home away from home, listen to this proud mother shares her life story. The Doon Girls' School is an exclusive girl's residential school from grade I till class XII. Its campus is in Dalanwala in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarkhand in India, home to some of India's finest schools. IThe school believes in enabling the children to think so that they can dream big. Only when we think can we perceive and make things happen. The motto "PENSER, C'EST VOIR" says the same - "To Think is to See ". Find out more: --- Support this podcast:

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