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My Good School Dil Se - The Fabindia School
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My Good School Dil Se - The Fabindia School

My Good School Season 1 Episode 1 - 'Dil Se' means from the heart! The seven-part series shares how select schools connect, communicate, collaborate and create an environment where the joy of learning comes to life. In this story of The Fabindia School, find out how the school has successfully built a great relationship with all the stakeholders - Students, Parents, Teachers and Management - to win hearts and create a school that prepares children to face the world. In this show, the Director, Dr Ashok Pandey, has beautifully shared how school culture is built and what makes a good school. The speakers include Rajeshree Shihag (Principal), Aryan Sirvi & Meenakshi Chaudhary (Students), Bharti Rao (Teacher), Pokar Ram Choudhary (Parent), Yogender Mertiya (Trustee - Management representative) and Shelly Jain (Ex-Student). Where Passion Meets Education How is the human element highlighted in the school? Elements that make a school from good to great? What goes into making a good school? How are values taught in school? How do stakeholders work to make it a good school? What is the vision of the promoters? The My Good School Dil Se stories explain how schools can achieve significantly better teaching standards, foster a sense of community, and help students reach their fullest potential. THE FABINDIA SCHOOL The school emphasizes a holistic approach to education, offering extensive extracurricular programs and academic courses. The school was established in 1992 in the village of Bali, Rajasthan, by William and John Bissell, who recognized the need for a model school to empower young people in rural Rajasthan, where literacy rates are meagre, especially among women. After completing his studies in 1988, William Bissell lived for several years in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, where he worked with rural artisans and various crafts co-operatives across the state. This formative experience strongly impacted his views on the critical role of education and the lack of high quality, affordable education in rural areas. William was passionate about creative approaches to education which brought out each child's inherent talents and the need to include environmental education in a local context. With input from many creative talents over the years, the school has become a model for preparing its students for success in life while contributing to the local community. Message to the Principal "It was a great pleasure interacting with your team. Your students are brilliant. You are leading a great school. Congratulations. During the show, I wish to focus on some of the very profoundly touching questions."- Dr Ashok Pandey (Director Ahlcon Group of Schools and Host of the My Good School Show). The My Good School curriculum focuses on learning for life; Empower students by creating an environment for their personal and social development; Encourage students to become involved in activities beyond just study; this helps develop confidence, knowledge and networks; and  Experiential learning is a critical factor in the students progressing successfully through adolescence. My Good School standard core curriculum helps empower every individual; we invite schools to join the Good Schools' global community. The 4S School - Service, Skill, Sport and Study. The 'My Good School' designation shows a school's value on professional learning and student achievement.  For more about The Fabindia School www.FabindiaSchool.org. Good Schools Alliance www.goodschools.in. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/learningforward/support

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