Ritika Anand, Vice Principal and Physics teacher at St Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh, and Arti Qanungo, an English teacher at Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Laxmi Nagar, are set to receive the prestigious National Teachers Award on Teachers’ Day.
– These Delhi educators, among around 50 across the nation, will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to education during an event at Vigyan Bhawan.
– Anand, with over two decades of experience, has embraced innovative teaching methods, including theater, to educate children with special needs, while also spearheading initiatives in special education, mental health, and counseling programs.
– She has significantly contributed to education portals and believes in the power of storytelling, toy-based pedagogy, and art integration in physics education.
– Qanungo, an English teacher, has been instrumental in raising awareness about menstrual health among her students in a government school. She emphasizes the pivotal role of education in addressing various societal challenges.
– Both educators have demonstrated their commitment to enhancing the quality of education and have been recognized with awards such as the CBSE award for excellence in school teaching and leadership.
– Anand’s journey into teaching was transformative, and she emphasizes the therapeutic and skill-building qualities of theater in education.
– Qanungo believes that education is a fundamental human right and calls on all to provide opportunities for the youth of the nation.
– These dedicated educators represent a beacon of inspiration in the field of education, embodying the spirit of Teachers’ Day.
In celebrating exceptional educators like Anand and Qanungo, the nation acknowledges the profound impact of dedicated teachers on shaping the future of students and society.