In this book, On Being a Quality Educator, the author, Mr Vijayan Bala, who has taught and worked in some of the best
schools in the country, shares his experiences of over four decades as a teacher, educational administrator and teacher-trainer. The author has always believed that the Joy of a Teacher lies in –
moulding the youth,
rousing the indolent,
cheering the plodder,
steadying the unstable
and encouraging the eager.
Apart from sharing his own experiences as a teacher and educational administrator, the author mentions the thoughts that influenced his teaching and life; shares feedback from school stakeholders to help new educators to know what is needed to give the best possible service to the students and finally also gives some practical tips to teachers so that they become quality educators who will never be forgotten.
Another feature of this beautiful book is that it also has a chapter on Online Education keeping in mind the pandemic our world is faced with.
The book is a must for all teachers who wish to become quality educators.
About The Author
Mr. Vijayan Bala is an educationist. He has taught English in reputed schools such as Don Bosco ( Park Circus ), Kolkata, Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi and St Xavier’s Old Delhi; been Vice Principal at the Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and finished off as Principal of Raunaq Public School, Ganaur near Sonepat. In the schools he has worked in, he was greatly involved in co-curricular and sports activities. He has conducted workshops for English teachers in many reputed schools. He has also written English help books for ICSE and ISC students.
In the field of Sports, he has written freelance from the age of 18 for annual publications such as INDIAN CRICKET, magazines such as Sportsweek, Sportsworld, Weekend Review, Sun, Alive and Woman’s Era and newspapers like Hindustan Times. He has been on the statistical committees of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Cricket Association of Bengal. In 1974, he brought out INDIAN TEST CRICKET – A Statistical Digest which had a foreword by Mr Vijay Merchant and was published by Vikas. He has four other books to his credit – a sports quiz book with a foreword by Olympic medalist Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, two books containing his interviews with famous Indian sports personalities and ‘How India won its Olympic Medals’ – all three published by Zorba Books. The books of interviews have been revised recently. Mr Bala has been an English commentator for All India Radio and Doordarshan covering Cricket, Hockey and Football. He has also passed the state-level umpiring exam conducted by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association.
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