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Geography

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

Through teaching of Geography, the Department aims to:

  • Stimulate the pupils’ interest in and curiosity about their surroundings;
  • Create and foster a sense of wonder about the world;
  • Inspire a sense of responsibility for the environments and people of the world we live in;
  • Develop pupils’ competence in specific geographical skills;
  • Increase the pupils’ knowledge and awareness of the world;
  • Help pupils acquire and develop the skills and confidence to undertake investigation, problem solving and decision making.

The thrust is on skill based learning as opposed to content based and meticulous implementation of ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’, with a thrust on ‘higher order thinking skill’ questions.

Achievements:

  • 82% of students i.e. 115 of a batch of 141 (ICSE 2018) attained grade ‘A’. This is the highest ever achieved by the department.
  • The subject was reintroduced in class 11 as an expansion of subject choices at ISC level.
  • All teachers teach according to lesson plans using various strategies and resources.

FACULTY MEMBERS

Qualifications: B. A. (Hons. in Geography) from Calcutta University, B.Ed (Annamalai University), M.Sc (Sikkim Manipal University).

Experience of 30years of teaching Geography including 14 years at The Assam Valley School.

It is her belief that in the 21st century, there has been a phenomenal change in societies and cultures. As educators we need to accept that change and realize that we can no longer rely on tools of the past to meet the educational demands of the changed society. Thus, we need to redefine objectives and develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning. These approaches will be capable of engaging students better. Learning will become fun and interesting and not a burden. Learning should become an integral part of children’s growth to become global citizens.

Qualification: MSc. BEd from Guwahati University.

Experience of over 10 years as teacher of Geography in The Assam Valley School in Coordinating the Geography Department, Coordinating the Clubs and Societies programme, etc, he believes that Education is one of the most important assets in developing young individuals to make them competent enough to change their environment to greater conformity with moral ideas.

Qualification: B.A., B.Ed from North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong.

23 years of teaching experience. She feels that it is not difficult for a child to be a lifelong learner in today’s world with such easy access to technology and information, so the teacher needs to be a guide and a facilitator.

Qualification: B.A. (Geog), B.Ed (Guwahati University), Diploma in Environmental Education (IGNOU).

6 years working experience in CBSE School, Principal of KIDZEE, Tezpur for 1year. 1-year teaching experience in AVS and currently teaching Geog, EED and Hindi in 8th and 9th form. Apart from teaching, she loves dance. Loves teaching and being with kids which gives her a new learning experience every day.

Qualifications: M.Phil, Calcutta University, M.A. (Geography) Calcutta University, B. Sc(Geography Honours) Calcutta University, B. Ed, Calcutta University.

13 years of teaching experience in St. Xaviers’ Collegiate School and Delhi Public School, Kolkata.
Loves reading, traveling and interacting with people.

Qualifications: M.Sc (Geography) Calcutta University (1st Class Second position in Post Graduation and was awarded with a Silver Medal by the University of Calcutta)

B.Sc (Geography Honours) Calcutta University, B. Ed, Calcutta University.

Hold immense interest in travelling and exploring different places. Enjoys cooking, singing, dancing, drama and listening to music.

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