EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 53

VOLUME V – CHAPTER XIX THE TEACHERS HIGHLY TALENTED “PEOPLE WITH THE ARORA BOREALIS” SHINE Dr. Arnold Toynbee, the great historian said that a nation which does not identify its gifted citizens and develop them will sink – they form the intelligent minority. This...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 52

VOLUME V – CHAPTER XVII BE A MAGNET- NOT A LONER, AN ISOLATE             The author had seen Principals who adopted a “double pace” approach – they will be very servile, subservient, solicitous to their “boss” but very stern, strict  and stiff towards their...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 51

VOLUME V – CHAPTER XV EVERY SOLDIER CARRIES THE GENERAL’S BATON During the heavy floods in Ramnad District (TN) in November 1956, the villages around Tiruvadaanai, nearly a dozen were inundated with water and the people were marooned. Swami Saravagnanandaji Maharaj of...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 50

VOLUME V - CHAPTER XIII CONSULT A FINANCIAL EXPERT All the parts of a motorbike will be available in the market. Instead of buying them and then try to assemble one, is it not advisable to go straight to the auto shop and buy a brand new one off the shelf and drive on...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 49

 VOLUME V CHAPTER X FINANCIAL LITERACY HAVE YOU THOUGHT OF YOUR FUTURE You go on working for 30 years. Then suddenly you realize that you have reached 60 and the day you complete 60 you have to retire no more going to school, no more monthly pay. With a college going...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 48

VOLUME V CHAPTER VII HAVE A MENTAL PICTURE BEFORE YOU START PAINTING Your ability lies in making your school a canvas of experiences through which you enable your students to see the world.             Be like an artist who has a vision before he starts on his...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE – 47

VOLUME V CHAPTER V WALK THE ROAD NOT TRAVELLED In this connection it will be useful for you to think of the Blue ocean strategy propounded by W. Chamkin and Renee Mauburgne of the Blue ocean strategy Institute of Insead - one of the most respected Business Schools of...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE 46

VOLUME V CHAPTER III CONCENTRATE ON YOUR CORE COMPETENCE     You have a well functioning school. You have a big nationalised bank to support. You have a nice catchment area. But still you feel that the school is not functioning to its maximum capacity. Then,...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT ISSUE 45

OBEISANCE TO MY PARENTS   Sri Mani Iyer who instilled in me patriotism, courage and love for Tamil literature. Smt. Parvathi who taught me the concept of fatherhood of God and brotherhood of man.   VOLUME V CHAPTER I TRAIN YOUR STUDENTS TO QUESTION YOUR...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT – ISSUE 44

SEGMENT YOUR AREA OF OPERATION VOLUME IV CHAPTER XVII Some years back , Rick Nash was the Chairman of the Cambridge Consulting Group. was approached by a very successful dog food company that wanted help in identifying new growth opportunities. He found that dog food...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT – ISSUE 43

VOLUME IV CHAPTER XVI PROBLEM STAFF OR STUDENT OR STAFF/ STUDENT WITH A PROBLEM Usually Principals talk about difficult staff / what is its definition ? A staff who is an ongoing challenger and has a kind of running feud. The conflict may be in respect of knowledge,...

EDUCATION MANAGEMENT- ISSUE 42

VOLUME IV CHAPTER XV  CONSTANTLY SHARPEN YOUR AXE              Going through a period of pain, you should make your vision a reality from a Teacher to a Principal and on to an Educationist- that should be your journey. Be constantly learning at work from everyone like...