September2016


An Interview with Language & Literacy Expert: Dr. Shailaja Menon



An Interview with Language & Literacy Expert: Dr. Shailaja Menon

Dr. Shailaja Menon’s area of research and teaching is Language and Literacy. Shailaja has worked for important national research centres in the United States, such as the Centre for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement at the University of Michigan, and the Centre on Personnel Studies in Special Education at the University of Florida. Shailaja […]

Dreams take flight: A case of strong community engagement



Dreams take flight: A case of strong community engagement

Mrs Sarala frequently tells her students that “it doesn’t matter where you start in life, it matters where you finish.” Her own school serves as an ideal example. Once a school with dangerously low enrolment levels, Puzhal Panchayat Union Middle School (PUMS) was awarded the ‘best school’ by the District Collector during the Republic Day celebrations in […]