Staff welcomed their new Principal Ms Rajeshree Shihag on 17th June when they came to School and had their first meeting with her. School welcomed their new Principal on 19th June’17. The Editorial Board interviewed their new Principal
[ED: Editor, RSG: Rajeshree Shihag]
ED: Give us some background information and take a moment to introduce yourself.
RSG: I have done my Masters in Psychology and English, guidance and counselling.
Work experience: IB Board CBSE, IBSC, worked with almost all the boards. I have worked with Pathways World School, Goregaon and Raffles International School, Rajasthan as the Vice- Principal.
ED: How would you describe your leadership style?
RSG: I believe in team work. I believe in ‘Happy Teachers.’
ED: What are some ways you have dealt with challenges, and how did you find solutions?
RSG: With calm and cool head, by listening to them and with a positive mind.
ED: What advice would you give to a new teacher on his/her first year?
RSG: I would tell a teacher to have a lot of patience, love for children, passion for teaching and don’t let the passion of teaching die.
ED: What would be your ideal school environment, and how would you encourage that kind of culture?
RSG: An Ideal environment which I would like is happy children, happy teacher, lot of noise; activities would like to see for opportunities to collaborate with parents and community.
ED: What are your achievements?
RSG: Achievements: I have been able to make a difference in lives of some students, create a happy and progressive environment at my workplace.
Academically: XII Board students of Psychology scored 95% in Boards. Class X English students majority of them scored 90 above.
ED: What is your philosophy of teaching?
RSG: I believe in flip learning, lot of interaction and discussion in class, too way process of learning.
ED: What are your accomplishment/ strength?
RSG: My patience, hard work and love for my profession.
ED: What challenges are you looking for in this position?
RSG: I am looking for a lot of collaboration between parents and community and to make lifelong learners at school.
ED: What experience do you have in this field?
RSG: I have experience of 23 years.
ED: Tell us something about your hobbies?
RSG: My hobbies are reading, travelling and spending time with children.
ED: Tell me what you know about this School?
RSG: What I know about this School is that Fabindia is a hub for learning. Also, I am fascinated by the School’s philosophy of creating 'Happy Teachers' which in return will take care of everything else at School. I am happy to be the part of this organisation.
ED: What are your aspirations beyond this job?
RSG: I aspire to make a difference in the life of the people around me.