PRLog - Sep. 5, 2011 - PILANI, India -- UNESCO World Teachers’ Day, held annually on 5 October since 1994, commemorates the anniversary of the signing in 1966 of the UNESCO / ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers. It is an occasion to celebrate the essential role of teachers in providing quality education at all levels. World Teachers' Day 2011 focuses on gender equality and the slogan is "Teachers for gender equality".
JMA Pilani Rajasthan Celebrates Teachers Day 2011
However, different countries celebrate Teachers day on different dates but for India its September 5 which is the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888 – 1975) a great scholar, teacher and philosopher who was the first vice president of Independent India as well as its second president.
Located in the heart of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, Pilani is well known in India today for various educational institutions, CSIR Laboratory CEERI as well as the upcoming BrahMos Missile Assembly Project unit. Jamuna Mishra Academy – JMA established in the year 2004 which has been making rapid strides in early childhood education is presently one among the top ranking and most sought after schools at Pilani Rajasthan.
JMA which started in 2004 with an enrollment of 60 students for the Nursery, LKG, First Junior and Class1 has grown today till Class VIII with well over 500 students. While the school admits both boys and girls, the girl student enrollment has been steadily rising every year and is presently close to 50% of the total strength which itself is a matter of pride in a state like Rajasthan which had alarmingly low record of girl’s education.
JMA Pilani regularly celebrates various days of national and international significance. While the Principal Mrs Booma Natarajan and her team of teachers took the back seat for the day, the children of Class Eight took the control of the proceedings for the day. The teachers had a pleasant surprise to be received with flowers when they entered the school which was fully decorated by the efforts of the students. The Class Eight students became teachers and conducted other junior classes. One of them Master Yash Halwai was chosen to function as the Principal for the day.
The cultural program rolled out by the students included song and dance followed by a musical chair for the teachers. The highlight of the celebrations was with teachers on hot seat the mock show on KBC - Kaun Banega Crorepati which is currently the highly popular television program with huge TRP hosted by Big B Amitabh Bachchan.
Principal Mrs Booma Natarajan thanked the students and wished them the very best in all their future endeavors.
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About JMA Pilani: Smt Jamuna Mishra Academy - JMA Pilani is a Co-educational English Medium School with Experienced Teachers, Spacious Classrooms and Modern Amenities Designed to impart Quality Education combined with All Round Personality Development and lay the Best Foundation for the Child's Future. For more details about JMA Pilani see http://www.jma-