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Report on “Vidya Vritti”-A leader empowerment Program.

posted 29 Nov 2020, 21:01 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 29 Nov 2020, 21:22 ]

The CCMTEC conducted a series of online programs  titled “Vidya Vritti.” The program aimed at empowering leaders of Chinmaya Vidyalayas. Starting from  17th October 2020, five sessions were conducted on Saturdays covering 15 topics. Three principals presented their views on different topics related to Education on each Saturday. The presentations were well researched and presented by the speakers.Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director CCMTEC mentions  that the program was very successful because of the enthusiasm shown by the Principals. All the 15 talks have been uploaded in the Chinmaya Education Cell YouTube channel for  sharing it with the faculty members of the Vidyalayas. More than 70 Principals of the Chinmaya Vidyalayas attended the talks regularly. The presentations were highly appreciated by all the participants.

The following were the topics on which the Principals spoke: 

   Session 1: 17.10.2020:   Link: 

  1.  Smt. Rajeshwari Satish, Principal CIRS - Gurudev’s Vision for Chinmaya Vidyalayas & Vision Schools
  2. Smt. Rasika Bharathan, Principal CV Kannur - Professional Development for Teachers
  3. Sri. Anil Kumar, Principal CV Tarapur - Digital Literacy for Teachers.

Session 2: 24.10.2020: Link:

  1.  Smt. Vijayalakshmi, Principal CV SSS Virugambakkam - Strategies for Enhancing Critical Thinking
  2. Smt. Priya C Pillai, Principal, CV Tripunitura - Ethical Practices for Teachers
  3. Sri. Pushparaj, Principal CV Kasaragod - Handling Differently abled Children.

 Session 3: 31.10.2020: Link:

  1.    Smt. Gowri Lakshmi, Principal CV Anna Nagar - Collaborate & Excel
  2.    Sri. Kishore Kulkarni, Principal NV CV Shegaon - Manifold Perspectives of a Teacher
  3.    Smt. Mina Wilkhu, Principal Vidya Bharati CV, Jamshedpur - Nurturing Creativity.

  Session 4: 7.11.2020: Link:

      1.  Smt. Yamuna Suryaprakash, Principal CV Banashankari - Tips to Enhance Communication skills

      2.   Smt. Shoba Menon, Principal CV Thrissur - Teachers with a difference (TWAD)

      3.   Smt. Sarmistha Kabi Satpathy, Principal CV Chhend Colony - Partnering with Parents.

  Session 5: 21.11.2020: Link:

     1.   Ms. Archana Soni, Principal CV New Delhi - Teachers Role in Enhancing Emotional Resilience in       


2.  Smt. Ashalatha, Principal CV Vazhuthacaud - Sustainability Strategies for schools

3.   Smt. Geeta Devi Varma, Principal CV Kottayam - Need for Research Aptitude for Teachers.



Report on the Book Launch of Life-an Aradhana

posted 19 Nov 2020, 00:02 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 19 Nov 2020, 00:05 ]

CCMT Education Cell has brought out a Value Education Book series “Life-an Aradhana” in the silver jubilee year of the Chinmaya Vision Program for classes 1 to 8 and the book was launched online on  the 30th August at 10.25 am in the morning. The first phase of books are being distributed to Chinmaya Vidyalayas through Education cell and the generic edition will be prepared for the non-Chinmaya Vidyalayas in the next Year.

The Program began with an invocation song presented by the music teachers of CIRS.

Smt Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director, CCMT education Cell welcomed the viewers.

Swaminee Vimalananda, addressed the viewers highlighting the significance of CVP and also mentioned about the National Education Policy completely overlapping with the CVP concepts.

Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal director, CCMT Education cell, shared with the viewers the main features of the book.

The series was launched by Pujya Swami Swaroopananda, the global head, Chinmaya Mission. He appreciated the efforts of Swami Mitrananda in guiding the team which worked in preparing the content. The first Copies of the book were handed over by Swamiji to Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal Director CCMTEC, Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director CCMTEC, Smt. Mini Jackson, the Principal of the Chinmaya Vidyalaya MHSS Vadavalli, Coimbatore, and to Smt. Rajeshwari Satish, the Principal of CIRS.

Oxford University Press has done the curation of the content, come out excellent Illustrations and have published the book. Sri Yash Mehta, The Executive director, Oxford University Press informed the viewers that they will be soon coming out a generic edition for introducing in Non Chinmaya Vidyalayas. He also informed that the digital content with animations and a teacher hand book is in the pipeline.

The ideation team which worked on the content -the Yuva Kendra members led by Kum. Yashashvini from Chennai Chapter introduced themselves to the viewers. The glimpses of the training modules prepared by Swami Mitrananda was shared with the viewers. The program ended with a formal vote of thanks presented by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy.  She made a special mention of Sri Emmanuel Joseph , director, CBSE, Academics for giving an inspiring foreword for the book. She also acknowledged the contribution of the CIRS staff in the launch program.

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An online session on the impact of the National Education Policy on schools

posted 18 Nov 2020, 22:56 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 18 Nov 2020, 23:11 ]

An online session on the impact of the National Education Policy on schools was conducted by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director CCMT Education Cell, on 21st September 2020 from 10am to 11.30am for the Principals and Senior teachers of the Chinmaya Vidyalaya’s. The session was attended by about 100 participants including a few members of the management too. The presentation included the valid features form the draft presented by the Kasturi Rangan Committee. It also accentuated the need for schools to look at education from the point of view of children and thus get ready with necessary adaptations at all levels in the Vidyalayas’. The correlation between the CVP and the latest NEP was also clearly explained. Participants placed good number of questions which were also clearly answered by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy. It was a very informative session and all participants got a clarity on the salient features of the National Education Policy.



Report on Online Vidyalaya Improvement Programme for Principal & Senior Staffs of Kannamal national Schools, Palladam

posted 18 Nov 2020, 22:46 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 18 Nov 2020, 22:48 ]

An online Vidyalaya Improvement Programme was conducted for a selected group of 10 Senior Staff members including the Principals and Vice Principals of the two Schools (CBSE & State Board) under the Kannamal National Schools, Palladam. The session was conducted on 11 th July by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director CCMTEC. The session was about the steps required to be taken by the School to bring about an overall change in the functioning of the School itself. The teachers were guided progressively and sufficient examples were given to enlighten the group. It was a very beneficial session for the school.

Report on the CVP Orientation for New Teachers of CVs of Palakkad

posted 27 Jul 2020, 00:06 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 27 Jul 2020, 00:07 ]

An online CVP Orientation workshop was conducted for the Teachers of CVs of Palakkad from the 20th to 23rd of July 2020. The workshop was conducted by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director Education Cell, Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal Director Education Cell, Smt. Rajeshwari Satish, officiating Principal, CIRS, Smt. Meera Jackson, Principal Chinmaya Vidyalaya MHSS Vadavalli and Smt. Meena Sriram of CCMTEC. The sessions were attended by 24 Teachers of the three Schools and the Principals of the three schools.  Swami Asheshananda was also present during all the sessions and was a keen participant along with the new teachers.   

Report on the Online Orientation for Teachers of CV Guntur and CV Khajipalem

posted 7 Jul 2020, 03:55 by CCMT Education Cell

An online Orientation workshop was conducted for the Teachers of CV Guntur and CV Khajipalem from the 29th June to 3rd July 2020. A Vidyalaya Improvement Programme was conducted by Smt. Shanti Krishamurthy, Director Education Cell and Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal Director, Education Cell for the Principals and selected Senior Teachers of both the schools.

Teachers of the Schools were oriented on different teaching methods to be used in the classroom effectively. Smt Saranya and Smt Bhuvaneshwari, the faculty members from CIRS conducted sessions on Teaching Science, Social Science and Mathematics using games and activities. Smt. Saranya also conducted a session on Assessments. Smt. Sumathy and Smt. Namitha, also from CIRS, conducted sessions on Skill Development in English. 14 Teachers from CV Guntur and 12 Teachers from CV Khajipalem attended the session. Swami Suveerananda, Br Dhivya Chaitanya and Sri. Koteeswar Rao, the academic coordinator of the schools attended the sessions. All the sessions were interactive and the teachers were benefitted largely.


Report on the CVP Orientation for Teachers of NV CV Shegaon

posted 7 Jul 2020, 03:50 by CCMT Education Cell

An online CVP Orientation workshop was conducted for the Teachers of NV CV Shegaon from the 22nd to 25th of June 2020. The workshop was conducted by Smt. Shanti Krishamurthy, Director Education Cell, Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal Director Education Cell and Smt. Rajeshwari Satish, officiating Principal, CIRS. The sessions were attended by 35 Teachers of the School and the Correspondent Sri. Anil Chaudary. It was a wonderful experience interacting with the teachers and facilitating learning. 



Report on Online workshops for the Teachers conducted by CCMT Education cell.

posted 7 Jul 2020, 03:45 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 18 Nov 2020, 22:42 ]

Two separate workshops were conducted using the Microsoft platform for the Science and Mathematics Teachers of Chinmaya Vidyalaya and Vision school. This was conducted by CCMT Education cell on the 20th and 22nd May 2020 respectively. The Science workshop was conducted by Sri Ganesh and Sri Satish senior Science teachers from CIRS. The Maths workshop was conducted by Smt. Bhuvaneswari and Smt. Saranya also from CIRS. Around 160 science and 135 Maths teachers from 75 Vidyalaya’s and 9 Vision Schools attended the same and benefitted immensely.

The workshop focused on giving an exposure to the teachers on the various online resources. Good number of simulations, activities, games and assessment tools were shared with the teachers. Conducting quizzes using Mobile phones was demonstrated to the teachers.  Overall, the workshop on Science and Math was a rich learning experience for all the teachers. 

CVP Training session for Swami's and Brahmacharies of Kerala at Palakkad

posted 7 Jul 2020, 03:33 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 7 Jul 2020, 03:39 ]

A comprehensive CVP Training Programme was conducted by Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director CCMT Education Cell. Swami Anukoolananda, Zonal Director CCMTEC on the 11th & 12th March 2020 at Palakkad Chinmaya Mission Center. Pujya Swami Viviktanandaji welcomed the Faculty. Swami Anukoolananda conducted the physical, intellectual, cultural and spiritual development and Smt. Shanti Krishnamurthy gave training on mental development, Patriotism, universal outlook. There were 9 Swami's and 5 Brahmacharies who attended and benifitted from this camp.

Vision Award 2019 - 2020

posted 7 Jul 2020, 02:47 by CCMT Education Cell   [ updated 7 Jul 2020, 03:41 ]

The Chinmaya Vision Programme is the back bone of all the Chinmaya Vidyalayas and is the distinct constituent that
makes all Vidyalayas, Schools with a Difference. The Education Cell not just supports and monitors schools with the
implementation of the CVP periodically but also motivates them by awarding the schools with a CVP award and CVP
certificate. The proud recipient of the prestigious CVP award for 2019-20 was Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya,
Jamshedpur and the Vision Certificate has been bestowed on the Chinmaya Vidyalaya Bokaro and Chinmaya Vidyalaya
Vadavalli CBSE. We congratulate and appreciate the schools for translating Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayanandaji's
holistic vision of education enshrined in CVP into a tangible reality. His Holiness Swami Swaroopanandaji, Head
Chinmaya Mission, world-wide, presented the Vision Award to Smt. Mina Wilkhu, Principal of Vidya Bharati
Chinmaya in the presence of the managing committee members of the School on Jan 10, 2020 in Michael John
Auditorium, Jamshedpur. During the inauguration of the Gyan Yagna at Bokaro on the 15th January 2020, the Vision
certificate was handed over by Pujya Swami Swaroopananda, Global Head, Chinmaya Mission. Shri. Biswarup
Mukhopadhyay, President, Shri. Mahesh Tripathi, Secretary of the Vidyalaya managing committee and Shri. A.K.Jha,
Principal I/c, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bokaro together received the honour. On the 20th December 2019, Mukhya Swami
Swaroopanandaji awarded the vision certificate to Smt. Radha Srikanth, the Principal of CV Vadavalli CBSE during the
Youth international camp at CIRS.

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