17 Jul Sharing Circle: A feeling of oneness
Bhumi’s School Transformation Programme supports low-income schools on their journey to becoming exemplary schools in their communities. This program enables School Leaders to be visionaries who create nurturing learning environments.
One such practice is the sharing circle which aims at bringing together the teachers for a weekly interaction on topics of relevance – be it in-classroom or personal growth.
The Headmistress of Sri RKM Sarada Model Primary School, T Nagar (Chennai), a school that’s in year II of its transformation, shared her experience on connecting with her fellow teachers in the recently concluded sharing circle.
“I feel refreshed after a long time because for the first time in my career, we got together to share our experiences and emotions! The way Kala Roopesh (Facilitator, Ignite-Schools) facilitated was excellent.
Most people often bottle up emotions while trying to bring their best at workplace. However, this get-together was a good platform for me to understand my teachers’ ability, capacity and struggles too.
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” – HELEN KELLER
I realised that when words are inadequate, food could become a symbol of love! Our potluck was so full of joy and laughter. Playing treasure hunt with my teachers was also fun!
My heartfelt gratitude to Kala for this initiative”.
Contributor: Gnanapushpam, Facilitator
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Bhumi’s School Transformation Programme supports low-income schools on their journey to becoming exemplary schools in their communities. Currently ongoing in 15 schools across Chennai, and supported by corporates like Qualcomm, FLEX, SEW Eurodrive, and Greenergy, the programme also focuses on building the capacities of the teachers for improved content delivery.