The Ministry of Education on August 21 announced the names of teachers from the state selected to receive national award on September 5, Teacher’s Day.
Sudha Joshi, Teacher of the Secondary School for the Blind at the Blind People’s Association (BPA) campus has been selected for the National Award which will be given away on Teacher’s Day on 5th September. She was selected in the category of schools for disabled students.
Speaking to Hello Womeniya News Correspondent, Neha Singh, she mentioned that she has been associated with BPA since 1987. It was completely a new world for her. The main challenge for her was to teach Science & Mathematics a very difficult to understand subjects especially for higher sections.
She has also taken the BPA dance and drama team to venues in India and abroad. “The most memorable one performance was at Rashtrapati Bhavan last year where students got a chance to perform. In 2013, she received The Best Teacher Award under Special Educator Category.
She went on to add that as a teacher, her biggest reward is the remembrance of student’s years. After this leave they work the school.” She said.
She appeals to help physically disable children by educating them. So they can become Self Independent.
News Correspondent: Neha Singh.