On 08th February 2016, one of the most decorated educators of modern India who has been serving the education sector for the last 43 years, Mr.Pramod Sharma, visited the B.K. Birla Centre for Education (Pune). He is currently serving as the Director cum Principal of the Genesis Global School (Noida).He has served the Doon School (Dehradun) as a teacher of Chemistry for 15 years and has a rich experience of serving as the Principal for over two decades, across various institutions including the T.N. Academy (Gangtok), Yadavindra Public School (Patiala) and Mayo College (Ajmer). He has won the National Award for Mentors in 2000 by the President of India and has taught in Afghanistan and Nigeria for 10 years. He is a member of the governing body of the CBSE and is Ex-Chairman of the Indian Public School Conference (IPSC)
Students and staff of the B.K. Birla Centre for Education were fortunate to have such eminent personality on the campus as he took out time from his busy schedule and spent a day with the teachers and students. While interacting with the teachers, he shared the ways to strategize how to combat and tackle newer learning challenges such as the decreasing attention span.
With students, he discussed about learning in the digital times. He shared ways to improve focus, concentration and attention span with distractions like Internet, Facebook and other social media.
It was indeed enriching to hear him share his novel thoughts and ideas. Students and staff benefitted greatly from his visit.