Meenakshi Elangovan is a passionate educator with 20+ years of teaching experience. She has a Masters degrees in Geography & Public Administration and an Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice and Design in Education. In addition, she holds a CAIE Diploma in Teaching & Training and is a CAIE accredited trainer.
At Inventure Academy, she has worked across a variety of roles – Geography teacher, department head of Social Studies, Coordinator for the Cambridge & CISCE board exams and leading Inventure’s professional development efforts. In the Academic Year 2021-2022, she took on the role of Head of Middle & Senior School.
Meenakshi is deeply passionate about equipping teachers with progressive pedagogy and skill sets so learners have meaningful learning experiences. Her focus is to enable Inventure to be a learning organization where teachers and learners are excited by learning and take ownership for their own development. She is also a NEASC visitor.
Finding your True North: Building Communities of Practice
Professional development that builds dynamic learning communities is the need of the hour. Based on our experience with building and sustaining communities of practice, we will be taking our participants through how they can build a bespoke professional development program for their institutions.
Problem Based Learning in Virtual School
In the context of our online school, we focussed on reimagining learning for our Middle School students through Problem based Learning (PBL).
Place as Pedagogy and Sustainability: A Working Model
Understanding context and issues has to be built in at all stages of a child’s journey through school in order to have a lasting impact. One way in which this can be made accessible for students is through “Place as Pedagogy.” This provides a framework for learning that uses surroundings and communities outside the classroom in the neighborhood.