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Teacher Spotlight - Ms. Faritha Banu (Madurai)

by | Published: | Updated: 07/11/2022


Teacher Spotlight - Ms. Faritha Banu  (Madurai)

Name: Mrs.Faritha Banu 

School / Institute: PSY SCHOOL    

Email ID: farithaameer@gmail.com

Designation:  Principal           

City / Location:  Madurai


Tell us about yourself – Your overall experience in education field, National / International experiences, variety of work you have done in the education field.

Blissful day...

Blissful day... Myself Ms.Faritha Banu, from Madurai... So to begin with my academic background, I have done my Schooling in Govt.Girls Hr Sec School. Having a English background I enrolled myself for my graduation (BA in English) from MKUUniversity. I continued my MA English much interested to know about human mind-set. I did my M.sc Psychology in IGNOU university and completed my B.Ed. I was practical teacher and a student counsellor and I enjoyed every step. In different school, different kind of students andpeople. Now I am a Mentor come Principal in PSY institution. My greatest achievement in the field of Montessori education in play way method. After this I realized, I can write. With this self-influence activity I started conducting seminar and workshop for B.Ed. students andother school teachers all over Tamilnadu. i.e. An Advance Practical Approach through Montessori activities. At present started my own Montessori training centre to share and learn many new ideas. It’s a long journey of more than 25 years that I have been working as a Mentor handling multiple task which helped meto grow & groom myself as a person, as an Educator & as a Counsellor so on.

My greatest achievement in the field of education I feel is when the parents & the students come up to me with tears of gratitude in their eyes,
& make me feel that I am the one who has helped them by overcoming alltheir anxiety & by giving counselling taking care, being kind all these provides them wings to fly to touch the horizon.

What would you like to mention for your greatest achievements in field of education? Which gives you a sense of satisfaction?

The ability to develop relationships with students, teachers, Parents, caring, giving counselling, mentoring, communication , bending and kind personality. I feel satisfied and blessed that I am a part in this world as a changemaker and  love to do service which gives me

happiness beyond every thing.


How has the education system changed as per your view since you were a student yourself?

It has changed from teacher-centered education to child-centered education. Now the teacher acts as a facilitator , mentor etc...

The child loves to learn from google... it has to be changed and its our pleasure to change this method of learning. 

Guess play way method helps to solve such situation....


What are the qualities you think an individual should possess to be a good teacher or work in field of education?

Dedication, Ethics, role model, best human, problem solver, patience to listen, over all think beyond..


How do you handle discipline problems in today’s world? What is the most difficult aspect of discipline for you?

Maintaining discipline has never been a problem for me as I know to dwell in the hearts of all, know the tips and techniques to handle it..... if we love all and pay attention then automatic

all will listen... then where is the question about Disciplinary ?????


Caring and kindness will solve and melt others heart....


If you were to change 1-2 things in our Indian education system, what would be those & why?

The fear of examinations , scoring marks , forcing them to be book warms... and evil of comparisons these will stopthem to think beyond , discover and explore...


What is your philosophy of teaching / education?

My philosophy is to Make things as crispy as Each and every student could understand what I am trying to say...I want mysurrounding to be happy and always smile and enjoy the life as it comes....

Set limits and encourage playtime.

Co-view, co-play and co-engage with your children when they are using screens.

Know the value of face-to-face ( eye contact ) communication.

Keep family mealtimes, other family and social gatherings, and children's bedrooms screen free.

Kids will make mistakes using media. Try to handle errors with empathy and turn a mistake into a teachable moment.


What are your suggestions or opinions for today’s parents in shaping up children’s personality? Especially inthis Online or computer age.

My suggestion is stretch them a little and pull them on a proper pathway...first of all lending ears to them ...make them think , get answers from them before you say ...spend lavish time with them....as parents we should know everything about our kids...allow them to feel and learn...


What are the three most important strengths you possess that will make you a successful teacher? Also any weakness inyou which you want to improve upon?

I see myself as a good mentor...best psychiatrist...zeal to be a motivator to conduct workshops and seminar all over indian to train B.Ed students and interested to adopt village school to train them new innovative methods of reaching teachings which will be helpful to reach their goals...I want to be a small pathway by which they can travel...

With strong critical thinking skills, teachers are able to consider the best interests of their students while also working withinthe institution's goals and standards.

Similar to leadership, teamwork helps teachers interact kindly and effectively with other school personnel. Teachers frequently have meetings to come up with the

best curriculum and classroom practices for students. In these meetings, teachers with strong teamwork abilities can accept input from others, even if they have differing opinions.


If you had not been associated with education field, what would you have been and why?

I would like to be an IAS officer, where i can serve my city, my people. I love to work for my people.


What do you want to accomplish in your profession in next 5 years?


Explore new teaching methods. ...

Advance education. ...

Develop skills. ...

Improve student grades. ...

Mentor upcoming teacher. ...

Integrate technology.

Think positive to stay focused. ...

Stay resilient. ...

Make time to read. ...

Manage your time. ...

Find time to relax. ...

Strive for excellence. ...

Build a strong network.


Any other things you would like to share about yourself, your profession, your hobbies, your views?

Listening songs... Playing...

Craft... Adventures... Travelling....

Updating everyday...

Thinking differently..

    1. Believe In Your Students' Potential
    2. Learn Everything You Can About Your Field
    3. Be Fun and Energetic
    4. Take Risks
    5. Be Creative and Think Outside The Box
    6. Be Consistent and Decisive
    7. Always be Up-To-Date
    8. Communicate
    9. Listen and Show Empathy About Personal Issues
    10. Provide Relevant Study Materials
    11. Be Observant
    12. Set Goals With Your Students....

How would you rate our website yayskool.com especially this teacher spotlight program? 1 being the worst, 5 being the best.

I would give Yayskool 4/5 stars.



The role of a teacher in society is both significant and valuable. It has far-reaching influence on the society he lives in and no other personality can have an influence more profound than that of a teacher. Students are deeply affected by the teacher's love and affection, character, competence, and moral commitment. 

Yet teachers don't get their due respect and credit these days. We have started a Teacher Spotlight program where we recognise the effort of these silent and true Heroes of our society and tell their story.


DISCLAIMERViews expressed above are the teacher's own. Please send your thoughts/suggestion or concern/complaints to mail@yayskool.com. 


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