Chennai, Sept. 12:
On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, employees from Oxford University Press India (OUPI) found a unique way to thank the teaching community for their contribution to the society.
The employees in Chennai decided to become teachers’ at charity run schools around Chennai for a day. In addition to interactive classes on regular subjects, employees conducted engaging sessions on Drama, Origami, Puppet show and Personal Hygiene.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr.Sivarama krishnan Venkateswaran, Managing Director, Oxford University Press India said: “We are extremely proud of the Indian teaching community for their strong contribution to learning and education.
OUP India’s CSR commitments are driven by its organizational mission: to support the University of Oxford’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. At OUP, we attempt to make a difference to people’s lives by promoting literacy, learning, and great teaching.
Mr.Ravishankar Arunachalam, Founder, Chudar Education said: “Oxford University Press employees conducted fun and interactive sessions for underprivileged children at Chudar centers. Chudar’s vision is to see children acquire the skills and confidence to face the future, and such initiatives go a long way towards achieving this vision”
Oxford recently forged a formal partnership with Chudar Education and has committed to fullysupport the learning needs of children studying at its centers in Chennai. Its support will include books, stationary, learning infrastructure and teacher training.