The famous journalist and author Sydney J. Harris said - ‘The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.’
The Oxford Dictionary defines a teacher simply as a person whose job is teaching, especially in a school. But is that pragmatic definition even close to the role played by a teacher in the life of every child, young or old? The answer to this question is that teachers are those omniscient, omnipresent and at times omnipotent people who help students to acquire knowledge, competence, or virtue.
The students and teachers of NPS, Whitefield gathered to celebrate an incredibly special occasion and the purpose was to acknowledge and affirm the contributions that teachers make in the lives of the children.
The 5th of September was the much-awaited day when teachers were wished by their students. Thoughtful handmade cards, flowers and heartfelt wishes set the tone for the day whereas programmes from Pre-Primary to High School saw the students put up songs, dances, and skits which more than displayed the veneration felt by the students. The programme was very well received and appreciated by teachers and students alike.