Principal’s Awards and Recognition

Awards to our School Principal Ms Shanthi Menon

  • ’50 Effective Principal’s Award’ – 2020 conferred by Education World
  • ‘Iconic Leader’ Award- conferred by the Women’s Economic Forum in July 2020

  • ‘50 Top Effective Principal’s award ‘– On 14th Sep 2019 conferred by Education World & July 2020
  • ‘Iconic Leader Creating A Better World’ – Conferred on 25th July by the Women’s Economic Forum.
  • ‘Principal Par Excellence’ – The Teachers Day Awards 2018 by the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM)
  • ‘Life Time Education Achievement Award in School Development, 2018’ – National School Award 2018, Delhi
  • ‘SHINING STAR AWARD’ by ABHINANDANA 2018 – on 1st May 2018 for achieving success through Professional Excellence in the field of Education – An initiative of International School of Business and Research (ISBR) in association with ELCIA & PRCI –SHRAMA Awards to Women Achievers by Men of Distinction.
  • ‘Life Time Education Achievement Award, 2015’ – International Institute of Education and Management, Delhi
  • Winner in the category of Vision and Leadership – 2014 – 2015 presented by IBCI School Brilliance Awards 2015
  • ‘Ideal Principal Award 2015’ by Akhil Bharatiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad
  • She has again been honoured with ‘Ideal Principal Award 2014’ by Akhil Bharatiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad.
  • Shanthi is also the recipient of the ‘Chanakya Award for The Best Principal 2013, jointly presented to her by Education World and The Bangalore School.
  • In April 2013, Ms. Menon was conferred the Women Leadership & Innovation Awards in the category of education, from the International Women Leadership Forum.
  • Has the honour of being conferred with an Award for Education Excellence 2011 from the Economic Development Forum and the Indian Achievers Forum, New Delhi.
  • She has also been honoured with ‘Ideal Principal Award 2011’ by Akhil Bharatiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad.
  • Shanthi has been honoured with an award of recognition for her contribution to society, on the occasion of Womens’ Day, 2011, by His Excellency Dr Joseph V G, Honorary Counsel of the Republic of Maldives in Bangalore in partnership with The Garden City College, Bangalore.

Awards received by the Deens Academy under her Leadership

  • Award in the category of ‘Attention to Students’ – 2019 from Education Today
  • Deens Academy, Gunjur campus received the award for Upcoming School of the Year – National School Award 2018, Delhi
  • The Deens Academy Ranked No.1 in India under the Top CBSE Parameter for‘Academic Reputation` in a survey conducted by EducationToday – India`s School Merit Awards, 2018
  • Assocham – Parent of School Innovation Awards, 2017 – presented Deens Academy with the Jury Choice award in the category of Parent Engagement (Jury) CBSE
  • Education Today – India’s School Merit – 2016 – 17 – At the 4th National School Merit Awards and Conference on K12 leadership , The Deens Academy was ranked No. 10 in India, No. 3 in Bangalore and No. 3 in Karnataka in the category of the top 10 CBSE schools in India
  • First Runner – Ignite your minds – The Leadership Event – Quest 2015 – Organised by Global Awareness Program (GAP)
  • ‘School Excellence Awards – Top 20 CBSE Schools’ in 2015 present by Brainfeed in recognition of School vision and mission in imparting life changing learning opportunities and pre-eminence as a beacon of change for the future generation
  • Awarded ‘India’s Top 20 CBSE Schools in 2015 – Ranked No. 3 in Bangalore and Ranked No. 10 in India for exemplary contribution to the Education Field’ presented by Education Today
  • Winner in the category of Vision and Leadership – 2014 – 2015 presented by IBCI School Brilliance Awards 2015
  • ‘Best School Award – 2014’ by Akhil Bhartiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra (All India Citizens Development Centre)
  • Sirigannada Prakashana Chitradurga Certificate for School 2013 for the Best School Award in the State Level

As Speaker and Presenter

Shanthi Menon has presented papers on various education related subjects including assessment and technology in classrooms, at various national and international forums.

  • Speaker at the symposium on perspectives on e-schooling, jointly organized by Columbia Global Centre| Mumbai and the U.S. Embassy’s American Centre in New Delhi March 2021
  • Speaker for IIHM on Inclusive Quality Education, Jan2021y Education
  • Hosted a panel discussion on Policies, Practices & Threats to School in Current Times, in the 8th National Conference, hosted by Education Today-Jan’2021.
  • Anchored the segment on Honing appropriate skills to build competencies for future readiness at the 26th Annual National Sahodaya Schools Conference -Dec 2020
  • Demystifying NEP at Athasri-Oct 2020
  • Purposeful Student Engagement in conference hosted by IIEM-Oct 2020
  • Speaker on conference held by EduTV Dec’2020
  • Speaker at the educational conference organised by Garden City College on NEP , Oct, 2020
  • Panel speaker on Virtual Teaching Skills conducted by Learngage- June2020
  • Speaker at the Women’s Economic Forum July 2020
  • Academic Leadership Summit 2020
  • Speaker at ELDROK- Indian K12 Award 2019
  • 4th National Education conference on k12 Leadership 2016
  • IDA connect speaker collaborative learning in the connected age -2016
  • World Education Summit -2013

Papers Presented

  • High stake assessments – Education World 2020
  • Tuitions by Teachers- Education World 2019