Centre of Academic Excellence (CoAE)

  • To provide academic assistance to the Principals and teachers of various Gurukul schools and enhance the quality of education imparted to the children by ensuring the implementation of a uniform curriculum across all Gurukuls so that all our children receive the same standard of high-quality holistic education.

CoAE Key Functions

  • The CoAE trains all teachers in preparing clear lesson plans – the lifeline of every teacher for an effective translation of the curriculum. Teachers are supported with teaching ideas, concept mapping, subject integration, innovative teaching methodologies, etc., that makes a class productive and engaging.
  • The Centre supports students with worksheets and question papers for unit tests, mid-term tests and term-end summative assessments. Multi-level worksheets foster differential learning and aids in building the self-esteem of learners at different levels and are gradually equipped for challenging questions.

  • The continuous hands-on coaching and mentoring by the Centre to enhance the teachers’ competencies in subject knowledge, skill and practice pave a growth path for every teacher achieved through meticulous profiling of them based on their interests, aptitude and aspirations. 
  • The CoAE conducts support programs and discussions through video conferencing, face-to-face workshops, demo classes, micro-teaching and team teaching activities for core subject teachers.
  • The subject experts observe the teachers’ classes periodically and provide individual feedback and corrective measures to enhance effective class delivery.
  • The Centre anchors the Gurukul program of accelerated learning through which foundation courses for IIT and NEET aspirants in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths are conducted along with special focussed training for class XI and XII aspirants through online classes across all Gurukuls.

Ms. M.S.Sheela

Head - CoAE

  • Ms. M.S.Sheela is an Engineering graduate from the University of Visveswaraya College, Bengaluru who chose to become a High-School teacher, purely encouraged by an intrinsic passion to teach.
  • A core academician with 3 decades of rich experience in teaching & training, she has worked in the major educational boards in the country namely – Maharashtra State Board, CBSE, ICSE and IGCSE, making it possible for her to take the best practices to our teachers and students.
  • She is an integral part of the Equitas Gurukuls since 2016 when she joined as the Head of CoAE.
  • Ever since, over the past 6 years, she has been contributing towards the development of academic processes and practices to standardize the curriculum delivery across all Gurukuls, while also ensuring quality teacher development programmes so that our schools are equipped to meet the changing needs of education.