Ms Aparna Ramaseshaiah M.A [Lit]., B.Com., B.Ed., our Principal, has over twenty years of work experience in the field of teaching. She has handled various assignments in teaching, contributed articles to various magazines and organized and conducted workshops.
Her core competencies are – teaching, counselling, administration and people management. She has worked in various schools in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai, as Asst. Teacher, In-Charge High School, Vice-Principal and Principal, wherein she has an impressive track record of conceptualizing and developing new teaching methods, carrying out external campaign management of the schools, conducting workshops for teachers, proper allocation of classes for teachers, interacting with the parents and guardians during the admission of their wards.
While her strengths are her determination, dedication and self confidence in her field of work, she has excellent communication skills, easily interacts with individual parents, teachers and students she is adept in counselling and stress management.
Mr. Vijayakumar’s tryst with Daffodils began in 2003-04. Originally from Tumkur, Mr. B.S. Vijayakumar graduated from Bangalore University and had worked in various schools in Bengaluru for 11 years before joining Daffodils. His proficiency in Kannada helped him rise rapidly to the post of H.O.D. within 5 years of service.
Mr. B.S. Vijayakumar was the recipient of many awards like:
- The Best Teachers Award” and “Shramajeevi” award (1998-99 and 2000-01) from various school.
- The Best Teachers Award” for 2007-08 from Daffodils English school.
- The Best Teachers Award” for 2007-08, Bangalore North District from the Government of Karnataka.
- The State Level Best Teachers Award” for 2012-13 from ShikshanaGnana magazine.
- The Best Headmaster Award” for 2014-15 ,from the Government of Karnataka.
He is currently the Headmaster of the State Board Wing. He is an excellent orator and a witty one, at that. His greatest passion is Kannada language and literature. An author and poet in his own right, he has penned several short stories, poems and articles. He has written an additional Kannada text book and workbook for easy understanding of Kannada, for classes I – IV of Daffodils English School. He has taught in both ICSE and SSLC streams with an overall experience of 21 years.
Mrs. Usha Ravi M. Sc (Psychology),PGDCP and a Montessorian is our counselor. She has the distinction of holding the third rank in the University for PGDCP. She has been a teacher, a school Head & an administrator, in a career spanning over 15 years.
Most people associate childhood with happiness, freedom & being carefree …! It is!! However, what goes unnoticed is the fact that, children often have to deal with stress and strain of societal expectations.
Children & their parents may need support to deal with or to understand their emotions and/or behaviour.
A School Counselor is involved in the promotion of the academic, career, and personal and social development of children placed under his/her care. A School Counselor helps students evaluate their abilities, interests, talents, and personality characteristics in order to develop realistic academic and career goals.
Counseling children involves helping the children (and parents) to recognize their strengths & weaknesses, develop a positive attitude to life and express themselves.
In keeping with modern theories and global trends in education, a student counselor is a must in every school.
At Daffodils, we have a counselor available on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of all months (except during school vacation) between 2.00p.m and 5.00p.m. For an all round development of a child, in addition to doing well academically,
Mr. Narasimhamurthy H. K., B.Sc.IT, DCS.E., has been in the educational field for almost two decades. Mr. Murthy is a graduate in IT and is pursuing his Masters Degree in Computer Applications. He also possesses a complementary Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to joining Daffodils, he has taught in a Pre University College for two years. He joined Daffodils as a Computer Applications teacher in the year 1999. He became the Head of Computer Applications Department in the year 2007.
Mr. Murthy, has successfully taught in both State as well as ICSE streams and has gained the laurels of producing a handful of 100/100 results in the ICSE Board Exams since 2013. He has been a coordinator for conducting various Olympiads and competitive exams in school. He has won many accolades, which include “Award for Infusing Technology in Teaching” in the year 2001, “Meritorious Teacher Award” in the academic year 2009 – 10 bestowed by Daffodils Management, two National Awards – “Teacher of the Year” in 2013 and “Star Lead Teacher” in 2015. He has organized many events in school like exhibitions, quizzes, training programmes for the staff and has initiated many ventures like “Daffodils IT Expo”, 'Success Path Of Toppers' and “Daffodils iShare Forum”. Under his able guidance the Daffodilians have developed several apps and have contributed them to the school. With quite many achievements to his credit, he does not like to rest on his laurels but constantly yearns to learn, innovate, create and share.
Ms. Chandrakala N. BBA., Diploma in Medical Transcription, is an optimist and a gregarious person with good communication skills. She is a prudent personality and hence by nature she is a planner and strives to be disciplined, responsive and judicious.
She has worked
- for 9 years in a manufacturing company as its Officer In Charge of the office accounts and the administration of the office
- as Medical Transcription Quality Analyst for over 6 years.
- Worked as Quality Advisor for 5 years in an International BPO, involved in Research on US Banks and US Schools.