SIS Principal Dr. Subhash Receives National Award – 2015


Dr. Subhash B. Nair (Principal Shantiniketan Indian School) had been presented with the National Award 2015, by the Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, on the occasion of the Teachers Day celebrations held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on 5th September 2016. The Awardee Teachers had an interactive session with the hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development Shri. Prakash Javadekar followed by dinner hosted by the minister at Ashoka hotel. They also had a visit to Mughal Garden at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Dr. Subhash received congratulatory notes and best wishes from Qatar Ministry of Education Under Secretary HE Rabeea Al Kaabi; Director, Office of Private Schools Mr. Hamad A Gali; Sanjeev Arora; Indian Ambassador ,Dinesh Udania (first Secretary Indian Embassy) Shantniketan Indian School Chairman Mr. Ganem Saad Majed Al Saad Al Kuwari; CBSE Chairman Mr. RK Chaturvedi; Principals and Managements of Indian Schools; IBPN President Mr. KM Wargees; ICC Gen Secretary Mr Janardhanan Poojari,  Indian Islamic Association President Mr. VT Faisal; KMCC President Mr. SAM Basheer; Samskrithi President Mr. Abdul Jaleel; and Inkas President Mr. KK Usman.

Special programs are also being planned in Doha to honor Dr. Subhash on the occasion of receiving the National Award, SIS President K.C Abdul Latheef said.



Dr. Subhash B. Nair, Principal of Shantiniketan Indian School holds Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Science in Life Science Education (M.Sc.Ed), and Doctorate in Education Technology (Ph.D.) and is also qualified UGC Master’s Level National Education Test (NET) in Education and Life Science.

He has been a committed and passionate teacher for the last 29 years in India and the GCC countries. “His extensive background in different capacities make him uniquely qualified for the challenge of developing students’ talents while also providing them with exemplary academic instructions,” said Shantiniketan Indian School’s founder cum president K C Abdul Latheef.

He leaves a lasting impression on his students, is intuitive, and engage children by continuing to add value to meet the needs and motivates them to take up new challenges. “Hundreds of students have benefitted from his outstanding leadership ever since he joined Shantiniketan Indian School as the principal. This is a proud moment for the SIS fraternity in its journey for further improving achievements and excellence.” Abdul Latheef added.

Dr. Subhash, with an ever growing quench for learning, regularly attends the teaching –learning forum organized by the Qatar Foundation and many other international conferences on school education. He has successfully completed three courses on leadership from HEC, Paris, through Coursera in 2015 and on Meta-learning from US San Diego with distinction through Coursera in 2014. He has also been qualified as a CBSE peer assessor in 2014. Toastmasters International has awarded on him Competent Leader and Advanced Communicator (Silver) in 2008.

During his stint at SIS, Subhash has led his team to carefully develop an Academic Achievement Enhancement Programme and to effectively differentiate instructions to suit all children in the process. The e-learning portal that he created for SIS through teachers’ collaborative effort is fast growing as a highly useful learning resource for CBSE students all over the world. He has also developed a teachers’ training portal for SIS that helps teachers to update their professional skills. Under his continuous guidance, students of class XII became toppers in Qatar for the academic year 2015-2016.

The award is a recognition of selfless service by Dr. Subhash as a teacher and as an educational leader that inspires him and his colleagues to continue with excellence to transform schools into safe learning environment for children while enjoying their learning experience. The school’s management, staff, students and parents thank him for his selfless dedication in shaping the young minds. His wife Mrs. Jayasree Subhash is also teaching in Shantiniketan Indian School.


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