Mrs Norina Fernandes, has been a dedicated educationist for many years. She has been involved with Lilavatibai Podar High School for more than twenty years. The institution continues to grow, develop and excel under her able leadership.
She promotes meaningful learning experiences that encourage students to dream large, and most importantly to allow their passion for learning to grow and develop. She believes that all students can succeed at high levels with the system of support that meets the needs of all learners.
"Life at Lilavatibai Podar High School, has been very challenging, full of many experiences that at the end of the day you wonder how you did it and also how well! Vision is not enough; it must be combined with venture, it is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs" says Mrs Fernandes.
Mrs. Norina Fernandes, Principal, Lilavatibai Podar High School (ISC) was conferred with the DRONACHARYA AWARD by the HR Club, for her outstanding contribution to Education, on Thursday 23 February, 2017 at IES Manik Sabhagriha, Bandra.
PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL TEACHER'S AWARD
Mrs. Norina Fernandes, Principal, Lilavatibai Podar High School – ISC was conferred with the prestigious National Teacher’s award by the President of India on 5th September 2015 for her immense contribution to the field of education.
Principal of Lilavatibai Podar High School, Mrs Norina Fernandes was conferred with the Derozio award by the Council of Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) in Bengaluru, on the eighth of January, 2014 for outstanding work for Education and Human enrichment.
PRESIDENT OF AISM
She has been Appointed President of AISM (Association of ICSE schools in Maharashtra) and Convener of Examinations for Mumbai, D Ward.
FACILITATOR AND RESOURCE PERSON FOR THE EDUCATION SECTOR
Most recent has been the facilitator and resource person for the education sector (the principals and teaching faculty) specially under the aegis of the Council and AISM (Association of ICSE schools in Mumbai).
EMAHARASHTRA AWARD FOR EDUCATION
9 – 10 May, 2013, the School won the prestigious eMaharashtra award for Education for Best Technology Practices in Teaching – Learning Process K12.
BEST E – SCHOOL AWARD
The most recent, at a glittering function in New Delhi, the World Education Summit (WES) awards in Digital LEARNING in Education was held and Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary School, was awarded the best e – School award on 23 July, 2012.
Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award
Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award awarded in May, 2008 by the Global Society for wealth and Educational Growth for excellence in their respective field a the national seminar on Individual Achievements and National Development.
AVANTIKA Sarla Chopra Memorial Sanman
Honoured and felicitated by AVANTIKA Sarla Chopra Memorial Sanman – 2008 for her invaluable and path breaking contribution for the promotion of Social Welfare, Education, Indian Art and Culture.' She has set many signposts, ignited many minds and widened many horizons.
International Award in Education by the Indian Achievers Forum
She was awarded the International Award in Education by the Indian Achievers Forum on 31st October, 2009 in Bangkok at the 21st International Achievers Summit on Emerging India in recognition of Sterling Merit Excellent Performance and outstanding contribution for the progress of the nation.
Shiksha Bharati Award
The Shiksha Bharati Award was presented to her during the Indian Achievers Summit on 28th November, 2009, in New Delhi for her outstanding contribution towards progress and development of Indian education system and society. The award consisted of trophy, certificate and citation.
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Samman award
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Samman award in September 2009 on the occasion of Teachers' Day. The award included a citation, a trophy for her remarkable contribution in Nation Building, Social Welfare, Environment Protection, Education and promotion of Indian Art, Culture, Dance and Music. Her life has lightened the path of many will always guide the coming generations. This was awarded to her on 22 September, 2009 at DAV Public School, Thane.
The Utkrushth – Best Teacher – Principal Award
The Utkrushth – Best Teacher – Principal Award – 2010 by the Teachers Committee of Mumbai Congress was awarded to Principal, Mrs. Norina Fernandes for her outstanding contribution towards progress and development of Indian education system. A trophy certificate and citation was awarded to her on 16 October, 2010 by the CM of Maharashtra.
Lilavatibai Podar High School is a premier ISC (Indian School Certificate) school in Mumbai, India and has been providing quality education for the last 25 years. The Institution strives to promote a quality learning environment which will foster intellectual development and promote positive interaction among the students.
ISC offers a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares students for the competitive world. Along with this the ISC also enhances the overall personality development of students and makes them sensitive to social issues through a series of programmes.
In Senior Secondary ISC XI and XII, five options are offered. An increasing emphasis is placed on the importance of personal responsibility for work and by the time they complete ISC – XII, students are expected to be capable of meeting the demands of college life.
Subjects Offered in the Curriculum for
|STANDARD XI and XII - SCIENCE|
|Any one optional|
|Economics / Biology / Computer Science / TD / Arts / EVS|
|STANDARD XI and XII - COMMERCE|
|Any one optional|
|Literature in English / Business Studies / Mathematics / TD / Art / EVS|
|STANDARD XI and XII - HUMANITIES|
|Compulsory Subjects HUMANITIES|
|Any one optional|
|Literature in English / Art / Mathematics / EVS / TD|