M.S. Saravanan

Vellore, India

M.S. Saravanan (born June 7, 1976) is a versatile teacher, and an innovative teaching, learning and leadership consultant, writer and activist. He is the principal of VVNKM Senior Secondary School, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. He has a master’s degree in education and in business administration (HRM). His rich and varied experiences in education include being vice principal and administrative officer of a group of educational institutions. He has dedicated his life for the upliftment of students. He is an advocate of student-focused learning in all its forms. He lectures educators and parents about student-focused learning, school success and character development. He often states that when a child learns beyond the text book, he or she is ready to take on the challenges of life. He has devised and implemented various innovative pedagogical techniques for effective teaching and learning. His areas of interest include primary education, teacher leadership, creativity and character development.


This book comprising of thirty-two parts, is very interesting and could serve as a guide for young teachers. It can also be an effective tool for policy makers. The author, with his wide teaching experience, is confident that by giving autonomy to students the restricting structures in the system can be removed entirely. He presents his personal experiences as a Teacher and a chief administrator and applies practical wisdom to critical issues that administrative leaders face. The arguments and insights presented in this book are thought-provoking, like-learner-focused and they discuss teaching kindness through service to the society. Kids don't learn from people they don't like! Kids do wh...

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