Meet an Educator: Mahesh Yamoji

Meet Mahesh Yamoji, a nature educator from Karnataka who works to create awareness about birds among high school students. He feels that it is most important to learn to love birds, as there is no conservation without love. He currently works at the Karnataka Folklore University in Gotagodi village, Shiggavi taluk, Haveri district, Karnataka.

Meet an Educator: Mihir Pathak

Mihir Pathak is an educator and writer from Vadodara, Gujarat. He has been using different experiential tools, such as theatre, inquiry-based projects, and nature-based activities, to facilitate learning journeys with children for many years. He believes that transformation happens through relationships—the relationship between a child and a teacher.

Meet an Educator: Sabina Fathima

Sabina Fathima is an educator from Chennai. She curates experiential learning journeys for children through interdisciplinary projects. She is the founder of Sunnyside, a micro school that runs in the format of a learning centre. In her school, learning happens in a non-coercive and pressure-free environment, beyond textbooks and curriculums.

Meet an Educator: Sumit Dookia

Sumit Dookia is a nature educator from western Rajasthan. He has led landscape-level awareness campaigns to conserve threatened species and advocates incorporating more local stories into educational materials. He feels that a skilled narrator can turn a dull session into a fun one, making learning enjoyable for learners and educators.