We aspire for Quality, Holistic Education in Educational Institutions through involvement of all the beneficiaries, the stakeholders and the interested parties.
IECS has on its Board Eminent Educationists, Mentors, Quality Experts, Trainers and Educators to guide and advise. All these professionals are Honorary Advisors, who give IECS the benefit of their expertise.
Prof. B. L. Handoo has been in the field of education: teaching, teacher- training, mentoring, innovating, managing schools and advising managements for over four decades now. A GOLD MEDALLIST with a Masters Degree in English Language and Literature, a FIRST CLASS FIRST M.ED. Degree and a P.G. Diploma in Distance Education from IGNOU, Delhi. He researched extensively at RCEM, Ajmer; on PIAGETIAN CONCEPT OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT, for his PH.D. IN COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT.
He has been awarded a Doctorate in Educational Psychology by the Cosmopolitan University, USA.
He has been FOUNDER PRINCIPAL OF A TEACHER EDUCATION COLLEGE for Women, for eleven years. He has been a CONSULTANT to Vishwa Bharati, and he established Schools & Colleges in Srinagar, Jammu and Noida.
He has been PRINCIPAL of the Maheshwari Public School, Jaipur; Gyan Bharati, Saket, New Delhi and Apeejay, Sheikh Saria−New Delhi. He was HONORARY DIRECTOR and PRINCIPAL of the Rani Laximibai Group of Public Schools and established institutions for the Group at Jhansi, Lalitapur (U.P) and Datia (M.P). He also functioned as DIRECTOR RLVM, Hathras and as VICE CHANCELLOR of Aquatech University, Raipur.
He was EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT & DEAN OF SCHOOLS, for over Five Years, to Darshan Education Foundation, Delhi; which runs fifteen Educational Institutions all over India and is pioneering a movement in Spiritual Curriculum and Holistic Education; DIRECTOR-PRINCIPAL CUM DEAN of Chaman Vatika Residential Public School and Chaman Vatika International School at Ambala, and as an EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR to VIBGYOR International School, Philkhowa, Hapur; Sapience World School, Jaipur & RLVM Hathras. He has been PROJECT DIRECTOR of Regional and National Level Workshops for NCERT and CBSE.
He is on the Management of scores of Leading Public Schools including the Dayawati Modi Group of Schools, Model Academy (MIER) Jammu, GVN The Global School, Bhopal, Vidya Niketan, Ranchi and the Academic World School, Bemetara, C.G.
He held counselling and sensitisation workshops for the Principals and Teachers of Air Force Schools at: LUDHIANA, KANPUR, PUNE, AND KOLKATA. He was the Main Speaker at the 16th Annual Conference of Delhi Sikh Public Schools, where he spoke an “Education for Excellence”.
He has conducted workshops for CAPACITY BUILDING of over 40,000 teachers on ELT, Teaching-Learning, Poor School Performance, Holistic Education, Effective Teaching, CCE & HOTS etc; at:- Agra, Aligarh, Ambala, Amritsar, Bhageshwar, Bhimtal, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dheradun, Faridabad, Gohana, Gurgaon, Hathras, Hissar, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jhansi, Kalka, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Moga, Panipat, Pondicherry, Rampur, Rohtak, Sampla, Sonepat, Ujjain, Varanasi; besides scores of Schools at Delhi.
He has undertaken the responsibility of “PREPARING LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE LEARNING SOCIETY” and with this Objective, organised “LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS” and Mentored over 3000 Heads of Schools at;- Jammu, Varanasi, Ludhiana, Faridabad, Rampur, Bhopal, Vasant Vihar, Delhi; Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Pimpri, Amravati, Hasan, Nagpur, Thricchi-Kerala, Patna, Ghaziabad, Riyadh- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and India International Centre, Delhi.
He has Resourced several Workshops on behalf of NABET- Quality Council of India, Delhi; on ‘How to prepare a School for Accreditation’, ‘CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws and Requirements’ and ‘Accreditation Examiner Training Course’ at:- Quality Council of India, Delhi; Hotel Claridge, Delhi; East Delhi Mall-Lemon Tree Hotel; Chandigarh, Chennai, and Ahmadabad.
He has i been associated with the QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA, DELHI; in the Accreditation Process & Quality Improvement of Education & Governance of Schools in India. He is a member of the NABET-QCI School Technical Committee.
He has Assessed Schools on behalf of Quality Council of India and CBSE to conduct a Pilot Study of the Accreditation Standard of CBSE and the NABET-QCI Standard:- Vasant Valley School, Vasant Kunj, Delhi; Sanskriti School, Delhi; Amity International School, Saket, Delhi; Kothari International School, Noida, and Somerville School, Sector 22, Noida.
He worked as an EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT to NIIT Limited on Quality Accreditation of Schools and Training of Trainers for 03 years.
Prof. B. L. Handoo & Team (IECS) was empanelled by CBSE for Capacity Building Training of Teachers & Principals in 2014-15.
He is a voracious reader, has been travelling extensively to study Systems, Operating Procedures, Quality Assurance Techniques etc. of Educational Systems of UK, USA, China, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, France, Germany and other developed and developing Nations. He was recently in Switzerland and Paris. He is the recipient of scores of Honours and Awards, including the DISTINGUISHED EDUCATIONIST AWARD of PTA India (Award given to him by Prof. Yashpal, Former Chairman University Grants Commission), The BEST TEACHER AWARD of International Children’s Movement (Award given to him by Mr. P.A. Sangama, the Former Speaker of Lok Sabha) & “THE INDIA GAURAV AWARD” by Parliamentarians of India.
G.Balasubramanian graduated in Chemistry from Presidency college, Chennai. He obtained his Post-graduation in Analytical & Inorganic Chemistry from Madras University, Post-graduation in Hindi from Sri Venkateswara University and Post-graduation in Education from Annamalai University.
He obtained a diploma in German from University of Madras, a Certificate in Project Technology from Trent College of Education, Nottingham U.K and a certificate in Computer Education from Leeds University, U.K. He is a certified Master Trainer for Skills Development from Glagow UK.
Starting his career as a Post-graduate Teacher in Chemistry in a public school, he took over as a Principal of Hindu Senior secondary School, Chennai. He joined the Central Board of Secondary Education as a Joint Secretary in 1984 and has worked in several capacities in Academics, Examination, Confidential and Administration branches of CBSE. Elevated to the Post of Director (Academic) in 1997, he held the additional charge of the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Board.
Presently he has his own consultancy services under the banner Educational Systems and Innovations.
He had been the chairman of the Curriculum Reforms Committee and Examination Reforms Committee in the Government of Tamilnadu.
Known for his innovation in curriculum development and interactive pedagogy, he has been instrumental to the introduction of several innovations in curriculum in CBSE which include Frontline curriculum, Communicative Approach to Language Teaching, Information Technology, Bio-technology, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Studies, Disaster Management, Life Skill Education, Alternatives to Homework among others. He is a strong advocate of Stress-free education and has initiated several steps in this direction. He is a premier Teacher trainer and in ushering change management in schools.
His interests include philosophy, psychology, poetry and Literature. He has widely traveled in many countries which include England, France, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and in Gulf. He has participated in several national and international conferences and presented papers on a wide variety of academic interests.
He is a Member, Academic Advisory Board, Genesis Global School, NOIDA; Member, Governing Board, St. Mary’s School, Delhi; Member, Advisory Board, Global Discovery Schools, India; Consultant – Madhuban Publishing Co.Delhi &Editor-in-Chief, The Progressive School Quarterly magazine
He has authored several books for schools in science and information technology. His has authored several books for teachers, academicians and educational administrators. He has published several short stories, poems and articles in Tamil magazines.
The AWARDS conferred on him are Vocational Excellence Award, Rotary Club, Chennai; Seva Rathana in Education, The Centenarian Trust, Chennai & Life Time Excellence Award for Adolescent Education, VIMHANS,Delhi.
Mr. Ashok Pandey, is working in the School sector for the past three decades. He did Masters in Physics from Allahabad University and in Consultancy Management from BITS, Pilani. The Ahlcon International School that Mr. Pandey heads for the past 13 years is ranked among the best Schools in the country.
Currently he is serving a two year term as Chairman, National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC). He has worked, in the past, with Mayo College, Ajmer, Delhi Public School, Jammu and Indian Embassy School, Saudi Arabia, among others.
Recipient of ‘National Award for Teacher’ (2012) and ‘CBSE Award’ (2009) for his contribution in education, Mr. Pandey has keen interest in School transformation, professional development of teachers, technology integration, global peace and climate change. Widely travelled to Germany, Singapore, Sri Lanka, UAE, Thailand, Vietnam and Tanzania, he has led Principals’ delegations to the University of Malta in Europe, University of Rice in Houston, USA and to the Institute of Leadership, Nottingham, UK.
Major General N K Dhir is an Engineer, a textile technologist and an M. Tech in systems and management from IIT Delhi. He has had three years research experience in the field of “Organizational Effectiveness” at IIT New Delhi.
An alumnus of National Defence Academy Khadakvasla, he was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers of Indian Army in Dec.1965. He saw action in SHAKARGARH sector in INDO – PAK war of 1971. He was selected for Quality Assurance assignment in Defense, where he made his mark and served in various key appointments.
He is a member of the BIS Committee on Quality Management Systems and has represented India at the ISO meeting held at Bucharest (Romania) in 2003 and at Beijing (China) in 2011. He is the convener for the panel constituted for formulation of an Indian Standard on QMS – Requirements for Service Quality by Public Service Organizations, IS – 15700;2005. National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET) a constituent of Quality Council of India (QCI) has appointed him as Assessor, Counselor and Trainer for quality in education, training, including vocational training and various Management related courses.
He was Director, Defense Institute of Quality Assurance, Bangalore, and later Director (Policy, Planning and Training) at the HQ DGQA. He is the founder Director of National Academy for Training and Development (NATAD) – an institution under the aegis of Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD). He is the Programme Director for the “Certified Trainers” for NATAD. He is a qualified Master Trainer certified by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), Glasgow. He was a member of the Board of Studies of Punjab Technical University for their B Tech Industrial Engineering Course with specialization in Entrepreneurship & TQM and later Programmed Director at NCR. He is a visiting faculty at IP University, Delhi for MBA Course and IIT Delhi for Entrepreneurship programme.
He is an acknowledged trainer having conducted numerous workshops/programs on subjects as diverse as “Quality Management” to “Operational Excellence” to “Developing Winning Edge for Leaders” to ‘Train the Trainer”. He has done extensive work in the field of “Emotional Intelligence for Organizational Excellence” and has developed a comprehensive training program on this subject, which is highly sought after. He also conducted a Pre-Conference workshop at 33rd IFTDO World Conference on this topic.
He is a speaker at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy for Administration Mussourie and College of Defence Management, Secundarabad. He was awarded “Kanpur Ratna” by Conference of Intellectuals for his outstanding contributions. He has been regularly conducting in-house training programmes for various public, private sector organizations and institutions in India and Nepal. He is a past National Champion in Yachting and holds a blue in gliding from College of Military Engineering, Pune.
Mr. Vikram Dutt is a Consultant in Inclusion in Education; Media and Corporate governance. He has been a visiting fellow to the U.S., Italy, Germany, and the UK. As Secretary of the Board of Management, he helped establish the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre in New Delhi and later worked as its first Chairman of Rehabilitation. He has also served as secretary of the Indo-US sub-commission on spinal injury research. He is a Founder Member of the Forum of Public Schools; which was started 26 years ago. He has been associated with many schools, including his alma mater, Delhi Public School, Mathura Road; from where he passed out as Head Boy in 1967, winning the School Games Jersey and the Vice President of India Silver Medal for Outstanding All-Round Student. Mr. Dutt is the author of over 250 publications. He is a former Editor of the Indian Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation. He also serves on the editorial board of several technical international journals, including Sexuality and Disability, a field in which he specializes. He has taught as well as been Paper Setter and Examiner at Kurukshetra, Jamia Hamdard, and Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha Universities as well as taught at Bhoj Open University and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, as visiting faculty. His subjects are varied and include Special Education, Ethics in Management, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation; and Social Communication. He also serves on the Vice Chancellor’s High Powered Committee at Punjabi University, Patiala. His international honours include ‘500 Intellectuals to Influence Contemporary Thought’ and ‘Man of the Year’ and ‘Man of the Decade’ Awards, all from USA. He has been felicitated by the Chairperson of the British House of Lords Committee on Disability. He has also won several awards in India for his work with the disadvantaged. Currently, he serves as the Thematic Head for Positive Mental Health for Children for Quality Institutional Care and Alternatives for Children (QIC&AC) – a confederation of over 30 NGOs. He is also on the Technical Committee of CARA (Central Adoption Resources Authority) and contributed significantly to making adoption comparatively hassle-free by making the process transparent and online. Currently, serves as President of Manovikas Charitable Society that works with the Mentally Challenged. Additionally, he is also Internal Auditor of Home of Hope Inc., a USA based charity that looks after 12 projects in India and one in Berkeley, CA, USA.
Mr. Yog Raj is M.A (Political Science), M.A (History), B.Ed. He Joined DPS Mathura Road , New Delhi as P.G.T in 1974 and was upgraded as the HOD (Political Science and History)
In 1984, DPS Society sent him as the Principal to DPS Korba , stayed there for one year. In 2000, DPS society sent him as Principal to DPS Doha (Qatar). In 2002, DOPS Society appointed him as the Principal of DPS Panipat City.
He has been a Resource Person for SERT, NCERT, CBSE, Open School, Patrachar Vidyalaya & CIE
Mr. Yog Raj has been an Advisor/Consultant to:-
Mr. Yog Raj has visited Countries of USA , UK , Germany , France , Switzerland , Holland , Singapore , Thailand , Srilanka , Nepal & Honkong.