The Best Principal of the Year 2019

Sister Irine Albuquerque hails from Mangalore. She joined the Congregation of our Lady of the Missions in the year 1988. The inbuilt talents of Sr Irine brought her all the way from Mangalore to Bangalore. She served in other cities of Kerala and Karnataka.

Researchers noticed the talents and hardwork of Sr Irine Albuquerque and elected her as one of the delegates in the year 2020 to our Congregational general Chapter which is held in Thailand from India, South Province.

The prestigious award ‘Karnataka Shikshana Jyothi’ for the year 2019 – 2020 was awarded by Karnataka Cultural Council to none other than Sr Irine Albuquerque, Principal of Mariam Nivas School, Milton Street, Cooke town, Bangalore. She is from the Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions

Sr Irine is known for the continued support rendered towards educational planning, School management and administration. Sister is also known for the services rendered to the course of education, sports, environment, culture and National Integration.

When nearly 440 students of Mariam Nivas School was eager to learn and flourish, there appeared a Sister named Irine in the year 2013 showed the way of success. Under Sr Irine’s supervision, the first batch students of Std. X appeared for board exam and secured 100% result in the year 2018 – 2019. She spread the light of her lamp.

Sister played a major role in shaping a vision of academic success for all students.

Determined to created a more suitable climate for learning, visited the homes of the students telling the families that their children can spread the success to the nation.

Sr Irine set up a leadership structure in others, encouraged the teachers to learn from one another.

To improve instruction Sr Irine did a lot of first – hand observation in class rooms, leaving behind detailed notes for teachers. She encouraged teachers to do skill building on their own.

Sr Irine is a proved Principal to manage people and data and process it.

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