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Vaishali Chakravarty in conversation with the experts on some of the most complex issues around child development and arts-in-education. 

Season-1 | 60 Episodes

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Demystifying process-drama and how to use it in your classroom

In Conversation With

Surekha Dey

Curriculum Director & Specialist Educator

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It is important for our children to also experience what they learn in their classrooms.

In Conversation With

Bachan Anand

Facilitator, Bhoomi Community

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Breath-work can help children, parents and teachers to reduce stress.

In Conversation With

Apoorva Gupta Jalan

Yoga Therapist

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Know your child's legal rights and the related internet security issues.

In Conversation With

Prabhsahay Kaur

Independent Litigator

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Dance is a great way to develop physical intelligence in children but where do we start?

In Conversation With

Richa Jain

Kathak Exponent

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"Music can do wonders to your child, let's find out where and how to begin."

In Conversation With

Nadezda Valerevna Balyan

Choir Conductor, Pianist & Teacher

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"Identify and lose the harmful habits which are restricting your spine and your true potential."

In Conversation With

Padmini Menon

Alexander Technique Teacher

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"How to innovate using game thinking and stay relevant to the times."

In Conversation With

Ambikesh Prasad

Co-Founder, M.A.D. Methods

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"Art is a powerful tool for learning and you can use it in simple ways right away."

In Conversation With

Gopa Trivedi

Visual Artist, Educator & Author

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"Detecting speech issues early in your child gives you a better chance of treating them."

In Conversation With

Elizabeth Jean Thomas

Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist

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"Using drama can revolutionize the way we teach and perform parenting."

In Conversation With

Swaroopa Ghosh

Actor & Acting Coach

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"Your child's sense of self worth comes from her relationship with her immediate environment."

In Conversation With

Vidya Mani

Children's Writer & Editor

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"Your child's love for literature stems from her fondness for her own mother tongue."

In Conversation With

Usha Chhabra

Educator, Author & Storyteller

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"Drama presents great opportunities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)"

In Conversation With

Parasuram Ramamoorthi Ph.D

International Authority On Arts For Autism

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"Engaging with arts requires you to exercise your mental and physical faculties."

In Conversation With

Vasundhara Tewari

Visual Artist

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"Playing Shakespeare can be more fulfilling if we can find the element of gaming in it."

In Conversation With

Moos d'Herripon

Theatre Actor, Director & Coach

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"Learning Comm Skills is not just about mastering a language."

In Conversation With

Maura Doran

Public Speaking Coach

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"New gaming ideas will lead the way how children learn the life skills they need for tomorrow."

In Conversation With

Nidhi Jain Sethi

Founder, Pinnacle & Positively Perfect

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"Theatre thrives on collaboration of arts, languages, histories and their people."

In Conversation With

Imogen Butler-Cole

Award-Winning Theatre Maker

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"Poetry is a great tool to develop imagination and can help to expand your mind at any age."

In Conversation With

Kala Ramesh

Haiku Poet, Editor & Mentor

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"Ever wondered as a teacher or a parent, what truly goes on inside a school leader's mind?"

In Conversation With

Janet Gasper Chowdhury

School Leader & HR Expert

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"Single parents can do much better for their children with these best practices."

In Conversation With

Nooraa Sinha

Consulting Psychologist & Trainer

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Shakespeare didn't write school text books, his plays are meant to be either watched or performed

In Conversation With

Graham Watts

Author & Director

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Social skills are the secret ingredient in your child's recipe of success.

In Conversation With

Shagun Sethi

CSR Consultant

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"O' Mother, take good care of your health for me."

In Conversation With

Dr Prachi Gupta

MD Pediatrics

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"Children grow up faster than you think, let's try catching up with them."

In Conversation With

Reena Singh

Occupational Therapist

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"Working with sound & music nudges your brain to visualize, which is the basis of all creativity."

In Conversation With

Debarjo Banerjee

Radio Artist & Producer

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"Sexual development is closely related to cognitive development in a child."

In Conversation With

Dr Janaki Sankaran

Psychiatrist & Counselor

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"Drama helps children to explore their craziest ideas in a safe space."

In Conversation With

Kriti V Sharma

Theatre Practitioner & Educator

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"A generation changes after every 5 years, how well do you know our children today?"

In Conversation With

Agastya Rao & Abhimanyu Rao

Students, Shiv Nadar School Gurgaon

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"Understanding the therapeutic nature of drama and how we can use it. "

In Conversation With

Chetnaa Mehrotra

Applied Theatre Practitioner

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"Money can either trap you or liberate you, depends on how you understand it."

In Conversation With

Shweta Rajpal Kohli

Noted Journalist & Public Policy Expert

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"Asking right questions is not one but a set of multiple skills employed together."

In Conversation With

Manjima Chatterjee

Central Arts Curriculum Lead, Shiv Nadar Schools

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"Today most Indian parents are stuck on a see-saw of modernity and tradition."

In Conversation With

Prof Gauri Mahulikar

Dean of Faculty & Former Vice Chancellor Chinmaya University

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"Competition can help you grow or bog you down, depends on how you deal with it."

In Conversation With

Vimala Jacob

Educationalist & Academic Administrator

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"Entrepreneurship is about doing twice better with half the resources."

In Conversation With

Vaishali Chakravarty

Director, Joy Of Drama

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"Discipline is about doing what's needed, when it's needed."

In Conversation With

Geetha Jayachandran

Principal, Yuvabharathi Public School

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"Leadership is not one but a set of essential life skills like, empathy, collaboration, listening and more."

In Conversation With

Dr Leela Ramamurthy

Educationalist & Academic Administrator

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"Language skills are the key to you child's academic and professional success."

In Conversation With

Joyce D'Cunha

Educator, Academic Administrator

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"Drama can take the fear of Maths away from a child."

In Conversation With

Ashok Tiwari

Educator, Author & Theatre Practitioner

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"Learning is a natural process, we just need to create the right environment for it."

In Conversation With

Krittika Sengupta

Educator & Author

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"Arts have an impact on the social and emotional development of a child."

In Conversation With

Choiti Ghosh

Object Theatre Artist

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"Empathy is naturally present in children, we just need to stop its erosion."

In Conversation With

Ambika Sen

Educator & Social Worker

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"Success is about how many times you can fall and still get up."

In Conversation With

Aditi Sheoran Chhajta

Behavioural Change Facilitator

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"Ancient Indian martial arts are much more than just contact sport."

In Conversation With

Sumesh PB

Kalarippayattu Master

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"Active reading can help your child unlock the true power of text."

In Conversation With

Richa Jha

Author & Publisher

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"Assessments should put the areas you need to work on under spotlight."

In Conversation With

Dale Edwards

Communication Skills Scholar & Trainer

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"Literature is one of the sharpest chisels available to shape an individual"

In Conversation With

Shalini Pattabiraman

Educator & Poet

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"Storytelling is fundamental to teaching and a huge responsibility."

In Conversation With

Lopamudra Mohanti

Founder of BBW Education Pvt Ltd.

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"Lets get a deeper insight into how drama works to help children solve problems better"

In Conversation With

Sowmya Ram

Theatre In Education Expert

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"Improv theatre is a great way to develop spontaneity in children."

In Conversation With

Ankur Sardana

Founder, Nautankibaaz Improv Comedy (NIC)

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"History museums are engines that can power a life time of learning for your child"

In Conversation With

Aditi Zacharias

Director, Kerala Museum