Montessori in Manjakkudi

Cutting vegetables carefully, rolling out the mat and putting back things mindfully. These are daily scenes from a Montessori environment in rural Tamil Nadu. The Swami Dayananda Matric Higher Secondary School, Manjakkudi, houses a Montessori section which was inaugurated in 2019. The key elements of the Montessori methodology include mixed age classrooms (2.5 years to […]

All Set to Weave Out a New Future

A differently-abled sister to look after, a weaver father whose annual income is Rs 48,000 and a home maker mother, N. Amirtha’s humble background hasn’t come in the way of her aspirations. She recently completed her graduation in BSc. Maths from the Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu. Amirtha hails from […]

From the Lab to the Real World of Business

Koothanur village in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, is home to an ancient Saraswati temple. B.Dhivya’s home is in the street opposite to this temple. A frequent visitor to the temple, Dhivya is grateful that the Goddess of Learning has answered her prayers. She recently bagged a job with the Rane Group during a campus placement […]

A Long Distance Effort

Going to college meant travelling long distances. Every morning, Sathiya Sankar who resides at Swamimalai changed two buses to reach her destination—Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu. It was a 1.5 hour journey each way. ‘I would leave home at 7:30 am and come back at 6 pm only,” she recounts. […]

NAAC Review and Workshop

The Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu, is in the process of obtaining the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) accreditation. Dr. Arivudainambi , Director IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell), Annamalai University, Dr. Ramesh Kumar, professor, department of Horticulture and Dr. Selvamuthukumaran, professor visited the college premises on 16th July 2021 for […]