The International Play Association, awarded @aprochorg the ‘Right to Play Award!
Drum Roll please!!! The International Play Association, awarded @aprochorg the ‘Right to Play Award!! Kudos to @kirtizala.4 and @rajdhamelia for the tireless effort and passion to make our cities child friendly
The “IPA Right to Play Award” Programme was created to recognise and celebrate projects that utilise innovative and practical ways to implement Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Education World Awards, 2023
No 1 School in Ahmedabad
No 1 School in Gujarat
No 5 School in India
International School of the Year!
Inspirational Guru Awards, 2023 by @ssvminstitutions
Kiran was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Inspirational Guru Award 2023 by SSVM Transforming India Conclave 2023.
The Riverside School has been featured in a ground-breaking book titled FutureSchool
Absolutely delighted and honoured to share with you that The Riverside School has been featured in a ground-breaking book titled FutureSchool, written by Valerie Hannon and Julie Temperley. The book talks about how Schools around the world are applying learning Design Principles for a New Era!!
Keynote Speaker at a Conference - "The Covid Generation: Children and Youth in and after the Pandemic
Delighted to share with you that Kiran was a Keynote Speaker at a Conference - "The Covid Generation: Children and Youth in and after the Pandemic - Responding to the World Crisis", organised by the The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City, Rome. The Pontifical Academy has now come out with a Final Statement on the Conference, which will shortly be shared with President Joe Biden of U.S.A. and President Alberto Fernández of Argentia, among other luminaries across the Globe. This Final Statement can be accessed via this link :
Kiran continues to be on the Jury for the prestigious YIDAN Prize.
For the second year in a row, Kiran continues to be on the Jury for the prestigious YIDAN Prize.
Kiran was a Speaker at #ChangeNOW2022
Excited to share that Kiran was a Speaker at #ChangeNOW2022 conference in Paris. It is the largest gathering of change makers- breaking down barriers to accelerate solutions and solve our planet’s biggest challenges.
HundrED.org, has featured The Riverside School
Absolutely delighted to share with you that HundrED.org, has featured The Riverside School, talking about "how one school in India spread a global movement, to empower children to say "I CAN".
Design for Change wins the Silver Medal at the Reimagine Awards
“These blockchain credentials acknowledge that you've achieved a world-class standard in educational innovation, having being chosen as one of the leading applications from a cohort of 1500”
Riverside School wins the grand jury award for Design Thinking amongst all schools of India!
In the category of International Day Schools, Riverside wins No.1 in Ahmedabad, no.1 in Gujarat, no.4 in India. Riverside is also no.1 in the country in the parameters of Life Skills Education. The icing on the cake is that Riverside won the Grand Jury Award as no.1 in India for Design Thinking Leadership!!!
Kiran wins the Lexus Design Award India 2019
Lexus India has announced the winners of the second Lexus Design Award India (LDAI). Kiran Sethi has been awarded the Lexus Design Award 2019 for her pioneering initiative - Design for Change at a ceremony in Pune.
Education World India School Rankings - Riverside School No. 4 in India!
The Riverside School which has been ranked no.1 in Gujarat and Ahmedabad and no.4 in India in the International Day Schools category in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2018, India's Most Respected Schools Survey, which rates and ranks the country's most high-profile day, legacy boarding and international schools.
Kiran awarded the Light of Freedom Award at the Global Leadership Awards - Vital Voices
Hillary Clinton with Kiran Sethi and other Winners at Vital Voices Global Leadership Award Ceremony in Washington DC
Kiran awarded the Gold Standard Qimpro Award
Kiran Sethi won the Qimpro Gold Standard in Education Award in Mumbai
NDTV's Education Awards in New Delhi
Excellence In Instructional Leadership award was given to Kiran Sethi of The Riverside School, Ahmedabad.
RSA 21Century enlightenment
The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.
Design for Change wins the Common wealth Education Good Practice Awards
Design for Change has been selected as one of the top 10 Finalist for the Commonwealth Education Good Practice Awards. The Awards were launched in 2005 to celebrate and promote good practice in education throughout the Commonwealth.
Kiran amongst the top 10 of the Global Teacher Award
The Varkey Foundation established the Prize in 2014 to raise the stature of the teaching profession, so that children will dream of becoming the greatest teacher in the world. We seek to celebrate the best teachers — those who inspire their students and community around them.
Lego Reimagine Learning Challenge
Lego Foundation declares Design for Change as "Champions of Learning through Play" in the "Re-imagine Learning Challenge".
Education World rankings
Riverside School was ranked the #1 Day School in Gujarat, 2010, #1 Day School in Gujarat and No. 2 in India, 2014, #1 Day School in Gujarat, 2013, #1 Day School in Gujarat, 2012, #1 Day School in Gujarat, 2011 by Education world, India's Most Respected Schools Survey, which rates and ranks the country's most high-profile day, legacy boarding and international schools.
Riverside becomes a Change Maker School by Ashoka
A global network launched by Ashoka to identify, connect and support innovative schools around the world that are empowering young people by equipping them with core skills such as empathy, teamwork, leadership and creative skills which will enable them to work successfully in rapidly changing environments. These Changemaker skills will enable children to bring about a lasting change not just in their lives but also in their communities, organizations, society and wherever they are most needed as adults.
2013 Koldyke Fellow
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs announced Kiran Bir Sethi as the 2013 Patricia Blunt Koldyke Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship. They honoured her as a Koldyke Fellow for her efforts to generate innovative solutions to challenges in India's schools, education system, and education policies, which have since become replicated globally.
Design for Change has won the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Youth Innovation Awards 2012
Design for Change has won the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Youth Innovation Awards 2012.
Design to Improve Life Award - Index: Award 2011
Design for Change, an initiative of The Riverside School, was the winner of the Design to Improve Life (work category) award given by Index: Design - the world's biggest, and perhaps most important - design prize. The Danish, non-profit design organization INDEX: Design to Improve Life received almost 1,000 nominations for the competition from 78 countries. The winners of INDEX: Award is not traditional design, but rather design that vastly improves the lives of people all over the world.
'Call to Conscience' award by the King Center
Ms Kiran Bir Sethi was awarded the 'Call to Conscience' award by the King Center at Stanford University on 15th Jan 2009 (Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday)!! This is a validation of the pedagogical practices at Riverside.