Media Coverage
Assam teachers shine at national-level meet | Times of India | February 5, 2018
Schools from the state have shone in the National Top 500 at the third edition of the Centre for Teacher Accreditation's (CENTA) Teaching Professionals' Olympiad (TPO) 2017. Read more in Times of India.
18 NE teachers win Olympiad | The Telegraph | February 2, 2018
"As a principal, I feel that this recognition is going to provide me with a powerful tool for assessing the professional competence of the teachers," Regional Topper, Mitra Som Saha said. Read more in The Telegraph.
BEd students take up MOOCs, new programmes and workshops to stay updated | Hindustan Times | January 27, 2018
"...a CENTA certificate already ensures that a teacher’s application will be granted priority in institutions run by education companies such as Podar and GEMS." Click to read the article in Hindustan Times.
Market forces can be powerful in driving social change | India Development Review | January 17,2018
While top-down initiatives, supported by funds and policies, have traditionally helped drive social change, social entrepreneurs are increasingly trying to use market forces as an effective way to bring about change. CENTA Founder & CEO, Ramya Venkataraman on how CENTA is working to catalyse improvement in teacher competencies and therefore student learning outcomes, in a market-driven manner, in India Development Review. Click to read the article.
Tutors shine at Olympiad 2017 | The Telegraph | December 29,2017
"The well thought out and researched questionnaire of Centa TPO provides a litmus test for in-service teachers. The performance at TPO can be used as a tool for qualitative assessment of the individual's skills," said Ms. Mitra S. Saha, principal of St Vivekananda English Academy in Guwahati, who participated in TPO 2017 along with her teachers.Click to read the article.
8000 take the CENTA Olympiad 2017 | The Hindu | December 11,2017
Constructive feedback as motivation was necessary for overall professional development, said teachers who took up the Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA) Teachers’ Professional Olympiad (TPO) on Saturday. Click to read the article
Get ready for CENTA’s Teaching Professional’s Olympiad | The Hindu | November 11, 2017
In response to growing interest from diverse geographies, TPO has added new test centres with 29 cities hosting it, along with CENTA’s first international test centre in Dubai.Click to read the article
‘Dell Aarambh’ partners CENTA to empower teachers | The Hills Times | November 9, 2017
Dell in India on Wednesday announced its partnership with Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA), expanding the reach of Dell Aarambh – a pan India, PC for education initiative – to CENTA’s growing community of 15,000 teachers in over 500+schools. Click to read the article
Oxford University Press partners with CENTA for the Teaching Professionals Olympiad | MENAFN | October 6, 2017
Oxford University Press India has partnered with the Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA) for the Teaching Professionals Olympiad (TPO), a first-of-its-kind national competition to reward, recognize and celebrate teachers. Click to read the article
CENTA TPO gives key insights for teacher professional development | The Hindu | October 4, 2017
  • CENTA Teaching Professionals' Olympiad provides key insights for teacher professional development, The Hindu reports. Click to read the article.
  • The Hindu quotes CENTA Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad teacher performance analysis that suggests the need to focus on common technology tools for teacher professional development. Click to read the article.
'Motivating the Motivator' | Deccan Herald | September 20,2017
CENTA founder and CEO, Ramya Venkataraman talks about ‘motivating the motivator’ in Deccan Herald. Click to read the article
'Why market-driven teacher certification is the need of the hour' | Entrepreneur India | September 20,2017
Ramya Venkataraman, CENTA founder and CEO, talks to Entrepreneur India about why market-driven teacher certification is the need of the hour. Click to read the article.
Calling teachers countrywide | The Hindu In School | September 1, 2017
CENTA’s Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad TPO 2017 will be held on December 9, 2017, with test centres in 28 cities across India as well as a centre in Dubai. Click to read the article.
CENTA to conduct 2nd Teaching Professional’s Olympiad on December 3 | The Indian Express | September 22, 2016
The Olympiad will be held in 22 cities across the country to enable maximum participation by teachers and schools. Click to read the article.
India education: Gap in quality between government and public schools is troubling | The National | September 17, 2016
Government schools suffer from poor facilities while private schools enjoy expansive benefits. In between, India's education sector has great potential to grow through various forms of investment. Click to read the article.