What is a Career in Principalship?

Rakshanda Tiwari
Aug 2 · 3 min read

A Career in Principalship has always intrigued me. I want to first understand What a Career in Principalship entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Principalship. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Principalship, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170705-0002/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-Principalship/english

Sandhya Dogra’s overview!

With 14 years & 8 months of professional experience, Sandhya Dogra understands Principalship. Sandhya Dogra has worked in Principalship as Principal in Sai Group of Institutions. In Sandhya Dogra’s own words, this is how Sandhya Dogra got into Principalship: “After doing my higher studies from Jabalpur University, I did MSC in Bio Sciences with specialization in Medical Biology and then did my M Phil and PhD in Bio Sciences. I have been in the teaching profession since 2000.” This link showed on the first page of search results for Sandhya Dogra: https://www.lifepage.in/page/sandhyadogra

Career Video on Principalship

In a video, Sandhya Dogra has talked about various aspects of a Career in Principalship. Sandhya Dogra started by explaining Principalship as: “A principal is the head of an institution, college or a school. The principle holds great responsibility of administration, every problem of that institution and the members of that institution whether they are the teachers, children or the workers of the institution.” The video was an engaging disposition.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Principalship is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Principalship. Sandhya Dogra touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Administration
  • Management
  • Psychology

Sandhya Dogra then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Principalship:

  • Leadership
  • Positive Attitude
  • Patience
  • Adaptability
  • Self Confidence
  • Decision Making
  • Passion
  • Communication

Sandhya Dogra believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Principalship:

  • Self Satisfaction
  • Continuous Learning
  • Healthy Environment

And, Sandhya Dogra believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Principalship:

  • Maintaining Discipline
  • Time Management

In the final section of the video Sandhya Dogra talks about How a day goes in a Career in Principalship. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Principalship, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170705-0002

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170418-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170617-0008/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-Educational-Consultancy/hindi
  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170224-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Management/english
  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180808-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-Vocational-Education/hindi
  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180619-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-College-Administration/hindi
  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170628-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Headship/english
  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180704-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-Education-Consultancy/english
  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171026-0002/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171120-0007/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190308-0001/Arts/Education Management/Career-in-School-Headship/english

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Principalship was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in

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