Dr. Shaji Mathew (M.A. (Eng.), M.A. (Hist.), M.S. (Psy.), B.Ed., L.L.B., Ph.D.)
is a multifaceted personality in the educational sphere. He has travelled
world-wide in the pursuit of knowledge and has been implementing new methods of
teaching and learning in various schools. Dr. Shaji Mathew is well known not
only as an excellent Principal and Teacher but also for his proficiency in extra
curricular activities such as debating, extempore, quizzing and speech delivery
and in games like badminton, basketball and volleyball. He has been working as
Principal for the last 24 years in several schools such as Montfort School,
Cuttack, St. Michael’s School, Ranchi, Neiil World School, Gwalior and G.D.
Goenka International School, Jalandhar.
Dr. Shaji Mathew is a dynamic academician with a vision for future planning and looks at character development as one of the greatest prerequisites for a successful and happy life. He has been the recipient of the famous Gyan Jyoti Ratan Award from the former Election Commissioner, Dr. G.V.G. Krishnamurthy for being selected as The Best Principal by Nations Economic for Social Health and Development. He has received the Ideal Principal Award by Akhil Bhartiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad in 2013. He has also received the Best Principal Award from the Rotary Club of Morena in the year 2014. He was nominated for the Best Educationist Award by International Institute of Education & Management for implementing new systems for improving the administrative functions and major curriculum setting activities. He was awarded for significantly contributing to the city of Morena (M.P.) by the Rotary Club, Morena. Dr. Shaji Mathew has been greatly inspired by our former and late President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and considers himself as a ‘People’s Principal’.
Institution Embarked on the Wings of Innovation and perfection
Enthused by the successful introduction of a branded school in Abu Dhabi and realizing the need for high quality schools in Kerala, the founders initiated the plan to establish a chain of high quality schools in Kerala. AURA was established in March 2011, the founder Directors being Mr K. K. Ashraf and Mr N. K. Ibrahimkutty.The Company’s vision is “Education for life”. AURA aims to be a trend setter in creating innovative learning environments besides promoting holistic education of high standards. The Company envisages to establish a chain of schools in Kerala offering high quality education with international standards at affordable cost. AURA aims to explore new frontiers of teaching to provide a stimulating learning environment, enrich the best values in life with the support of the latest trends and technologies across the whole curriculum.