New Landscapes is a series of three books for students of geography at the primary level. It follows the latest guidelines laid down by the Inter State Board of Anglo-Indian Education.
The students are introduced to the fascinating world of geography through these books. The lucid presentation of concepts, and the use of colourful and relevant pictures and maps, makes this journey of discovery truly exciting.
The books aim to create an abiding interest in geography within each child and to build a sound foundation in the subject.
The main features of this series include:
After completing school in Mauritius, Nazirah Gangjee joined Loreto College in Kolkata and graduated in Geography with Honours in 1970. She earned her B.Ed degree from the University of Calcutta.
She has taught in La Martiniere for Girls for over three decades in various capacities. She was Headmistress of the Primary Department for twenty years. Her method of teaching the subject is unique, involving activities and the use of innovative aids which she made herself.
Nazirah Gangjee has conducted numerous Teacher Training Workshops at the Teacher Centre in Loreto House and the Department of Geography, Loreto College.
After retirement, she joined Abul Hasan School as Principal.
Baruna Ray Chowdhury
Baruna Ray Chowdhury graduated from Loreto College with Honours in Geography, earned her M.Sc degree from the University of Calcutta and B.Ed degree from Loreto College. She joined La Martiniere for Girls in 1995. She teaches Geography at the secondary and plus-two level. She was the Head of the Department of Geography.
She has also conducted workshops under the aegis of the Department of Geography, Loreto College.
Baruna is a member of the Institute of Climbers and Nature Lovers, which is involved in the conservation of the Sunderbans.