With nearly two decades of experience in the field of education as a Primary School Coordinator, understanding the point of view of children is easy for Monika. A Master’s degree holder in social work with counselling as a specialization; Monika uses the skills to effectively bridge the gap between teaching and parenting. She has successfully conducted workshops on various themes such as sexual literacy, anger management, coping with stress and so on, with nearly 500 children aged between 3 years to 17 years in various schools and government run institutions. She is associated with parenting workshops conducted by DCPCR in Delhi NCR and is also involved in training trainers and teachers of prestigious institutions aimed at empowering them, to take the teaching to new levels. She firmly believes in learning by doing and her passion towards learning is fused with her energetic brand of optimism can put a smile on anyone’s face.
Primary Teacher ( Nursery)
Divisha is our encouraging mentor for Nursery children. She is a qualified special educator, early childhood diploma holder in Montessori methods recognized by MMI, UK and has done B.Ed. from MDU. She has worked with an NGO as an assistant and as an early interventionist and was a Montessori directress with THE ARDEE WORLD SCHOOL for a year. Spending time with learners and see them blossom gives her immense self-satisfaction and motivates her to contribute more in the field of education.
Primary Teacher ( Nursery)
Jyotsna Aggarwal has a rich and diverse experience in teaching. She has worked with both CBSE and IB schools in Gurugram. She holds an Electrical Engineering degree from GZSCET Bathinda. Subsequently she worked as a Banker with one of the leading private sector banks of India. She completed her PGDBA (HRM) from Symbiosis Pune in the year 2016. She also holds a B.Ed degree from CRSU. Prior to joining Pragyanam she was working with Lancers in Gurgaon, where she worked as a PYP homeroom tutor.
Primary Teacher (Kindergarten)
A Primary Years teacher since 2016, Ms. Shubhra Jain has taught in various schools including Kunskapsskolan International and Shalom Presidency. She is an MBA in Finance and Insurance and holds a teaching degree from CRSU University. As a mentor she looks forward to supporting each child individually to develop his/her academic, social and personal skills, while focusing on their performance, progress and growth.
Primary Teacher (Grade 1)
Adity With a Bachelor’s degree in Education, is also a management graduate and has extensive experience in the banking sector. She has been a national level football player, as well. Adity thrives at the chance of learning new skills and that has made her choose teaching as her vocation in life. Her open mind and positive outlook help her handle situations effectively and work efficiently in a team. She has earlier worked with DPS Aravali as a Middle Years teacher in Social Sciences
Primary Teacher (Grade 2/3)
A teacher since 1996, Ms. Rajni Sood has taught in various schools including, DPS Bangalore, Army School Yol Cantt. and the G.D Goenka Group of Schools. She is a post graduate from H.P University and holds a teaching degree from Annamalai University. She loves to be with children and has previously worked with special children as well.
Primary Teacher (Grade 2/3)
Parveen started teaching in 2014 after completing her B. Ed degree. She believes that becoming a teacher is one of the best decisions and each day as a teacher brings its own challenges, making her strive to better herself. She brings to the team; her innate versatility and talent to develop inspiring ‘hands-on’ lessons that capture a child’s imagination and breeds success. She is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students.
Meenakshi started learning Odissi dance at the tender age of six with Madhumita Sen (2005-2009) and completed 7 years diploma in Odissi dance in 2009 from Pracheen Kala Kendra under the guidance of her guru Padmashree Madhavi Mudgal ji. She trained in Manipuri dance under the expertise of guru Sanjib Bhattacharya ji from 2009-2011. From 2010 she also took professional training of Odissi dance under guru Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar ji. She has worked with different NGOs for the upliftment of underprivileged children. She has also been awarded by the Former President of India, Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam After completing her graduation degree of BSc. Home Science from Lady Irwin College, Delhi University in 2014, she started her professional journey as a Dance Teacher. She has previously worked with Springdales Dhaula Kuan and Scottish High International School as a PYP dance teacher.
Sharmistha Biswas has a diverse experience in teaching. She holds a Masters in Music (M.Mus.) degree from Vishwa-Bharati University ( Santi Niketan) and a is a Music Teacher since last 10 years in various reputed schools (IB,ICSE,CBSE) in Bangalore and Gurgaon. These experiences helped her to instil a sense of music appreciation around, while at the same time teaching learners about the finer technical aspects of Music. She has experimentally utilized her musical skills into leading Theatre groups and also collaborated with other art forms. She has also been a successful B.High radio artist since last 20 years. Before joining ‘ Pragyanam ‘ she was working as a Music Specialist in Vega Schools, Gurugram.
Art & Craft TEACHER
Divya Sachdeva, a passionate fine arts teacher with her former experience in Museum studies wishes to create a difference in traditional learning system by building up 21st century skills in children. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Visual arts from university of Rajasthan in 2010 with five years of experience in teaching and conducting creative workshops in summer and winter camps. Her post-graduation in Museum Studies in 2013 followed by three years of experience working with Amrapali Museum , Jaipur as a museum archivist enhanced her skills in exhibition design planning, documenting artefacts, and learning history of art and various cultures around the globe. She has previously taught in Shalom Hills International School Gurgaon and Vega School Gurgaon.
Physical Education Teacher
Seema completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching from M.D.U Haryana followed by B.P. Ed. from C.C.S. University and M.PE from Institute of Studies in Education University Rajasthan. Her formal training in Sports Education has helped her build excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. She has participated in Basketball Nationals, NETBALL NATIONAL and State Games and was also awarded ‘basketball player of the year’ in 1997,1998 and 1999. Seema began her career as a PE teacher in 2008 and in a career spanning a decade so far, she has worked with schools such as Cambridge School Noida, Amity International School – Vasundhra, Teri Prakriti School Gurugram and GEMS Modern Academy.