ABHILASHA SINGH

Country: 
UAE
Abu Dhabi

I am working as Principal in an Indian Curriculum school in UAE. As a Head of the institution, I drive change and set a growth mindset among staff and students through a visionary plan. My main responsibilities include monitoring the school’s Teaching Learning Process through instructional and transactional leadership. I strive to ensure all the teachers are outstanding and deliver outstanding result for which I provide emotional and academic support to my staff and students. I ensure that the teachers deliver high attainment and progress. With all the skills acquired throughout my studies and teaching experiences, I am considered to be a competent, passionate and motivated teacher and leader. This is reflected in my attitude and approach to leading my team to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. I have a vast amount of experience working with range of students including EAL, SEND and G&T students. I enjoy new challenges and work well as part of a team or individually under my own initiative. I motivate my team to be aware of the latest trends in teaching and learning and am responsible for planning and delivering professional development program in school. I am a national level Handball and Basketball player. I was awarded the Global Teachers Accreditation by British Council in 2013. I am an international Model UN Trainer and a Teach Sustainable Development Ambassador cohort-3 2019 selected by Teach SDG Academy which partners with the UN to spread awareness about the Global Goals. I also represent Dubai as an Ambassador for SDG’s for Children, an international organization working to achieve Global Goals initiating projects with school students. A TEDx and GESS Speaker, I am a national level Handball and Basketball player. Now I train to run marathons and an am an avid cyclist having participated in many open competitions. My next goal is to participate in a Triathlon. I am an energetic person and a passionate teacher. Teaching about Sustainable Development Goals is very close to my heart and I consider Global Goals – Agenda2030 to be a collective responsibility of all individuals. Coherent to this I was selected as a Facilitator by the Global Classrooms Goals Project for the month of Sept 2019 to guide 17 teachers from around the world to initiate project related to Sustainable Development Goal allocated to the respective schools. There were around 1600 classrooms from around the world connected through this amazing project. I also Facilitated the Climate Action Project founded by Koen Timmers in collaboration with the UN Foundation. This project too was to initiate projects in the respective schools whish signed up for the Climate action project. There were around 12000 students connected through the project in the month of October’2019. I have had the honor of co-hosting the Microsoft Education Tweetmeet on Twitter in March and April’20.  I was Project Amplifier for Take Action Project under Take Action Global, a 6 weeks duration international project connecting more than 1500 classrooms around the world celebrating 75th year of UN and collective responsibilities of individuals. This project is an initiative of Innovation Lab Schools- founded by Koen Timmers and Dr. Jennifer Williams. I recently was part of the backend team co moderating the Facebook Live streaming Channel of the biggest online teachers’ conference called the T4 Education hosted by Mr. Vikas Pota.


School: Shinig Stars International School Abu Dhabi

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Co-teacher: 
Afreen Bushra