Mrs. Sheelu Rao, Dean , Academic Handholding
Is a Gold Medalist in Master in Education and holds Diploma in Computer Software Techniques and in Educational Management. She started as a Teacher Educator in Somaiya College of Education, Training and Research, Mumbai and later became the Principal of Anand Niketan, an Experimental School in Ahmedabad and has over 20 years of experience. In 2008 she founded Disha for Education Development and Centre for Initiatives in Science and Environment Education. She has conducted several workshops for teachers of a non-profit organization like Azim Premji Foundation (APF), GMR Foundation and Promise Foundation in association with Sutradhar. She is committed to making science exciting and meaningful for children through a Hands-on, Minds-on approach. She mainly focuses on creative teaching of science, Blooms Taxonomy and lesson planning with a focus on CTM.