Mr. Partho Banerjee brings a wealth of expertise to his role, having been associated with IB education since 2012. With a professional background as a Company Secretary and valuable industry experience, he possesses a unique perspective that enriches the educational landscape. Moreover, his previous engagement in teaching at a reputable Business School further strengthens his capabilities in fostering an exceptional learning environment.
Having served diligently in diverse capacities at Indus for a duration of six years, Mr. Banerjee's breadth of knowledge has contributed immensely to the advancement of both teachers and students. As the Head of Academics, he played a pivotal role in shaping numerous initiatives, including the development and implementation of a new assessment policy, the Collaborative Learning Model (CLM), and enhancing the overall academic rigor. Throughout his tenure, he has showcased his ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, seamlessly transitioning through various key roles such as Head of the Business Management and Economics department, EE Coordinator, and Associate Diploma Programme Coordinator.
Mr. Banerjee's student-centered approach and commitment to empowering individuals to become self-directed learners perfectly aligns with the organization's vision of creating lifelong learners.
Uma Ravitharan started her career in 2003 as a teacher and a counsellor and has worked with high school students from selective International Schools in Sri Lanka and India.
She holds an M.Phil. degree in English Literature and has also worked as a College Counsellor for IB students. She has held the position of Centre Supervisor for SAT and has received written commendations from universities in US for career guidance and support to senior students. She joined Indus in 2015 and has headed College Counselling in 2019. She became the Head of the Diploma Programme in 2020 and was promoted as Head of Senior School in 2021.
Neelu Saini has been associated with Indus for close to a decade having served in various capacities as a PYP teacher, MYP teacher and Associate MYP Coordinator.
She holds a double master's degrees in History and English Literature, along with a Bachelor's degree in Education. Having taught across curricula and grades for more than two decades, Neelu passionately believes in the vision and core values of the school. Her teaching philosophy focuses on a student centric approach to teaching and learning with an aim of encouraging students to become self-directed learners and empathetic individuals, who wish to make the world a better place. In 2016, she received the First NDTV Excellence Award in English Language Teaching for the South Zone.
Rachel has been a passionate educator for the past 24 years and has seen children grow, mature, and become agents of change within their communities.
Formerly a Chemistry teacher in a secondary school in Mumbai and Dubai, her passion lay with children of the primary years. As an IB educator at Indus International School, Bangalore for the past 14 years she has supported the PYP team to blend and weave together the integral elements of inquiry based learning focusing on concepts and skills. She now leads a team of teachers who significantly teach the child, and not the subject alone. It is her dream to build a community of change makers who aspire to bring about a transformation in the world around them. She works towards social upliftment as she works with less privileged children and transgender in her neighbourhood.
Mr. John Prem Rabindranath joined the Indus family with a core background in counselling, special educational needs and psychology, having graduated with a Masters in Psychology from Christ University, Bangalore.
He has completed five years of teaching in the Diploma Programme. After having been deeply involved in the community development initiatives at Indus as a CAS coordinator, he undertook the opportunity of being trained under the Principal and the CEO in the coveted role of a 'teacherpreneur'.His rich array of experiences, coupled with his core belief in student engagement, has helped him redefine the role of an administrator. He now leads a skilled team that endeavors to instil the school's vision and ethos in the community through innovation in administration.