Nisha Bhakar entered the world of education when big questions were arising about traditional ideologues in education. Her past two decades of hands-on approach toward child development and education and her ability to sense practical solutions customized to every classroom has turned around many schools. Her understanding of curriculum and pedagogy across boards CBSE, CAIE ( CIE) & PYP-IB and her passion and thirst for learning is visible in the reading culture nurtured amongst the teachers and students of all her schools.
She led the Whole School transformation at The Heritage School, Gurgaon, set up one of the largest school offering Cambridge (CAIE) qualifications in Hydrabad and was heading a GEMS, Dubai Managed school at Jaipur. Her last assignment was as the Director- Principal Academics of 3 schools promoted by the Krishnapatnam Port Ltd, one of the leading private shipping ports on the east coast of India in Andhra Pradesh. She is currently working as CEO-Education and engaged in setting up international schools across the country. She is also part of the Burlington English Schools team as Head – Academics.
Ms. Nisha Bhakar’s experience in education has been focused on planning, designing and reviewing curriculum, developing and implementing teacher training focusing on thematic approach & project-based learning to teaching learning and developing resource material for teachers as well as students along with the administrative responsibilities of running and setting up a school from inception.
In the past, Ms. Bhakar has also been engaged as an Advisor and consultant to schools like the United World College, Pune (IBDP School), Mt. Carmel, Delhi to name a few. She was the member of the Core Team of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan lead by NCERT Reading Cell.
She has been part of the Indian Principal’s team visiting Germany, Singapore and Canada to understand the Higher Education system in these countries.
Ms. Bhakar has been actively involved in developing Teacher’s Resource Packs for the English Language Teaching (ELT) for Oxford University Press & Pearson Education. She was awarded the ‘Best Educationist Award’ in the year 2012. Ms. Nisha Bhakar has also been honored as one of Asia’s greatest leaders of 2019 besides other awards.
Reading, traveling and adventure sports especially white-water rafting are some of her areas of interest. Sky diving at Dubai Zero Point and scuba diving is what she cherishes most.