Mr. Skand Bali has been involved in education for over 18 years now. He is currently working as the Principal of The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. Mr. Bali has previously served as the Principal of GD Goenka World School, Gurugram.
Mr. Bali is a highly regarded as an effective school educator with an illustrious career in some of the premier institutes of the country starting his career at The Army Public School, Dagshai and later working at The Doon School, Dehradun. While serving as the Housemaster of Tata House in The Doon School, Dehradun, he was dynamically invested and instrumental in leading his house to the top position in the school both in academics and extracurricular activities.
During his years of service, Mr. Bali has accumulated a number of awards and achievements bearing his name. He has been the recipient of two long service awards, three Triennial service awards, two IAYP (The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award) India recognition awards namely India’s Recognition Award in April 2010 and India’s valuable service in Award, 2013.
Mr. Bali is also an accomplished writer having authored several textbooks in his field of interest, Geography. He has earned his Master’s degree in Geography from the Punjab University and a Professional Graduate certificate in education from University College London, UK.
Being an effective educational leader requires a complex set of knowledge, skills, and qualities. Mr. Bali is adept at all! He is a progressive leader who believes that inclusion, integrity, and insight are keys to good administration. He is a firm believer in the infinite potential of the young minds he mentors and adheres to the principle that education is incomplete without incorporating core values within the system. He believes in
Doing the best for his students by providing an inclusive and nurturing environment
Building collaborative partnerships between students, teachers, parents and community based on respect and mutual understanding
Transparency and encouraging investment of all stakeholders in decision making.
Mr. Bali possesses a clear vision and a strong sense of purpose. He is a self-driven leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. As a person who believes in empowering those around him, Mr. Bali is incapable of promoting something that he himself does not wholeheartedly believe. He has a passion for discovering unique and compelling ways in which he can improve his environment and himself.
Recently, Mr. Bali has also been conferred with the Progressive Principal Award and Iconic Principal Changing the World Award, in 2018, and Ideal Principal Award in November 2017.