Farida Bhaidani

As an educator, Farida is deeply passionate about bringing new discoveries to the curriculum, by instilling a love for lifelong learning with students in the early years.
She completed her BA (hons) in Industrial Psychology, History and Politics from the University of Pune. She then went on to follow her passion for the early years with a Post-Graduation Diploma in Early Childhood Education. She has participated in a barrage of International Baccalaureate workshops to gain a global perspective on changing trends in teaching-learning cultures, educational leadership and collaborative planning. Farida also had the unique opportunity to be invited by the Queens University Belfast, to take part in their International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, Thinking skills research project.

She has been associated with the International Baccalaureate schools for the past 13 years and, a year with a school in Morocco, that offered the common core program. With all her international teaching and leading experiences she finds the opportunity to collaborate and exchange diverse teaching practices the most fulfilling.

She enjoys travelling, writing poetry, cooking, painting and reading. Farida is currently pursuing her Certificate in Early Educational Leadership through Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is looking forward to being a part of the Wellington family, as the art and supply teacher.