Saniya Naeem

Technology Coach and Instructor, Junior School PYP ICT Educator, Eastern Public School

After completing her Bachelor of Arts with Economics, Literature, and Fine Arts from Barkatullah University, Bhopal she started her full-time teaching career with one of the reputed schools in Bhopal.

She is a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and technology enthusiast. She is passionate about technology and pursued many certification courses like Graphic Designing, Basics Of Computer, etc. She cleared the Central Teachers Education Test (CTET) in the year 2016 for Primary.

While pursuing B.Ed she joined EPS as a K-2 shadow teacher in November 2013. Soon she got promoted as K-1 homeroom teacher and within a year she was shifted to grade 1 as a Homeroom Teacher and a mentor teacher. Here she mentored many new teachers and trained them under her supervision. She demonstrated the ability to consistently individualize instructions, based on students’ needs and interests. She thoroughly enjoys working with children and encourages creative expression. She is committed to maintaining high standards of education, emphasizing developing reading skills in pupils.

She has attended many IB workshops and sessions, during her journey at EPS. She has been mentoring the PYP Exhibition for the past 3 years. She has also worked as PYP Culmination Coordinator. Recently she was added to the EPS Website Editorial Team. She facilitated many in-school teacher training sessions on ManageBac, Google Sites, Tech Training Meet-Up Sessions including G-Suite, and trial classes for her colleagues. She also moderated the session on “ICT in the PYP” as a moderator in the Virtual Job-Alike-Session for the North India Nepal network of PYP Schools (NINNS). She attended the PYP Evaluation twice and led the “Written Curriculum” team as the core group leader during the PYP Evaluation process.

In March 2020, she was appointed as a PYP ICT Educator at EPS. This proved to be the best decision for her and her colleagues when a pandemic hit all of us and many of us were struggling with this online scenario. She has an exceptional ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff, and administration. Looking at her approach towards technology, recently in her 9th academic session at EPS, she was promoted as a “Technology Coach and Instructor” for Junior School. She continues to implement all her technical skills, knowledge, and expertise. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners.