KKEL regards its ‘people strength’ as pivotal to its growth. The organization is headed by a team of people who are passionate about its vision and bring to it a wealth of experience.
Divya Punjabi : Trustee
With a B.Sc. in Home Sciences and a Distinction in CIDTT (Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers), Divya has been in the education field for 13 years. She has been instrumental in setting up many schools. Her wealth of experience and intricate knowledge of the sector has made her an invaluable asset.
Deepa Bhushan: Head - Curriculum
Deepa Bhushan comes with thirteen years of experience in the field of education. Her career encompasses eight years in the field of teaching and five years of developing quality curriculum across all grades. She started working with KKEL as a Curriculum Developer, and later moved on to head the Primary Department. Her unique insight on the role of teachers as facilitators, coupled with her ability to design a curriculum that actually helps students to learn in the truest sense of the term, led to her being the division head of the department.
Deepa has played a fundamental role in conceptualizing and designing a curriculum that best caters to the students’ needs and develops them as thinking, feeling and reciprocating human beings rather than rote learners, equipped with the requisite skills of learning for life. With the KKEL vision and philosophy of education that stems from the ‘micro’ to the ‘macro’, Deepa has played a crucial role in developing classroom strategies to enhance the teaching – learning process. Her qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Education, a diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) and an Advanced Training in Curriculum Designing from Australia.
Fazela Bhagchandani : Head - Corporate Services
As the Head for Corporate Services, Fazela is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive support services to schools as well as corporate offices. This entails providing assistance in all areas ranging from setting up of schools, i.e. planning, infrastructure, administration etc., to managing special events and concerts. As the head of the Special Projects team, her role is to conceptualize, manage and lead to fruitiation of various events such as the Annual Day and Sports Day concerts conducted in all the schools (Kangaroo Kids and Billabong High). Equipped with a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education, Fazela comes with twelve years of experience in the field of education. At KKEL, she has steadily climbed up the rungs from being a teacher, a curriculum developer to now heading Corporate Services.