Added to the 117 new students to Mahindra College we also welcome the following staff members:
Bridget Thomson who comes to us with partner Stephen & son Auryn. Bridget will be teaching English A2 and History and Stephen teaching A1 Self-Taught. Bridget was living in the UK prior to her arrival in India, helping to set up up South Downs Small School in Amberley, West Sussex.
Liam Goodacre is a former student of UWC Atlantic College, UK. Liam will be teaching Philosophy.
Pramod & Sheela Menon arrive, along with Penny Fidler, from South India. All have been working in the Kodaikanal International School. Pramod will teach English A, Sheela will work part time in the World Religions section and Penny will concentrate on external relations, systems and communications.
Newly married Vineet Mullappilly, just finished with his PhD in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai, has joined the Humanities department to teach Economics. He comes with his wife Jyoti.
Pablo Ricardo will teach Spanish. Pablo is a Spanish native and was working in UWC Atlantic College prior to his move to India.
Swati Das, coming to Mahindra College from the International School of Bangalore, with her 2nd year daughter, Supriya, will teach math.
Student teachers, Dominique and Sarah have joined from Pearson College for one year in the Akshara department.