Diploma Programme Coordinator, Teacher – Psychology
Priya holds a Masters Degree in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Psychology from the Bombay University and a Bachelors degree in Education. In addition to being the DP Coordinator, she teaches DP Psychology and has been a member of the IBDP team at BIS since 2012. She has participated in job alike workshops, the Category 2 workshop held in Mumbai in 2014, and in the Subject Specific Seminar held in Bangalore in February 2017.
Her teaching experience spans over different subjects, age groups and curricula. She has taught music to toddlers, French at the junior college level in St. Xavier’s College, French at the MYP level at the Mercedes Benz International School, Pune, French at the ICSE level at Bombay Scottish School and of course, Psychology. Priya finds that teaching young adults is always interesting, invigorating, rewarding and often challenging! She believes that to be a successful teacher to students of this age, one must demonstrate a sincerity and honest commitment to the profession. She is passionate about both her profession and her subject and hopes to enthuse her students to become lifelong learners. Besides teaching, her great joy is music. She has studied formal music for over 15 years and has been a performer at the piano and percussion with the Bombay Chamber Orchestra. She is currently an active member of the Paranjoti Academy Chorus which is a renowned a capella choir.