Fizza Kachwala

Middle School Coordinator, Science, Big History

Fizza has been teaching at BIS since 2008. Through the years she has taught General Science, Mathematics & Biology in the Primary, Middle and Senior School. She has facilitated Big History in its pilot year at BIS in 2017. Having done her B.Sc. ( Zoology & Biochemistry) and M.Sc. ( Zoology – Endocrinology) from Mumbai University, she has previously taught the B.Sc course at SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce before doing her B.Ed ( Math-Science) from St. Xavier’s Institute of Education.

Fizza has attended the ‘Making The PYP Happen’ and the IB PYP ‘Assessment’ workshops at BIS and conducted Think Lab sessions for Grades 4 & 5 in the PYP. She has been facilitating the transition of Grade 6 from PYP into Middle School Secondary 1 Curriculum in Science, having trained at the Cambridge Secondary 1 Curriculum Workshop, in Bangalore. She also facilitates Big History in Grade 7.

Fizza is passionate about teaching and believes that the role of a teacher and her influence go much beyond the classroom. She believes that the Middle School space provides tremendous opportunities to develop life skills in students while also building specific interests in academic areas.

Fizza has completed the ‘ How To Talk So Kids Will Listen”  workshop and is enthusiastic about using the skills she has learned wherever possible. She has also attended a “Whole School Quality Circle Time’ workshop by Maya Menon and “Assessment for Learning” workshop by Dylan Wiliam. She hopes to contribute to the holistic learning of students while also specifically infusing the love for the Scientific Method as a way of life.