In her journey as an international educator, Ms. Sheeza is propelled by a fervent desire to instill a love for learning. Rooted in the International Baccalaureate (IB), her professional voyage spans the breadth of Asia Pacific & Americas, encompassing nations like Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, USA, and Vietnam. Her career is a tapestry woven with diverse roles, from Head of School to Deputy Principal, Dean of Academics, and Programme Coordinator, threading through educational landscapes in India and Australia. Additionally, she plays an active role as an IBEN member for Asia Pacific & Americas, contributing expertise as a workshop leader, Team chair, and Evaluation & Programme leader.

Through her multifaceted experiences across global contexts, Ms. Sheeza has cultivated a multicultural perspective, adept at navigating the intricacies of varied cultures and educational systems. Her leadership roles have honed her ability to engage with individuals of all ages, facilitating problem-solving, fostering discussions, and providing constructive feedback. Delving deep into the nuances of each IB programme, she appreciates their unique qualities, finding both challenge and reward in navigating their intricacies.

In a world characterized by rapid change, Ms. Sheeza advocates for a pause for reflection on the fundamental goals of education. She subscribes to the wisdom of Publilius Syrus, asserting that kindness holds transformative power. Advocating for kindness and empathy as foundational virtues, she believes educators can significantly impact the education system by fostering these qualities among students. Ms. Sheeza aspires to integrate kindness into the fabric of her students’ lives and school communities, ensuring their holistic development alongside academic achievement.

Recognizing the importance of social and emotional well-being alongside academic success, Ms. Sheeza advocates for reflective practices rooted in the philosophy of EAT (Encouraging, Adapting, and Transforming). By cultivating values through open dialogue and encouragement, she fosters gratitude and resilience in her students. Ms. Sheeza champions a student-centric approach that celebrates diversity and addresses individual academic and behavioral needs through differentiated learning.

Passionate about empowering students with both academic and life skills, Ms. Sheeza promotes innovative professional development that encourages reflective teaching practices. She advocates for active learning methodologies and diverse assessment strategies to nurture inquiry and understanding. Encouraging experiential education, she believes in empowering students to take ownership of their learning journey from an early stage.

Above all, Ms. Sheeza embodies a leadership style that values and appreciates every member of the school community. Fostering a culture of collaboration and appreciation, she champions a happy and inclusive school environment where all members feel valued and inspired to contribute their best.