Ms. Pooja Vaghela, our Gujarati and Hindi Specialist, has devoted herself to teaching since 2013. She has a vast experience of 9 years as an educator in State Board and with CBSE curriculum. She believes that the ability to speak more than one language is nothing less than rewarding, but one must truly dedicate his or herself to achieve a high proficiency in their mother tongue. She believes that destiny brought her into teaching and she has enjoyed every bit of it. She is always willing to learn new ways to cater to her students’ needs. She respects student perspectives and ideas and cares about their interests. Being curious, she explores more and does not take a step back till she is reasonably satisfied. She is a qualified teacher having M.A. and B.Ed. with Hindi and Social Science from SNDT University-Mumbai. She is an NCC Certificate holder. She is a rank holder in State level competition as stationery designer. She has attended many professional development courses throughout her teaching career. She is a very calm and optimistic person. She enjoys travelling. She is a keen learner. She is always ready to take on challenges in career growth. Her positive attitude towards life helps her grow and overcome the challenges that come her way. One such challenge is stepping into the IB world at Aarth. She likes the IB philosophy of education; how the children are given freedom to inquire and the ownership the students take over their own learning. She is exciting about her learning journey at Aarth and is looking forward to learn and grow from her peers and mentors.