Whoever touches the life of the child touches
the most sensitive point of a whole which has roots in the
most distant past and climbs toward the infinite future.
- Maria Montessori
I have twenty five years of teaching and administrative experience in education in multicultural environment;
for the most part I worked in a high quality international school system, Beaconhouse,
where I went through a variety of teacher training courses and learned valuable techniques to handle children.
A Masters of Education diploma from Michigan State University further exposed me to the psychology of learning and
caused a shift in my beliefs and views about education. You may view my portfolio here.
I am a Montessori certified teacher and strongly believe in Maria Montessori’s philosophy.
I maintain a strong emotional bond with the children, listen to them, make them aware of their feelings and work on their
emotional intelligence. I strongly believe that emotional intelligence plays the most important role in learning and building a
caring and respectful relationship between the teacher and the child.
raised three children and am now blessed with two beautiful
grandchildren. My oldest granddaughter is special and very dear to
me. She suffers from autism but helping her deal with and overcome
this disorder has opened my eyes to yet another aspect of social,
emotional, physical and cognitive problems that a young child may
face. I believe, however, that with the right support, motivation and
loving persistance from the ones around him, a child can overcome any
obstacle that may seem unconquerable and lead a prosperous
I am very excited to open my own little children's house where I will develop peaceful, spiritual and self motivated
lifelong learners in a harmonious and respectful learning environment based on the notable Maria Montessori's philosophy.
Basharat Ahmed, Director