Educating with Heart: Nargish Khambatta’s Vision for Joyful, Holistic Learning

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This enlightening episode explores Nargish Khambatta’s remarkable journey from a quaint Indian town to leading Dubai’s Gems Modern Academy. Her deep-rooted passion for learning and dedicated pursuit of ‘Ikigai’ – where profession meets passion – forms the crux of our conversation. Nargish shares her experiences of adapting to life in Dubai, her rise to educational leadership, and the guiding principles of her educational philosophy.

Delving into her personal life, she reveals how yoga, beach walks, and family intertwine with her professional responsibilities, emphasising the harmony between personal well-being and professional ambition. Nargish also discusses the importance of emotional intelligence in children’s development and the need for a slower pace in our fast-moving world.

The episode also touches upon the integration of traditional teaching methods with modern technology, highlighting her vision for a future where education is joyful, personalised, and centres on student happiness. Join us for this intimate look into the heart of a visionary educator’s world.

Connect with Nargish here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nargishkhambatta/

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