Kavita Anand

Kavita Anand leads on the school set up arm of Adhyayan – from the first stages of school planning through to providing support and self-review advice to the newly set up schools. As the head of Training and Development for Adhyayan she manages and conducts training programmes for teacher induction, school improvement and leadership and management. In addition to training school leaders in SSRE she carries out external validations of schools using the SSRE diagnostic. Kavita also provides consultation services in Leadership and Management for the new teacher education project across India and English in Action Programmes through the Open University. Kavita’s work has positively influenced students, teachers and administrators across socio-economic groups in both urban and rural settings. With a background in behavioural science, she has undertaken a range of roles in her professional experience spanning 24 years. As Executive Director of Shishuvan, an acclaimed ICSE school in Mumbai set up by her, she was responsible for all activity from the classroom to the boardroom. She was a member of the Expert Groups for the revision of the texts for IGNOU’s diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education and for the Social Studies curriculum of SCERT, Maharashtra. She has provided consultancy services to school networks, NGOs and funding agencies. Kavita cut her teeth on financial management as a programme officer in a leading national funding agency. She is the Trustee of two not-for-profit organisations in the fields of education, arts and culture. As Sole Proprietor of ALC since 2000, she has set up schools, creates curricula, trains teachers and school leaders, networks with managements and intensively mentors administrators in educational institutions. kavita.anand@adhyayan.asia