IB-PYP WING

At Harvest we truly believe that education does not end at the classroom doors, we take it beyond classrooms

Jaya Nambiar

Ms Jayalakshmy Nambiar

PYP Coordinator and Lead

Having traveled the length and breadth of the country, Jayalakshmy Nambiar brings in rich teaching-learning experience of over one and half decades in various boards put together: CBSE, ICSE & IB. She is a consistent learner and has attended several IB workshops – Category 1,2,3 to enhance her skills and competencies. She has always... been instrumental in promoting mindfulness in the school community.
She has immense experience in mentoring learners in making a smooth transition from PYP to MYP in their culminating project “PYP EXHIBITION”. She has worked very closely with CBSE teachers and is up-to-date with the new dynamics in NPE.
She has been appointed by CBSE Centre of Excellence- Chennai as a Resource Person for CBP in Mathematics (Grade X). She is compassionate, empathetic, resilient, and a strong believer of Kaizen who vouches that the process is more important than the product.
She is certified by WIPRO as ‘Applying Thought Teacher. She is accredited by Harvard University for successfully completing the program- Creating Cultures of Thinking in Classrooms.
She believes: “While knowledge helps us in keeping the momentum between dreams and reality, one should take a pause, reflect and bring the culture of growth mindset in order to weather ‘the weather’ within and around you as celebrating living is the essence of everyday happiness.”
She liaisons between the school and the IBO. Together with all the members of the Pedagogical Leadership and school‘s management team, she is involved and responsible for the development, implementation, and organization of the PYP in the school
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Asha Abraham

Ms Asha Abraham

Home Room Teacher

Ms. Asha Abraham has been a part of Harvest International School for over a year. Her career spans over 12 years as an educator which also includes her international exposure in the Instructional position in New York, USA ( 5 years) in addition to the tenures in the syllabi CBSE and ICSE. Ms. Asha Abraham ...has done her B.Sc (Chemistry), B. Ed. and M.Sc. (Information Technology). She has attended the training Category 1: Making PYP Happen by IB.
Her work ethic, passion, communication skill, and motivated attitude will benefit the students she encounters. She is appreciated for imparting differentiated instruction aiming for their holistic development. The dedication, positive attitude, consistent effort, and team spirit make her a valuable asset to the organization.
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Radhika Murleedharan

Ms Radhika Murleedharan

Early Years Teacher

Ms. Radhika has more than ten years of teaching experience. She holds a degree in English along with B.ED. She is a certified Montessori educator and has completed the IB-PYP(CAT 1) workshop. Radhika has been a part of Harvest for over five years and is currently an Early Years Educator. Working with children has ...been her passion and expertise. She inspires students by creating a fun and challenging learning environment. She loves the inquiry-based learning practiced in IB as it enables students to become resilient life-long learners who can thrive in an ever-changing world. Read More +
Kanchan Sapre

Ms Kanchan Sapre

Language Teacher

Ms Kanchan Sapre is a postgraduate in Master of Computer Application and has completed her Diploma in Teaching Practices. She has attended the category 1 workshop -Making the PYP happen: Implementing agency. She is eager to work with young learners. She believes that children, teachers,... Read More +
Areefa CA

Ms Areefa CA

Language Teacher

Ms Areefa believes that every child is unique. She is a positive person who has an enthusiastic outlook on life. She loves her profession and gets a great sense of achievement from seeing her students develop and grow as individuals. She has 5 years of experience in teaching and she is with Harvest family... since 2018. She has done her masters in business administration. She has also completed certification of IB – Making PYP happen implementing agency – Category – 1. Read More +
Maria Kurian

Ms Maria Kurian

Art Facilitator

Ms. Maria Kurian is a dedicated and dynamic art facilitator who turned to teaching after a long and successful career as a fashion designer. She strives to give her young learners an alternate lens to look through for all possible artistic view points on a given subject . She is committed to creating an engaging and ...enjoyable learning environment, rooted in regional traditions and nurturing a global perspective. Maria Kurian has done her graduation in Economics & postgraduate Fashion Design & merchandising (NIFT). As the first step to qualify herself as an IB educator she has attended the Category 1 IB workshop she has been with Harvest for the past 2 years. Read More +