Nadine Murtaza

Nadine Murtaza

She has been a teacher and curriculum developer for Headstart School for the last 8 years, since graduating from Bryn Mawr College in 2006. She is currently the Head of School at NJ’s House, which is Headstart’s new International Baccalaureate Program. She tweets as @chambelinadine (twitter.com/chambelinadine)

Aao Parhao – A school is as good as its teachers

Schools are like rivers; even when they are a thousand-years old, the water flowing through any given moment is always new. The irrefutable fact of the matter is that our experience of school, and what our education there ultimately amounts to, is defined by the personalities in our cohort, both teachers and peers, who run the course with us. The traditions and values of the institution notwithstanding, it is the values of those around us, and their immediate treatment of us as individuals, which actually counts in the end. Anyone who has ever been bullied or marginalised at a ...

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