Educated at Loreto Convent School and a Masters in English, the Principal Mrs Gurvinder Sohi is an accomplished educationist with decades of enriching experience. She has been the principal of prestigious schools like GD Goenka Public School, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi and two senior secondary Army Public Schools before taking over the reins of Aravali International School, Panchkula as its Founder Principal in 2018. She is a CBSE Resource Person and regularly conducts trainings for teachers; she also contributes articles in print media like newspapers. She commands an inspiring personality with excellent communication skills. A proficient academician and administrator, she infuses fresh enthusiasm and energy in everyone around. She has always endeared herself to students, parents and staff alike, building valuable interpersonal relationships.
The highly competitive times that we live in, make it incumbent upon a school to engage in constant introspection and retrospection designed to keep pace with global educational trends; only then can an institution befittingly equip its students to face challenges in life. Aravali has long been a predominant and distinguished name in the field of education in Delhi NCR, upholding a progressive ideology that emanates from a strong tradition of delivering excellence in education. At AIS Panchkula, to this glorious ethos we stand committed.
At AIS, we believe that every child has immense potential; institution and curriculum should be so designed as to enable students with diverse abilities, interests and aptitudes to realize their full potential. We nurture our students to be creative thinkers and lifelong learners. Hence, our unique learning environment is all encompassing of a specialized curriculum and innovative pedagogy, supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure and dedicated trained faculty, all aimed at empowering our children to lead extremely fulfilling lives.
In juxtaposition with this, we also perceive, it is our responsibility as a premier institution, to make a notable contribution to uplifting the social and moral environment of our nation. Quality institutions, such as ours, must work concertedly towards enhancing the prevalent value systems and ensuring that life around us is reflective of desirable standards of moral and ethical values. Therefore, we at AIS intend to strive tirelessly to instill in our students a strong sense of personal discipline, integrity of character, probity and respect for diversity that ingrains in them an unflinching moral and civic sense and qualifies them to be upright global citizens. Aravali International School students, are bound to have an indomitable edge over their peers in a fast changing and futuristic world that will make all the difference to the course their lives take.
Ms. Gurvinder Sohi
While we measure the effectiveness of our facilitator development programs by analysing its impact on student learning and success, we do believe in keeping the facilitator at the centre of the change. Appreciating their needs and challenges and walking with them in the journey of change is critical.
Trainings and Workshops
Language and Literacy trainings
Jolly Phonics training for Pre-primary teachers by Ritu Bawa
Raz session for teachers
Effective strategies for building Vocabulary – by Raz Plus
Pedagogical tools to improve literacy – RAZ Plus
Math workshops for teachers from Nursery to Grade 10 – Jharna De
Chakra Healing and Self-Healing – Dr. Parti
Emotional Intelligence by Dr. Parti
Strive or Thrive – Unleash the greatness within you – Dr. Madhuri Parti
Microsoft tools by Chandeep Marwah
Assessment Practices for Constructing Learning – Meera Balachandran
Experiential learning during online classes – Deepti Menon
Revisiting Core Deep Design Thinking – Dr. Parti
Teacher reflections and action plans for the year ahead (Integration of workshop learnings in teaching practices)
Project Based Learning by Mind Mingle
Training on National Education Policy
National Education Policy – Ashlesha Thakur
Symbiosis workshop on Psychological First Aid organized by FICCI
MUN workshop for teachers by Manisha Vashisht
Raz Orientation for parents of all 3 schools
Jolly Phonics workshop for parents
Aravali school culture aims at students’ holistic and all-round development. For that we believe the walls of the school should reflect a secure future possibility. The halls should honor their achievements and dreams and the rooms to help prepare them for life as diligent, sincere and committed global citizens.
Some of the areas that we focus on are:
Inclusion of special children at Aravali Schools
At Aravali we have been continuously working on providing effective ways for including special children. We understand that inclusion is a process of finding better ways of respecting student diversity. Shared below are some steps that we take for providing an inclusive space for special children