executive-director

Mr. Carlton Wilson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Shalom Group of Schools

Mr. Carlton Wilson, an eminent academician, is the newly appointed Executive Director of Shalom Group Of Schools. He brings to SPS, the very best practices in education and instruction having had an exposure at the International level in many a country and also on a domestic front.

Mr Wilson, who belongs to an Anglo-Indian community from Bangalore, has a strong and continuing academic background, having achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Physics and Statistics and two Master’s degrees, one in English and the other in Education. He did most of his primary and middle school education in Wynberg Allen School, Mussoorie and at St. George’s College, Mussoorie.

During his career, Mr Wilson utilized a broad range of pedagogical and assessment modes to better meet the needs of his students and teaching fraternity. He also served in several leadership roles during his tenure in the field of education as a Teacher, Board Examiner, Founder Principal and Head of School. Besides leading the planning and development across many Examining Boards both in India and abroad and being a Resource for conducting Workshops at the School Level; he has served as Headmaster of one of the elite schools of New Delhi, as the Vice Principal of an International School in Abu Dhabi, as the Founder Principal of an International School in Bali, as the Principal of the Singapore International School at Jakarta and the Head of School at a SLI, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Mr Wilson has a sound knowledge of Indian and International Curriculum (IGCSE, ISC, Cambridge and CBSE). He spent close to three decades as an educationist where his commitment has been to ensuring discipline and academic excellence at all levels in/out of the Class Room/School by one and all. His emphasis has been on maintaining excellent and effective teaching strategies/methods ensuring every child is catered to in a competitive environment while receiving a holistic education. Mr Wilson, in-between his tenure abroad, spent time in India working with Amity International School, Noida in a senior position. He also set up CBSE schools in the States of Jharkhand and Karnataka. Mr Wilson has excellent interpersonal communication skills and loves being with children on the playing field and in the classroom.

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Ms. Mukta Rai

PRINCIPAL, Shalom Presidency School

Ms Mukta Rai is an accomplished academician who has been associated with school education for the past twenty five years. She has held positions of eminence as an educator and as a leader in organisations of repute.

Ms Rai, who hails from a family of noted educationist, specialises in English and Education. She has worked in schools of repute like Delhi Public School Gurgaon where she headed the English department and was felicitated for bringing about stellar Board results.

Her outstanding contribution in mentoring students was commended by the Human Resource and Development Ministry. Recognising her vast experience and expertise in the field of education, the Central Board of Secondary Education appointed Ms Mukta Rai as the Head of its Spot Evaluation team for grade XII English Examination in Gurgaon for four consecutive years. She carried out the task with aplomb and efficiency.

Ms Rai believes that relevance of education lies in igniting spark of curiosity in young minds. Her innovative approach to education rests on the belief that the significance of education lies not in what we acquire through it but what we become by virtue of it.

During her career, Ms Rai shouldered a plethora of scholastic and co-scholastic responsibilities at national and international levels. She has sound knowledge of contemporary pedagogical practices and in- depth understanding of the needs of students in and out of the classroom.

Her core competencies lie in monitoring academic growth of students, modelling the prevailing curriculum as per current requirements of students, professional development and evaluation of teachers and development of innovative assessment modes that meet the highest standards of excellence.

Ms Rai combines qualities of head and heart in her persona. She holds in high esteem, the noble task of nurturing young minds and feels that the influence of an educator can last till eternity. Her happiest moments are those that she spends with children, as a teacher and as a mentor.