Shivani Dholakhandi

Shivani Dholakhandi

Day Time House Parent


  • Bachelor of Education (B.ED), HNB Garhwal University, India
  • MA in in Psychology, B.Ed, HNB Garhwal University, India


Before coming to UWC Dilijan, I taught IB primary years program in Jakarta and Tanzania and other schools in India. I am zealous about teaching and learning, which facilitated me learn many stimulating strategies to make learning consequential and enjoyable. I am enthusiastic about this new role through which I cooperate with different age group learners to engage them in a safe, sensible environment to put their thoughts into action. It's a great opportunity to live, work, share ideas with individuals from different countries, different societies, and customs.

What is the most satisfying part of your job?
Working in the society from different countries, different societies and customs and background. 

Who is your role model or mentor or who inspires you?
Ms. Asha Ale English Teacher.

What is your life motto?
Raise the bar (VIRTU ET LABORE).

What are the three things you can't imagine your life without?
My Family, food and music.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Cooking, trying new dishes, spending time with family and sleeping.