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Anu Monga

Founder and Chair of TAISI

Anu Monga has a distinguished career within education in India and the international schools market. She has more than thirty years of senior leadership experience and has worked in different leadership capacities with leading schools in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kodaikanal including Bangalore International School. She continues to be an active player in building partnerships to promote quality education.

In 2005, Anu founded The Association of International Schools in India (TAISI), the first platform in India to bring together international schools for collaboration purposes and has, as a result, managed to build a vibrant professional development community with schools across India.

Anu has served and continues to serve on many national and international boards and accreditation teams including CIS, NFI, AISH and ECIS, and works with governments around the world promoting educational collaborations. Anu believes that one of the assured criteria for an effective pedagogy is a happy school which is why she has worked extensively to shape supportive organisational cultures that are inclusive in nature.

 Anu was received many notable education awards including Education Icon of the Year by Education Today in 2018 and the Hall of Fame Award for promoting international education by the Association of Advancement in International Education (AAIE) in 2016.


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