Baan Dek

Namrata Dhawle


Q: Can you tell us a little bit more about Yourself? Your background, your interest, your dreams?

I am very homey, family-oriented person who likes to be organized, committed and dedicated towards my work and family. We are a family of educators, my husband is an architect and working as principal of an architecture college, my son is pursuing his engineering undergrads in computer science, and my in-laws are working or have retired as an educator.

My dream is to be a good teacher, imparting morals and values and ethics, contributing towards creating a better society.

Q: How were you first introduced to Montessori?

I had completed my bachelor’s in education, but after getting married I got an opportunity to work with Tomoae Montessori school, where later my son was also a student. It is here that I came to know and learn about Montessori. This experience really changed my approach towards life.

Q: What brought you to Baan Dek?

My passion towards Montessori Methodology and desire to explore the cultural influence on Montessori pedagogy.

Q: What is your favorite part of your day at Baan Dek?

Morning Entry time when the parents bring their child to the school with a lot of hope, the child who comes with a smile, innocence and energy and we look forward towards a wonderful learning experience together.

Q: What is your favorite life quote?

• Truth is Courage
• Nothing is Impossible

Q: What are your favorite colors?

Light Pink, Light Yellow and Red.

Q: How do you like to spend your free time?

Would love to be at home and try some new dishes as cooking is my hobby; I also love music, movies and gardening.

Q: What is your favorite animal and why?

Deer is my favorite animal as it is so innocent and never hurts anyone.

Q: What is a fun fact about your life?

Always had Capricorns as my best friends.

Q: What was it about Montessori that resonated with you?

The concept of individuality and how children learn through play.

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