French Teacher, Grade 6 Tutor
Helani is originally from Sri Lanka and has a PGDE from the University of Colombo, and a BA from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. She also has a CELTA from the University of Cambridge and a Diploma de Langue Française from Alliance Française de Paris.
Helani believes in the development of the whole child and that every child can succeed given the necessary guidance and care. Helani was inspired by her parents and teachers to begin a career in teaching and hopes to continue to be an enthusiastic, passionate and a loving teacher for all her students.
She identifies with OWIS’ philosophy of kindness and believes that by showing kindness and praising her students’ acts of kindness in the classroom, she can help build a community of kind children.
Helani is married with two children and enjoys reading, travelling and watching French movies in her spare time.