The Impact of Building Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
Our teachers understand that students learn better when they are emotionally engaged, and having a positive connection with them yields a host of benefits in the long run.
August 17, 2021
Grade 1 Teacher
Samurdhi earned her Degree in Social Studies from the Open University, Sri Lanka and also has a Diploma in Teaching Early childhood and Primary Education which involved more than 6 years of studying, observing and teaching students from different age groups. It also involved various methods of teaching.
Samurdhi has eight years of experience as a Primary school teacher and also as an English Language Teacher in Sri Lanka.
She is a passionate teacher who believes that teaching and learning should be a joyful experiences in a friendly environment that encourages lifelong learners. She values individuality and the balanced development of physical, mental, emotional and social skills in students.
Samurdhi believes in differentiated learning techniques for each child in order to bring out their individual capabilities. She finds the OWIS community and the vibrant school atmosphere allow students and staff to grow in many aspects. She loves being a part of the OWIS family as she admires the school’s impact on kindness.
When Samurdhi is not engaged in teaching, she enjoys her time as a volunteer, loves nature and healthy food and takes trips with her husband. She also loves movies which are based on books.