Dwayne Gallagher - SI-UK Director
After graduating from the University of Toronto, Canada, Dwayne Gallagher has spent over ten years in the UK, Europe and Northeast Asia managing and directing companies related to international education. Dwayne has worked very closely with the British Council, a large number of government organizations and UK universities in the area of international student recruitment. Dwayne is responsible for overseeing the global management of SI-UK.
Manyata Arora - SI-UK Delhi
Manyata completed her BSc in Designing from Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences and an MBA from Sikkim Manipal University. She is also a certified PTE Instructor and has several years of experience in the education industry. She initiated her career in the field of education five years ago and ever since, she has been teaching English to students from varied age groups and backgrounds. She is a versatile professional with a strong desire to help students overcome the challenges of the language.
Her teaching philosophy is directed by her belief that whatever a teacher teaches has a major impact on students and the classroom environment. She also advocates that meaningful learning occurs when students are empowered to confront real problems, make choices, think critically and integrate ideas, rather than just accumulate facts. Aside from being fluent in English and Hindi, she also has elementary level knowledge of French. At SI-UK, Manyata is a Senior Language Instructor for the Delhi office and trains students to take language proficiency tests such as the IELTS, TOEFL and PTE.
Anand Shankar - SI-UK Chennai
Anand completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Biotechnology from Amity University Noida. He has been training individuals for the IELTS for the last five years and is also well-versed with the verbal skills required for standardised tests such as the SAT, GMAT and GRE. He believes that reading is essential as it nurtures writing skills, enhances communication abilities and stimulates overall self-development, and therefore he lays great emphasis on effective reading methods in order to help students interpret complex passages. He also focuses on improving the vocabulary of his students through a variety of educational engagements.
At SI-UK, Anand is a Senior Language Instructor for the Chennai office and trains students to excel in language proficiency tests such as the IELTS, TOEFL and PTE.
Sheetal Bora - SI-UK Bangalore
Sheetal completed her Diploma in Pharmacy from Rajasthan University. She has 14 years experience teaching English language at various institutes.
Prior to joining SI-UK, she worked as a Verbal Trainer at the Princeton Review, and trained students for standardised tests such as the PSAT, SAT, and GRE. She has also attended several workshops including ‘Train the Trainer’ conducted by the British Council and another by ETS, and is a certified IELTS and TOEFL Instructor. Sheetal considers teaching as more of a passion than a profession and her belief is that if students have the 3Ds – Dream, Desire and Determination – and if instructors guide them efficiently, then all challenges can be overcome.
At SI-UK, Sheetal is Senior Language Instructor and trains students to take English language proficiency tests such as the IELTS, TOEFL and PTE.