Teacher Success Stories

Suraasa Teachers have experienced everything, be it getting better job opportunities, faster promotions, or joy at work! See what they have to say about us.
Amira Shah Murad

Amira Shah Murad

Educator, StudioLab

"During my summer internship, I received a job offer letter with a 200% salary hike."

Before

I used to teach in fixed traditional format, giving very less priority to engagement in my classroom.

After

Now, I make my lessons more interactive and conduct different types of activities which cater to the different learning styles of students.

Neha Choudhry

Neha Choudhry

Special Need Educator

"I achieved my goal of getting a Special Educator job in the USA."

Before

I was looking to become a Special Educator in the USA.

After

I have been with Suraasa for the past 2 years now. With the help of wonderful mentors, I upgraded and implemented my knowledge of learning and teaching as a 21st century teacher. And I achieved my goal of getting a job in the USA.

Noor Nazia

Noor Nazia

Teacher, Credence High School

"I am super proud to be a Suraasa learner. You are doing a fantastic job by providing a platfrom to upskill a teacher's profession. Thank you for appreciating opur efforts and honouring us."

Before

After

Hanan Elhaj

Hanan Elhaj

PgCTL Learner (Batch 17)

"I have been offered a new job and thanks to Suraasa I got in!"

Before

After

Dhanya Geethanali Sasidharan

Dhanya Geethanali Sasidharan

PgCTL Learner (Batch 17)

"I have been offered a position at Gems Modern Academy, Kochi, India. I will be joining as the Leader of Key Stage 4 and 5 and also as the Coordinator of STEAM. It's the PgCTL course that has enabled me to acquire this leadership position."

Before

After

Jigna Bakhda

Jigna Bakhda

PgCTL Learner (Batch 15)

"I have been offered an HLTA position at the Aquila School. Thank you Suraasa for supporting me in attaining my teaching license."

Before

After

Saima Afroz

Saima Afroz

Chemistry Teacher, Ministry of Education

"I have received appreciation certificates from the Emirates Chemical Society."

Before

I had no idea of how to look for good teaching jobs in the UAE.

After

PgCTL from Suraasa played an important role in getting me a job in the Ministry of Education as a Secretary Teacher.

Rekha Joly

Rekha Joly

Teacher, Camp K12

"I have revamped my teaching style through my learnings from Suraasa."

Before

I didn't understand that we needed to exchange a dialogue with the students when giving them a feedback.

After

I started implementing all my learnings from Suraasa in my classroom and was able to make my classroom more interactive, fun and student-friendly.

Deepthi Prasanth

Deepthi Prasanth

Teaching Assistant, Gems Legacy School

"I just joined Gems Legacy School as a Teaching Assistant. Thank you Suraasa for all your support and guidance."

Before

After

Reena Ramesh

Reena Ramesh

Primary Teacher, St. Josephs Academy

"I received many positive comments and messages from my students' parents."

Before

I wanted to improve in terms of educational skill-set and better ways to engage my students in my classroom.

After

With the help of Suraasa, I efficiently deliver online teaching lessons and evaluate students better using technology.

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Instructor, Equall

"I transformed from being passionate to being someone who also knows how to teach well."

Before

I was only passionate about teaching but lacked the abilities to teach and create impact in the lives of students.

After

After joining Suraasa, I channelised my passion and energy to create impact in my students' lives by learning practical skills and knowledge to teach efficiently and effectively.

Ethel Sojo

Ethel Sojo

Head of Department

"I was promoted to the Head of Department in my school, which made me an incharge of 17 teachers."

Before

I was a grade-2 teacher with linear growth.

After

I became a Team Leader once and Teacher of the Month twice. I also saw a positive curve in my growth.

Amira Shah Murad

Amira Shah Murad

Educator, StudioLab

"During my summer internship, I received a job offer letter with a 200% salary hike."

Before

I used to teach in fixed traditional format, giving very less priority to engagement in my classroom.

After

Now, I make my lessons more interactive and conduct different types of activities which cater to the different learning styles of students.

Amala R

Amala R

Assistant Professor, Nagarjuna college of engineering and technology

"I believe that Suraasa has given me wings to fly higher in my teaching career."

Before

I was lacking the ability and skills to become a successful teacher.

After

I learned many pedagogical skills, assessment and evaluation techniques and finally landed in a job as an assistant professor.

Saratha

Saratha

Elementary STEM Teacher, Kalamazoo Public School

"I got placed in Kalamazoo Public School in the USA even before completing my PgCTL."

Before

I was new to teaching and needed a lot of confidence as well as resources to pursue my teaching career.

After

After enrolling in PgCTL, I have started to believe in myself as a teacher and use the various teaching resources to improve my skills.

Chaitra R

Chaitra R

MYB Design Teacher, Sreenidhi International School, Hyderabad

"I'm half way in my course and I recently got a job as an MYB Design teacher in a reputed IB school."

Before

I was a fresher and needed immense confidence to start my teaching career.

After

I was able to clear my interview because of the knowledge and skills acquired by Suraasa. The mentors here provided me the insights into the teaching world.

Ruchi

Ruchi

PgCTL Learner (Batch 32)

"Suraasa has made me fall in love with teaching, so much that I enjoy every bit of it."

Before

I was not enjoying my wok as an Auditor. I was looking for growth and opportunities.

After

Joining Suraasa was the best decision. It made me fall in love with teaching, so much that I enjoy every bit of it.

Ms. Seema

Ms. Seema

Aspiring Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I am better organized now and implement everything I learnt in PgCTL.”

Before

I wanted to bring change to life and facilitate learning to my learners.

After

I can now create more engaging and well-organized lesson plans.

Ms. Noushiba

Ms. Noushiba

Aspiring teacher and Suraasa Learner

“I gained motivation and confidence with skills.”

Before

I loved being a part of activities but lacked confidence when it came to action.

After

I have learned to stay self motivated and my readiness level to accept any challenge has increased.

Ms. Boniswa

Ms. Boniswa

English Teacher

“I got 2 job offers and learnt strategic presentation and skills”

Before

A very strong passion to teach was there but the skill was lacking.

After

The course helped me think more strategically and implement new ideas that have made such a huge difference in the performance of my learners.

Ms. Zeinab

Ms. Zeinab

Visual Art Coordinator

“I got 4 interviews and 2 job offers within 9 months”

Before

I was struggling in shifting from an interior designer to a teacher.

After

I got 4 interviews and cracked 2 out of them. I am now able to put lessons together and run effective online learning.

Ms. Jigna

Ms. Jigna

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my dream job and gained self confidence”

Before

I was a qualified optician in the UK before and was actively pursuing a teaching opportunity in one of the best Schools in Dubai.

After

I bagged my dream job because of PgCTL and gained renewed self confidence, a drive of motivation and a fresh outlook.

Ms. Zainab

Ms. Zainab

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my first job in the UAE and excelled”

Before

I was struggling when I came to UAE and applied to several schools but in vain.

After

Still being a student at Suraasa I'm already employed.

Parul Sharma Nijhawan

Parul Sharma Nijhawan

PgCTL Learner (Batch 25)

"Thank you Suraasa! You helped me reach my final goal. Honestly, I needed this to happen to prove myself. I wanna change people's opinions about teaching by grabbing the best opportunity for myself. "

Before

After

Krishna Sachdeva

Krishna Sachdeva

PgCTL Learner (Batch 24)

"The PgCTL course by Suraasa helped me get a job at Candor International School as IGCSE myp and high school computer science teacher. I am now getting a salary of 38K per month along with benefits like medical insurance, food and travel allowance and education for my daughter at a minimal rate. "

Before

After

Ms. Nazia

Ms. Nazia

Subject Coordinator in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I became Subject Coordinator in 6 months”

Before

I joined the school as a homeroom teacher and wanted to grow.

After

Now I am able to reflect upon my teaching practices which is a process of self observation. I became the Subject Coordinator in 6 months.

Ms. Mahmooda

Ms. Mahmooda

Section Coordinator in a Leading School

“I cleared Teaching License assessment in first attempt and got an increment”

Before

I wanted to obtain my teaching license and grow in my career.

After

I implemented strategies that increased student participation, attendance and led to better performance on assessments.

Ms. Karishma

Ms. Karishma

English Teacher and Planner in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I got a Planner role and an increment”

Before

I did not know about teaching theories, strategies and their correct terminologies.

After

I got a new job as a Planner. Students connect beautifully with my lessons and I evaluate them through data regularly.

Ms. Asma

Ms. Asma

ICT Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a job in my dream school and received compliments”

Before

I was demotivated because of failed interviews due to lack of teaching experience in the UAE.

After

I am now achieving milestones in teaching and receiving compliments from my line manager as appraisals.

Mr. Bilal

Mr. Bilal

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I got a new job after 3 years and a better work-life balance”

Before

I was working at the same place for 3 years and wanted change.

After

The interview and pedagogy skills I learned helped me get a new job.

Ms. Sruthi

Ms. Sruthi

Secondary Mathematics Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a new job and a 50% increment”

Before

I was working as a Support Teacher.

After

I got a new job and a 50% increment in my salary.

Ms. Mary

Ms. Mary

Teacher in a US Curriculum School

“I got choice of 3 best job offers within 6 months”

Before

I wanted to develop a strong understanding of best practices in teaching and learning and apply those skill

After

I got a job offer within 6 months and received the golden apple award for setting an outstanding learning environment

Ms. Divya

Ms. Divya

Science Coordinator in a CBSE Curriculum School

“I got promoted to Science Coordinator”

Before

I made a promise to myself that I'll gain this qualification.

After

The strategies I've learned have helped me in better engagement with my students. I'm more confident now and take more risks.

Ms. Zakirunnisa

Ms. Zakirunnisa

Teacher & Suraasa Learner

“I have better work-life balance and student bonding now”

Before

Lesson planning was acceptable/good Communication and feedback was limited to PTMs.

After

I reflect on my teaching strategies, and have fine tuned myself. The course has taught me the finer details of lesson planning and how to execute them well.

Mrs. K.M. Kavitha

Mrs. K.M. Kavitha

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I have more confidence now and a better work-life balance.”

Before

I wanted to gain teaching qualifications as part of the KHDA requirements and self development.

After

I am more confident in handling students and can teach more effectively.

Neha Choudhry

Neha Choudhry

Special Need Educator

"I achieved my goal of getting a Special Educator job in the USA."

Before

I was looking to become a Special Educator in the USA.

After

I have been with Suraasa for the past 2 years now. With the help of wonderful mentors, I upgraded and implemented my knowledge of learning and teaching as a 21st century teacher. And I achieved my goal of getting a job in the USA.

Deepthi Prasanth

Deepthi Prasanth

Teaching Assistant, Gems Legacy School

"I just joined Gems Legacy School as a Teaching Assistant. Thank you Suraasa for all your support and guidance."

Before

After

Reena Ramesh

Reena Ramesh

Primary Teacher and Special Educator, St. Josephs Academy

"With Suraasa's Boosting Employability, I aced 2 interviews and finally fetched my dream job in the US."

Before

I am a passionate educator who wished to use new approaches to enhance my students' learning.

After

I felt this was one course that fits all approaches. When I completed the 4th module, I started getting job offers in Dubai and India. I also got 4 job interviews in US and with Suraasa's help, I aced 2 interviews. I finally fetched my dream job.

Komal Mule

Komal Mule

Computer Teacher, Vocational College, UAE

"I got an employment opportunity in Vocational College in the UAE."

Before

I was unaware about the different teaching styles and methods. I only knew how to teach using blackboards and power-point presentations.

After

I can see a lot of difference in my teaching methodologies after I enrolled in Suraasa.

Saratha

Saratha

Elementary STEM Teacher, Kalamazoo Public School

"I got placed in Kalamazoo Public School in the USA even before completing my PgCTL."

Before

I was new to teaching and needed a lot of confidence as well as resources to pursue my teaching career.

After

After enrolling in PgCTL, I have started to believe in myself as a teacher and use the various teaching resources to improve my skills.

Jeslin John

Jeslin John

Teacher Assistant, The City International School

"I landed in a job in the UAE even before I completed my course."

Before

I was struggling to find a teaching job in the UAE.

After

Suraasa team shared my profile with good schools in the UAE and I landed in a job even before I completed my course.

Nadiya Nayaz

Nadiya Nayaz

PgCTL Learner (Batch 39)

"I was able to pursue my dream of teaching in Dubai with Suraasa's mentorship."

Before

Despite being a passionate teacher, I reached to a level where I was not enjoying my work. I was looking for growth and opportunities.

After

Suraasa made me eligible to teach abroad and made me fall in love with teaching again.

Ms. Nishat

Ms. Nishat

Business Teacher in a British Curriculum School"

“I got a job offer within 2 months in a new country”

Before

I moved to Dubai and was looking for a career progression. I was looking for a platform that would increase my employability.

After

The concepts I learned have helped me immensely in improving my teaching and settle in my new environment

Ms. Sruthi

Ms. Sruthi

Secondary Mathematics Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got a new job and a 50% increment”

Before

I was working as a Support Teacher.

After

I got a new job and a 50% increment in my salary.

Ms. Jigna

Ms. Jigna

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my dream job and gained self confidence”

Before

I was a qualified optician in the UK before and was actively pursuing a teaching opportunity in one of the best Schools in Dubai.

After

I bagged my dream job because of PgCTL and gained renewed self confidence, a drive of motivation and a fresh outlook.

Ms. Zainab

Ms. Zainab

Teacher in a British Curriculum School

“I got my first job in the UAE and excelled”

Before

I was struggling when I came to UAE and applied to several schools but in vain.

After

Still being a student at Suraasa I'm already employed.

Amira Shah Murad

Amira Shah Murad

Educator, StudioLab

"During my summer internship, I received a job offer letter with a 200% salary hike."

Before

I used to teach in fixed traditional format, giving very less priority to engagement in my classroom.

After

Now, I make my lessons more interactive and conduct different types of activities which cater to the different learning styles of students.

Noor Nazia

Noor Nazia

Teacher, Credence High School

"I am super proud to be a Suraasa learner. You are doing a fantastic job by providing a platfrom to upskill a teacher's profession. Thank you for appreciating opur efforts and honouring us."

Before

After

Jigna Bakhda

Jigna Bakhda

PgCTL Learner (Batch 15)

"I have been offered an HLTA position at the Aquila School. Thank you Suraasa for supporting me in attaining my teaching license."

Before

After

Saima Afroz

Saima Afroz

Chemistry Teacher, Ministry of Education

"I have received appreciation certificates from the Emirates Chemical Society."

Before

I had no idea of how to look for good teaching jobs in the UAE.

After

PgCTL from Suraasa played an important role in getting me a job in the Ministry of Education as a Secretary Teacher.

Rekha Joly

Rekha Joly

Teacher, Camp K12

"I have revamped my teaching style through my learnings from Suraasa."

Before

I didn't understand that we needed to exchange a dialogue with the students when giving them a feedback.

After

I started implementing all my learnings from Suraasa in my classroom and was able to make my classroom more interactive, fun and student-friendly.

Reena Ramesh

Reena Ramesh

Primary Teacher, St. Josephs Academy

"I received many positive comments and messages from my students' parents."

Before

I wanted to improve in terms of educational skill-set and better ways to engage my students in my classroom.

After

With the help of Suraasa, I efficiently deliver online teaching lessons and evaluate students better using technology.

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Instructor, Equall

"I transformed from being passionate to being someone who also knows how to teach well."

Before

I was only passionate about teaching but lacked the abilities to teach and create impact in the lives of students.

After

After joining Suraasa, I channelised my passion and energy to create impact in my students' lives by learning practical skills and knowledge to teach efficiently and effectively.

Ethel Sojo

Ethel Sojo

Head of Department

"I was promoted to the Head of Department in my school, which made me an incharge of 17 teachers."

Before

I was a grade-2 teacher with linear growth.

After

I became a Team Leader once and Teacher of the Month twice. I also saw a positive curve in my growth.

Shaikh Abdulla

Shaikh Abdulla

Lean Lab Technician

"I was promoted to the Lead Science Technician within just 2 months of joining Suraasa"

Before

I was looking for upskilling opportunities to get into leadership roles as a teacher.

After

I was promoted to the Lead Science Technician within just 2 months of joining and was also awarded the Bravest Teacher Trophy within a month.

Vertika Mishra

Vertika Mishra

Headmistress - NKG School, Karanja

"I was successfully promoted from Teacher to The Headmistress within a short span of time"

Before

To be a leader, I needed to work on my confidence and my skills.

After

I was successfully promoted from Teacher to The Headmistress within a short span of time and I achieved an incredible career growth.

Noor Nazia

Noor Nazia

Teacher, Credence High School

"My class was awarded as the Star Class and I was awarded as the Star Teacher at my school."

Before

I was looking to learn something new and upskill for my professional growth as a teacher.

After

PgCTL impacted my teaching and learning. I cannot imagine the transition I see in myself as a teacher and the growth in my profession.

Nikhil Menon

Nikhil Menon

PgCTL Learner (Batch 32)

"Suraasa has given teachers a hope to make them succeed in their journey and fulfil their dreams."

Before

I was unfamiliar with techniques and concepts of modern teaching.

After

I learned modern day teaching and pedagogical skills to become a future-ready teacher.

Neha Choudhry

Neha Choudhry

Special Need Educator

"I achieved my goal of getting a Special Educator job in the USA."

Before

I was looking to become a Special Educator in the USA.

After

I have been with Suraasa for the past 2 years now. With the help of wonderful mentors, I upgraded and implemented my knowledge of learning and teaching as a 21st century teacher. And I achieved my goal of getting a job in the USA.

Hanan Elhaj

Hanan Elhaj

PgCTL Learner (Batch 17)

"I have been offered a new job and thanks to Suraasa I got in!"

Before

After

Dhanya Geethanali Sasidharan

Dhanya Geethanali Sasidharan

PgCTL Learner (Batch 17)

"I have been offered a position at Gems Modern Academy, Kochi, India. I will be joining as the Leader of Key Stage 4 and 5 and also as the Coordinator of STEAM. It's the PgCTL course that has enabled me to acquire this leadership position."

Before

After

Rekha Joly

Rekha Joly

Teacher, Camp K12

"I have revamped my teaching style through my learnings from Suraasa."

Before

I didn't understand that we needed to exchange a dialogue with the students when giving them a feedback.

After

I started implementing all my learnings from Suraasa in my classroom and was able to make my classroom more interactive, fun and student-friendly.

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Usaid Mohammed Baig

Instructor, Equall

"I transformed from being passionate to being someone who also knows how to teach well."

Before

I was only passionate about teaching but lacked the abilities to teach and create impact in the lives of students.

After

After joining Suraasa, I channelised my passion and energy to create impact in my students' lives by learning practical skills and knowledge to teach efficiently and effectively.

Reena Ramesh

Reena Ramesh

Primary Teacher and Special Educator, St. Josephs Academy

"With Suraasa's Boosting Employability, I aced 2 interviews and finally fetched my dream job in the US."

Before

I am a passionate educator who wished to use new approaches to enhance my students' learning.

After

I felt this was one course that fits all approaches. When I completed the 4th module, I started getting job offers in Dubai and India. I also got 4 job interviews in US and with Suraasa's help, I aced 2 interviews. I finally fetched my dream job.

Tulsi Dutta

Tulsi Dutta

Pre-primary Teacher

"I was recently offered a teaching job with almost 50% salary hike."

Before

I was not satisfied with my job as a teacher and wanted to upskill.

After

Suraasa satisfied my thirst of learning and helped me get a job at a reputed school.

Saratha Ramanathan

Saratha Ramanathan

PgCTL Learner (Batch 32)

"I got a job offer from Kalamazoo Public Schools for the position of Elementary teacher STEM with an annual salary of $41,927. This was possible only because of Suraasa's PgCTL course."

Before

After

Komal Mule

Komal Mule

Computer Teacher, Vocational College, UAE

"I got an employment opportunity in Vocational College in the UAE."

Before

I was unaware about the different teaching styles and methods. I only knew how to teach using blackboards and power-point presentations.

After

I can see a lot of difference in my teaching methodologies after I enrolled in Suraasa.

Ruchi

Ruchi

PgCTL Learner (Batch 32)

"Suraasa has made me fall in love with teaching, so much that I enjoy every bit of it."

Before

I was not enjoying my wok as an Auditor. I was looking for growth and opportunities.

After

Joining Suraasa was the best decision. It made me fall in love with teaching, so much that I enjoy every bit of it.

Sonu Radheshyam Soni

Sonu Radheshyam Soni

PgCTL Learner (Batch 39)

"The PgCTL by Suraasa helped me land the role of Chemistry teacher (Gr 8-10) at Al Ain Junior Group of Schools for IGCSE. I thank each and everyone at Suraasa for their guidance and support at each stage during my learning."

Before

After

Krishna Sachdeva

Krishna Sachdeva

PgCTL Learner (Batch 24)

"The PgCTL course by Suraasa helped me get a job at Candor International School as IGCSE myp and high school computer science teacher. I am now getting a salary of 38K per month along with benefits like medical insurance, food and travel allowance and education for my daughter at a minimal rate. "

Before

After

Ms Humera A.

Ms Humera A.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

"This course will give you the concrete preparation to understand the profession."

Why?

Overall ratings in segments where I had concern have increased because of impact of PgCTL teachers

Dr Frank F.

Dr Frank F.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“Choose Suraasa we will be happy to hire you”

Why?

I see the positivity & satisfaction in my teachers now

Mr Murphy

Mr Murphy

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“If I receive an application from a teacher who has done PgCTL, I’d 8/10 invite them for an interview”

Why?

Saw immediate change in our classrooms & school

Mr Muhammed A.

Mr Muhammed A.

Principal of a Leading School British Curriculum

“If you want to join our school, I’d definitely recommend teachers to do PgCTL”

Why?

Our school’s rating has improved in over fourteen indicators. In teaching (category), we went from Good to Very Good

Mr. Justin M.

Mr. Justin M.

Principal of a Leading School US Curriculum

“I’d say PgCTL is very relevant and practical”

Why?

In fact, many teachers at our school have done PgCTL

Ms Jaya Bhavnani

Ms Jaya Bhavnani

Founder and Executive Director, Dwight Global School

“This is truly an intensive course. I was so inspired by the positive impact Suraasa has on teachers on their professional as well as personal growth.”

Why?

Ms Varsha Agarwal Rodewal

Ms Varsha Agarwal Rodewal

Secondary School Principal, Ascend International School, Mumbai

“Suraasa is doing some amazing work in the field of upskilling teachers, building creative, driven and compassionate teachers in India & globally.”

Why?