Amity Academic Staff College benchmarks with the latest teaching methodologies from around the world to train its faculty.
Professor Ashish Gadekar is Dean in Faculty of Management at AMITY (Mauritius). His area of interest in research is Industry 4.0 and Education 4.0. He has been a successful consultant, trainer and mentor to corporate leaders, over and above his excellence in teaching at higher education level in the last 22 years. He has been on the editorial board as well as reviewer’s board of reputed international journals, also publishing few as an editor in chief in past years. As an Academic head, Dean and head of department, he has delivered the academic excellence, by nurturing research capability among the teachers and students. He believes, the emerging technology should be extensively used to make teaching-learning interesting and students centric.
Mrs Oomavedi Cudian, Registrar since June 2020 at AMITY (Mauritius) holds a graduate degree in Public Administration and a Post Graduate degree in Public Sector Management. Out of her 43 years of service at different positions, she served the Mauritius Institute of Education as Registrar for 10 consecutive years. As such she carries with her a broad range of expertise, and experience in the field of student services and general administration. She has been a member of various boards of parastatal organisation and has profound knowledge in Academic Affairs.
Ms. Darshini Samynaden is the Marketing Manager at AMITY (Mauritius). She holds a Bachelor degree in Sociolgy with first-class honors from the University of Mauritius and a Master’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. She started her career as a lecturer in 2016 and is also a faculty member, sharing her passion for teaching at AMITY (Mauritius). She is also an active member in social work and has been a past President of Passerelle a subgroup of the Social Cultural, Arts and Self (SCAS) Academy in Mauritius.
In addition to the permanent faculty, leading professionals from the corporate world interact regularly with the students in the classroom as well as their workplaces. The students get a different insight into the subject with the rich industry experience the faculty shares with each of them. They encourage the students to look beyond the books and explore the subject with experiential learning.