Rukmini Ramachandran

2009 Congress Representative

Rukmini Ramachandran, leads the training team at the Navadisha Montessori Foundation, an organisation that she founded in 2004. She holds an AMI Montessori diploma at all the three age levels, 3-6, 6-12 and 0-3 years. She entered the field of Montessori education in 1991 when she trained under Zarin Malva in Mumbai. She has a Masters in English. Rukmini came into Montessori education with a background in journalism, having started her career as Assistant Editor of a children's monthly. She edited the 1939 Montessori lectures in Chennai into a book titled Creative Development in the Child in two volumes. Her most particular interest lies in publishing for children. She has been a speaker at conferences and presented workshops and served as an examiner in India and abroad. She has also served AMI as a member of the training group. Rukmini currently serves as the Director of Navadisha Montessori School and the Managing Trustee of the Indian Montessori Foundation.