Sangeeta Vashishta is the co-founder and consultant at Spark of Lights and an accredited Resilience Coach. She is a highly qualified educator who has dedicated 20 years of her life educating and empowering young people globally. Sangeeta has been teaching and leading in Victorian state schools in Australia since the last 14 years. She has held different roles at state schools, including Literacy Leader, Sub School Leader and Head of the English Department. With 20 years of international teaching experience in India and Australia, Sangeeta has commenced her own educational and resilience consultancy.
Sangeeta’s love of learning and enthusiasm towards mastering new skills has been evident throughout her life. With a Masters in English, Bachelor in Psychology, Bachelor in Education, Leading Literacy from Bastow institute in Melbourne, Cert IV in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Holmesglen, Training and Assessment from NMIT Melbourne, Sangeeta has further enhanced her field of expertise through studying a Psychology course from the University of Oxford, Positive Psychology: Martin E.P.Seligman’s Visionary Science course from the University of Pennsylvania and Resilience Coach Accreditation Training from The Resilience Institute, New Zealand.
Sangeeta highly values the Resilience Coach Accreditation Training and considers it a life changing experience. According to her, ‘The Resilience Coach Training has immensely benefitted me by improving and building my own resilience. It’s a highly structured and practical course that enables you to develop valuable life skills to support people to bounce, grow, connect and flow.