Pali Nahal - Gardens Principal
Principal, Gardens Campus
Pali joined Raha in 2022. She was Head of Primary and Vice Principal at Taaleem’s Uptown International School (UIS) since August 2017 and was appointed Acting Principal of the whole school during a transition of leadership in 2021. She is a very experienced leader and has earned great respect within the staff, student, and parent communities she has led and worked in. She is also highly qualified and holds a BA (Hons) in English and History from the University of Birmingham and the Post Graduate Certificate in Education as well as the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH) from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL). Prior to joining Uptown International School in 2017, Pali was Headteacher at a highly reputable primary school in the UK. Her school gained national recognition, through the Parliamentary Review, for rapid and sustained improvements resulting in the school being in the top 10% nationally for student progress.
Pali is a trained Tribal Inspector, a facilitator and assessor for the NPQML and NPQSL programmes, as well as an Executive Coach for the National College of Teaching and Leadership. She also holds a coaching qualification and is an accredited trainer for Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats. Pali is passionate about providing students with the best possible learning opportunities, so they are empowered to become leaders of the future.
Pali enjoys spending time with her family, swimming and walking. She is an ambassador for a charity group and is actively involved in raising money and awareness for charities around the world.