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Nazish Usman – Principal, Hopes and Dreams Montessori

I’m Nazish and I am the principal at hopes and dreams Montessori nursery school. I have been managing the early years settings for the past 11 years. I am a qualified early years teacher and a child psychologist as well specialist of CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy). I have gained extensive experience in the early years pedagogy and learning about the child’s psychology.

I have taught in Kenya, canada and Germany and I can speak 4 languages. I was the first runner up for the UK children’s  champion 2020, and an ambassador for STEM London hub. When it comes to teaching, I believe it is about developing strong relationships that tap into children’s ‘ interest and practitioners passions and therefore provide relevancy to children.

I champion what is best for children, parents and staff in all decisions, routines and every stage of the learning and development.  I model lifelong Learning in my personal and professional life. My motto is “I can.. I will”.


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