Every child is different. Every child unique.
Owned and managed by the Goradia Family. Aditi Education Society’s Billimoria High School was founded in 1908 by the Late Mr. Nowroji Billimoria. Sitting atop the Sahayadri Hills in the peaceful town of Panchgani, this century old heritage institute is the proud alma mater of many a successful alumni. From Governors to writers, Corporate CEO’s to DJs; from actors to Army Personnel, BHS has raised a diverse group of world citizens for the past 111 years! Our pedagogy is simple: keep things child-centric. For us, it is essential to value every individual who learns with us. To encourage their individuality and independent thoughts.
To raise healthy, confident global citizens. Times are changing and children are thinking well beyond the doctor-engineer-lawyer triad. The youth of today can make a successful career in any field. They can carve a niche for themselves doing what they love. Here, we help every child realise their potential by providing a wholesome environment that facilitates all-round growth. Our carefully curated curriculum is about much more than just academics. Learning at BHS includes a progressive Life Enrichment Program, which gives children a chance to explore a variety of activities in creative arts, specialised sports, information technology, and other life skills. This encourages self-expression which is ably supported by a passionate and proficient team. It all comes together to make us #TheSchoolForYOU .
A graduate in Anthropology and Asian studies from the University of Texas At Austin, she has also completed her certification from the UTeach program at the College of Education, UT Austin. An Alumna of Billimoria High School herself, she was a youth athlete specialising in track & field as well as basketball. But her true passion has always been education. She spent a year teaching at the public schools in Austin before returning to India. It is her firm belief that schools across the globe must share ideas, collaborate, and grow collectively. Under her leadership, Billimoria has stepped into the new, progressive age of experiential learning. She believes that learning is constant and universal. It must always be a joyful process. She encourages collaboration, respect, and openness among the team at Billimoria High School.
Her accolades include:
- Most Promising Influential Leader of 2019 – Silicon India Magazine
- Top Women Entrepreneurship Award in Education – World Education Summit 2019.
- Education Evangelist of India – Great Place to Study (Forbes India)
- Outstanding School Education Leader (Top 20 Women Educators Award) – ASMA Academia
MEET THE TEAM
An enduring personality with 16 years or experience as an educator, mentor and facilitator, Mr. Kanade embodies the perfect balance between a fresh perspective and a deep respect for legacy.
His own education includes a Master in Arts [English]. Master in Education from Pune University and a Diploma in School Management. He is also CTET and TET qualified. Mr. Kanade was an NCC SeniorUnder Officer with the 22 MAH battalion, Satara. An avid sportsman, he is an award-winning Rifle Shooter and Cricketer. A regular participant in community cricket tournaments, Mr. Vishal makes it a point to take time to play with our children too. His nature conversation work includes being a Founder member of “Sahyadri protectors”, an NGO dedicated to the protection of the Biodiversity of our region. But Vishal Kanade’s true love is for education. An iconic member of the BHS Team, he has a deep seated passion for performing arts and nature conversations. He is quick to console a troubled student and a leader who is always up for a challenge.
His accolades include:
▪️Ideal Teacher by the Surabhi Foundation, Panchgani.
▪️Best Teacher in Secondary Section at the World Education Summit – Mumbai 2019
A role that defines the very essence of a boarding school Mr Raiker’s profile covers a spectrum of responsibilities. But in a nutshell, he is the one who make sure our children are happy, healthy, well fed, well behaved and growing up to be well adjusted adults. An alum of a reputed boarding school himself, his expertise in boarding management are unmatched. With a love for music, arts and sports; his vision for our children is to ensure that every child learns the life skills needed to grow into a global citizen.
An MBBS from Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore and a DCH (Pediatrics) from Manipal University, Dr. Apte has over two decades of experience in the field of Medicine. His international experience includes the Observers post at the royal College of London from 1997 to 1999. A sports enthusiasts with a singer’s voice, Doc as he is fondly referred to has a special affinity for children. Form stomach ache to hurt feelings, Dr. Apte is always here to help our children out. He is also a volunteer doctor with the Rotary club of South Bombay and a know personality in the panchgani community
Fondly known as PC or Pankaj sir, our Chief Administrator is an ex-CRPF (Delhi) with a Bachelors in Commerce. He has been Captain of the Maharashtra State Basketball team for several years. And is also a member of the Satara Basketball Association. Loved by students, parents and teachers alike Mr. Pankaj heads our parent communications, admissions and administrative team.
A Masters in Arts (English) from Fergusson College Pune with a Bachelors in Education from Pune University, Mr. Pharande is CTET and TAIT qualified. A calm personality with a passion for travel, learning and exploration, he is well loved by his students. His fondness for teaching and being around children is what makes him really good at his job. With an ability to assess any situation objectively, his leadership is something to look forward to.