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Biographical sketch of Dr Inderbir K. Sandhu  


 

Dr Sandhu holds a PhD in Psychology (Gifted Education) from the University of Cambridge, UK. She has been working with individuals of high abilities since 1996. She was formerly a lecturer with University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Vice-President for the National Association for Gifted Children, Malaysia (NAGCM). At present, she is the advisor for the NAGCM (Malaysia) and the Advisory Board of Abacus and Vedic Arithmetic Study (AVAS, India). While reading for her PhD, she also taught undergraduates at the University of Cambridge. She has worked as a consultant with NUS (National University of Singapore) Overseas College in the Silicon Valley, California, USA and in NUS Singapore. She then worked as a school psychologist with Raffles Girls' School (Secondary) in Singapore. She has also been a consultant with V-Campus (affiliated with Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth), Cambridge Alliance Centre, Igenius Singapore; Head of Research and Assessments with Ingenio Singapore and consultant for various projects on gifted education/creativity/critical thinking with schools. Since 2004, she has been actively giving expert advice for a website focussed for the gifted and/or creative (www.brainy-child.com). She was also the consultant for Club M.A.G.I.C – Mediacorp Okto’s (TV station in Singapore) local preschool programme. She has been an associate faculty with SIM University (Singapore) teaching various subjects in psychology to undergraduate adult learners.

Currently, she manages her consultancy Mind Path Consulting Services (www.mind-path.com), which provides services for intelligence and creativity assessments; giftedness, creativity, critical thinking, positive psychology workshops/seminars, consulting and counselling for parents, students, schools and the corporate world. Among recent projects are developing a course curriculum on Brain Stretcher (critical thinking) for pre-schoolers, teacher training and positive psychology training.

  Dr Sandhu has researched, presented and published various papers on giftedness both locally and internationally. Her areas of expertise and interests are gifted education, IQ testing, creative thinking and assessment, critical thinking, positive psychology, and bullying issues in schools and workplace. She has also conducted research and statistics training to junior college students in Singapore. She has been interviewed and quoted in various magazines, newspapers, radio talk shows and live web chats in Singapore, Malaysia and India. A multilingual speaker, she is constantly involved in spreading awareness and advocating the importance of gifted education in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Middle East, and India.


*Dr Sandhu is currently relocated in Gurgaon, India with her family for the next few years. All inquiries can be directed to info@mind-path.com