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Hello WikiEducator Community,

I am Shikha Raturi and currently living in Suva, Fiji (since May 2007).

Professional background

Organic Chemist/ Educator/ Researcher


MSc (Chemistry)

GCTT (Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching)

MEd (Researched on 'Learners' satisfaction of, and preference for different instructional delivery mode: A case study from the University of the South Pacific (USP))

My interests

Elearning, Technology in Education, Open Educational Resources, Natural Product Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry


I have been teaching Chemistry for over 20 years in different countries (taught highschool Chemistry for first 10 years and undergraduate Chemistry for next 10 years). I have experience in various curricula (highschool) as follows (i) GCE (London); GCSE (Cambridge) (ii) IB (Switzerland) (iii) Form 4, KCSE (Kenya) (iv) Year 11 &12, ACT (Australia) (v) Year 11 & 12, PNGHSC (Papua New Guinea) (vi) Year 11 & 12, AISSCE (India) (vii) Year 11 & 12 FSLC (Fiji). My current research interest is use of technology in formal and non-formal education.


I like travelling and meeting people from different backgrounds/ cultures, reading and listening to music. I am passionate about community oriented activites, a lot of it is through Soroptimist International (Soroptimist International (SI) is a world wide organisation for women in management and the professions working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women.). I am proud to be a Soroptimist.

My wiki projects

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project
Kava, The Pacific Elixir
Target date for completion
Not sure.
--ShikhaNR 04:54, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

(Comment.gif: Hello Veronica, Please let us know if you are facing any problem in developing your page. You may like to go to the daily instructions page and edit your page. Warm Wishes. --Ramesh Sharma 14:12 26 July 2010 (UTC))

  • Hi Shikha, Welcome to WikiEducator. Glad you could join us. Jump right in. We are here to help. WArm wishes, --Patricia Schlicht 16:54, 27 July 2010 (UTC)

Thank You Patricia. It was a good online session today with Ben and you. I just noticed you are based in Vancouver, lovely place (visited in 2008 dec- 2009 jan and went to Hastings street several times). Best. --ShikhaNR 04:37, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

  • Many thanks Shikha. I am looking forward to your contributions. Warm wishes, Patricia

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