Principal - Cygnus World School

Kanchan Joshi
Principal, CWS
Kanchan Joshi, the Principal of Cygnus World School is a Post Graduate in Chemistry with specialisation in Organic Chemistry. Immediately after completing her PG she joined as a teacher of Chemistry at one of the most reputed schools of Lucknow. She taught Science in the Middle School and Biology and Chemistry in Senior Secondary. Her commitment towards education motivated her pursue her professional degree of Bachelor in Education which she completed as a regular student from Lucknow University.
She again joined the same school as a teacher and was very soon promoted as a teacher Facilitator in a centralised department called the Innovations Department. She worked for 14 long years with this internationally renowned school, known as The City Montessori School, at Lucknow. Her pro active attitude towards work and willingness to learn gave her a variety of exposure in various fields related to education. Her vast experience encompasses teaching pedagogy, teacher training, curriculum development, editing, administration, 100% result in Chemistry in Board classes for a very long period of time and last but not the least publishing of books. She has intricate knowledge and experience in creating individualised learning materials based on scholastic diagnostic assessment along with individualised reporting systems.
Besides this she has worked as the Dean of Academics at a very reputed institution – The Birla International School, Kishangarh which is a fully residential school of International repute. Besides Academics she was also associated with administration and pastoral care at this institution.
Her expertise is in all aspects related to ICSE, ISC and CBSE Boards. She has also been a Board Examiner for both the ISC and CBSE Boards for quite some time. Her passion for learning is enabling her to further her knowledge in this field by pursuing Masters in Education.
She believes that education is an opportunity to create life-long learners. Every year in the life of a child's education needs to be viewed as a journey in and of itself with goals to reach and standards to be achieved. It is a process by which the innate qualities of each child are identified, nurtured and polished with the emphasis on the final outcome such that the child grows up to become an individual who is grounded emotionally, socially, academically, and spiritually. Equipping students of Cygnus World School with the skills to approach the next level, the enthusiasm to encounter change, and the confidence to anticipate success is what she aims to nurture each child with before he / she leaves the school to face the upcoming challenges of life.
She believes in "Providing Wings to Soar," and strongly recommends that a school must provide the knowledge and tools students need to fully participate as useful citizens of a global society.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school - Albert Einstein