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AIMS AND VALUES

SCJ World Academy is a haven for holistic learning, carried out under the supervision of mentors who are masters of their respective fields. What makes this institution truly capable is the rooting-in of firm values and clear aims for the future.

BALANCE

To nurture well-balanced students who have a strong sense of right and wrong and are well on their way to becoming responsible citizens.

SUSTAIN

To ensure the continued relevance & sustainability of the institution so that it remains vital to the world & at the heart of the community it serves.

INSPIRE

To inspire and enthuse all students, whatever their talents, to be passionate about achieving their full potential in their academic, sporting, creative and social endeavours.

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Ms. RITU PATHAK - Principal

A distinguished educator and administrator, Ms. Ritu Pathak is the Principal of SCJ World Academy. With 31 years of holistic experience in developing productive, student-focussed environments that maximize the learning experiences, she is committed to highest personal and professional standards as an academician and possesses exemplary management and organizational skills. Heralding an educational paradigm based on innovation, experiment and research, she initiated and established various reputed CBSE institutions including a residential school with pronounced decision-making policy direction and curriculum planning. She has served as the Centre Superintendent during CBSE examinations like CTET, JEE Main (AIEE) and AIPMT (NEET) and functioned as the Chief Nodal Supervisor during CBSE Spot Evaluation for History (Class XII) and Social Science (Class X). She pioneered the school to become the proud recipient of British Council’s prestigious International School Award, and has been a participant of the first Indian Principal’s Conference held at The United Kingdom, selected on the basis of the school’s performance.The dynamic and visionary Principal, Ms. Ritu Pathak has been felicitated with the most prestigious `Avantika Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award – 2018 for Outstanding Leadership’ at a glittering award ceremony held in Lucknow on 18th February, 2018 and also the `Exceptional Woman of Excellence Award’ on 27th April, 2018 conferred to her at the Women Economic Forum 2018 in New Delhi. The honour was bestowed upon her for creating best educational initiatives, developing innovating teaching practices and transforming the dynamics of education and leadership. The award function was graced by a galaxy of eminent dignitaries from the education world.
She is an alumna of La Martinere Girls College and Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow. She obtained her Management Diploma in Educational Planning and Administration from Amity Institute of Education, and a Post-Graduate degree in History from Aligarh Muslim University.
Her last assignment was at G.D. Goenka School, Sector 22, Rohini, where she served as Principal for 11 years.
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OUR LEADERSHIP

OPERATING PRINCIPLES

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DEPTH IN LEADERSHIP

Educational leaders must guide their school through the challenges posed by an increasingly complex environment. World Academy has a broad leadership team, including: the co-founder and his team, a head of school, a headmistress, a chief administrative officer, a director of teaching and learning, a curriculum coordinator and project consultants.

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BEST-OF-CLASS FACULTY

Mentors are the heart of the World Academy. Developing the teaching talent and incentivizing best mentors, retaining good mentors are all significant to improving the quality of teaching. World Academy plans to align the rewards of teaching more closely with the values it brings to society. The comprehensive, multi-step selection process of our mentors ensures that only the finest people are part of the World Academy.

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HIGHLY-DEVELOPED EDUCATIONAL DESIGN

World Academy has a highly developed, coherent, intelligent and responsibly evolving “school design” that lays out the hundreds of important choices that go into the conception and execution of a great school. The school design process started well before the opening of the 20 acre campus in 2016. The creation of that design was a highly collaborative process, and World Academy is committed to maintaining a high degree of fidelity to the design.

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A HYBRID LEARNING EXPERIENCE

World Academy expects students both to be with teachers and students in a traditional school setting and to take advantage of the power and flexibility of new technology. Students enjoy a rich mix of instructional techniques. Part of the day is in traditional classroom settings; other portions are with small teams of students on project-based work; and some time is spent pursuing highly individualised learning, often with the aid of technology. This requires a serious commitment to technological infrastructure, which is imbedded in the World Academy plan.

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A COMMITMENT TO INDEPENDENT STUDY

World Academy expects students to pursue significant independent study. Support for this approach manifests itself in different architecture (for example, “open” areas within the school where students can work on their own or in small groups); a different schedule (time during every day for students to pursue their areas of excellence; and faculty support (mentors specially trained to facilitate this educational approach).

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Our Team

Mentors who bring forth a world of learning.

At the World Academy, there are no teachers instead, there are mentors. Because teachers only teach whereas mentors mould. Mentors not just impart knowledge, but also shape the outlook and persona of a student. Be it academics, sports, performing arts or other kinds of art, it is the mentors who identify, nurture and encourage talent.

For that reason, the selection procedure of mentors at the World Academy is more stringent than most schools and entails multiple rounds of interviews with the founders, reputed academicians and demonstration classes to showcase the prospective mentor’s skills.

Once with the World Academy, mentors undergo regular training sessions to keep them abreast of the developments in the field of education, technology, internet platforms, learning aids and presentation platforms. Instead of standard tests, the mentors are trained in evaluating students differently, based on the diverse ways of absorbing knowledge. While some learn from listening alone, others do better with audio-visual aids and some by performing the task first-hand. At the World Academy, it’s called the Real Mentor Program.