Anju Kauwr Chazot
Anju is an educator with vast experience of teaching, conducting parenting workshops and training teachers and policy makers. She has scripted and presented nearly 20 films on education including one for the United Nations. She has been a columnist with Asian Age and Ahmedabad Mirror.
She founded the Mahatma Gandhi International School (1998), a K-12 International Baccalaureate school in Ahmedabad. It is an inclusive democratic school where learners actively construct their own learning through meaningful collaborative projects that make connections to real life. She has a deep interest in human psychology and her passions (apart from travel) include Literature and Theatre, both of which she teaches in school.
Anju is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Education at King’s College London. She has two Masters degrees, one in English Literature, another in Education from the University of Paris. She also has a post-graduate degree in Applied Linguistics to Teach French as a Foreign Language from the University of Strasbourg, France.
Anju taught at the Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad before setting up the school with her husband Dr. Pascal Chazot, a French Diplomat and educationalist. She is fluent in English, French, Hindi, Gujarati and Punjabi.
Her publications include ‘Clay Cures’ a book on alternative medicine, and ‘Parenting Teens in Modern Times’ and one on education that is in process, to be published in France.