Dr. Pascal Chazot
Honorary Head of School
Dr. Pascal Chazot is the founder and Head of School at Mahatma Gandhi International School (India), an international school affiliated to the International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, Edexcel and Mission Laïque Française. He is elected as the Consular Counselor by the French overseas in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives.
He is an expert in Education and International Cooperation and a senior French Civil Servant with the French Ministry of National Education. He has been awarded the Medaille d’Honneur called the President Medal by the Government of France.
He completed a term as Member of the Education Committee of Board of Governors of the International Baccalaureate Organisation in 2011. Pascal is also a published author, columnist and teacher trainer. He has been a Member of the French diplomatic and consular mission in India, Africa and Nepal.
Pascal is a founder trustee of the International Education and Research Foundation, a trust settled by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and is a trustee of Sarvodaya International Trust, Gujarat Chapter. He is a Member of the Research Laboratory in psychology EXPERICE at University Paris 13 (France) and is also a member of International Mind, Brain and Education Society (IMBES) with the Graduate School of Education, Harvard University (USA).
Pascal has a PhD in Psychology of Education from the University of Paris and an M. Phil in International relations and comparative psycholinguistics from the University of Paris. In addition, he received a Doctorate of Honour in Education from University of Paris (as his work was rewarded as the best doctoral Research). He also has a Masters in Sciences of Education from University of Paris, a Masters in Sanskrit from Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris), a post-graduation degree in Linguistics with French as a Foreign Language from the University of Strasbourg, a post graduate degree in Sanskrit from Tribhuvan University (Nepal), a post graduate degree in Newari language from Tribhuvan University (Nepal) and a Bachelor in Applied Mathematics and Social Sciences from University of Lille (France). He has done doctoral research in the Indian System of Medicine from the University of Sorbonne, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, College de France, Paris.