Swapna Vasanth Kumar is a dedicated and accomplishededucator who possesses a wealth of experience anda clear visionfor transforming education through reflection and renewal With an impressive 27-yearjourney in education, Swapna ‘s career has been marked by a diverse range ofroles, including teacher, Marcomm (Marketing and Communications) coordinator, (Parental Engagement champion, Middle School Coordinator, Head of Department (HOD), Teacher trainer, ffeadofAcademics andffeadoßecondary. This extensive experience has not only honedherskills but has also transformedher into apowerfulforceforpositive change in thefieldofeducation.
Swapna ‘s educationalphilosophy is rootedin the values ofempathy andmoralprinciples. She believes in building a community that reflects these values, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for students and stakeholders alike. Rather than erecting walls, she emphasizes bridge-building,fostering strong relationships with allinvolvedparties to cultivate a responsible andcohesive community.
One ofSwapna ‘s remarkgble strengths lies in her ability to connect with teenagers. This unique rapportforms the cornerstone ofher counselling approach. She leverages this connection tofacilitate independent, responsible, and self-pacedlearning among herstudents.
Her creative bent ofmindhas been successfully employedin allspheres of the schoolactivities both in curricular activities andextracurricular activities. Ms. Swapna is a leader who believes in the adage by Helen Keller “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much “. She believes in the vitalrole ofmentoring — both the giving and receiving part ofit and the role that individuals play in helping each otherfor their professional ascent. As an accreditedtrainer, she takes delight in delivering needbasedcontinuous professionaldevelopment sessionsfor her teachers andconsistently monitors the impact ofthe same.
In the ever-changing globalscenario of education, Ms. Swapna thrives on challenges and continues to update herselfwith the latest strategies in thefeldofteaching andlearning. Thisgrowth mindset has enabledher to adapt and change to any given situation and turn the tides in herfavour. As an educator, her primary interest lies in building a community that is sensitive, empathetic, imbued with rich moralvalues thatform thefoundation of every culture.