Dr. Ruchi Seth, Principal, is well known in the national and international educational fraternity as a forward-thinking educator, an inspiring team leader, and a school administrator par excellence. Dr. Seth has an M.A & M.Ed, with a Ph.D in Psychology from IIT Delhi. Her rich experience of approximately three and a half decades includes teaching students in the age group spanning 3-18 years, imparting pre-service training to teachers to prepare them for the teaching profession, as well as school administration.
Dr. Seth was the founder Principal of Delhi Police Public School which she nurtured for 18 years, following which she took over as Principal of Delhi Public School, Sushant Lok. For seven years she steered the school with her characteristic vigor and vision, inspiring her pupils to be keen learners, compassionate human beings and responsible citizens. Under her visionary leadership the school witnessed a remarkable growth trajectory, and was conferred the coveted International School Award by the British Council twice over.
Dr Seth believes that in today's fast paced world, the purpose of education is not limited to the mere acquisition of knowledge. The real purpose of education is to prepare children to succeed in the modern world, make meaningful contributions to society, and be the agents of change for a better tomorrow. A self-confessed life-long learner, she also constantly pushes the frontiers of her own boundaries and believes that each day brings with it possibilities to do something new or differently.
Dr. Seth's contribution to education goes beyond her role as school administrator. As Chairperson, International Award for Young People (formerly Duke of Edinburgh Award), North Zone, India, she coordinated and organized several youth development activities for a number of schools spread over the seven states of northern India. She has also been instrumental in forging exchange programs with several countries including Germany, France, Singapore, and Pakistan; and has undertaken a number of international projects with countries such as the United Kingdom and Korea. As a resource person to CBSE, NCERT and SCERT, she has brought to bear her vast experience to contribute in several ways in the field of education.
Dr. Seth is the recipient of the CBSE National Best Teacher Award. She has also authored books on Social Science and Value Education. Recently, she co-authored a series of story books for young children, and mentored a publication on Life Skills. With her emphasis on innovation and creativity, Lotus Valley International School, Noida looks forward to continued momentum and exciting growth under the leadership of Dr. Seth.