Rakesh Kapoor

Country: India
School: Vidyatree Modern World College

Born October 1951, graduated from Delhi University BA (English Hons.), post graduate M. Ed. from Lucknow University, Coaching certification C3P from Columbia University.
Happiness & Inner Peace Coach, Mindfulness Trainer.
Wrote a book on mindfulness ‘Total Presence of Mind’ 2008. Many quality education papers published.

Founded Vidyatree Modern World College, Lucknow in 1979, a non-profit institution. Was founder principal of it for more than 25 years. Was secretary of ISC schools association for Uttar Pradesh for 6 years. Created Vidyatree curriculum in 2003 for stress free and creativity enhancing k-12 education. First school in India to be ISO9000 certified in 1997, first Quality Council of India accredited in 2009, first IB school in Lucknow since 2013, PYP authorised and now candidate school for MYP and DP.

Currently Head of the school & Rector, mindfulness teacher, educational speaker at events and conferences, author of books on mindfulness.