Posts tagged education
Holistic education in India

There is a school high up in the Himalayas that is probably the best school in India. The school is called ‘Space for Nurturing Creativity’ also known in the local community as ‘Shyamavan’. It is located 30km away from the holy pilgrimage site of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, India. In order to get here, you’ll need to hop on to the Kedarnath bound bus from Haridwar or Rishikesh and ride it all the way to the village of Khumera. Ask anyone in the village where the school is and they will point you to it.

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5 benefits of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

It seems like something so basic - yet our modern education system, at least here in India, forgets to teach it to its children. Gone are the days of factory farmed students studying dated curricula designed for the industrial era. There are few schools that dare to change the status quo and this blog talks a little bit about the challenges in running such a place, especially in a developing country.

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