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Teaching & Learning Seminar

The Study Centre is starting seminar for teachers and parents in the light of J Krishnamurti’s teachings monthly for two days. The seminar will be on fourth Sunday weekend (Saturday and Sunday). Interested parents or teachers can register by sending an email or calling.

Weeklong seminar can also be arranged on request for specific groups

"Teaching and Learning" seminar for parents and teachers attempts to explore what is Teaching and Learning, not the conventional ways, but a different approach through discussions, role-play and individual presentations.

Why Seminar?

"The right kind of education begins with the educator, who must understand himself and be free from established patterns of thought; for what he is, that he imparts. If he has not been rightly educated, what can he teach except the same mechanical knowledge on which he himself has been brought up? The problem, therefore, is not the child, but the parent and the teacher; the problem is to educate the educator.

If we who are the educators do not understand ourselves, if we do not understand our relationship with the child but merely stuff him with information and make him pass examinations, how can we possibly bring about a new kind of education? The pupil is there to be guided and helped; but if the guide, the helper is himself confused and narrow, nationalistic and theory-ridden, then naturally his pupil will be what he is, and education becomes a source of further confusion and strife.

If we see the truth of this, we will realize how important it is that we begin to educate ourselves rightly. To be concerned with our own re-education is far more necessary than to worry about the future well-being and security of the child."

(Education and the Significance of Life, Parents and Teachers, Chapter 6)

One Week Seminar

Covers topics in addition to Teaching and learning related to education such as, Discipline, Freedom, Responsibility, and Boredom. Please get in touch with us if you would like to bring a group for one week seminar.

Write to murali.menon@thevalleyschool.info to register