Workshop: Basic Course in Integral Education—Theory & Approaches


Start Date:10-May-2020

End Date:18-May-2020

Location:Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry

Institute:SAFIER

[Important Announcement to all the Applicants (dated April 02, 2020): Due to the Covid-19 induced lock-down, we all need to wait for it to be over before we can look ahead and plan ahead for this IE Course. Hence, we are putting on hold our selection process until the lock-down gets over by 15th April or the situation improves in a concrete way.

     We will reach out to you through this space or by e-mail, as soon as we have something concrete to share with you all. Our next announcement in this space will be on 16th April 2020. Until then stay safe: Outwardly, follow the recommended safety procedures, and inwardly by drawing out the strength & power inherent within all of us to conquer this virus. – Shivakumar, Course Co-ordinator.]

Event: Basic Course in Integral Education – Theory and Approaches
Date:  May 10-18, 2020
Venue: Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry 
Course Contribution: Rs. 5,000/-

Last date for applying: March 20, 2020 (extended now, see the note at the beginning)
Organised by: Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Education and Research (SAFIER) – An initiative of Sri Aurobindo Society

Sri Aurobindo Society has been conducting annual workshops on Integral Education for the last 33 years. This year, it will be organized under the title ‘Basic Course in Integral Education – Theory and Approaches’ from 10 to 18 May 2020, for in-service teachers, school principals, administrators, trustees and parents caring for children in the age group of 3-12 years (Pre-Primary and Primary level). Study, discussions, exchange of ideas, and ways and means of implementing the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother on Integral Education will be taken up. 

You can download the following by clicking on the respective links: Info-brochure containing the full details of this Basic Course. It is mandatory for the applicants to read this very carefully before applying. 

The candidates have to fill-up the application form directly online or download in MsWord Format and submit at the following address by email/courier: 

Shivakumar – Workshop Coordinator
Sri Aurobindo Society – Society House 
No.11, St. Martin Street, Puducherry – 605 001. 
M: +91-94426-25637 
If by E-mail: [email protected] 

The completed application forms should reach us latest by 20 March 2020
Selection will be intimated latest by 25 March 2020. 

Course Fee: On selection, the participants will have to register themselves by paying a Course Contribution of Rs. 5,000/-.

Intensive Workshop in 'Art in Education – Approaches & Practice' 

Date:  May 19-22, 2020
Venue: Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry 
Course Contribution: Rs. 3,000/- 

Followed by the above Basic Course in integral Education, there will be an additional, optional, 'Art in Education' workshop for those primary level teachers & educationists who are doing the above Basic Course in Integral Education with us! Those Primary level teachers & educationists who have attended our earlier workshop also can apply.  

Download the full Workshop Info Brochure here. Download the Application Form in MsWord Format here

Submit the filled-up Application Form at the following address by email/courier: 

Priti – Workshop Coordinator
Sri Aurobindo Society – Society House 
No.11, St. Martin Street, Puducherry – 605 001. 
M: +91-93127 15557, If by E-mail: [email protected] 

Those who are applying for both the workshops, the completed application forms should reach us latest by 7 April 2020 (revised date due to the Corona pandemic). Selection will be intimated over two rounds: first round of selection will complete latest by 27th March and we will inform the applicants at once, and the second round of selection will happen by 10th April for the late applicants. 

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