Author: vidyavanam

June 2019

Ms. Yasmin Jayathirtha, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru conducted a workshop for our teachers on Activity-Based Learning.  Dr. Naveen Kumar V, a Psychiatrist interacted with our teachers discussing on the concerns towards physical & mental health of the children. Mr. Srikanth Chandrasekaran from Altius Foundation conducted a workshop on Self-based […]

March 2019

Dance and Music teachers from Shanti Niketan conducted a workshop for students about Rabindra Nritya & Sangeet. Neeraja Raghavan conducted a workshop for the teachers through a story from her book “Teaching Tales Learning Trails”.

February 2019

Students from Smart Modern school, Tirupur visited the school. They interacted with the students of Class 9, followed by Bharatanatyam & Irula dance. Vidya Vanam hosted the cultural extravaganza Svanubhava, which had over 900 students from Coimbatore, Tirupur, & Trichy. There were Bharatanatyam and Folk Dance presentation by Kali and group, “Naadi”-a children’s play by […]

December 2018

Mr. Harsh Valechha living in an off-grid environment following a sustainable lifestyle visited the school to talk about sustainable practices and different ways to grow food organically. Project Day-Arivu 2018 was on 15th December 2018, Ms. Nalini Thimraj, Principal of Monarch International College of Hotel Management , Ooty honoured as Chief guest. 

November 2018

Ms. Sujatha, Montessori trainer from Bengaluru conducted a workshop for Montessori and Junior school teachers.  Ms. Prema Rangachary presented the story of Vidya Vanam: Evolution of Transformational Education at the 25th International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) held in Bengaluru. Our students and teachers spent a week at the CFL (Centre for Learning), Bengaluru and interacted […]

October 2018

Students made chekutty dolls for the community of Chendamangalam weavers in Kerala that was badly affected by the floods in the state. K. B. Jinan, a social worker, an activist designer, teacher, and researcher, conducted workshops for the junior school teachers.  Two of our students, Dejashvi and Prakash, participated in a National Workshop on “Crafts […]

September 2018

Prema Rangachary inaugurates Avinashilingam University’s English Literary Association with well-received talk on Literature and Life Eminent educationist Amukta Mahapatra visited the school and interacted with the teachers, talking to them about education practices, teaching and child development Vidya Vanam, in collaboration with Coimbatore’s Udalveli and Theatre Akku, brought the Therukoothu-based play Adavu to Kondanur village. […]

August 2018

The third batch of Std X students clear the EdExcel IGCSE exams Students learn about spinning with organic cotton in a workshop conducted by Shivakumar and Aishwarya from Tiruppur