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How Does Learning Happen in Auroville?

Auroville Campus Initiative, as a follow up to the Confluence (https://confluence.auroville.org) set-up a co-creative art installation on Re-imagining Auroville as a Univers-city. Aurovilians mapped their learning journeys through threads that connect the unique aspects which make unending education a reality in Auroville. Each one chose 8 keywords out of 28 keywords to represent their learning learning journey. The installation was set up in front of Pour Tous (PTDC) in Auroville on Feb 26 and Feb 27, 2020.

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Event Reports
Jan 01, 2020

University of the Future: An Interactive Session with Sonam Wangchuk and Gitanjali JB

An Interactive Session with Sonam Wangchuk and Gitanjali JB was organised by Auroville Campus Initiative at SAIIER Conference Hall on 28th Dec, 2019 at 3:30pm on "University of The Future". They spoke about how they developed a school for failures in Ladakh and how they are developing the Himalayan Institute of Alternatives in Ladakh (please see: https://www.hial.edu.in/about-us-ladakh/hial/).

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Event Reports
Nov 24, 2019

Re-imagining Univers-city : A Short Report of the Confluence

On Feb 26 - 27, 2019, on the 51st birth anniversary of Auroville, Confluence on Re-imagining Univers-city was organised to set the ball rolling in the direction of building higher education in Auroville.

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Projects
Nov 23, 2019

Learn by Doing - The Joy of Impermanence Anitya Project

Imagine a group of young people coming together to build an ideal community, that too by their own hands! Not just the buildings, but a whole new way of living. Here is a unique project, entirely self-driven by the learners touching upon the facets of learning that are usually not accessible through regular academic learning.

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Learning journeys
Nov 20, 2019

Pranit: A school opt-out to a music practitioner-cum-researcher

An apprentice under Aurelio at Swaram, Pranit is a young Auroville learner. He came to Auroville when he had just turned 17 after opting out of school.

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Learning journeys
Nov 13, 2019

Ishan: From a Financial Trader to an Ecologist

“At the core, it [Swadharma] helped me realise the connectedness between the inner-outer worlds, and how harmony within allows for greater work to flourish out/externally. I see my current work as an ecologist as an extension of the same.”

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Learning journeys
Nov 10, 2019

Utsav: From Business-as-usual to sustainable business

“The biggest shift was the understanding that technology is merely a tool. Its not an end goal.” - Utsav

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Learning journeys
Nov 02, 2019

Sushmitha: Pursuing a Career that is Yet to Emerge

Sushmitha took a gap year from her engineering studies because she felt the conventional system of education was not doing a great job of nurturing her creative intelligence. She persuaded her director and embarked on a journey of self-discovery to find her true calling.

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