Thank You

Written by – Pashwa Jhala Dear SAM family, The SAM 2023 team would like to say Thank You to Swashikshan for giving us the opportunity, and entrusting us with the responsibility to host this SAM. We are all grateful for this chance to have served the beautiful SAM legacy in some small way. We are …

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Swashikshan Annual Meet – SAM 2023

Swashikshan Annual Meet is happy to announce its next gathering amidst the beautiful and serene surroundings of the ‘Shoonya Farm Retreat’ in Belagavi (Belgaum), Karnataka from 22nd to 25th January, 2023. We are looking forward to hosting families and individuals who are practicing or genuinely interested in exploring Homeschooling or Unschooling, to come together, connect, …

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I am homeschooling my child in her best interests

Childline, an NGO in Kerala, complained to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) that a certain family was not sending their child to school. The complain was made in October 2015. The family was summoned to the CWC, which asked them to file an affidavit. After lengthy discussions and help from advocates, here is their reply. …

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Learning and Farming – An Indian View

Learning and Farming plays a very critical role in life of individual as well as society says Claude Alvares. He claims that though they seem separate, but, in reality, they are deeply interconnected. He laments the fact that the way multinational corporations, for their vested interest, are destroying native agricultural practices. He also grieves over …

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Homeschooling Children with Special Needs – A Talking Point

In the last year, we have had numerous queries from parents of children with special needs about homeschooling. Many are fed up and frustrated with the existing set up of a mainstream school, where they have to constantly fight to fit in and be included. Some are also unhappy with special schools as they feel …

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