Ananda Marga Gurukula <www.gurukul.edu> amgk.glogurukul.eduCNS – Centres for Neohumanist Studies
Croatia – cns.hrgurukul.edu,
<www.cns.hr> Sweden – cns.segurukul.edu,
<www.cns-se.org> Taiwan – amgk.twgurukul.edu USA – cns.usgurukul.eduMusic College at Uma Nivas<https://www.gurukul.edu/~unmc>Acupunture Institute at Ananda Nagar < http://acuindia.org/>AMGK Taiwan <www.gurukula-tw.org>Neohumanist Education <www.nhe.gurukul.edu>NHE Forum
NHE Forum is an on-line discussion group for those interested in or working in NHE schools and projects. To join, please write to<amgk.glogurukul.edu>CNS Forum
CNS-Forum is a format for the exchange of ideas among Neohumanist educators who are qualified and interested in higher education, beyond K-12. CNS-Forum provides an opportunity to help to develop the various departments and faculties of Ananda Marga Gurukula. If interested write to
NHE Resources is a set of web-based resources for those working in NHE schools. It contains articles, information and classroom aides. If you would like to access these pages, please visit<www.nhe.gurukul.edu/resources.htm>, and sign up for a login name and password.Distance Learning Programmes
The two distance learning programmes are available for NHE teachers. The Neohumanist Diploma Programme is a one year or more in depth tuition programme, certifying the student as an NHE early childhood teacher. The Neohumanist Introductory Programme is a three month or more programme, with the option for certification as an NHE early childhood associate teacher. It is also available in Spanish. For more details see the description of Distance Learning Programmes at: <www.gurukul.edu/ instit_distancelearning.php>
Ananda Marga Gurukula Standards for kindergarten and primary schools are available. You may write to <amgk.glogurukul.edu> for a copy or you may download a copy directly from NHE Resources.Volunteers for Your Project
Ananda Marga Gurukula offers a service to bring volunteers in contact with NHE schools and community projects, that are highlighted on the AMGK website. More info at the Gurukula website: www.gurukul.edu under the tab <helping us>. If you would like to take part with your project in the Gurukula Volunteer Program, then please write to
mayadhiisagmail.comNEW Baby ! Congratulations to Gurukula staff member, Mayadhiish and his wife Mamata on the birth of their son, Madhuka’nta on April 20th.
AMGK / NHE New Projects In Process
Didi Anandarama is now compiling material for the YES manual for 6 to 10 year olds. She welcomes any thoughts, suggestions, approaches, songs, stories, art, drama, philosophy discussions, activities, etc. related to teaching all aspects of the limbs of Astaunga Yoga please from your own experiences working with children in this age group.
The YES Manual for 3-5 year olds is being translated into Spanish, and will be available this July, thanks to Krsna Priya in the US. Other materials are being translated in South America and include the AMGK Standards for NHE and the PSOLI Manual, thanks to the NHE School in Colombia. The NHE School in Costa Rica has also shared their Spanish materials which will be available through the new NHE Resource pages.
The NHE Resources are in the process of being redone with a new interface. Stay tuned.
NHE Elementary Programme
Work is continuing on the NHE elementary level diploma programme.
NHE Diploma Programme Seminar
October 2007 Thailand
The Baan Unrak Primary School in Sangklaburi Thailand , under Avtk. Ananda Anuraga Ac. as principal, is hosting the NHE Diploma Programme for Early Childhood and Primary Education.
Didi and some of her teachers as well as teachers from others NHE schools are participating.
There will be two seminars a year until 2009. The first one was completed this April. (see report is in this issue of Gurukula Network. ) The second one will be October 2007.
The Diploma Programme is still a Distance Learning programme. The six two-week seminars at Baan Unrak School will support the students who are taking the course. Attendance is not required, but will be very helpful to those who can attend.
This programme is also an opportunity for local teachers to work under a principal who will be their mentor as well as for those from other places who are starting on the Diploma Programme on their own. Those from other places can attend one or more seminars during this period according to their capacity. Those who are interested in the Diploma Programme please apply firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second seminar in October 2007 will cover:
Child Development and
YES- Yoga Education for children of all ages .
There will be also be practical workshops on art, math and other curricular activities.
Participants will be able to discuss and experience and elaborate on practical methods and activities with the support of experienced facilitators. All participants receive a certificate of attendance.
The cost for the seminars including accommodation at the Baan Unrak School is 8000 Baht or $ 220. This is in addition to the cost of the Diploma course for which you may apply for at email@example.com.
Yoga Educators Conference July 20-25th (arrival 19th July), 2007
Cost: 130 euros
Pre-registration deadline: May 15th.
Place: CNS-Sweden, Ydrefors.
This first international Ananda Marga yoga-educators conference will focus on topics of interest to Ananda Marga Yoga Teachers. Ananda Marga Yoga Teachers will gather, share, interact and learn from one another. The topics will include: Science behind 16 points; Sahaj Pranayama; Yoga Therapy; Specialities of Rajadhiraja Yoga; Bio-Psychology, Microvita & Yoga etc.
The conference is being hosted by CNS and sponsored by AMAYE-Ananda Marga Association of Yoga Educators. It is open to all Ananda Marga Yoga Educators. More information is available atwww.amaye.org