AMAYE – Ananda Marga Association of Yoga Educators <www.amaye.org>
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 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
NHE Logo Trademark
The Neohumanist Education logo with name (as shown) has been officially registered with the Patent and Trademark office of the US, and a certificate of registration has been received by the AMGK office.
AMGK / NHE New Projects In Process
NHE Resources YES Manual
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.
A public version of the Early Childhood YES Manual is in the works.
The NHE Resources are in the process of being redone with a new interface. Stay tuned to NHE-Forum for more news.
An International Association of Neohumanist Educators is being formed. Stay tuned to NHE-Forum for more news.
Upcoming International Conference in Ydrefors, Sweden July 12- 25, 2008 For more information or to register contact email@example.com
NHE Diploma Programme Seminar
April 2008 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 in April 2007, and the second one was completed in October 2007. (see report in this issue).
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 third seminar in April 2008 will continue on the theme of Child Development
It will have a special focus on Music Magic in the School and Language Arts and Mathematics.
Participants will be able to discuss, 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.