Join Swashikshan

Swashikshan has no formal membership process. Technically, all homeschoolers of Indian origin residing anywhere in the world and all homeschoolers on any nationality residing in India are members of the association. Parents of pre-school kids who have decided to homeschool  their child are also welcome to join Swashikshan. It is assumed that if any member opts for schooling at any stage then he/she would inform other members about the decision and voluntarily opt out of online forums and egroups.

The members of the association interact through various channels, apart from one-to-one and group meets of local chapters.

The main channel of interaction for Swashikshan members is an online group on googlegroups. The link to the group is https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/swashikshan. While sending a joining request to the group please specifiy you full name, location, name (optional) and ages of homeschooled children and since when you homeschooling. If you do not use a gmail ID then please mail your request to swashikshan+subscribe[at]googlegroups[dot]com along with relevant details or write to us at membership[at]homeschoolers[dot]in.

We also have a homeschoolers-only Facebook community (https://www.facebook.com/groups/indiahomeschoolers). It is closed group that provides an online space for homeschoolers where they can interact with each other. Another social network for homeschoolers is a ning community – http://indiahomeschoolers.ning.com. Please join there as well because many homeschoolers are non active or not present on Facebook.

Swashikshan website also has a facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/homeschoolers.in. Please ‘like’ the to follow whats going on!

Various online platform of Swashiskshan are restricted to homeschoolers alone but you are not a homeschooler and want to interact with homeschoolers, alternate schoolers, educationist… please join http://www.facebook.com/groups/indialearning.

If there is anything else that you would want to know please write to us at membership[at]homeschoolers[dot]in.


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50 Responses to “Join Swashikshan”

  1. Claude Alvares July 15, 2012 at 6:54 pm #

    This is the beginning of a movement that all children have been waiting for! I’m one of them.

  2. pradip vyas July 22, 2012 at 3:41 am #

    I am a firm believer that if a child have to attend school and then again go to tution teacher, the child does not enjoy childhood and is mostly not interested in learning. Any child has his own way of learning and unless the child does not harm anybody physically or emotionally the child should be allowed to explore his world. He has his own way of learning, many times much better than our’s. Every child is an unique personality with capacity, likes and dislikes, interest and moods. The parent or elder has to play the role of facilitator and resource provider and child can take his journey very well. If I can be of any help I am willing to give. I am from Mumbai and educational and management consultant.

    • Ishan Pandit September 10, 2013 at 1:43 pm #

      my baby is 5 months old and we have more or less decided to homeschool her.The only worry is what if after certain age she wants to enroll in a college/university?? Is it possible with homeschooling??

    • latika rathod February 21, 2016 at 11:18 am #

      want to know more about how to homeschool my 6year old girl.

    • Suriya November 19, 2016 at 12:01 am #

      Mam,
      I want to home school my kid till he is 14 and for high school I want to join him in school, so kindly reply me what nd how should I do, won’t they ask any passing certificate if I want to join him in school?

  3. Minnie Malhotra August 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm #

    Hello,
    I am mother of a 11yo homeschooled boy, we love doing homeschooling. I would like to become a part of your group.

    thank
    Minnie

  4. MITESH AMRITLAL SHAH August 23, 2012 at 9:48 pm #

    i have dropped out my children of 10&12 years from school,only the reason heavy burdon.nonaturality.so i want to join with you,be my companion & guide for me.

  5. Punam Khanna August 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm #

    My son is in Std 5…i want to start home schooling… guidance needed…. what syllabus do u follow…any meetings held by ur forum..pls help

  6. sophiya nehra August 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm #

    hi luv to see people who really love kids and want to give them a stress free childhood and a wonderful future,i have a 12 yr old son and he is such a lovely child but the stressful life of a school has taken away all his charm past few yrs me and my husband were planning to pull him out of school but were a little hesitant but after kowing about you all now v r very sure that he will not be going back to school and he will definately become a wonderful humanbeing. V would like to join swashikshan kindly guide us.

  7. soma September 3, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    Hello all, I have been reading all the wonderful stories of homeschoolers here, and I am the members of all homeschooling sites on FB. I am home educating my 4 years old dd. Want to join here to get information, motivation, guidance and inspiration.

    Thank you.

  8. julie November 1, 2012 at 8:26 pm #

    We have two sons aged nine and six,and have been home schooling my older son for a year and a half,and the younger one since earlier this year.I wolud like to join this organisation to learn from the experiences of other parents.Thank you.

  9. swati moharir December 5, 2012 at 5:27 pm #

    pl let me know about the membership..would like to know more..
    thanks,
    swati

  10. avanthi December 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    i have 2 children of 2nd and 5th class i want to start home schooling for them and i want guidance

  11. DHRUVIKA January 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm #

    my child name is Tirthesh he is 8 years old i want to teach
    in home . how?

  12. Jegan January 25, 2013 at 10:22 am #

    We are blessed with two sons. Elder one is in 3rd grade and younger one is in Kinder Garden (UKG).

    I’m interested in homeschooling, I have just started collecting info on how to go about homeschooling my children. I have so many questions

    1. If my children undergo homeschooling, is there any restriction in higher studies or if they have to switch back to regular school?

    2. Can they write exams like Olympiads in homeschooling?

    3. Can we teach them at our home or do we have to be part of some alternate schools?

    4. What are the benefits of homeschooling?

    5. What are the difficulties ?

    Please share your experience and suggestions.

  13. Griha Shiksha February 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm #

    Griha Shiksha has been assisting parents to home school children since 1994. We are proud to be interacting with Swashikshan as it provides a larger umbrella to sort out issues with education. Thanks for all the effort from your side.

    Joshi Johnas
    Coordinator Griha Shiksha

    • bharat April 22, 2015 at 4:50 pm #

      i am interested to know more about ur co-ordinators in Karnataka & also in Nasik.. – both Swashikshan & Griha Shiksha..
      bharat
      bharatkeshav@gmail.com

  14. KALYANI GS August 9, 2013 at 2:38 pm #

    Hi, my daughter is in gr-7. I want to start home-schooling. I require your guidance, how to join or enrol, syllabus, pattern of studying, etc…
    Thank you.
    Regards,
    KGS.

  15. Nitin September 6, 2013 at 9:34 pm #

    Dear

    I am Nitin Kerai ,my son is 5 years old, I hate current education system which is helping naturally development in childhool, I am very interested If we discuss here.

    regards
    Nitin

  16. Geetanjali Goswami March 4, 2014 at 12:11 pm #

    Hi,
    I am mother of two boys (8yrs and 10 yrs).Somehow I’m not happy with their school and don’t want to do more experiments with other schools.So I’ve decided to go for home schooling but don’t know the proper resources for home schooling. will you please help me in that.
    Thank you.

  17. Swapankumar Mazumder April 5, 2014 at 8:51 pm #

    My son [25+] is also experiencing same problem but previously he was a regular school going student and he anyhow managed to Standard-VII in a Calcutta’s most highly reputed english-medium HS School at Ballygune Circular Road,the posh area of Calcutta who has been now nearly recovered from his mental compulsive disorder illness and again he is hoping to continue in earning daily living education with his glorified memoir of his school days.
    Please help to advice[05-04-2014,Sat/at 17.21 Hours]

  18. j m thippeswamy April 8, 2014 at 12:22 pm #

    please send the in formations regarding HOME SCHOOL.

  19. Ravindra Kumar August 6, 2014 at 9:05 pm #

    I’m interested in home schooling, I have just started collecting info on how to go about home schooling my children. I have so many questions?

    1. If my children undergo homeschooling, is there any restriction in higher studies or if they have to switch back to regular school?

    2. Can they write exams like Olympiads in homeschooling?

    3. Can we teach them at our home or do we have to be part of some alternate schools?

    4. What are the Strengths/benefits of home schooling?

    5. What are the difficulties/Weakness?

    Please share your experience and suggestions.

    Please Guide me for Home Schooling? or any Details send me on my above mentioned email.

  20. shalini snj kumar August 25, 2014 at 6:14 pm #

    please let me know all the formalities regarding home school as i want the same for my six year old daughter.i will be thankful to you forever.

  21. uzma September 3, 2014 at 2:34 pm #

    Hi, I want to homeschool my daughters but I dont know where to start and how to start, plz can u guide me through .
    1. What do I need to start with homeschooling?
    2. My daughters are of the age 4 and 5 yrs what syllabus do I need to follow?
    3. Are there any prescribed books to follow in homeschooling.
    Plz help me

  22. Srini September 16, 2014 at 2:47 am #

    I want to start homeschooling for my children. Is there a way wherein i can meet fellow parents in Bangalore, who share the same interest like us ? Do let me know.

  23. Mahammad Gouse September 24, 2014 at 12:16 pm #

    Hello ,
    I am a 24 old .I really like the homeschooling thing.Many of parents and children in India dosen’t know about homeschooling .my request is that please can you try to acknowledge them by publishing in newspaper or in tv .

  24. Bhavishya Dua October 24, 2014 at 3:27 am #

    Hi Everyone ,
    This is a really helpful platform .It surely is and will bring together all home schooling parents and hopefully sometime soon the home schooled kids as well on a different platform. So thank you for this slowly bringing together all scattered gems.
    My name is Bhavishya and I am a father of 5 year old daughter , who is being home schooled by both of us( me and my wife ). A long way to go 3 of us are enjoying it and are determined . Although we surely will need support in terms of sharing experiences and resources from all the members out here.
    We are based in Dehradun ,I am chef turned horticulturist and my wife had been working with kids with special needs for some time.
    Good Luck and regards
    Bhavishya

  25. kamlesh March 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm #

    hi,my son is three years old and i have started home scooling to him.But it seems very difficult ,like how to start what to start.please guide me about curriculum for beginners.

  26. porkodisuresh June 5, 2015 at 3:27 pm #

    I have a plan of homeschooling my children to give wholesome education I would like to visit few homeschooling will u give me the contacts

  27. Manish Pandit August 29, 2015 at 5:57 pm #

    I have 2 kids (3+ and 6+) and stay in Electronic City. I am very much interested in joining the group to know, how to start the homeschooling for kids.

    • James May 17, 2016 at 1:33 pm #

      I have a kid 7+.I too stay in Electronic City.I want to know more about homeschooling. Have you started homeschooling?

  28. Shubha February 1, 2016 at 1:36 am #

    We are a parent of a 2 1/5 year old who hates to go to pre-school.we are also in the waiting list to be adoptive parents.

    The thought of homeschooling was always lingering on our minds after a meeting with a dear friend. We are looking for encouragement and support.

    Request you to please be a part of this

    • Navin Pangti February 1, 2016 at 2:15 am #

      please let us know your location. based on that we can suggest some local homeschoolers you can meet and discuss your concerns

  29. Shubha February 1, 2016 at 2:25 am #

    We stay in Bangalore, Jayanagar.just a small doubt, have I been added into the blog ?
    I have been in touch with a few homeschoolers. Just want to be a part of this for a lifetime support 🙂

    Thank you for the immediate reply.

  30. muhsina May 11, 2016 at 2:50 pm #

    i am studying in 9 grade at uae cbse syllabus. is there any way for me and my sister who is in 7 grade to start homeschooling

  31. Neha July 24, 2016 at 4:05 am #

    I am based in Delhi and is eagerly looking for some help on home schooling .my child is 4 n half and we are not interested im sending her to mainstream school

  32. vinutha August 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm #

    I have a child of 4 yrs old, & am interested in homeschooling for her. Plz help me, how do i start with , wat are the methods to go ahead ?

  33. Mahesh Bhujbal September 14, 2016 at 1:03 pm #

    Its a good concept. Want to contact person from Pune.

    • Kiran patel September 12, 2017 at 3:55 pm #

      Yes me too

  34. Nagesh Raju September 15, 2016 at 9:54 pm #

    Hello,

    Am sincerely, and genuinely interested in home schooling my kids,please let me know how I could take this forward with your guidance and help. It would be a great relief and help if this could help.

    Regards
    NR

  35. Aruna chaudhary September 18, 2016 at 4:31 pm #

    I have join your group . My son is 5 Year old. Which is good for his. I learnd everything your homeshooling. Plz Give me enformation.

  36. HEMANT S KADAM January 16, 2017 at 4:56 pm #

    My kid is in 8th std and wants home schooling. Can he take admission in 9th std,what abt books n exams? Is there any optional subjects ,How many semester in one year n what is fee structure.pl inform as early as possible.

  37. MAHESH PB February 4, 2017 at 12:34 pm #

    Namaskaram,

    I like to join my son (Age:8) to home school at anywhere in Karnataka, Pls guide me the further.

  38. SOUMYAJITswapan MAZUMDER February 12, 2017 at 8:32 pm #

    I always act upon in favour of my SON Shri,SOUMYAJIT MAZUMDER(28)because my son is a drop out from St.Lawrence High School,Ballygunge,Kolkata.

  39. Ria Ankola February 21, 2017 at 11:50 pm #

    My daughter is 13. She doesn’t like to go to school because of the pressure. Also she is a very creative child. So I don’t put pressure on her. But want her to complete her education so that she can get jobs later.
    Do you give any certificates too.

  40. sanjeev August 10, 2017 at 10:21 am #

    where I can get registered for son for 8th grade

  41. AMANDEEP KAUR SARDESAI August 25, 2017 at 11:21 pm #

    HI everyone, I am Ms. Amandeep kaur Sardesai, a Master in Bioinformatics from Brunel University, London . I have a tuition center in Panjim, Goa where we home-school students from 8th till the 12th std , Cambridge curriculum (IGCSE and A level). We teach Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English language, ICT, Global Presepectives and Art.

    My contact number is 9637494646

  42. Sujay Kumar Bose August 27, 2017 at 2:08 pm #

    I have twin kids ( son & daughter) both 6 years of age, studies in standard 1, I want to home school them, is there any process I need to follow so that they can sit for 10th & 12th exam. Please help.
    Thanks

  43. Lakshmi P October 31, 2017 at 10:44 pm #

    We are from Hyderabad, my daughter is in 9th grade and she recently expressed her wish to be homeschooled, Is it okay to homeschool in mid year? And which are better online curriculums

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