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Reflecting back at the Indian Homeschoolers Conference!

15 Apr

The first Indian Homeschoolers’ Conference under the umbrella of Swashikshan – the Indian Association of Homeschoolers, was held between 28th February and 3rd March at St Mary’s Villa in Khandala in Maharashtra. St Mary’s Villa is located on the hills of Khandala overlooking a valley. Two hundred people from all over India attended the conference […]

Khandala and the Yule-tide Spirit

2 Apr

“Does one desire the Yule-tide spirit, sir?” “Certainly one does.  I am all for it.” – P.G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves We were looking forward to the India Homeschoolers’ Conference from even before it was proposed; wishing and hoping that there could be a time and place for all of us to be together for […]

First All India Homeschool Conference

30 Mar

On February 28th 2013, a curious mix of families converged by road and train from various corners of the country.  There were families from Coimbatore and Chennai, Andhra, N. Delhi, W. Bengal, Goa, Karnataka, Gujarat, and of course Maharashtra.  Contrary to popular perception, families came from diverse economic and social backgrounds, from farmers to businessmen, […]

India Homeschoolers’ Conference 2013

9 Jan

“Young and old, Sharing space, Sharing time, Living life. Free to play, Free to create, Free to be whoever, They like.” These were the words that Charlotte, a young homeschooling mother from Panchgani, used in a sentence to express her vision of the first Indian Homeschoolers’ Conference, to be held in Khandala, Maharashtra from Feb […]