Asha for Education Logo Thulir School
Vellore, Vellore District
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completed - requirements ended
Project Steward
Vaishali Joglekar
vjog AT hotmail DOT com
Project Address
Thulir Arts and Science Research School
Vellore, TAMIL NADU  0416 – 27539
Funds Disbursed

Total = $1,000

TOTAL: $1,000.00
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Project Description

Thulir is an experimental primary school that focusses on pupil-friendly joyful learning techniques. This is run by TamilNadu Science Forum volunteers in a village in Vellore district. Thulir puts into practice educational ideas that the TNSF has acquired by interactions with various people, school level programs, teacher training programs. The focus is on a free atmosphere where learning is enjoyable and not a chore.

Purpose / Goals

To provide children of agricultural laborers, rat and snake catcher castes school quality, practical and engaging curriculum. Method of teaching is “Joy of Learning” (JOL) model. Curriculum includes everything in government school textbooks and upgrades content based on children’s questions/desires to learn other information.

Project Type: Alternative Education (description)

Area: Rural

Additional Information

Asha is supporting the teachers' salaries at this school with $500 per year
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Feb 2009Thulir children's participation as part of Team Asha
Dec 2001Meeting Minutes
Sep 2000Site Visit
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Sep 1999Meeting Minutes
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