SKILLS AND ACTIVITY
LEARNING PROGRAMME

OUT LINE

The academic programme comprises of five section (3 year in each section). For integral development of child we have taken two subjects.
1. Self and
2. Surrounding.
Each one has been comes under Physical, Mental, Vital, Psychic outline with aim, skills and detailed work. With these two broader area we gives importance to personal interest of the child in different area from the day one.
Those are:
1. Music ( instrumental and vocational)
2. Dance (classical, folk, popular, self-expression)
3. Theatre (acting, producing, directin)
4. Adventure (trekking, rock climbing, rope walking)
5. Agriculture
6. Medicinal plant
7. Driving and cycling
8. Project making
9. Photography
10. Computer
11. Invention (chemical, mechanical, electrical)
12. Sports (individual, team)
13. Games (chess, carom)
14. Gymnastic
15. Swimming
16. Athletics
17. Needle work ( stitching, embroidery, woollen)
18. Pottery
19. Carpentry
20. Craft from waste
21. Drawing and painting
22. Mind game
23. Interior designing
24. Sculpture
25. Language (English, hindi, Bengali, odia, Sanskrit, French)
26. Reading literature
27. Creative writing
The goals, direction and attitudes of the education beginning in the flower group and continued with increasing freedom of choice in each progressive section are meant to engender in the child:
a. An awareness of the world around and within through observation, creative expression, exploration and various other activities.
b. An appreciation of beauty in nature, in art, in all it terms.
c. A positive attitude towards self and world, and gratitude for all.
d. A development of the powers of the mind: comprehension, selection, judgement.
e. A building of character with all the good qualities which will help the children to be straight forward, frank, upright and honourable human beings ready to develop into a new world.
There is no separate activities ccording to different levels as each child is different. Some of the activities are given below:
1. Encourage the child to develop in the direction of his inclination, so that the child can grows according to the best in his own being.
2. Guide try to understand the true need , strength and limitations of the child.
3. Discipline is lovingly encouraged.
4. Through organised physical activities the child becomes conscious of his body. Games ,mimes, dance are used to develop co-ordination of movements.
5. Special importance is given to the training of the senses.
6. The child is encouraged to take his first steps in creativity by interesting him in colouring, drawing and sand and clay art.
7. Children are guided to reject fear, to be brave and fearless. They encouraged to tell the truth at all times.
8. Guide offer a variety of activities, so that learning becomes a joyous process.
9. Encourage the love of progress and the habit of doing things as perfectly s possible.
10. Evoke a love for work.
11. Guided to develop self-confidence so that the child can work independently.
12. Given emphasis on enthusiasm and diligence in work.
13. Acquisition of skills.
14. Organisation of ideas and materials as well as methodical presentation of what has been acquired.
15. Learning should start “from the near to the far, from that which is to that which shall be”.
16. Workshop and inventions offers the child the joy of discovering the wealth and beauty of the world of nature around him as well as the wonders of modern inventions.
17. Numeracy helps the child to develop the logical faculty and it make the mind supple, clear and accurate in its working. It is also used to increase the capacity for visualisation and intuition.
18. Focuses the growth and development of the various faculties of the mind. 19. The ‘project’ approach is used more frequently. At the conclusion of the project a presentation is made either in the form of an exhibition, a talk or a comprehensive write-up.
20. The project method helps:
To develop initiative and self confidence.
To develop the ability to concentrate and work in some depth on a topic.
To schedule and plan own work to collect and organise data and to present them in a coherent form.
To inculcate the sense of discipline and responsibility necessary to complete the work within a given time.
To generate a sense of fulfilment in having done something creative.
To create interest in new area.
21. There is no compulsion with regard to any subject of study.
22. The choice of a subject for study is made by the student in accordance with his real and serious quest.
23. Each subject or topic thus selected constitute a short or a long project according the nature of the topic and the decision of the student.
24. In exploring each subject of interest or quest the student takes the help of the guide whom she/he chooses.
25. While guiding the learner, the guides are expected to widen and intensify the area of exploration to avoid narrow specialisation or wide superficiality.
26. Each learner’s programme of studies should be flexible and evolutionary.
27. There is no system of conventional examinations or tests and the system of continuous assessment and the system of continuous assessment and evaluation is continued. The centre awards no degrees or diplomas.
28. Our aim is to increase child’s perfectibility to its utmost.
29. Each one has his own special place and process of development.
30. In learning: the aspiration, the need for growth, the experience of freedom, the possibility of educating oneself, of self experimentation, the discovery of the aim of life and the art of life are important and our structure must provide for them.
31. Individual work is given importance. The essential aim is to encourage and stimulate the student to find genuine interest and joy in work.
32. Apart from individual work, the learner participates in group work, workshop as these also have their value.
33. Projects can be done individually or collectively and produce charts, monographs, designs etc., which are periodically exhibited for the benefit of the others.
34. As the learner does not have any fix text book they do not take anything to the activity corner. All the learning material are available at room of documentation.
35. For the proper working of the free progress approach the following should be provided:
Room for silence to which learner would like to do uninterrupted work or would like to reflect or meditate in silence could go as and when they like.
Rooms for study, group discussion, consultation.
Room for video programme.
Library.
Computer room.
Exhibition room.
Evolution museum.
Gymnastic hall.
Work shop.
Craft room.
Resource room.
36. Learner should use the learning material with freedom without feeling financial scarcity.
37. Each learner have a document file with guide in which all learning material are collected and also the guide’s remark, instruction, suggestion and sequential evaluation will be kept.
38. Learner also have 2 personal file with him: personal collection and project. And 6 note book: daily diary, creative writing, drawing, mix, planning, song.
39. There will be a demonstration day in a month where the child can display his collection, project and personal work to share it with other.
40. There will be a home tour programme to each children to help him properly.
41. Also there will be mass excursion and educational tour.
42. Guest faculty will be invited for workshop.
43. The morning will start with slow music to feel the day.
44. There should be free space for personal work and sharing in a day.
45. When the child will complete these five section he/she will get a skill report.
46. Some so-called thing won’t be there.
Handwriting note.
Dress code.
Examination.
Punishment.
47. At the age 20 a learner must be self dependent and must reach the aim through self-discovery.
48. Evaluation will be based on five things:
I. Behaviour.
II. Concentration.
III. Punctuality.
IV. Promptness to understand.
V. Openness to intelligence.
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