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Holistic Education Practical Steps Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar


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Holistic Education Practical Steps Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar

  1. 1. Holistic Education Practical Steps
  2. 2. Shriniwas Kashalikar Some broad steps are humbly suggested here to improve the mainstream education. The experts can add elaborate details based on their experience! I have great respect for those who are already involved in the holistic approach of
  3. 3. education in mainstream as well as other categories (such that for physically and mentally challenged children) of education. Steps Start a daily physical fitness training and practice program. Include a variety of physical training methods to avoid monotony and improve efficacy. Start a daily sports activity. Add a variety of sports prevalent in other parts of the world to make them more interesting, entertaining and promoting global unity. Start a daily psychomotor training activity.
  4. 4. Combine the psychomotor activity with production and sales so that students experience empowerment and self esteem and the school becomes more self sufficient. In absence of this the students turn out to be drop outs, child labor or educated unemployed frustrated and suicidal or criminal people and corruption breeds like a cancer. (Cf. 1, 2 and 3.) Start daily pranayama in the schools. Start a daily prayer, if already not in practice. Prayer may gradually be coupled with NAMASMARAN! Start daily program of by hearting poems and songs, preferably from at least a couple
  5. 5. of languages from other countries thereby promoting global unity. Encourage maximum and daily person to person interaction and dialogue amongst the teachers and students. Introduce and incorporate examinations, which examine the actual skill, capacity or performance of the student, rather than his/ her ability of repeating or reproducing things (hence many time copying from) from books. Tips Physical, psychomotor, emotional and intellectual and spiritual training can be
  6. 6. accomplished with pragmatic base in way described above. One can make improvements in the scheme through trial and errors and learning from others' experiences. Warnings The encouragement and provision of opportunities should not be replaced by rituals and impositions. Every kind of open mindedness and tolerance should be encouraged, so that better international relations can be realized. Promotion of Learning and blossoming of teachers is vitally and absolutely important
  7. 7. and essential and urgently required in all countries apart from India. Things you’ll Need Perspective and conviction of Global Unity and global welfare Readiness to accept and introduce physiological insights and principles in the holistic education Readiness and openness to have dialogue with experts in other fields Participation from the society and government in the efforts of everyone involved in holistic education
  8. 8. Participation from all media including inernet websites, so that holistic education activists all over the world can have a meaningful dialogue and share views, work and experiences and may be, inspire others! Sources and Citations 1. Superliving: Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar 2. Stress: Understanding and Management: Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar 3. Conceptual Stress: Understanding and Management: Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar All available for free download on and
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