Category Archives: Reflections

From time to time we have looked back and reflected on what we have been doing and what has been happening at Thulir. These are some posts that contain these reflections.

update on “work and education”

As you may be aware from our previous posts, the theme of work in education has played an important role in Thulir’s activities. This post will attempt to update our activities in specific relationship to this theme and our current thinking. Anu and Krishna were recently asked to write on this theme for Learning Curve, [...]

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Notes of Rolf and Susan, Volunteers from Switzerland.

Coming to Thulir We, Susan and Rolf, a couple from Switzerland, 43 and 53 years old, lived and volunteered for 6 weeks in Thulir from the 15th of November to the 29th of December 2012. I (Rolf) heard the first time of this place from a friend of Anu and Krishna three years ago. When [...]

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Notes from Florence Esmieu, Volunteer

 Overview of my stay in Thulir – an Alternative Education Centre October and November 2012 Florence Esmieu Series of questions and answers with Anu (co-founder of Thulir) with my added impressions and thoughts: 1) Is all theory taught through practice? Are there theory classes as well? How do you make the link between the two? [...]

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Anita Balasubramaniam’s Reflections on Thulir

Anita Balasubramaniam has been a regular visitor to Thulir since 2004.She has been closely following activities at Thulir all these years. Following her visit thie year, we requested her to reflect and share her thoughts on Thulir. Here is her response. We would be happy to hear your thoughts and responses too.. so please do [...]

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Reflections – 2010

On April 14th, the Tamil New year day, in 2004, we inaugurated the Thulir Learning Centre at Sittilingi. It is more than 6 years since then, and we thought it is a good time now to reflect back and share our journey so far. In the initial years, there were many periods of frustration. We [...]

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