• GajeraVidyabhavanKatargam

Way of Education


1. The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, esp.at a school or university

This education only provides 10% of life Fulfilling Experience


2. An enlightening experience.

90% of life's fulfillment comes by arriving at and sustaining enlightening experience




The Purpose of Education


असतो मा सद्गमय। तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय। मृत्योर्मामृतं गमय ॥ ओम (ॐ) शान्ति शान्ति शान्तिः ॥


From the non-being to the true being

From darkness to Light

From death to immortality

Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.



Swami Vivekananda's Vision on Education

• "Education is the Manifestation of the Perfect ion already in Man."

• Reflection is the process of bringing Perfection into the Class room .

• Reflective learning involves: Shravan, Manan and Chintan

• These 3 steps are: Listening, Contemplating and Meditating

• These are also called: Connecting, Analyzing and Synthesizing

• Reflective Facilitators can Transform our Broken Education System.

• Reflective Learning Centers, all over the World can set up programs To Cultivate Reflective Facilitators.


Basics of Reflection

Reflection is a process of Observation to Gain Clarity of Life

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened."

REFLECTIVE FACILITATORS CREATE REFLECTIVE LEARNERS

Authentic Learning: Elements


SUBJECT OF LEARNING

• Real-world relevance

• III-defined problems

• Multiple sources & perspectives


PROCESS OF LEARNING

• Sustained investigation

• Collaboration

• Reflection (metacognitlon)

•Interdisciplinary perspective

• Polished products

• Integrated assessment

• Multiple

Interpretations and outcomes


Reflective Facilitators Create Reflective Leaders

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it", -Marian Wright Edelman.

The Purpose of Reflective Learning


To realize one's full potential of being human

To live the highest Quality-of-Life possible

To become a life-long independent learner

To become a flexible, adaptable, trainable dynamic person ready to adjust to changing business and life environment

To connect with and help others in the learning process




Learning about Life During Pandemic



Covid-19 Pandemic is a wake up call for the Humanity

Reflecting on the current state of our Broken Humanity

Counting Our Blessings

Sharing Our Good Fortunes of Compassion

Zoom allows to connect scores of leaners all around the Globe

It makes Rapid Transformation of Education possible


Learning is a Constant Process of Involvement with Life Serving others is the best way to get involved with Life

Elements of Reflective Learning

Transformation = Knowledge + Vision + Courage + Action


Knowledge of the Gross and Subtle elements of life

Vision of what is the goal of education by Leaders

Courage of conviction, Yes I Want and I Can

Without Action no progresscan be made Establishing Trust between the learner and facilitator

Trust = Competence + Connection/Fear


Developing and Using Reflective Practice

Read/Listen - around the topics we are learning about or want to learn about and develop.

Ask/Connect - others about the way they do things and why.

Watch/Observe - what is going on around us.

Feel - pay attention to our emotions, what prompts them, and how we deal with negative ones.

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