People

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Amaldass

Amaldass has been teaching carpentry skills at Shibumi. He loves being with children and goes on nature walks, builds tree houses and does nature craft with them.

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Ganesh Venkataraman

Ganesh Venkataraman worked in the software industry for 18 years before joining as a teacher at Shibumi. He is keen on exploring self-knowing through dialogue together with a group of like-minded adults. He works with children in the age group of 12-14 years.

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Kabir Jaithirtha

Kabir Jaithirtha B.Sc. PGDM (I.I.M. Calcutta) is a Trustee of the Krishnamurti Foundation, India. He has over 30 years of experience as teacher and administrator in KFI schools and CFL.

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Roopa Devadasan

Roopa Devadasan is a Public health doctor who turned into a yoga teacher after twelve years of practising medicine. She has been teaching science and yoga to children for the last five years. She enjoys children (most of the time!), music and cycling.

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Sharad Jain

Sharad Jain finished his schooling at CFL and was part of the Post-school programme at The Valley School. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi. He teaches Sports/Fitness, Hindi and Geography at Shibumi.

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Soumya Ganesh

Soumya Ganesh completed her BSc from Bangalore University. She is deeply interested in exploring and working with the teachings of Krishnamurti. At Shibumi, she works with children aged 8-11 years.

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Sravanthi Kovur

Sravanthi Kovur pursued a B.Tech and then worked as a Statistical Programmer for 2 years. Keen on exploring education and its significance in life, she went on to pursue an M.A. in Education from TISS. She works with the age group 12-14 years. She deeply enjoys music, travelling, and interacting with children.

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Tanushree Borundia

Tanushree Borundia completed her A levels at CFL and went on to obtain a Bsc in Psychology through the Madras University. Her keen interest in education and love for children lead her to many non-formal schools, where she explored education as a way of life.

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Vibha Iyer

Vibha Iyer has completed her BA (Journalism) from Manipal University. She has since worked in education with developing communities. At Shibumi, she is interested in exploring teaching and learning, especially the social sciences.

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Vijaya Lakshmi Jaithirtha

Vijaya Lakshmi Jaithirtha has a Ph.D in English Literature and has taught middle and senior classes in Krishnamurti schools for more than 25 years.