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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Aman Verma

Aman studied law at Symbiosis International University and was an Urban Fellow at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore. He is interested in the Teachings of J Krishnamurti and reads English and History with the children.

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Chetan Nataraj

Chetan holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and after working for a decade did his Masters in Counselling Psychology. He is deeply interested in education as a way of exploring and understanding the self and currently works with the 11-14 age group.

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Kabir Jaithirtha (1949 – 2018)

Kabir Jaithirtha B.Sc. PGDM (I.I.M. Calcutta) was a Trustee of the Krishnamurti Foundation, India. He had over 35 years of experience as teacher and administrator in KFI schools, CFL and Shibumi.

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Pradosh Keshav

Pradosh Keshav completed his masters in space science and technology and is currently handling science labs for children. He is interested in self inquiry and passionate about learning/teaching.

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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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Sachin Gupta

Sachin studied filmmaking at Srishti School of Art and Design, Bangalore. He has worked as a permaculture designer and sustainable farmer at multiple projects around India before joining Shibumi. He is deeply interested in education and currently works with the age group of 12-14 years, together exploring and learning about the natural environment.

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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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Shivanti Gupta

Shivanti Gupta completed her M.A in Psychology from Delhi University. Her love for children along with her interests in learning and teaching brought her to Shibumi. She works mostly with the younger children and at the same time enjoys the company of the older ones.

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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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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.