The idea of Pitaara is deeply embedded and relevant to the times we are in. Pitaara is an upgrade in learning. With the children as active partners we are co-creating radical ways to learn. A hole in the wall to give children and adults:
a doorway into the possibilities of the next culture education
a path towards learning that is choice-based and deeply meaningful
a chance to meet and interact with self-motivated learners from across the country
Children are biologically designed to educate themselves through play and exploration. They learn best when they are in-charge of their own education. All they need is a conducive environment.
Pitaara is that environment!
Pitaara Immersive is designed for learners to dive deep into their interests and master new skills, connect with each other and apply their learnings in real world contexts.
They can choose from an array of curated courses.
Pitaara Immersive is designed such that each learner gets the opportunity to choose courses that excites them, from a bouquet of courses offered. Each participant gets an opportunity to deeply engage in areas of their interest.
The two months will give ample opportunity to:
On 15th May, 2020 we decided to organise the first Pitaara Virtual Unconference. The reason was that 3 children expressed their need to come together, meet each other and have fun. Stuck in the pandemic, safe and limited to our homes, we thought of having a virtual unconference that brings children from all over the country together for some fun and learning.
The experience was absolutely wonderful and in this state of our lives where we are in our homes being safe from the Covid 19. This was awesome and I love it. It was like LSUC on our computer screens and I totally loved conducting and going to workshops. This is the best thing that happened to me in this quarantine.