Disha programme is designed to provide you the following:
A good understanding of who one is in terms of values, core areas of interests, core psychological strengths and weaknesses. This will give a clear sense of what one needs to work on oneself and direction in life for further learning.
A good understanding of the context, that is Auroville and its bioregion in terms of Auroville’s vision, values and culture, organisational model, economic model, sustainable practices, relationship with its bioregion and its culture, challenges and opportunities. This will give clarity in terms of how to integrate one’s future learning or life in Auroville and its bioregion.
Development of 12 fundamental skills necessary for a lifelong learner of 21st century. These skills are divided into three groups:
3 Being Skills
(Self-awareness, Self-confidence and Self-drive)
4 Knowing Skills
(Concentration, Observation, Analysis and Synthesis)
5 Doing Skills
(Initiative, Design Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Perseverance)
These fundamental skills will enable you to design your own future learning journeys both in the field of self-knowledge and world-knowledge.
You will prepare a portfolio based on the project works you will be doing during the programme. This portfolio can act as the proof of your knowledge and skills to pursue your further learning.
You will be allocated an individual mentor throughout the programme & in particular during the apprenticeship period.
Timeline - 7 Months
Ongoing Skill Saturdays - 8 first 8 weeks
26th October community presentation
25 Dec - 5th Jan Winter break
31 May 2020, Community presentation
5 Day week