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Taking Up The Challenge

Monday, January 30, 2017

Children are taking in thousands of impressions every second; they take in everything. Their 'camera' is running all the time. With all this going on, by the time they get to 16, the picture they have built up is unacceptable. This is why we as parents must take a hard look at ourselves in the interest of our children's future. - By David Leech

India Bridge Dance Event Spans Two Cultures

Friday, December 02, 2016

To celebrate the special status and contribution of Australia’s Indigenous people, The School of Total Education in Warwick together with Venkateshwar International School, Delhi, staged a combined skype performance of the song ‘Into the Forest’.

Dr. Indra Returns to School

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Last Sunday saw an uplifting graduation at The School of Total Education’s Vijayadev Yogendra Auditorium as the ten graduating year 12 students and one graduating Year 10 student received their certificates of graduation and bid the school farewell.

Dr Nordstrand Returns to Address Students

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We are very fortunate that past student of the school, Dr Indra Nordstrand, is returning to address the graduates and parents at our graduation ceremony and parents seminar on Sunday 20th November 2016. Most parents and newer teachers will not know Indra, who graduated from The School of Total Education herself in 1989 and went on to study medicine at the Flinders University of South Australia. After developing an interest in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indra completed postgraduate studies in surgery at the University of Queensland and specialist surgery training in Victoria to ultimately become one of a few female Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Australia.

Pied Piper a Delight

Thursday, October 13, 2016

At the end of last term, the primary school brought to life the classic folk tale The Pied Piper of Hamlyn in musical form. The children played to a packed Vijayadev Yogendra Auditorium two nights running and performed beautifully.

Materialistic Education

Monday, August 08, 2016

"Existing modern education is not education to produce happy individuals..." the Dalai Lama states "[The] existing modern education system is very much oriented in material values, external values, completely neglecting about our inner values."

Parent - Teacher Communication in Total Education

Friday, May 20, 2016

We often say that The School of Total Education is a living community. One of the ways that aliveness is engendered is through the encouragement of communication - not just between teachers and students but between teachers and parents. Deputy Principal Judy Currie was asked by one of the parent groups to talk about this recently. This is transcript of her talk.

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