colloquium-2017-day1-9072Stage with guests and AVEF & OAVEF members from India and U.S.A: l-r, Prashant Dhawan, Seema Anand, Dr. Suzanne Buckley, Prof. Prafulla Agnihotri, Suzie Nash, and Prof. Bob Bain.colloquium-2017-day1-j-sw-9285Alumna Tina Rachel John with Anitha Tr. describing the student-teacher relationship to Dr. Bob Bain.colloquium-2017-day2-0046Mrs. Abraham (second from right), parent of alumni Sereen (2nd batch) and Punnoose (8th batch) tells guests and teachers about how both her children use their learning experience at school in their daily working environment.colloquium-2017-day1-0231Alumni Lekshmi R., Nayana Thara, Malini Krishnan, Yohan T Varghese, Anjali Madhu, R Jayadev, Thara Thomas, Manukrishnan K and Lakshmi S. sing an Onam song for the cultural programme on the third day.colloquium-2017-day2-0001Alumnus Sarat Vasudev is now a teacher in an ayurvedic college at Kottakara. He is enjoying getting to update his teacher, Nirmala Devi, and teacher trainee, Divya Rani.colloquium-2017-day1-j-sw-9390Professor Bob Bain still has an audience from the Big History Project students. Last year's Big History tell Professor Bain that they think the course in the school should continue in 9th standard.colloquium-2017-day2-9744Mr. Steve Slater, CEO of the U.K.'s Light Aircraft Association, enjoyed getting to see the 9th Standard class' Aviation Exhibition. In turn, he surprised the students with model aeroplanes.colloquium-2017-day2-9702Aviation Exhibition by 9th standard students for Mr. Stephen Slater, CEO of the Light Aircraft Association, U.K.colloquium-2017-day1-0137Classical Indian dance performed by Gayathri S. Prakash, Ardra Jithendra, Meenakshi S. Prakash, Arya Nair, and Draupathi D.colloquium-2017-day1-j-sw-9328Alumni Nayanathara and her brother Manukrishnan perform on the first evening of the Colloquium.colloquium-2017-day1-9977Alumni Gopika S and Aswathy Sasidharan Pillai with their teacher, Vedaresmi Tr., share some of the ways they use to teach children with the guests.colloquium-2017-day2-0038Sarat laughs with his former teachers: Meeja Tr., Suja Tr., Geetha V.K. Tr., and Geeta R. Tr. (l-r).colloquium-2017-day2-0075Alumna Lise-Marie Shelton-Agar and Suzanne Tr. work on a poetry project with teacher trainee Divya Tr. observing.colloquium-2017-day2-0027Alumna Tina explains her project to Professor Bob Bain, University of Michigan, U.S.A., with Teacher Trainee Indulekha.colloquium-2017-day1-prafulla-agnihotriProfessor Prafulla Agnihotri, Founder director, IIM Tiruchirappally, and Professor, Marketing Group, IIM Calcutta delivers the Keynote Address at the Opening Session of the Colloquium.colloquium-2017-day2-0134Vedaresmi Tr. talks about Sharan’s (right side of table, far end) remembered antics at school while alumni Lekshmi (next to Sharan) and Karthika listen and enjoy.colloquium-2017-day1-j-sw-9256Alumna Lise-Marie Shelton-Agar explains how her educational experience helped in her professional life with Suzanne Tr. (left) and guest and presenter at the Colloquium Mr. Prashant Dhawan. He is the cofounder of Biomimicry India.colloquium-2017-day2-0020Alumnus Sarat talks to Professor Bob Bain of the University of Michigan from the U.S.A. along with his teacher Nirmala Devi. Sarat is now a teacher himself at an ayurvedic college.colloquium-2017-day1-9701Mr. Stephen Slater, CEO of Light Aircraft Association, U.K., talks to students. Mr. Slater gave the Valedictory Address on Sunday.colloquium-2017-day2--9751Mr. Stephen Slater helping students build their small aeroplane models that he gave them.colloquium-2017-day2-9760Stephen Slater helps 9th Standard boys put their model aeroplanes together.colloquium-2017-poemcolloquium-2017-day2-97549th std. students (Big History batch 2016-17) and their teachers and Stephen Slater.colloquium-2017-day2-0003Principal Tarla Nanavati (3rd from left) listens to Mrs. Tina Abraham, mother of alumni Rhea and Reuben, explain to guests from the U.S.A. and U.K. what a creative experience her children had at the school. Her son is now an engineer in Algeria and her daughter is a speech therapist in Kerala.colloquium-2017-day2-9815Classical Dance Programme on August 5th evening for Guests and School Community.colloquium-2017-day1-0051Mrs. Seema Anand, cofounder of Biomimicry India, presents a special address at the Opening Session.colloquium-2017-day2-0104Ms. Beverley Munday, Director of Education, Clonlara School, U.S.A., asks how the Clonlara students felt about going through this system to alumni Vishnu, Hari, and Govind. Meeja Tr. learned things from their answers as well as Ms. Munday.colloquium-2017-day3-9695Mr. Daniel Rodary of France and Coordinator for the Life-Saving Trees program of Biomimicry Europa, co-presents a workshop for 11th and 12th standard students along with Mr. Prashant Dhawan and Mrs. Seema Ananda of Biomimicry India.colloquium-2017-day1-j-sw-9427A Jugalbandi Instrumental group was part of the cultural programme on the opening day of the Colloquium.colloquium-2017-day3-0001Prabha Tr. catches up with her former students Thara and Anjali.colloquium-2017-day1-0290Big History Project students were thrilled to meet their virtual professor from the University of Michigan, Bob Bain.colloquium-2017-day2-0033Alumna Tina explains her project to Professor Bob Bain, University of Michigan, U.S.A., Stephen Slater, CEO of Light Aircraft Association, UK.colloquium-2017-day2-0008"I wanted my daughter to have good moral character," answered Achu's father to the guests' question about why he wanted his daughter to attend this school. He feels the school and the teachers accomplished this, as she has flourished as a person and as an occupational therapist.colloquium-2017-day1-9160Professor Bob Bain of the University of Michigan, and Professor Prafulla Agnihotri of IIM Calcutta, sit in the audience after giving their addresses on the first day of the Colloquium.colloquium-2017-day1-j-0309Professor Bob Bain of the Big History Project asks questions and receives answers from the students.colloquium-2017-day3-9726Mrs. Seema Anand, co-founder of Biomimicry India, team teaching a workshop with 11th and 12-Standard students and teachers.colloquium-2017-day1-6173Alumni Prabha Donaldson, Malini Krishnan, Vishnu R Nair, Hari Simcoe and Govind Balachandran with their teacher, Meeja Tr., talk to the guests about their experiences in the school.