Swaraj University

Check out this interview with Manish Jain, co-founder of Shikshantar Andolan, Swaraj University and Learning Societies Unconference, for the Alternative Learning Sourcebook.

You are welcome to Swaraj University to experience the joy and aliveness of learning.

Rama Barhat shares her experiences as a Khoji at Swaraj University and also how she feels her learning has been different from other University students.

Swaraj University Khojis were invited to the Multiversity Conference in Malaysia to speak about their experiences with self-designed learning. 

Swaraj University Khojis were invited to the Multiversity Conference in Malaysia to speak about their experiences with self-designed learning.  

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Lakshmi Gunashekar walked out from the formal education system, shares her secrets to accessing her gifts which can make this world a more beautiful place to live in.

What would happen if we went about pursuing education outside the walls of an institution; what can we learn from just travelling, writing, dancing, meeting new people? Shouldn't we be following our dreams instead of following societal norms?

Reva Dandage is the co-founder and director of Swaraj University, an alternative university with a focus on self-design learning, including exploration of basic entrepreneurial skills within the context of environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

Swaraj University was designed and birthed in 2010 as a two year learning programme for youth. The focus of the programme is on self-designed learning and on green entrepreneurship, including exploration of basic business skills within the context of ecological sustainability and social justice.

Sakhi has decided to take her education seriously and hence does NOT go to college. She walked out of school at the age of 12 and is now a part of a community of learners and seekers -- 'khojis' -- at Swaraj University, an innovative learning programme for youth.