The Puthir Journal

Reflections on educational reform

We believe that education and learning are essential human endeavors. We also believe that the 3Cs are irreplacable in learning: Connection, Conversation and Care. Our writing embodies an honest reflection of our work, mission, values and experiences.


Breakroom WordSearch: The evolution

In Tamil, Puthir means mystery or at a slightly lower level, a puzzle. From the combinatorics of Archimedes’ Stomachion to the deceitful simplicity of Tangrams to the the delightful tamil riddles, puzzles are the earliest manifestation of the human endeavor to equate..

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Teachers are heroes

This year, teachers around the world were tasked with doing the impossible, without notice, without preparation, without training, without support. As they have always been. They have done it once again, rising up to the challenge. As educators, when we find videos disrespecting..

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Puthir - 2020 Report

2020 - The year we got derailed? Or, will it be the year that set us straight? Only time will tell. The pandemic has brought into focus a very important question: What is essential? We stayed inside, when we stepped out for the “essentials”, we concealed our smiles. The only way..

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The Solvers Club Journal

A weekly newsletter that focuses on the practical. Learning resources, articles, tips and updates.

You will like this newsletter if you are:

  1. A parent looking for ways to enrich your child
  2. A teacher looking to engage your students better in the classroom
  3. Someone interested in our work, research and ideas towards improving learning and teaching.

The Five Rings Magazine

A non-periodic newsletter rooted in philosophy and ideas related to education, learning and child development.

You will enjoy this if you:

  1. Are interested in rethinking education, learning and our approach to child development
  2. Like thoughtful and deep analysis and long form content
  3. Are a member of one of our programs and want to engage with us further