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A Little-Known Fact: Did you know that most Tibetan educators who come to India as refugees struggle to find teaching work? The Indian government requires official citizenship to teach at Indian public schools. Sadly, many displaced Tibetans are often forced to abandon their lifelong careers for lack of available teaching opportunities. At Siddhartha School, we Continue reading Happy Losar from the Entire Siddhartha School Family!
Leave a congratulation post for Rinpoche, just click the comment button above. NOTE: If you’re interested in coming to Rinpoche’s retirement celebration, the details are at the bottom. During the weeks leading up to the February enthronement of the new Tashi Lhunpo Monastery abbot, SSP Executive Director Aviva Shaw caught up with Rinpoche and got Continue reading SSP Founder Retires as Abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.
See the Rubin Museum Event Details. BUY TICKETS Join us Wednesday, March 6, at the Rubin Museum in New York City for a unique Himalayan Heritage Meet-Up with Siddhartha School. Explore the power of monastic festivals in setting a communal intention in Ladakh. Listen to Ladakhis share their stories of the Guru Tsechu Festival, which Continue reading SSP and The Rubin Museum Present a Himalayan Heritage Event March 6th: “Oracles and Festivals”
Siddhartha School Principal Dechen Wangmo met with like-minded teachers and leaders to advocate for a national Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum Policy. Siddhartha School is recognized by education and government leaders as an early adopter of SEL methodology. Principal Dechen was honored and excited to attend the event in Nagpur and meet other Indians who Continue reading Siddhartha Principal Attends SEL: Beyond the IQ Workshop.
Siddhartha School Project is happy to report that six students completed a three-day, intensive pilot course on the art of curation and exhibition planning. Siddhartha’s partner, the Ladakh Arts and Media Organization (LAMO), hosted the class and shared with students the principles and business of fine-art curation, theory, and exhibition installation. Taught by local Ladakhi Continue reading The Siddhartha School-LAMO Curation and Exhibition Workshop Featured on Ladakhi Television News!
🌺 A Warm, Midwinter Hello from Our New Executive Director 🌺 – Leadership is on our minds so much these days, and we’ve got good news about ours.
A Letter from Aviva Shaw, Our New Executive Director Dear Friends and Supporters, As we move into this next phase of long-term sustainability for Siddhartha School Project, I am thrilled for the opportunity to step in and lead the organization through its 25th anniversary and beyond. The SSP community is composed of the most gracious and compassionate people Continue reading 🌺 A Warm, Midwinter Hello from Our New Executive Director 🌺 – Leadership is on our minds so much these days, and we’ve got good news about ours.
As we celebrate the new year, SSP is collecting donations to provide new books and uniforms to the school’s most needy students. Can you help a Ladakhi child start school off in 2019 a little brighter? Together we will illuminate a better future for so many Ladakhi children. Each Continue reading May Your New Year be filled with Love and Light!
“I don’t know whether the universe, with its countless galaxies, stars and planets, has a deeper meaning or not, but at the very least, it is clear that we humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves and others.” —His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama You are such Continue reading International THANK YOU DAY 2019
We Are Growing and Changing. See our new shifts and meet our newest 2019 idea makers! Dear Friends and Supporters of Siddhartha School, Someone once shared that it takes a village to raise a child, and I couldn’t agree more. We are fortunate to be a part of a wonderful and generous community supporting the ongoing Continue reading A Letter from Our Board President: Change Is Good!
We did it together! Our Grateful Eight: SSP’s Top Accomplishments for 2018 Together, we’ve done so much to improve the educational experience for our students. Here is our “grateful eight,” the top eight things you’ve done and helped us accomplish. #1 Set new academic records for regional achievement. Siddhartha School students placed in the 1st, 2nd, Continue reading Our “Grateful-Eight”: Siddhartha School Project’s Year-End Progress Report
The Clean India Movement (Swatch Bharat Abhiyan) By Padma Lhazes Padma Lhazes, a Siddhartha High School student won first place in the regional competition for the Prime Minister’s Clean India Essa Contest. We are very proud of her work on this essay to motivate all citizens, not just the famous or powerful, to take up Continue reading Siddhartha School Student Wins First Place in the Clean India Regional Essay Competition
We had more than 83 donors in the US, Canada, and Europe give to this year’s SSP #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign online. What’s more, over 80 supporters in Ladakh came out to the school’s campus festival to raise money for the campaign for scholarships. To our more than 163 global supporters for #GivingTuesday and SSP’s Continue reading Here’s how you met SSP’s scholarship funding goal!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Siddhartha School Project’s #GivingTuesday campaign was a great success in the States, but did you know that our community in Ladakh had an amazing #GivingTuesday campaign as well?! We are so inspired by what the Siddhartha School staff, families and local community did to support the #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign. Mr. Tsering Angchuk, our US Continue reading Ladakh’s #GIVINGTUESDAY Festival and Report
It’s AMAZING. The results are still coming in, but we can share that more of you gave to SSP this #GivingTuesday campaign than ever before. It’s all because of you. Watch the Thank You Message from our Second Graders. Click to Watch On behalf of our US and Ladakhi boards of directors, as well as Continue reading #GivingTuesday 2018 Thank You and Results Update