Sathya Sai Education in Human Values (SSEHV)
The SSEHV work in Newcastle has been in progress since 2004 and the SSEHV
resources and their programmes are recognized by the Newcastle Education Department.
With the approval of the Education Department, a half day training event took
place in 2004. Since then, a number of schools have received the initial introduction
and have been implementing the program me.
In October 2007, about nine centre members successfully completed the
SSEHV Foundation Course. Several members will also proceed to undertake an OCN
(Open College Network) course which is accredited by the Open University.
SSEHV Day in June at Newcastle
(article from Love & Light Newsletter July 2009 issue)
Two schools in Newcastle have adopted the Sathya Sai Education in Human
Values programme for the last three years. One of these schools held a human
values event on the 19th of June for the whole afternoon. The
parents were invited to the event and they turned out in good numbers. The
programme was attended by Mr. Rob Alderman and Mrs. Carole Alderman from BISSE,
Mr. Neil Bisarya (Region 5 SSEHV Co-coordinator) and Mrs. Madhavi Majmudhar
The PSCHE ( Physical, Social, Community, Health and Education classes ) co-coordinator in her introduction
told the parents, “Your children receive education in this school. Children do
not just need the reading and writing skills but they also need good values in
their life to have good habits and good manners. For this reason, we have
adopted the Sathya Sai Education in Human Values programme in our school for
the last three years. This is a non-religious programme. Children will show
today what they have learnt,”
There was a display of children’s drawings on human values from each
class and prizes were awarded for the best pictures in each class. Each child
participated in the event and certificate for participation was given to each
child. Children from foundation stage to year 6 presented songs, role-play,
dance and poem. The programme was a huge
The SSEHV team hopes to extend its work in future to include SSEHV after
school club and related work in community.
The SSEHV team hopes to extend its work in future to include an SSEHV
after school club with other community projects also.