Mental Well-being: PLS Webinar 12 December 2020

The sixth webinar by Pallavan Learning Systems was held on 12 December 2020. The webinar sought to elaborate on the understanding of mental well-being both from the perspectives of science and spirituality. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Saroj Thapa from Pallavan Learning Systems. The speakers included Dr. Monisha Akhtar, a licensed child, adolescent, and adult psychologist/psychoanalyst and Geshe Lhakdor, a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and author who works closely with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. The webinar comprised more than 100 active participants and 200 live viewers. …Read More

Virtual Book Launch and Discussion 28 November 2020

RS Pawar, founder NIIT University, Chairman NIIT Group released Arun Kapur’s book Serene Strength: The Role of Education in the Making of a Person of Substance. They then went on to discuss Arun Kapur’s 43-year education journey. Click here to watch the full video

Online Facilitation – Difficulties and Opportunities: PLS Webinar 30 September 2020

The fifth webinar organized by Pallavan Learning Systems explored ‘Online Facilitation: Difficulties and Opportunities’, and took place on September 30, 2020. The rapid advancement of the use of technology in education and the pandemic have changed how learning is conducted. With new hybrid learning experiences gaining traction as an indispensable tool and technique of learning, the art of online facilitation has become very significant. …Read More


Ensuring Wholistic Development of Learners – Challenges and Possibilities: PLS Webinar 29 July 2020

The fourth webinar hosted by Pallavan Learning Systems, ‘Ensuring Wholistic Development of Learners: Challenges and Possibilities’ was held on 29th July 2020. The panellists included educators, students, a parent and a counsellor, to cover all points of view on learning. They were from India, Bhutan, The United Kingdom and The Sultanate of Oman which provided a global perspective on the challenges and possibilities. The webinar comprised more than 60 active participants. …Read More

School Leaders’ Retreat 2020: Centre for Escalation of Peace 8 and 9 July 2020

The School Leaders’ Retreat is a biennial programme for school leaders to hold discussions and take part in common learning experiences. This helps to build a foundation of shared values and create a network of leaders in the Asia-Pacific community. An integral part of the Asia Pacific Schools Initiative (APSI), the School Leaders’ Retreat brings together school leaders with the intent of inculcating an understanding of ‘Leadership through Serene Strength’ and inspiring them to support the students and teachers of their schools. We believe that if schools practice and promote ‘Leadership through Serene Strength’, it will have a multiplier effect and will spread in the community, country and region. …Read More

Developing a Sustainable Community Approach to Promote Learning & Creating a Framework for Reopening Schools: PLS Webinar 25 June 2020

Pallavan Learning System’s third webinar was moderated by Kamal Ahuja, the Deputy Headmaster of the Doon School. The panellists were Debasish Chakrabarty from The Doon School, Dehradun, India; Habiba Mohammed Al-Hadi Jaballah from Paradise Valley Private School, Muscat, Oman; Tshering Nidup from The Royal Academy, Paro, Bhutan; and Ashish Arora from The Scindia School, Gwalior, India. In addition, two parents, Suhale Kapoor and Padhmalakshmi Iyengar were invited as panellists for the session. About 50 participants attended the webinar. …Read More

The Future of Learning: PLS Webinar 27 May 2020

The second webinar hosted by Pallavan Learning Systems aimed to continue to connect and draw on the expertise and experiences of practitioners to design learning experiences to help learners actualise their potential. The focus of this webinar was to explore ideas around the question ‘What is the future of learning?’…Read More

Nurturing Our Learners in the Time of Covid-19 : PLS Webinar 24 April 2020

On 24th of April 2020 Pallavan Learning Systems organised its first webinar on Nurturing Our Learners in the Time of Covid-19. In PLS we are concerned about how online education is conducted so that it meets the needs of our learners. What should we be doing to nurture our learners so that we continue to support their wholistic growth and not simply focus on transaction of academic content?…Read More

The Scindia School Webinar: Pedagogy and Motivation

Mr Kapur took part in the Scindia School’s webinar Pedagogy and Motivation on 22nd June 2020. To view the full report click here: View Report

Learning Beyond Curriculum: Children in Times of Social Distancing

Mr Kapur attended the Roli books webinar on ‘Learning Beyond Curriculum: Children in Times of Social Distancing on 16th April 2020. The webinar can be viewed here: Watch Webinar

Year 2020: Will Education Create its New Normal?

Mr Kapur attended the Mindmine webinar ‘Will Education Create its New Normal on 4th May 2020. The webinar can be viewed here: Watch Webinar

The Future of Education

Mr Kapur attended the Eminent Educators’ Colloquium on 5th June 2020. The webinar can be viewed here: Watch Webinar

Future of Learning

Mr Kapur attend the Sunbeam webinar on the Future of Learning on 18th June 2020. 

At Home with Learning

Mr Kapur attended the webinar ‘At Home with Learning’. It can be viewed here: The webinar can be viewed here: Watch Webinar

Press Release for Blockcerts

First Blockcerts Issued in India: Pallavan School and Vasant Valley School, facilitated my Pallavan Learning Systems and Learning Machine, Issue Blockchain Credentials…Read More

NEW DELHI, India – Class XII Students at Pallavan School, Jhalawar, Rajasthan and Vasant Valley School, New Delhi First to Receive Blockcerts Credentials in India….Read more

Druk Thuksey Award for 2019

In December 2019, Mr Kapur was awarded the Druk Thuksey Award, the Royal Order of Bhutan, by His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, for his contribution towards education.

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Award Ceremony Video

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Interview with CMRubinWorld

In an interview with CMRubinWorld published on 21WFMJ News, Director of The Royal Academy in Bhutan, Arun Kapur, says schools must focus more on the social, emotional and spiritual dimensions of learning.

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Dialogue of Civilizations

To watch Mr Kapur speak at The World Public LIC Forum

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