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Centre For Imagination invited Rupali  Lamba, a social media consultant to host a mini zoom series on graphic designing and social media for Upper Years at Woodstock last semester. During her session...

How do you plan for an uncertain future during a time of rupture?  Woodstock Principal Dr Craig Cook shares the challenges of strategic planning which has to imagine everything students will need to ...

Welcome to a new year and the start of the 2020s. As we enter a new decade, it’s an opportunity for pause for thought around what we’ve achieved, and what lies ahead over the next ten years. Back ...

Principal Dr Craig Cook looks back at his experiences on this year’s Activity Week, and forward to share what’s needed to ensure Woodstock remains distinctive into the future.  It was my ...

The last few days have been cold, wet and windy up here on the hillside, and most of us are looking forward to getting down to lower altitudes and warmer climates. The winter vacations are an importan...

One-Book Woodstock is back for the winter break. The idea is that everyone – students from Grades 6 up, teachers and staff – will read the book over the Christmas period. When we return in the Spr...

Summer at Woodstock’s Entrepreneurship Programme is an immersive experience which covers the processes and approaches startups use to achieve success. Summer at Woodstock Entrepreneurship parti...

Alisa is a student intern at the Centre for Imagination, with a particular focus on graphic design. She shares her experience of her internship at the CFI.   What attracted you to becoming a CFI ...

Tomas Forman, a gap year student from the United States, joined the Centre for Imagination during the Winter and Spring of 2018. Here he tells the story of his time in India, his work at the Centre, a...

In pictures – Woodstock Coffee House This week saw Woodstock’s first Coffee Night, where students gathered to share their personal stories, original poetry and acoustic music. The standar...

On Sunday, April 15, the Centre for Imagination hosted renowned environmental engineer, physicist, and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Amory Lovins. Lovins has led a 40-year career in...

Activist and editor Satish Kumar made a big impression on Centre for Imagination intern Shatakshi Kabi.   Fifty-five years ago, when the echo of a nuclear test had become a recurrent experien...

Dr Eleanor Nicholson has spent the last month at Woodstock running the Women in Leadership Program. At Woodstock, she has dedicated her time to the Centre for Imagination, as well as staff and student...

This morning the Centre for Imagination came alive with rhythm, rhyme and pace, as upper years students participated in a poetry recital. Over the coming weeks, every upper years student has been cha...

Inspired by a talk from our resident scholar, Dr Eleanor Nicholson, student and Centre for Imagination Intern Shatakshi Kabi gives her perspective on leadership at Woodstock.  Walking around the hall...

The Centre for Imagination opened up its doors to the local community with its first open day of the year on Monday. It was an opportunity for staff, students and local residents to explore the space,...

A more literary title would be Passage to India, The Return of the Native, or Richer by India (to duplicate the title of my mother’s book about our life there in the 1950’s), but all of these woul...

Shatakshi Kabi, Woodstock student and Centre for Imagination Intern, interviews our resident scholar Richard Delacy.   Where in the world is India?   Where is India? Looking at a world map, ...

Woodstock Student Shatakshi Kabi reflects on her conversation with alumnus Nellie Little about the work of Syria Civil Defense, colloquially known as The White Helmets.   A few weeks ago, th...

Woodstock student Shanti Mathias shares some of the changemakers who have fired her interest in social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship can be an incredible force for change. Essentially, it...

Internships at the Centre for Imagination The Centre for Imagination is excited to announce our first team of student interns, whose work will include planning, publishing and hosting events, as well ...

Woodstock student Tanashya Batra shares her motivation for getting involved in Aspire, our new social entrepreneurship summer programme. Aspire is an initiative of the Centre for Imagination in colla...

Woodstock Student Shanti Mathias introduces Aspire, our new summer school programme for budding social entrepreneurs.  Woodstock School has a long-term commitment to community service. This has led ...

Woodstock student Taarini Gupta writes about Talking Faith for Peace, a special event bringing together speakers from some of India’s major religions. On 26th November 2016, an event which deep...

Last night at the Centre for Imagination, in keeping with Woodstock’s weekly theme of conflict resolution, a group of students and staff had the privilege of speaking with South African freedom figh...

Reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic used to be referred to as the ‘three R’s’ and they were seen as the fundamentals of a good education. But we know it takes more than reading...

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