Tag : educationist
Name: Gijubhai Badheka
Gijubhai Badheka (November 15, 1885 - June 23, 1939) born Chittal, India, was an educationist who heldped to introduce Montessori education methods to India. He is referred to as "Moochhali Maa" ("mother with whiskers"). In the first instance, Badheka was a high court lawyer. Following the birth of his son in 1923, he developed an interest in childhood development and education. In 1920, Badheka founded the "Bal Mandir" pre-primary school. Badheka published a number of works in the field of education including Divaswapna ("Daydreams").