A systems approach to democratise quality education in India

  As an advisor to the Government of Jharkhand on public schooling, I spent the past year assessing schools of Ranchi District; interacting with children, teachers, and parents from some of the most remote and destitute parts of the country. 2020 did not just devastate our healthcare systems but it also brought education systems in […]

SWAN Livelihood Building Capacity through innovative training and learning programme!

Swan Livelihood is a Delhi based start-up that empowers youth through innovative training and learning programmes. It started functioning in January 2020 by imparting training to the youth from the economically weaker sections of the society. The training curriculum involved a comprehensive in-class training followed by connecting the participants to the employers. During the Covid-19 […]

EnglishHelper – Providing Uninterrupted Learning During School Closure

“No child should be left behind! Our deployment of AI technology for English in thousands of government schools across India has created a tech-enabled learning model that signals a transformative opportunity for large-scale change across the country. Our technology is provided as a classroom solution (ReadToMe School Edition) supported by the same technology as a […]

Using ‘Power of Internet for Education’

IndiaEschool is an initiative formed to support education and skill development, with a focus on utilizing the power of Internet. The initiative aims to : Enhance process of learning & teaching through easy to use, relevant & interactive online content Blend digital & e-learning methods with conventional teaching practices to bring out deeper learning Build […]

Transforming Education for Human Flourishing

Am I being a part of the problem or part of the solution? (This is a good question to ask ourselves  on a daily basis.)   Namaste, I am Meghana Musunuri, The founder – chairperson of Fountainhead Global School and Jr College, Hyderabad. I am here to share my story on how small changes can […]

10 minutes of Joy

Preamble- In the pre-COVID scenario, we worked with India’s public-funded schools to avail an inclusive sports education to every child which is holistic and lie-skill focussed. We have been firmly on our track by working with 10,000 children around the capital city Delhi. Most of our students come from the lower economic strata of society. […]

Creating school-parent connections for foundational learning using technology

In recent years, early childhood care and education has started to draw a lot of attention especially with those coming from relatively higher economic classes. NEP 2020 echoes the basic understanding that 85% of childrens’ brain development happens by the age of 8. Individuals and school systems are increasingly starting to see the value in […]

Online classes, no child should be left behind

The Kandivli Education Society gave new Smart phones with SIM cards and one year mobile data to students of std 10 of SVPVVidyalaya, Kandivli West, a Government Aided school.  According to the Principal Dr Sangeeta Srivastava, “Since the Online classes began in June 2020, few students were not attending the classes at all in std […]

Grannies of learning go digital

After winning national recognition, the mascots of women empowerment are now at the forefront of popularising online education. Moving with the Covid times, ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ winners 106-year-old Bhageerathi Amma from Kollam and 98-year-old Karthyayani Amma from Alappuzha have taken up the online mode of instruction to realise their dream of clearing the Class X […]

Lockdown and Teacher Training: Impressions from DIETs

On March 24, as she heard the news of the world’s biggest lockdown being announced in India, Shreya Singhal, a primary school teacher in Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh was deliberating immediate measures she will need to take to ensure that her students’ education does not suffer. “It was clear that the classes […]