Making at-risk children Resilient and Life-ready through Play

Samarth tells Toybank’s Program Officer, “I miss my friends and my teachers. Summer vacations at the Play Centers were all about playing for long hours, but that is missing. I have difficulty understanding anything in our online classes. I want people to visit us; but then again, I don’t want them to because I am […]

EdTech in the remotest villages of Ladakh – 17000 ft Foundation shows the way

17000 ft Foundation, a Nonprofit organization working in remote hamlets of high altitude Ladakh has pioneered a unique EdTech Learning Solution to reach children even in areas without electricity or mobile connectivity. About Ladakh Ladakh or the “land of high passes” in the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir is a newly formed Union Territory […]

Learning Management System in Schools and Colleges during COVID

Kanohar Lal Trust Society (www.kanohar.org) is a 52 year old NGO in Meerut, having multiple educational institutions in the city and Sonda village (GZB District). Our focus is girls’ education – from secondary to P.hd levels. The sudden announcement of lockdown across the country to tackle the spread of COVID 19 has had a profound […]

Odisha Based Education Startup – ThinkZone

COVID-19 has affected millions of people worldwide. As the global pandemic hit India, a nationwide lockdown was imposed on 24th March. Among the first things to close down even before the lockdown were educational institutions, in view of the susceptibility of children towards the disease. Since then and now, the situation has not been better, […]

Children are the Changemakers – Making World a Better Place

Tucked deep into a forest area of Jharkhand, Chengarbasa is a small tribal village that houses a group of little wonders, with a dream to bring about change in their village. These little wonders are taught in the Upgraded High School(UHS) by ten online volunteer teachers of eVidyaloka Trust, through its program implementing partner Samajik […]

NeTT Nalanda: Impressions from virtual classroom sessions during lockdown

One of the biggest impacts of the lockdown has been on the educational institutions. HPPI’s NeTT Programme being implemented at DIET Nalanda, Bihar, has leveraged from the available digital tools to ensure that teacher-training — the crucial part of quality of education  — does not suffer. Ashutosh Ranjan, NeTT Project Leader at DIET Nalanda, shares […]

#EdChatIND – Connecting Educators during Lockdown

The world always talks about skill development for students but seldom do they talk about development program for teachers to acquaint them with the necessary skills to teach and preach to the young learners.  Things have changed and the pandemic has given an opportunity to the educator community to apprise them of various pedagogical tools […]

A Quest for Education in the COVID-19 Times

The picture you see is of eight-year-old Sangharsh Kumar, onboard a train that will take him back to his native residence in village Gohana in Uttar Pradesh. Sangharsh’s father has been a factory worker in Ghaziabad for the past 10 years. Like lakhs of other children belonging to migrant families who are travelling back to […]

Online Digital Education in Nagaland – A Success Story

Introduction: The COVID-19 Lockdown forced majority of the school children to be occupied with entertainment programmes in TV and mobiles for the whole day. As this may cause psychological depressions in children, the Department of School Education, Nagaland started exploring ways and means to keep the children engaged in the continuous process of education during […]

‘Satya Bharti Skill Fest’ – summer camp from home for government school children

The month of May has turned fun and creative for government school children as Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, launches ‘Satya Bharti Skill Fest’ – an online summer camp filled with activity-based learning. The fest is being conducted under the Foundation’s Satya Bharti Quality Support Program that is currently working in partnership […]