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August 2016, Outreach »

[2 Aug 2016 | 4 Comments | ]

Shalini Sabikhi

The importance of teaching children green practices is by now common knowledge. But a few sermons on conserving the environment and planting a few trees every now and then is not enough. We have to get children into the practice of constantly thinking in terms of conserving and preserving the environment. Here are a few suggestions that you too can use to constantly engage children with the idea of waste management, recycling, and conserving the environment.

August 2014, Outreach »

[4 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Keeping the questions alive | ]

Nimesh Ved A recent trip to Rishi Valley School (Andhra Pradesh) presented an opportunity to interact with students in different classes on divergent topics. During the trip I enjoyed being with the students and partially succeeded in soaking in their energies, enthusiasm and knowledge. But, it was their eagerness to know more that left me […]

Outreach, September 2012 »

[3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Engaging with sustainability | ]

Wipro’s effort to integrate sustainability thinking into the core of education saw the birth of a new concept – Earthian. This is a programmme that tries to foster excellence in sustainability thinking and doing among children. This year the programme has been expanded to include analytical as well as literary writings. Read on to find out more.

April 2011, Outreach »

[1 Apr 2011 | 8 Comments | ]

Srinivasan K Studying the trends and patterns in geography from a book certainly helps, but what appears as understanding, most often ends up as knowledge and information if it is not reinforced by complementary real world experiences. Identifying the interactions between individuals, societies, and the physical environment demands teaching/facilitation through integrated learning. Setting the context […]

November 2007, Outreach »

[30 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]

Dev N Pathak
The philosophy of peace education is easier to preach than practice.