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July 2017, Profile »

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Ardra Balachandran

Should art be seen only as a hobby? Is it meant only for children who are good at drawing? Should it be confined only as an activity for summer? In an attempt to answer these questions and give art its due place, Aparna Vinod a young and enterprising mother started The Craft Caravan.

April 2017, Profile »

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Matthew Baganz

This retired educator in the US pays tribute to teachers and the students whose lives they transformed by painting and refurbishing discarded school desks.

February 2017, Profile »

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Urvashi Nangia

What does a library period usually entail? How does a librarian and teachers in a school encourage children to read more books and explore the library. Here’s looking at the library of this NGO school, called Digantar.

October 2016, Profile »

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Manish Jain and Gagandeep Singh

Imagine a learning space that has no room for textbooks, but provides children with ideas and materials to explore and pursue their various passions and interests. Now imagine this space within a school. Sounds too good to believe? Creativity Adda is an after school learning space within a government school in Delhi. The success of this programme has led its organizers to think about replicating the idea in more schools.

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Chakravarthy Rama
In the article the author talks about how and why visionary schools are important in the present times. The author makes his case by giving the example of GMR Chinmaya Vidyalaya.

March 2016, Profile »

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Manaswini Sridhar

On a visit to Bulgaria, Manaswini Sridhar gets a peek into how the education system works in Bulga

March 2013, Profile »

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Jennifer Thomas

Goa’s Bookworm is a small company that started out as a lending library but has now grown to include several literacy initiatives in its bouquet of programmes, one such being the Mobile Outreach Programme. This intervention is all about taking books and book reading and story telling to disadvantaged children in several diverse pockets of Goa.

February 2013, Profile »

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Anandhi

We have all heard that the Waldorf system of education is an extremely child-friendly teaching-learning environment. Here is a glimpse into the world of Waldorf.

August 2012, Profile »

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Simran Luthra
The word ‘education’ means a lot more than just learning math and science. A more basic purpose of education is to instill in children an ethical way of life. And instead of having boring lectures on moral values, a project called School Cinema hopes to do this in a fun and interesting way.

July 2012, Profile »

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Sonali Bhatia
Art is enjoyable but it can also be a shared experience with a deeper meaning. Read on to know about this unique Dream Creative Art Programme which uses art to teach life skills to children.