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November 2017, Profile »

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Nabanita Deshmukh

The Lohit Youth Library Network has completed 10 successful years of spreading the joy of reading. With its 13 libraries spread across Arunachal Pradesh, the Network of youth voluteers guided by their ‘guru’, Satyanarayan Mundayoor, has managed to inspire a reading movement in the valley.

November 2017, Profile »

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Risha Borooah

Nestled amidst the beautiful hills of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is Jhamtse Ghatsal, a school for orphans, abandoned children, and children of single parents. Here children learn apart from their academic subjects, the language of love and compassion.

August 2017, Profile »

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Shree Singh Kuriyal
This is an amazing story of a Government school teacher from Uttarkashi district who fought against all odds to teach English to his students at the Pilang primary school. From creating a child- friendly environment to contextualising lessons, from using word webs and stories, rhymes and songs, he did it all and managed to achieve a feat hitherto unknown in that school. Read all about this passionate English teacher.

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.