A Library Saga

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.

Welcome to Creativity Adda

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.

From a school in Bulgaria

Manaswini Sridhar

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

Tales in a red van

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.

The nourishment of ideas


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.

Making education more meaningful

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.

Unexpected outcomes

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.

The joy of giving

Cynthia D’Costa
This is the story of Sayali Dubash, a young mother, who took it upon herself to build a small computer lab for a Zilla Parishad Girls school near her home.

Helping children blossom

After-school centres for children are mushrooming in every Indian city. Here’s taking a look at some such centres in Hyderabad.