The Kids Education Revolution is a bold and ambitious collective of schools and educational organizations that are working towards reimagining education at scale and are driven by a profound belief in the power of student leadership. It aims to influence the conversation of what constitutes an excellent education by listening to and learning from our children and youth to fulfill the individual potential of each child and the collective potential of our nation.

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Delhi’s Dreamcatchers Embody Listening and Learning

Last Sunday was unusual one that saw a healthy mix of students, educators, and partners come together to create a space where everyone practiced LISTENING TO and LEARNING FROM from each other. Here is a snapshot from the day!   OPENING The day began with our lovely student emcees introducing the audience to the vision for Teach for India, Delhi and how the day would help us bring that vision to life. This was followed by few...

Teach For India Mumbai Hosts Elementary Education Conference

Last month, Teach for India hosted an Elementary Education Conference that brought together a variety of stakeholders that engaged in a dialogue about what is really important to the development of our younger students. Inspired by an idea that stemmed from casual conversations and observations, this conference aimed to shift what elementary education means to TFI’s elementary educators, and thereby impact the cascading effect those formative years have on secondary education by shifting...

A Safe Space for Voice: Pune’s KER Chronicles

What does is take to get kids to express their voices? Many factors come to mind - supportive teachers, encouraging peers, natural charisma, psychological safety, or maybe just having something important say.  Aarthi Seshadri from Teach for India, Pune, asked herself whether simply offering a platform for voices to be expressed is enough to actually encourage kids to open up. Thus, the KER Chronicles were born! These “chronicles” serve as completely voluntary spaces...

Where Art Ends Violence

Schools can be wonderful places of learning, exposure and joy. But they can also have problems like abuse, bullying, wastage of time and resources, and a lack of motivation to learn. For me, the root causes that are leading to all these problems are lack of positive values and mindsets, and exposure to outside world, coupled with a lack of purpose and role models in local communities. All these problems intertwine in a...

A Kite, Flying High

I am working toward girl child empowerment. I decided to do this to encourage and motivate girls to raise their voice and never be fearful and inferior to anyone. They should also have self belief and the opportunity to fulfil their dreams. I want to bring change on this issue because most of the girls, even me are facing this kind of problem in my community, village, etc. This affects their emotional health...

Kicking Away Gender Norms

I believe that India's youth have a lot of potential. Even though just 27% of the population are 15-19 years of age, my belief is that they comprise 100% of our future. Ever since I was young, I have been asked to eat like a girl, sit like a girl, play like a girl, dress like a girl, and more. I questioned what 'like a girl' means; quite often. All I knew was...

Untethered

Tania Apshankar is a grade 12 student at St. Mary’s School and author of the novel Untethered. This novel, her first, was published when she was just sixteen years old. Much like us at Team KER, Tania believes strongly that every individual has a story to tell and considers it her goal to inspire people to express their creativity through artistic pursuits, and tell their story through their art. She also runs an...