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The iTeach Foundation Course: A Community of Believers

This post was contributed to the KER Blog by Nishigandha Gogate, Lead Teacher at iTeach Schools. Visit her blog here to read more of her work. Thanks, Nishi, for your contribution!   The FOUNDATION COURSE was first of its kind for the academically weakest students of Pune city pioneered in 2017. In 5 rigorous weeks last year history was created by all the 103 brave warriors to fight the educational inequity. In 5 rigorous weeks...

Students Take the Lead at FunScool Summer Program

Of all the initiatives that have been taking place this summer, FunScool Summer School, a program that was run in Budruk, Pune, was a particularly fascinating one. What started with a casual conversation about effective teaching practices in the home of Jai Mishra, an alumnus of the Teach For India Fellowship, between him and a handful of his former students soon developed into an idea for a truly unique summer school program. The...

Pushing the Bar for Excellence at GenWise Summer Camp

This summer, Team KER had the pleasure of visiting the GenWise Summer Camp in Bangalore. This camp was the first of what we hope will be many more such camps hosted by GenWise, an organisation that is geared towards supporting children in achieving their potential. During the summer camp, students spent two weeks enhancing their learning within 5 carefully curated tracks: Science and Scientific Discovery, Mathematical and Computational Thinking, Technology and Design, Tools...

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...