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Safe Spaces for Voice

Kids Speak: Does Asking for Help Strip Away my Independence?

This post was contributed by Kavya Shah, a grade 9 student from the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, India.   The dictionary meaning of independence is – being free from outside control.  I can gauge from the meaning that, the day when you are able to stand up, and not let other people influence your conduct makes you truly independent. The idea of independence is free to perception. Some people might view it as a manner...

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...

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...

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...