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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Author: KER

National Committee: Pioneers for Change

This blog post was contributed by our National Committee Members Pooja, Prathamesh and Jyoti 14 young talented passionate minds believe they are leaders of today. Armed with projects driven to bring about change in their respective communities, they persistently strive for a better tomorrow. Imbibing the principles of KER- they create safe spaces for discovering voice and expression, collaborate with educators as equal partners and initiate transformation for a reimagined education. They strongly believe...

Football: The Fuel that Broke Stereotypes

This blog post was contributed by our Student Leader Anjali My one true love is football. This game changed my life in a way I cannot just pen down in a few words or pages. My journey began in 5th standard when my school's only boys football team won the Just For Kicks (JFK) Pune Championship. Their game and victories sparked inspiration in me to play football. I knew that football is a team game,...

KERx: Bringing KER to the communities!

This blog post was written by Rashi Agarwal, a 2018 Teach for India fellow from Delhi. The KERx Seelampur event mentioned in this post was executed by Team Khwahish: Anshu Arora, Aparna Rai, Barasha Mahanta, Chelsea Dean, Prashant Sarbhai, Rashi Agarwal, Urvashi Dhaundiyal and Urvashi Sharma. Circa March this year, in the coveted Teach For India City Conference, we were introduced to the idea of community KER spaces in Delhi which aimed at taking...

My journey as a Student Intern

This blog post was contributed by Raghavendra Yadav, a Grade 10 Teach for India student from Mumbai.   Having goals and dreams in my small fist, I entered Teach for India’s Institute. Little did I know though that there would be a twist.   The returning interns said ‘No goals, no dreams work at the Institute but there definitely will be an increment in your learning’s magnitude.’    The first day started off late but with a huge burst, And as the...

From Velvet Revolution to Kids Education Revolution: Giving Voice to Our Youth in Armenia

This blog post was contributed by Maral Varjabedyan (Birthright Armenia Volunteer at Teach for Armenia), and Sateny (Student, Teach For Armenia) Teach for All’s Armenia network (Teach for Armenia) held its first Kids Education Revolution (KER) National Summit from May 31st to June 1st, 2019.  Upholding the ongoing journey of reform in Armenia, KER provided a platform for students, teachers, principals and other stakeholders to gather, discuss and unveil students’ roles as change-makers in...

Extending a Hand of Partnership: A Participant’s Experience at the KER National Summit

The KER National Summit that took place this past weekend was attended by over 500 guests, all representing a range of educational organisations from across the country. One of our attendees was Abhilasha Sharma, a secondary school teacher at Jindal Vidya Mandir, Vidyanagar. It was her second time attending an annual KER National Summit and she left the experience refuelled to implement her learnings back in her school. After her experience at the...

The Revolutionary Retreat: A Student’s Reflection

This blog post was written by Namya Sinha, 2019 KER Revolutionary and Reap Benefit Solve Ninja We started our day with a beautiful session based around the Mandala, conducted by Shaheen Mistri, where we each created our own Mandalas depicting our journeys and brought them together to form one. The final product, a giant amalgam of all of our dreams, was the perfect visual depiction of each one our places in this movement. To...

Little Makers at the Hyderabad Maker Faire 2018

This post was contributed by Sahithya Anumolu, Eshwar Bandi, and Abhishek Dey from the Inqui-Lab Foundation.   The City of Hyderabad has hosted many technological conferences and events, some of them with complete support from the State Government. These events are allowing the city to embrace the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. One such event held in November of 2018 was the Maker Faire Hyderabad 2018, being held for the first time in Hyderabad, and,...

Reimagining Education | Citizenship in the 21st Century

This post was contributed by Prarthana Ramesh, Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.   Our cities are at a crossroads today. Increasing population, crumbling infrastructure, pollution mired with challenges of solid waste management, public transportation networks, traffic, and safety among others have become hallmarks of our cities. With this as the backdrop, India’s urban population is estimated to increase from 370 million in 2011 to 600 million by 2030, making...

Kids Speak: Ensuring a Sustainable Future for Us All

This post was contributed by Taanika Shankar, a grade 12 student at Sri Kumaran's School, Bangalore, associated with KER Partner, Reap Benefit. I’ve always wanted to save the earth; but this was always something I thought I would do when I “grew up”. But when I was in 8th std, some of my seniors organised a Swachh Bharat clean-up session of the area around our school and I took part in it. Towards the...