Why Is Non-conventional Education Important? Sheetal Bapat, Co-founder Of Seekhlo India’s Only Non-conventional Career Counselling Explains
Seekhlo is a research-based, technology-driven not-for-profit organization that enables secondary school students in India to make informed education choices that lead to a meaningful career.
National Education Policy 2020: 5 Key Highlights
The Indian government has replaced the 34-year-old education policy with NEP2020 regulations.
Open Letter To All Our Teachers
From our first ABCs to graduation, you’ve been there. Thank you for everything.
This Afghan Father Travels 12km To Give His Daughter An Education
Parents surely go to great lengths to give the best to their children. This Afghan man is a living example of that. He travels 12km on his motorbike just so that his daughters get an education. Mia Khan wants his daughters to get an education, just like his sons; and he takes them to their school in the Paktika province in Afghanistan for that. The girls’ study in the Nooraniya School for Girls, which is run by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan. A resident of Sharana village, taking his daughters to school is a part of his daily routine. And […]
This 105-year-old Woman Proves That One Must Never Stop Learning
Old age is never an excuse to stop learning.
The Meal that feeds Millions
Amidst the cacophony of laughter and ringing bells, you can get a whiff of delectable sambar and rasam, lacing the afternoon air. Around 500 boys excitedly sit on the floor waiting for their mid-day meal. Such is the scenario at 132-year old ‘Sourashtra Boys Higher Secondary School’ in Madurai. Hosting a variety of options for lunch, including savouries like payasam and appalam, it excites the taste buds of these young boys who sit and wait, in anticipation for their lunch. The Hand that Stirs Making lunch for these school boys is like a legacy, started by his grandfather Paramsamy Iyengar, […]
New India Inspiring Quality Education to One and All
India begins here: one would not expect to see this painted on the walls of an age-old school situated in a border village of Fazilka, Ferozepur. Chananwala is among the last villages on the Indian side of the International border. When we think of government schools, the image that grows in our minds is that of a school which lacks maintenance and proper governance. This held true for a government primary school in Chananwala which lacked even the basic amenities. In recent times, a teacher took up the responsibility, and has converted this ill-kept school into one which can boast […]
EDUCATION INSPIRES TAMIL NADU DOCTOR TO HELP HIS VILLAGE
Education plays a vital role in changing India from a developing to a developed country. It also inspires social responsibility and gratitude. Read on to know how.
Importance Of Discipline For Students
Advantages of discipline in student’s life are quite formidable. If you have a goal, discipline cannot be disregarded. Let that goal be starting your own business, writing a book, participating in Olympics or even getting respectable grades in your annual exams. You should be self-disciplined and work hard to achieve your goals. As the annual exams approach the students need to understand the importance of being disciplined and work hard and smart. What are the advantages of discipline in student’s life? Discipline reinstates focus over distraction: Discipline is not always about saying no to distractions. It is more about making […]
Here Are All The Answers For Your Exam Fears
Relaxation before exam is the key for better performance. Most students feel slightly nervous before an exam. But the board exams are a bit different. For, this is the first time that their question papers are set by unknown teachers. And the corrections also are done by other teachers. Relaxation before exam: tips and techniques Practice deep breathing. It helps to calm the nerves. Practice muscle relaxation. It helps to calm the physique and mind and enables better performance. Take frequent walks in nature. Relax with family and friends. Think and speak positively. Listen to calming music. Make sure you […]
Homeschooling, the new way to success!
There is this girl in Whitefield, Bangalore. She has special needs as a student and the parents were supportive and did not insist on regular school. She goes, of course, far and between, just to experience things with friends and teachers. But her essential schooling takes place at home. She is encouraged to think, ideate, draw, express, and speak. It has made her a very expressive and aware girl with keen intelligence. At the age of 16, she has been told by a radio station that she can, whenever she wishes, go and join them at their station. This is […]
IIT GRADS AND IAS OFFICERS EDUCATE GIRLS IN JHARKHAND
Education in rural parts of India is not as advanced as urban areas. However, IIT graduates and IAS officers in remote Godda district, Jharkhand, have taken the first step to reverse this situation and transform the lives of students. THE COLLABORATION Eckovation, an education start-up begun by IIT-Delhi graduates, joined hands with the Deputy Commissioner of Godda district, Kiran Kumari Pasi, to organise ‘smart classes’ bringing Virtual Reality to over 60 Government schools. They had successfully undertaken a similar project in the Maoist-hit district of Banka, Bihar. THE BENEFIT Eckovation set up Gyanodaya, the team leading 3D classes for students. […]