In conversation with Ritu Jhingon, CEO of Vedanta’s flagship programme Nandghar

One of the pioneers in the Corporate Social Responsibility sector in the country, Ms. Ritu Jhingon has had an illustrious career in Cause Marketing and developmental communication with leading media and advertising companies including Hindustan Times and Ogilvy & Mather. Currently she is the CEO of Vedanta’s flagship programme Nandghar, which aims at transforming lives …

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Learning to Engage

Confident, firm and motivated.Mrs. Kanchan Wadhwani, a Karyakarta (worker) of Heera Path Anganwadi, Jaipur, is all these qualities rolled in one. She has been working for the past 7 years in the Anganwadi system after clearing her 12th standard. As one of the cohorts of Anganwadi Workers (AWWs), she is being trained in new pedagogical …

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Learning Effective English with Dignity

We live in an age when information is available literally at our fingertips. But at the same time, we are also easily distracted. The inability to manage our time, resources, emotional connect, ironically leads to an inadequate ability to communicate properly. The colourful world of emojis and smileys fails to be a cover up for …

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Improving English language skills in schools in collaboration with Government of Andhra Pradesh

‘Naipunya Vikasam’ an initiative introduced by Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) fulfils the objective of ensuring  the upliftment  of students of Social Welfare and Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The course is meticulously designed with a motto to create future-ready students by introducing ‘Functional English’ to improve …

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The Knowledge vehicle

Exactly a century ago, in 1920, a mechanical device was invented that could administer multiple-choice question; it was set such that it moved on only when the student got the right answer. Sidney Pressey, a psychology professor at Ohio State University, came up with this mechanical device called Teaching Machines. Eventually, teaching machine could also …

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Take the digital plunge

With the ongoing COVID-19-led lockdown, there are multiple challenges in education, for students, teachers, and parentsWith the closure of educational institutions during the lockdown, approximately 1.72 billion learners have been affected worldwide, and around 32 crore in India alone, resulting in high socio-economic costs for education stakeholders.

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Learning English the right way

The world of teaching has seen a paradigm shift; technology, which has spiralled change in most of the domains, has also impacted the domain of education. The requirement of the day, as we move away from the chalk and talk method, is for blended learning, and this does not only apply to learning a language, …

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GeneoX A Confluence Platform for Technology in Education

GeneoX, a unique initiative by Schoolnet, is a platform to bring together talent and expertise in the use of technology for teaching-learning while ensuring active participation from all stakeholders to learn, share & achieve GeneoX is designed to evolve over the years with two distinct but interlinked elements: 1. GeneoX Championship has students, teachers, principals …

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Geneo Launch

With Geneo… The World is your classroom! “With a strong belief in simplicity, we focus on making our educational solutions interactive, portable, immersive, tech driven and need based. A fine example of this is our latest offering ‘Geneo’, a personalized, curriculum and student- driven online learning platform, providing complete solutions for a child’s educational needs,” …


In conversation with Sanjay Gupta, CEO, English Helper

Sanjay Gupta, the Chief Executive Officer of EnglishHelper, is committed to the democratic vision for education. A prolific writer, he is a Trustee at Udayan Care, on the Board of the School of Inspired Leadership, an Advisor for Acumen India and one of the prominent Indian leaders of the Social Sector. Sanjay is also a …