Community Development April 22, 2021
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Community Development

Be Safe, Be Smart: Road Safety Programme Road traffic continues to be a major developmental issue, a public health concern and a leading cause of death across the world. More than 1.35 million people perish in road accidents worldwide as stated in the Global Status report on Road Safety 2018. As much as 90% of …

Blending Education to meet the Sustainable Development Goal- 4
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Blending Education to meet the Sustainable Development Goal- 4

To realize the right to education to create a progressive nation, SDGs have drawn a roadmap to transform education and promote the well-being of society. With the commitment of “leaving no one behind”, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the universal Agenda – ‘Envision 2030’ for Sustainable Development, articulated in a set of 17 Sustainable …

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

Learning to Engage
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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 …

Improving English language skills in schools in collaboration with Government of Andhra Pradesh
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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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K-Yan
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.