We Shall Overcome

This is one song we’ve all heard and whole-heartedly sung at some time of our lives. Strangely, when we sang this in school it was not quite clear what it was that we were going to overcome. Or that, what was that Utopian existence that we were fearlessly striving for...

Looking after our Mental Health

As most of the world is in self-isolation the situation is fraught with certain challenges. One of these being the effect on our mental health. In view of  this WHO has issued the following suggestions. As countries introduce measures to restrict movement as part of...

Isolation vs. Solitude

The dictionary meaning of the word isolate is to cause (a person or place) to be or remain alone or apart from others. And so isolation is the process or fact of isolating or being isolated. The literal meaning of another word - solitude - too is the state or...

Sustainable Human Capital Development with YUVA UNSTOPPABLE

Sustainable Human Capital Development with YUVA UNSTOPPABLE

This case study examines an intervention by Yuva Unstoppable (YU), an NGO in India. YU has worked in Indian schools since 2006, previously focusing on programmes that enhanced hygiene and sanitation (WASH), as well as mentoring of students, and recently implemented a...

How smart classrooms are expanding the horizons of learning?

How smart classrooms are expanding the horizons of learning?

Education is expanding from a backward based pedagogy to a progressive 21st-century technology. India is an ambitious country where the ambition of the youth and institutions is skyrocketing. A new era of learning is upon us and those institutions that can recognize,...

Covid-19: Education system’s big shift from classrooms to computers

Covid-19: Education system’s big shift from classrooms to computers

The crisis is always paired with opportunities. And it’s time to appreciate the full potential of technology for learning. The biggest change that the education system globally has seen this year is the massive shift to e-learning or digital classrooms. The previous...

Role of Digital Content in Classroom Engagement

Role of Digital Content in Classroom Engagement

The fundamentals of a children are built from their curiosity; they wonder, examine and question and that’s how they learn. Consider a 5-year-old when he puts his hand in a bucket of hot water or cold water; he explores the pre-concepts of temperature or when the...

The Power of 21

Ever heard of the 21 Day Habit Theory? Well…here it is….The 21 Day Habit Theory was first introduced by Maxwell Maltz in the 1950s. His research concluded that “many…. commonly observed phenomena tend to show that it requires a minimum of about 21 days for an old...

Over 2000 Government Aided Schools in West Bengal to get ICT Boost

Over 2000 Government Aided Schools in West Bengal to get ICT Boost

West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WEBEL) on behalf of the School Education Department, Government of West Bengal announced holistic intervention of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) mandate in 2000 Government and...

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