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Learning first-hand through PBSA

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Every year classes at Hunar Ghar undergo PBSA – Project Based Summative Assessment to learn through observation and interaction outside the school. The students pick up a topic in consultation with their class teachers and then plan and execute a visit themselves. This year class 4, 6 and 7 visited Primary Health Centre, Mandwa, Forest Deptt office, Kukawas and Post Office at Mandwa respectively for their PBSA. Here’s a brief overview of their experience…

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Sports intervention in Jhed

A Fellow’s Journey : How sports intervention can help in learning

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 Educate for Life has supported Kshamtalaya, an Indian non-profit organisation founded to support school children in disadvantaged settings. We have enabled three local government schools in the vicinity of Hunar Ghar to benefit from the inputs of three committed Kshamtalaya Fellows who have been working to support students and teachers since the start of the 2017 academic year in August.

Here Kshamtalaya Fellow Stephen Charles, a former Bank of America employee, shares his experience of working in Jhed Secondary School, helping 46 children to develop a greater interest in their studies and learn valuable life skills through participating in sporting activities. 

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The mandatory hand-shake before the fight begins

Sports Day at Hunar Ghar

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Hunar Ghar recently celebrated its Annual Sports Day with rigor and enthusiasm. The event spread over three days hosted 7 schools in the vicinity. Over 200 children from other schools took part in Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Archery and various track & field events. The value of sport in building character and leadership behaviors has been widely recognized, events like these instill in children a sense of grit, determination and team-spirit. It was heartening to see the community of Bakhel & near-by villages as well as the local administration lending support for the event and cheer for the children. Our program administrator, Kanan shares a detailed description of the event..

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Teachers seen here playing a game

Social Emotional Learning workshop with Apni Shala

By | India, Teacher Training | No Comments
Hunar Ghar emphasizes on giving the best tools to the teachers that can empower them to make a child learn effectively and creatively. A wholesome education is the one which gives children life skills, a problem solving ability and a balanced temperament apart from just progressing on the prescribed curriculum.

Apni Shala, an organization working towards improving Social Emotional Learning(SEL) in children, conducted a two-day workshop with teachers at Hunar Ghar. Read More