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Education

Reasons to Celebrate

By Education, Health, India

The 2019/20 academic year began in July. There are 418 children enrolled at Hunar Ghar School across thirteen classes, including 40 new children in the pre-school (Balwadi) section of the school. Most are first-generation learners, whose parents have not had the opportunity to go to school themselves. Our partner RBKS encourages all students to attend regularly and makes sure the school is a nurturing and supportive learning environment. Read More

Learning first-hand through PBSA

By community participation, Education, Exposure trips
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

By Education
 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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