Resources

Educate for Life is a research-driven organisation. We actively engage with the local community to find out their needs and assess the impact of our interventions. We meticulously document our experiences to create blueprints for quality education in rural India.

These resources include research studies to identify the needs of the community which informs future interventions and assess the impact of the work done by Educate for Life.

Village Survey 2015

Developing Early Childhood Development Tool

Early Childhood Development assessment tool

Early Childhood Development survey in Bakhel

A census-style village Survey of Bakhel was conducted in 2015 to assess the levels of education, health and overall living standards of people in the village. The survey aims to find the needs of the community in order to inform future interventions and arrive at an approach that can be replicated in similar low-income areas of the country.

This paper describes designing and piloting a tool to holistically assess the status of early childhood development, early childhood caring practices and guardians’ capacity to care in a community. This tool can be used by community-based workers and is universally relevant to different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

This document includes the component of the tool designed and developed to assess the status of early childhood development. It includes survey questionnaire to be administered for different age-groups along with guidelines and protocols for data collection by community-based researchers.

This study presents the status of early childhood development in the village of Bakhel, in Southern Rajasthan, with extreme levels of deprivation. It employs a tool designed to comprehensively measure a child’s developmental status, assess care-giving practices and the caregivers’ capacity to care.

Educate for Life Impact Report

Teachers’ Handbook

Balwadi Social Vision

This report takes stock of the education and health impact of our interventions in the light of the Village Survey of Bakhel undertaken in 2015.  It also talks about the indirect impact Educate for Life aims to have at the district, state and national level.

The handbooks for teachers in Hindi and English outline the values that drive Hunar Ghar, roles and responsibilities of teachers and processes that support teachers, promote child learning and increase community participation.

This document sets out our vision for the balwadi (kindergarten) years of children at Hunar Ghar. It serves as a guideline for Balwadi teachers to implicitly incorporate Hunar Ghar values into the daily activities in balwadi