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Social Emotional Learning workshop with Apni Shala

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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

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Annual Status of Education Report 2014

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Earlier this month the draft findings of the 2014 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) were published.  Ash Patel, Educate for Life Founder and Trustee reflects on the latest findings.

The Pratham team which facilitates this annual survey is to be congratulated for their dedication and commitment to ascertaining child enrolment, attendance and achievement in rural schools across India.  In a country where seven million children are not in school, this kind of data collection is essential to ensuring that the right interventions are in place to ensure universal access to education. Read More

What is a good school?

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To answer this question, Ed Forrest, Educate for Life Founder and CEO, first considers what a school is…

Above all, a school is a community.  It should be a safe place where the young are nurtured and supported by adults, where children are equipped with the skills to flourish in life.  Read More