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Sports Day at Hunar Ghar

By | India, Sports Tournament | No Comments
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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Gold Medal for Hunar Ghar

By | Education, India | No Comments
Over the past fortnight, Hunar Ghar has undergone its second school self-review facilitated by our partner Adhyayan. The process helps us to improve the quality of education at Hunar Ghar and provides our team with invaluable feedback. Following the review, Hunar Ghar has been awarded a State Gold Medal – a fantastic achievement which reflects the hard work and dedication of our team. Vice Principal Ajeet Sangia shares some details of the review process… Read More

Hunar Ghar June Orientation 2017

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A June Orientation was organised for the teaching and non-teaching staff of Hunar Ghar between the 19th and 29th of June in Udaipur. The dates for the Orientation are just ahead of the new academic year that begins with an enrolment period at Hunar Ghar at the start of July. It is a nice opportunity to have everyone from Hunar Ghar in one place for 10 days and through different sessions discuss (a) the new initiatives in the school in the coming year, (b) new concepts and (c)  ideas from everyone on making improvements. Here our new Chief Operating Officer, Sanjiv Ray, shares an overview of the sessions that took place… Read More

India Chief Operations Officer joins

By | Administration | One Comment

We are developing and growing our team in India.  Sanjiv Ray joined us earlier this month as our new Chief Operations Officer (COO). He will be working closely with our team, providing leadership and support as Hunar Ghar becomes one of India’s most inspiring schools, proving that excellence in education is possible in a resource poor rural area. 

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‘It’s more than just a school’

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‘It’s more than just a school’, these are the words of one of our supporters who visited Hunar Ghar for the first time in April. Amit Chadda is a teacher from London, who spent time with our local team, helping to develop a teacher appraisal system to help with our teachers’ professional development.  Here he shares his experience of being at Hunar Ghar…
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