Ashoka India Changemaker Schools Blog

With innumerable high-quality education conferences to attend throughout the year, one needs to be deliberate in selecting conferences and creating expected outcomes from each conference.  When I was invited to speak about the big scalable...
Being the parent of a norm-pushing, boundary-crossing, free-spirited child who is on a mission to save the world-or at least the world as they see it -can often feel like a tricky adventure. Tag this with trying to figure out how to nurture their...
Wed, May 18, 2016
“Didi, didi, aap phirse kab aaoge ?” said Reena, her eyes giving out a magical sparkle. “Jab bhi aap bulaoge!” we said. Amidst Archimedes Principle and co-ordinate geometry, a leadership workshop came by the way of 9th grade girls of R. N Podar...
Wed, May 11, 2016
The Education Alliance is a non-profit organization that aims to help governments in India provide quality education to every child. The vision of The Education Alliance is to empower government schools to create the next generation of leaders. We...
The Ashoka India Changemaker Schools Network had a productive and insightful discussion about EACH in education prior to the arrival of Bill Drayton on Friday!         Thursday afternoon was set aside to...
  At Uday, the children did village surveys and found out how much money has been spent on tobacco over a period of a year. These results were then shared with the Panchayat thereby revealing clearly the amount the people there were spending...
Tue, February 23, 2016
Check out this blog written by a student from Head Start Learning Center which addresses how, through leading discussions focusing on challenging social issues, she was able to help bring about a more open and empathetic environment for her fellow...
Children’s books are an incredibly powerful medium for spreading ideas and teaching lessons to children of all ages (let’s face it, even adults occasionally enjoy a good children’s book!).An article from The Guardian recently addressed...
On Friday, January 22, the Changemaker Schools Team had a fabulous visit to the TVS Academy in Hosur! We met with Principal, Vidya Akka, or ‘Akka’ to the students, to discuss some of her theories on child development and what the school’s philosophy...
2016 is going to be a very exciting year for Changemaker Schools, India! We are rapidly expanding our reach and our team, and as we do so, we felt that (for a number of reasons) ‘Empathy’ would be a good theme of the year.A fundamental value within...