Serving communities

Local employment for parents consists of agriculture and some community work. Many are daily wage earners so taking time off to attend training is not a priority. This woman works as a sweeper in a local park, walks almost 5 km to work each day and is paid Rs 100 per day.

 

More classroom support

Here is one of the key classroom activities and ways of working that staff are encouraging teachers to use in their lessons: mind mapping. It involves children identifying aspects of a subject area, in this case “Utrayan”(Kite Flying) in preparation for a popular festival.

 

Learning about place value

As Place Value is such an essential mathematical concept, teachers are taught several different, practical ways of teaching it. Here children are being supported by bundles of straws and toy money cards to aid their understanding.