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  project name ~ Shikshamitra

category ~ Education - Child

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Shikshamitra

  NGO

 

Swanirvar

  Category

 

Education - Child

  District

 

Kolkata

  State

 

West Bengal

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 210000

 

  Year Approved

 

2009

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sucharit Katyal

 

Austin
San Diego

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

This project aims at developing an alternative model to existing secondary schools regarding learning goals and targets ( curriculum), methods (pedagogy), materials, learning avenues much more diverse and in conformity to the ideals of sustainable and just society.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

* Created new material for teaching Bengali, Arts, Maths. * Training other NGOs, holding workshops for Govt school teachers to impart better methods of education.

 

  Goals

 

 

Shikshamitra Open Learning Center (OLC) aims to motivate children to become: * Lifelong, independent, motivated learners * Balanced , happy , creative persons * Socially-politically-culturally - ecologically sensitive , just, responsible , active humans * Youths who are vocationally adept for now and the future. Eventually the SM is not an alternative school for only the poor, but an alternative mainstream school for all children.

 
 

  


 
 
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