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‘The role of any leader is to support people around them’

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How Hunar Ghar benefitted from sending its teachers on external reviews with Adhyayan Leading the learning: Ed Forrest, Co-Founder of Hunar Ghar Hunar Ghar is a community school in Bakhel, Rajasthan. Ed Forrest, along with his school team members, engaged with the Adhyayan Quality Standard (AQS) programme to align all stakeholders to a common vision […]

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How Adhyayan works alongside school leaders

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By Neha Chheda, ASIST Lead ASIST usually gets requests like: “Please train our teachers in Facilitation”, “Our teachers need training in creating displays”, “Our middle leaders and subject heads are struggling with Classroom observation”, “We need workshops on Peer Learning and Activity based learning” and so on. It is well known that a school is […]

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‘Be open and unbiased, you never know what you may learn’

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In 2014, Jayshree Oberoi, Principal of the Late Anantrao Pawar Memorial English Medium School in Pune led her school self-review team when they undertook the Adhyayan Quality Standard (AQS) programme in 2014. Later, driven by her curiosity to see other schools and their practices, she started on her journey as an Assessor with Adhyayan. “During […]

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TAP Retreat April 2017

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13 Lead and Sr. Associate Assessors recently took a weekend out of their busy schedules to Retreat to Jindal Vidya Mandir, Vasind, where they reflected on their year as educators and Assessors, discussed the key levers of school transformation, and strategised about the way forward as leaders of the Adhyayan community. Thank you to JVM, […]

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The Assessor Programme (TAP) Workshops

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Failing Children

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A rough meaning of the word ‘Fail’ is to fall short of success or achievement in something expected, attempted, desired, or approved. Following this definition, in the Indian education system any child who has not learnt a desired amount or level within an approved period of time and during a one-time assessment is considered to […]

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Mothering Maths

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Menaka

Menaka Raman is a mother to two boys, deeply interested in how they learn and whether they are having fun when they learn.  “If my brain keeps on growing, will it explode out of my head?” Last evening, I watched Jo Boaler’s video on Larry Ferlazzo’s great edublog http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org. The video was about how the brain grows when […]