The founder of this school in 1913 went from door to door asking for girls to be sent to school. His Highness Krishnarajendra Wadeyar IV, The Maharaja of the erstwhile State of Mysore, granted the land for the school building and also some funds to open the school, which was inaugurated by Dr. Annie Besant. Sir M.Visweswaraya, the Dewan of Mysore was a patron and gave valuable guidance in running the school.
..feels that teachers are not equipped to teach new curriculum in this fast paced scenario. To overcome these challenges, comprehensive online courses for teachers from the State/Central Boards of education with adequate material that can be downloaded should be provided to maintain standardisation of content delivery throughout the country.
National level development organisation reaching out to more than 300,000 underprivileged children, youth and women directly every year through 158 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 25 states of India
Scindia Kanya Vidhyalaya is an all-girls residential institution founded in 1956 by Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia. Ms. Nishi Misra, the Principal is associated with the institution for the past 5 years. An important mission of the school is to provide social service to the needy and the poor.
Recently I received this letter from Mr. Nitya Matthai, my old school teacher at Lawrence School, Lovedale (Tamil Nadu). Mr. Matthai has been teaching at Lovedale for 35 years now..I post this letter for the benefit of fellow teachers in the Indian schools.
Located at Jayanagar in Bangalore, Toehold is a travel-and-photography company. Helps children discover the joys of nature and photography through camps and workshops. Toehold is a one-stop shop that renders photography workshops, rental service and organizes photography tours to some of the world’s exciting destinations.
GlobeTrippers is a travel club based out of Bangalore and it simulates travel for children in several states of India and countries around the world. Involves kids in exploring the country’s culture, food, art, personalities etc. by engaging in fun-filled games, crafts, audio-visuals, music and demonstration by persons belonging to that particular culture or related field.
Famously known as Kolam Gayathri, associated with Kolam art since 15 years, shares her views about this ancient traditional art form of India, where we keep problems as the dots and find solution with the lines.
Starting from the age group of 3 to 14 years, the activities conducted are Young Scientist, Chess Coaching, Creative Writing Workshop, Awesome Arts, Craft-O-Mania, Handwriting Improvement and Junior Activity &Story-telling.
A survey conducted by the Parent-Teacher Association United Forum (PTAUF) in 2012 — soon after the Mantralaya incident — of 300 schools (100 BMC-run, 100 aided and 100 unaided), revealed that most of the buildings violated fire safety norms
"the ‘educated Indian’ of the nineteenth century, flush with his English language, literature, technology, dress and manners, became ashamed of his past. Forgetting that his forebears had attained superb summits in the adventure of consciousness through science, religion, literature and the rest, he decided to Europeanize himself completely."