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The Adhyayan Foundation, which trains library supervisors to conduct read-aloud sessions for children, has made its resources available for anyone interested in learning how to read aloud effectively.
Curious to know about how to make Peer Teaching and Peer Learning a reality in your school? Check out this pocket book to find out!
Central Square Foundation’s report, ‘Building Strong Foundations,’ addresses India’s need for improved Early Childhood Education (ECE) per the National Education Policy 2020. The study involved two phases: reviewing existing data and literature to understand systemic challenges, and conducting primary research to identify programmatic gaps affecting learning in ECE classrooms and at home.
Join FactorDaily’s initiative to amplify the voices of early childhood champions. Through heartfelt storytelling workshops, we invite educators, caregivers, and children to share their experiences, crafting impactful narratives that celebrate their contributions. Be part of this community-driven effort to collect 100 stories of changemakers in early education. Watch our workshop recording and contribute your own stories to inspire positive change and empower communities.
Read-aloud master class by Adhyayan Foundation as part of Bachpan Manao Masterclass series
Interactive workshop on Inclusive and Accessible Education by ChangeInkk as part of Bachpan Manao Masterclass series
The Better India’s Early Childhood Dialogues is a space designed for capturing ideas, showcasing efforts, and enabling conversations around Early Childhood.
Step into a magical week celebrating childhood with this template of ideas.
Easily explore learning outcomes and curricular goals as highlighted in the National Curriculum Framework – Foundational Stage
Ideas on collabaction with Bachpan Manao, Badhte Jao
ONEST (Open Network for Education and Skilling Transactions) is an open and decentralized network that aims to foster collaboration among education and skill providers, seekers, and job providers to promote equitable education and enhance employability.
StoryWeaver’s #GetChildrenReading initiative curates storybooks suited for early childhood, free resources, weekly storybooks, activities and more for doing with children.
A short video on some moments of childhood that are significant in a child’s growth
Buntings with quotes from ‘Bachpan Manao, Badhte Jao’
Stickers for books, electronic gadgets, and anywhere else you’d like to celebrate ‘Bachpan Manao, Badhte Jao’
Explore a rich tapestry of insights from childhood development experts, illustrated by Dinesh Francis, revealing the future of education and nurturing young minds.
A glossary of terms used in the Childhood Workshop
This detailed document gives an account of the research, insights, and inferences that led to Bachpan Manao Badhte Jao and how one can be a collab-actor.
Baatein, Sneh, Khel is an immersive microsite showcasing caregiver-child interactions during the early years that also contains many resources on responsive caregiving.
Comprehensive framework that outlines the country’s vision and goals for education reform across various levels
Super connector to cross leverage ecosystem capabilities and catalyse innovation in skilling and education
Indian government program focused on enhancing literacy and numeracy skills among school children that was launched on 2020.
A microsite by The Better India that creates a space for dialogues around the crucial time of development of every child.
Watch a short clip showcasing the transformation of schools by the amazing public librarians of Karnataka!
Understanding how inclusivity in early childhood care can go a long way in a person’s holistic development.
Experts in early childhood care and education share how India can better ensure that its children don’t fall behind.
Detailed framework of how India can impart quality foundational stage education
Starter kit for leveraging public libraries to transform them into spaces that are accessible to the community, and especially children.
Nationwide survey assessing rural Indian children’s schooling and learning.
Annual survey conducted to assess the status of schooling and basic learning in rural India.
Jaadui Pitara launched by The Union Education Ministry to promote fun learning for 3–8-year-old kids
Anurag Behar, CEO of Azim Premji University, highlights the significance of India’s National Curriculum Framework for Foundational Stage
Namya Mahajan, Co-founder of Rocket Learning, highlights the importance of involving parents in Anganwadi centers to enhance early childhood care and education
Mangal Pandey, CEO of Key Education Foundation, advocates the transformation of Anganwadi Centers in India into vibrant learning spaces
Rohini Nilekani, Founder of EkStep Foundation, underscores India’s unique opportunity to achieve universal foundational literacy and numeracy
Shankar Maruwada, CEO of EkStep, emphasizes the opportunity for India to improve early childhood education as the child demographic decreases, stressing the need for diverse solutions, resources, and policy support.
Rocket Learning’s study sheds light on Anganwadi workers, emphasizing their pivotal role in early childhood development and maternal care, while highlighting disparities and offering valuable policy insights for a more equitable future.
A summary of research on fathers’ beliefs and challenges in engaging with their preschool-age children
Key Education Foundation’s study on Early Educators recommends a shift towards holistic, standardized training with a focus on essential skills and personalized learning.
Personas that primary caregivers of children express
Illume conducted qualitative interviews to explore the needs, challenges, and aspirations of primary caregivers of 3-6-year-old children, identify potential ecosystem actors, and uncover available resources to support early childhood development, offering valuable insights into mothers’ perspectives.
Five Building Blocks that have the potential to transform the approach to early childhood, empowering caregivers and children to recognize the rich opportunities during this crucial stage of development.
In a transformative 2 day event, 13 organizations, 30 individuals, and 13 experts delved into the world of early childhood, seeking to drive positive change. Through immersive listening, dialogue, and workshops, the participants identified shifts in mental models that could revolutionize the Early Childhood experience.
Prof. Venita Kaul highlights the necessity of a comprehensive approach involving the public, private sector, and parents in curricular reform for preschool education and also contrasting formal education with “learning through play” from parents’ perspectives.
Jo Chopra-McGowan, Executive Director of the Latika Roy Foundation, advocates for renaming childhood stages and activities to challenge biases and promote a positive perspective.
Bharat Bevinahally, Co-Founder of the Kutuki Learning App, emphasizes that the strength of the message is more important than the medium, highlighting the importance of meaningful content in local languages for effective and enjoyable learning for children.
Helen Issar, Founder of Papagoya Education, highlights the importance of children’s obsessions in early childhood learning, and explains how these deep-dives into interests enhance immersive and in-depth learning for better knowledge retention.
Dr. Shoba Srinath,former Head of Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NIMHANS, Bengaluru, emphasizes the long-term consequences of adverse childhood experiences on children’s mental and physical health in adulthood, underscoring the importance of caregiver well-being and the need to address these challenges.
Sashwati Banerjee, Founding Director of Humanitus, addresses the harm caused by the culture of marks in marginalizing children in low-income communities and the challenge of shifting this mindset
Dr. Rukmini Banerji, CEO of Pratham Education Foundation and Yidan Prize recipient, underscores the importance of a curriculum that fosters children’s innate abilities.
Nomita Sikand, Co-founder of Gubbachi Learning Community, emphasizes the importance of a flexible curriculum catering to the diverse needs of underserved children and migrant communities for educational inclusion.
Rushda Majeed, Chief Program Officer of Bernard van Leer Foundation, discusses the significance of inclusive urban design in early childhood development through their collaboration with the Smart Cities Mission at the Bernard van Leer Foundation.
Illustrated by Dinesh Francis, the Early Childhood Workshop featured captivating conversations and discussions among participants, vividly conveying the event’s essence and the shared ideas and insights on early childhood education and development.
This video explores thought-provoking insights highlighting the influence of parental behavior and non-traditional playthings on children’s development.
This video highlights insights on the Stockholm Syndrome’s relevance to early childhood development, the significance of a child’s school experience, and the concept of invested parenting as crucial factors in a child’s growth and well-being.