Understanding the Landscape of Education in India

This three day workshop that aims to instill a deeper understanding about the current landscape of education, different avenues of change possible, and the ways you can be a part of this journey. We will hear from people working at policy level and its implementation, people working at the grassroots, people making change within the system, as well as people finding their own path outside of it. This workshop is recommended for 20-30 year olds who are interested in education-related issues or are looking for ways to be a change maker.

Some of the organizations that participated in this workshops earlier are Pratham, Google, Manzil, Kranti, Alohomora, Fourth Lion Consulting, IndusAction, Central Square Foundation, Principal of schools in HP education system, Poverty alleviation Lab, Infinite Engineers, Khan Academy, Teach For India, Sahaj Foundation, Earthjust and Aavishkaar.

Program Outline

Day 1
Educational policies in India
Understanding the educational landscape
Gaps between policy and implementation

Day 2
State of education in India – field visit
State of education – reports
The Change Makers in Education: Exploring the landscape

Day 3
Children speak
Stories from change makers
Experiencing the change
Hearing from the torch bearers
Alternative educators and parents who have chosen an alternative education for their children
What can you do and how?
Feedback and discussion