By Molly Pathak,LAHI: During academic year 2018-19, about forty thousand students studying under Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) have pursued vocational education courses along-side their core academics within the school timetable/s. These courses are an improvised version of the successful pre-vocational program, V-1 i.e. ‘Introduction to Basic Technology (IBT)’, being... Continue Reading →

Building Innovators for Tomorrow – A baby step towards providing sustainable solution for pasture crisis

By Rohini,LAHI: Rekha, a 16 year old girl hails from a farming family of Kurze village, Thane district. She is a dynamic student of Kurze School as she is among the few students who are deeply interested, both in academics, extra curriculum activities. She is interested in innovating things and learning a variety of skills... Continue Reading →

व्यक्तिमत्व घडवणारी शाळा ‘’घर’’

By Ganesh Dalvi,LAHI:  ‘‘माझ्या घरातील वयस्कर व्यक्तींसोबत बोलताना मला जाणवत होत की आपण बऱ्याचदा घरातील लोकांना सरळ सरळ गृहीतचं धरतो. म्हणजे रोज आईनेच जेवण बनवायचं असतं, घरातील काम वडील किंवा मोठा भाऊ अथवा बहीण यांनीच करायचे असतात इत्यादि. घरातील वयस्कर लोकांकडे दुर्लक्ष करणे, त्यांना काही समजत नाही असे असंख्य पूर्वग्रह माझ्याही मनात होते परंतु जेव्हा... Continue Reading →

Multi Skill Foundation Course opens job opportunity for Girls in Elevator Industry!!

By Rohini,LAHI: Lend-A-Hand-India has become a pioneer in scaling up vocational education at higher and secondary schools. Having a strong belief in the untapped potential of adolescence, both in rural and urban schools. Multi Skill Foundation Course (MSFC) provides a platform to students for exploring livelihood opportunities and understand the connection between theory and its... Continue Reading →

New Beginnings..

Ms Huddar is busy with a teacher discussing the ongoing examinations when we walk into her room. She is the principal of the flourishing Girls Government Secondary School located in Vishrantwadi, Pune. Uncommon adjective for a government school where failing and floundering are more commonly used. But this school does face a unique conundrum as... Continue Reading →

Child’s Play : A Note from Bidada

Often we underestimate the cognitive capacities of children and hence, perhaps, the emphasis on listening and learning, than enabling them to think. However, as a part of the Introduction to Basic Technology(IBT) curriculum, students in their second year are required to undertake a practical project that would translate their knowledge to goods, or services, for... Continue Reading →

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