Field Stories

Subhan, Grade II, Shivam Public School, Wair, Sikandrabad

This story is about one of the brightest student of Shivam Public School – Subhan who is seven years old and studies in Grade II. He lives with his parents and 2 siblings in Hasanpur, Sikandrabad, district Bulandshahr. His father works as a carpenter and mother is a housewife. Subhan, the youngest in all the … Continue reading Subhan, Grade II, Shivam Public School, Wair, Sikandrabad

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Seema, SHIKSHA+ Instructor

Seema is a SHIKSHA+ instructor from Bishada village, Gautam Buddha Nagar. She has been engaged with SHIKSHA Initiative for last 2 years: During the 1st year as a volunteer and during the 2nd year as a SHIKSHA+ instructor. As a SHIKSHA+ instructor she uses an ICT based methodology to instil the fundamentals of reading, writing … Continue reading Seema, SHIKSHA+ Instructor

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Chanchal, Grade 1, Bhagat Convent School, Chithera, Dadri

7 year old energetic Chanchal, is a student of class one of Bhagat Convent Jr. High School, Dadri, Gautam Buddha Nagar. She lives with her grandmother, father and younger brother in village Chithera, Dadri. The family depends on the income of his father who is a farmer. At a young age, she lost her mother … Continue reading Chanchal, Grade 1, Bhagat Convent School, Chithera, Dadri

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Batch 5, Chhaulas Centre, SHIKSHA+

Education is one of the most powerful instrument in overall development of individuals enabling them to become active participants in the societal transformations. As per the 2015 UNESCO report, in terms of absolute numbers, India, with 28.7 crore illiterates – has the highest population of illiterate adults. Furthermore, gender disparity in education is widespread. Women … Continue reading Batch 5, Chhaulas Centre, SHIKSHA+

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Sagar, Grade 2, Primary School Bishara, Dadri

7-year-old Sagar is a Grade 2 student of Primary School Bishara, Dadri, Gautam Buddha Nagar. He lives with his parents and elder sister in Dadri. His father works as a daily wage labourer and mother is a housewife. Sagar is a polite and obedient child. Moreover, whenever her mother is not well he helps his … Continue reading Sagar, Grade 2, Primary School Bishara, Dadri

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Jay, Grade 2, P.S. Khatana

He is Jay, a grade 2 student of P.S. Khatana who lives with his parents. His parents work as daily wage laborers. When he was enrolled in SHIKSHA Initiative class, he was quiet and was not responsive to any of the questions asked.
It was a challenge for Ritu Rana (Teacher) to engage him with the content and other students.

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Riyaz Bano, SHIKSHA+ Learner, Chhaulas Centre

Riyaz Bano who is 52 years of age lives with her husband in village Chhaulas of Dadri block. Before her marriage, women in her community were not allowed to go out of the house. They were usually unable to pursue education and end up getting married at a young age. Similarly, Riyaz Bano had no … Continue reading Riyaz Bano, SHIKSHA+ Learner, Chhaulas Centre

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Sakshi, Grade 1, Saraswati Gyan Mandir School, Sikandrabad

Sakshi who was born in 2010, is a grade 1 student of Saraswati Gyan Mandir, lives with her parents in village Bilsuri of Sikandrabad block. Her father works as a daily wage labourer and her mother is a homemaker. When she had enrolled in SHIKSHA Initiative class, she neither knew Hindi nor had any idea … Continue reading Sakshi, Grade 1, Saraswati Gyan Mandir School, Sikandrabad

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Kajal, Grade 2

Kajal is a grade 2 student living with her parents in Sikandrabad block of Bulandshahr district. Her father is a rickshaw puller and hardly earns the money that could sustain the family. Her mother works as a housemaid so that she can support her husband for the living. During the mobilization drive in her community, … Continue reading Kajal, Grade 2

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रॉबिन्स यादव (शिक्षिका)

मेरा नाम रॉबिन्स है |पहलेमैं शिक्षा कार्यक्रमके बारे में कुछ नही जानती थी|मैं शिक्षक बननाभीनहीं चाहती थी | लेकिन मेरी बड़ी बहन जो शिक्षा कार्यक्रममें एक फ़ील्ड ऑफिसर के रूप में काम करती थी उन्होंने अपने काम व शिक्षा के बारे में हमें बताया कि वो क्या करती हैं? मुझे उनकी बात सुनकर बहुत अच्छा … Continue reading रॉबिन्स यादव (शिक्षिका)

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बृजेश कुमार शुक्ला (शिक्षक)

मैं बृजेश कुमार शुक्ला विगत 3 वर्षोंसे शिवनाडर फाउंडेशन के द्वारा संचालित शिक्षा इनिसिएटिवमें कार्य कर रहा हूँ। इसके पहले मैं तकनीकी व कम्प्यूट्रीकृत शिक्षा प्रणाली से दूर था। इसमें आने के बाद नई शिक्षा प्रणाली के माध्यम से बच्चों में व स्वयं में सीखने व सिखाने की जिज्ञासा बढ़ी जिससेबच्चों तथा स्वयं में काफी … Continue reading बृजेश कुमार शुक्ला (शिक्षक)

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प्राथमिक विद्यालय-सुठेना में अभिभावकों का बढ़ता हुआ विश्वास

प्राथमिक विद्यालय सुठेना पंचायत में स्थित है | प्राथमिक विद्यालय में कुल 47 बालक –बालिकाओं का उनके पठन–पाठन हेतु तीन अध्यापक (दो महिला एक पुरुष) छःकमरे, नौ श्यामपट एक किचन पेयजल हेतु इंडिया मार्का हैण्डपंप तथा बच्चों के उपयोग हेतु तीन उपयोगीशौचालयउपलब्ध है |शिवनाडर फाउन्डेशन द्वारा इस विद्यालय का चयन शिक्षा इनिसिएटिव के अन्तर्गत जून … Continue reading प्राथमिक विद्यालय-सुठेना में अभिभावकों का बढ़ता हुआ विश्वास

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प्राथमिक विद्यालय-पटसेनी में स्मार्ट क्लास का बढ़ता प्रभाव-

प्राथमिक विद्यालय पटसेनी नगर पंचायत-कछौना में स्थित है |इसविद्यालय में कुल 49 बालक–बालिकाओंकेपठन–पाठन हेतु तीन अध्यापक (दो महिला,एक पुरुष) चार कमरे, एक किचन, पेयजल हेतु इंडिया मार्का हैंडपम्पतथा बच्चों के उपयोग हेतु दो शौचालय उपलब्ध है | इस विद्यालय का चयन शिवनाडर फाउंडेशन द्वारा शिक्षा इनिसिएटिव के अन्तर्गत जून 2015 में किया गया तत्पश्चातस्मार्ट क्लासरूम … Continue reading प्राथमिक विद्यालय-पटसेनी में स्मार्ट क्लास का बढ़ता प्रभाव-

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प्राथमिक विद्यालय-कुकुही में अध्यापकों का शिक्षा कंटेन्ट के प्रति लगाव-

प्राथमिक विद्यालय ग्राम पंचायत कुकुही में स्थित है | इस विद्यालय केकक्षा एक और दोमेंकुल 49 बालक –बालिकाओं का उनके पठन–पाठन हेतु चार अध्यापक (दो महिला दो पुरुष) सात कमरे,नौ श्यामपट एक किचन, पेयजल हेतु इंडिया मार्का हैण्डपंप तथा बच्चों के उपयोग हेतु तीन शौचालय उपलब्ध है| शिवनाडर फ़ाउंडेशन द्वारा इस विद्यालय का चयन शिक्षा … Continue reading प्राथमिक विद्यालय-कुकुही में अध्यापकों का शिक्षा कंटेन्ट के प्रति लगाव-

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Dheeraj Singh, Resource Coordinator, Mirzapur district

Primary School Devpura, Pahadi block, Mirzapur We started working with Primary School Devpura in Pahadi block ofMirzapur district in 2015-16 academic session. The school initially had around 60 students in grades 1 & 2. The school administration helped us in the installation of ICT equipment and the entire infrastructure in the school. However, the teachers … Continue reading Dheeraj Singh, Resource Coordinator, Mirzapur district

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Sadabad Block Hathras, Anurag Bhardwaj, Admin Executive

Our block has benefitted a lot by the oncoming of the ICT classes. The positive effect can be clearly seen in some of the private schools of the area. The presence of the digital content and the projectors in the classrooms and their usage in the content delivery and classroom activities has had the following … Continue reading Sadabad Block Hathras, Anurag Bhardwaj, Admin Executive

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Hari Om, Grade 1

Hari Om is a student of Muthiyani primary school (Block – Dadri, District – Gautam Budh Nagar). At the beginning of this academic session, he was transferred from a local private school to the government primary school as his parents were inquisitive about the Shiksha Initiative intervention in the government school. Hari Om always appeared … Continue reading Hari Om, Grade 1

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Nazia, Grade 1

Nazia is a grade 1 student from Muthiyani primary school. Her parents are daily-wage earners, which meant she had to go to the government school and could not go to the more aspirational private schools in the area. Nazia found it hard to study in the government school because of infrastructural challenges.

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Arvind Kumar Yadav

Founding member of Shiksha Initiative, Academic Expert and Trainer:
3 years ago, Arvind joined Shiksha Initiative, a Shiv Nadar Foundation endeavor piloted in Uttar Pradesh with the aim of transforming the quality of education in rural schools through technology-based learning.

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