The last task : My internship experience at Involve

How she found the Involve Internship My journey with Involve began with my decision to create a profile on a leading online internship platform owing to the self-imposed pressure to do something fruitful during the summer vacations. It was a pure stroke of luck, that the day on which I created my profile was the…

Where I cycle to work nowadays: Stories from our workplace!

Disclaimer: Before going into what I am going to share, here is a little secret about me. I am one of those people who wants to be fit but would give zero effort to make that happen. I have a treadmill at home, perfectly in shape running shoes and even apps on my mobile that…

Connecting the Dots – Edumentum Bootcamp 3.0

Seven decades into independence, India continues to chase the elusive dream of equity in education. In a country of 22 Crore school-going students, 77% of third graders can’t even read books of their previous grades. While we have done exceedingly well in being able to take our children to school, we are yet to guarantee…

Leadership: What does it mean for a school student?

“This is my number. Every morning I will send you a motivational message. You might not find it useful at the very moment but someday you will”. When you hear such words coming from a person who has had the singular honor of working as a research associate of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam,…

What I learned from my 5 days at Edumentum Bootcamp!

“In a country like India, with such a diverse education system, the problem has to be understood at the micro level and they should be customized. This should be the way to design the interventions. We have to give it a flair of biology, rather than thinking in terms of physics. Nurture and co-creation should…

One of my innumerable experiences in Bihar!

Place – Jamui, Bihar Purpose of the Visit – Experience Villages of Bihar, how iSaksham an organization which, across 50 villages of Bihar, is creating a cadre of Digital Educators, works and to learn from them. What came out as a surprise outcome of the 5-day Visit to iSaksham were 2 stories. One which made…

Innovation Trip : Association with Shaastra

It was a fine Sunday morning for the rest of the world where the sun was shining brightly over the head but January 7th, 2018 will be an important day in the timeline of Involve, as we evolved a step ahead. For the first time in 12 years, Kendriya Vidyalaya (IIT Madras campus) got a…

Light in the darkness: My work at Involve

  “Akka, neenga en inaiku school ku varala? ”(Akka, why, didn’t you come to school today?) If there is even one day that Involve classes don’t happen in the school, this is what I hear in case I don’t turn up. And I get similar texts from our educators. It all started in August when…