We are currently developing a Block Education Transformation Initiative as means of scalable and sustainable education reforms in the government schools. The governance of government schools is divided by states, districts and blocks (containing roughly 110 schools). We hope to develop a model to holistically transform blocks of schools, and this can later be used to transform education systems across the district, state and nation. The initiative aims to tackle 3 core educational issues through 3 programs (9 separate interventions).
We aim to work on the following three educational issues:
- Low teacher support and poor classroom pedagogy (teaching practices);
- Lack of foundational literacy and numeracy skills put together with limited application-based understanding of the core concepts; and
- Limited psychosocial support and socioemotional wellbeing support for students.