AS I REMEMBER TRIDIB

AS I REMEMBER TRIDIB TRIDIB ROY CHOWDHURY Anyone who knows me knows that I like to write happy stories, stories of hope, aspiration and fulfillment. But today is not a happy day. Our friend and guide Tridib Roy Chowdhury is no more. How do you convert this really devastatingly sad story into a happy one? I have known Tridib for 15 years. I was not…

Indian Achiever’s Award 2020

Indian Achievers’ Award 2020 We are happy to inform you all that we just won the Indian Achievers’ Award 2020 for Education Excellence in recognition of outstanding achievement in education and inspiring social contributions. India has got a new education policy after 34 years. In this webinar a panel of distinguished educators & policy makers from Schools, Universities and Think tanks will try and decode…

A Take On National Educational Policy

A Take On National Education Policy | Shukla Bose In the past, the idea of reform in Indian education has usually been conceived in narrow myopic ways—confined to the enrolling of children in school and getting schools to function somehow. Earlier policies have never asked the question of what kind of society do we want to create, what are the ideologies that schools can ignite…

Fly Higher India

Shukla Bose in an interview with Fly Higher India FLY HIGHER INDIA About her journey from the corporate sector to social, more about the Parikrma Way, education, and social changes. Founder Shukla Bose in an interview with Fly Higher India.  Donate your used (working or defective) smartphone, tablet or laptop through Budli.in – enable Parikrma students to continue their education even during the pandemic. Please…

parikrmafightscovid-19_2.0

ParikrmaFights COVID-19 crisis These are extraordinary times and it calls for extraordinary people and extraordinary measures. Parikrma has tried to rise up to this challenge for one reason only. We care. We care about our children and what is happening around us. The terrible inequity in opportunities that exists in society has always troubled us and for that very reason Parikrma was created in 2003.…

parikrmafightscovid-19

#parikrmafightscovid19 One Tablet can educate three kids from underserved families This pandemic has impacted many a hundred industries and fields drastically… and education is one such. Now, with schools being shut, many big schools have started online classes. But, what about children from poor families and those from the slums? Many have little or no access to smartphones. Does that mean their lives will remain…

Our academic paper

Shukla Bose and Anuradha represented Parikrma and presented a research paper on the Parikrma Model at one of the world’s largest education conference, EDUlearn 18 in Mallorca. “We attended the 10th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies held at Palma de Mallorca, Spain on the 2nd to 4th of July 2018. We had written a paper called Overcoming Barriers to Learning the Parikrma…

Parikrma alumni plays lead in a popular movie

Our student Chaithra is written about in the local newspaper as a new discovery in the film world. She will be sharing screen space with the eminent artist Ravinchandran. We take credit in discovering her acting talent when she was 10 years old at school and got her to act in all our school plays.  She then graduated and did her engineering in Biotechnology with First…

Our girls are Ashoka Youth Venturers

Kruthi and Senora, the daughters of a plumber and a carpenter, respectively, were selected as Ashoka India Changemakers for educating 25 kids of migrant labourers in Kodigenahalli. More from the excerpts from the Ashoka website, “while the norm is to focus on academics, these teenagers are looking beyond their textbooks. From innovating a solar-powered incinerator for dealing with menstrual waste to teaching girls to code,…