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Mr Nand Kumar's visit to QUEST

Principal Secretary of Maharashtra School Education Department, Mr. Nand Kumar, visited QUEST on March 4, 2015. Around 60 teachers and officers from Palghar taluka accompanied him. An exhibition of QUEST’s teaching aids and project activities was set up at the QUEST Resource Centre (Saraswati Sadhan Kendra). There were power-point presentations about various projects and a few educational videos made by QUEST were also screened. The QUEST team was happy that Mr Nand Kumar and the group of visitors spent the whole day on the campus to understand QUEST’s work. 

 

 

 

 

Pustak Gadi Program inaugurated on Feb 22, 2015

The Tribal Development Department of Maharashtra Government has launched a new project – “Pustakgadi” - in collaboration with QUEST.

Pustakgadi is a Mobile Active Library programme for students of Ashram schools.  The programme aims to broaden children’s horizons by providing them with not just books but also supporting activities. Pustakgadi is a van with books, a computer and projector, a screen to display children's movies, solar panel and inverters.

QUEST team visits Anand Niketan, Wardha

QUEST's Balbhavan team went for an exposure visit to Nayee Taleem, Anand Niketan, Wardha. The school was started by Mahatma Gandhi on the philosophy of Nayee Taleem (Learning while doing). Balmitras attended different sessions in the school. They met a teacher from Anand Niketan, Wardha who was also a student when the school was started by Mahatma Gandhi. Students from the school taught Balmitras how to spin Khadi using Peti Charkha.

Workshop for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya

On January 5-6, 2015, the QUEST team conducted a workshop for the Online Math Course. The participants were teachers of KGBV, Jalna as well as some school teachers from Vasai and Uchat. The online math course (in Marathi) is intended to strengthen the teachers’ content knowledge. It contains several reading materials and assignments which they can access online, and a few contact sessions with subject experts.

Itku Pitku puppet show

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 QUEST team recently conducted puppet shows at Ashram Schools in Gargao and Pali (Wada Taluka). The shows were based on a story from a children's book ‘Itku Pitku Akashvanivar’, about two mice who visit a radio station. Over 300 children from grade 1 to 7 enjoyed the show.

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