The Teacher Foundation (Shraddha Trust)

To make schools enabling environments for all students by empowering educators to become energetic, effective, reflective practitioners and life-long learners.
Feb 9, 2015

Project Completed - Final Report

Please find attached the detailed report for the project - Improve Learning for 6000 underprivileged children - Whole School TurnAround-Bangalore.

 

The Teacher Foundation worked with Goodwill English School on the Whole School TurnAround Programme.  We have worked intensely with different stakeholder over the last two years.  Periodically the reports on the progress of the project are submitted.  The attached report is the Endline Report conducted to assess the changes noticed in the four major domains.  

Key changes in the school brought through the two year intervention are:
• Regular parent teacher meetings in the school providing an opportunity to the parents to meet individual teachers
• Enhanced satisfaction of parents with the approachable school heads, affordable fees, activity-based learning, science room and less burden of homework, etc.
• Building up of trust in the parents towards quality of education provided by the school.

Do go through the report for the details.

Thank you for all the support to make this project a success.


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Feb 9, 2015

Update: December 2014-February 2015

The Teacher Foundation continues to develop the content for the CEED platform.  All the modules developed are translated into Kannada. We have completed developing 6 modules - Understanding Learning; Multiple Intelligence; Active Learning; Collaborative Learning; Assessment and Designing Learning.  

Installation of CEED platform in the districts of Karnataka is yet to take off due to issues of gaining permission from the Government of Karntaka.  Cisco is pursuing it with the Government of Karnataka.

We can commence training with the Government teachers and heads only in the coming academic year ( 205-2016) as the schols are gearing up for the exams.

Nov 7, 2014

Report: Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Report to Global Giving
Intervention Period –December 2012 – December 2014
Project – Whole School Turnaround
School: Goodwill English School, Heganahalli, Peenya II Stage
Reporting Period: August 2014 to October 2014
No. of teachers/heads covered under the Programme - 1 head, 1 Coordinator and 18 teachers

Following are the activities conducted during Aug-Oct 2014

Coaching and Mentoring School based support - Round1 

Coaching and Mentoring School based support – Round 2

Mathematics-Subject Tutorial

Mathematics - Error Checking

English - Subject Tutorials – 4 sessions

 

Head Review – Head review was also conducted post classroom observation on 15th Sep 2014. The school’s heads and TTF shared the positive changes which are evident in the school as an impact of the intervention. The school also shared a few challenges which it has been encountering now. e.g. resistance from senior teachers for writing lesson plans, attrition of trained teachers, etc.
Ms Maya suggested Ms Selvi, the school head, to be firm on certain school related systems and processes so that these do not affect the positive changes which are evident from Std I to Std VII. Overall, the school was very happy with the WST program and they appreciated the WST team and TTF for their effort and support.
WST intervention program will get over in Goodwill School in November 2014

Detailed Report for the period August 2014 - October 2014 is attached.


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