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National Education Policy-2020 for India : ‘Twinning of Schools’ concept in NEP is Pratham Mysore’s contribution !
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National Education Policy-2020 for India : ‘Twinning of Schools’ concept in NEP is Pratham Mysore’s contribution !

August 20, 2020

The concept of “Twinning of Schools” as envisaged in the new National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) is an idea that Pratham Mysore developed and implemented a year ago. It adds value to a child’s learning. The twinning (pairing) was between Excel Public School and MG Koppal School. The new NEP has validated Pratham Mysore’s thinking and…

Children’s Education: Time to think Out-of-the-Box
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Children’s Education: Time to think Out-of-the-Box

July 22, 2020

Pratham Mysore shows the way… By Ashvini Ranjan & Bhamy V. Shenoy Never before have we been so concerned and confused about children’s education as we are today. The lockdown and the consequent closure of Schools due to the Coronavirus pandemic has caught us all unawares and unprepared to address the situation.  Though many are…

Pratham Mysore celebrates Model Village Day
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Pratham Mysore celebrates Model Village Day

January 12, 2020

Science, Maths, Kannada and English Exhibition a great hit among students, teachers and parents Mysuru: Pratham Mysore celebrated Model Village Day yesterday at Muthathi Government Higher Primary School in T. Narasipur taluk. Four villages (Hyaknur, Muthathi, Sujlur and Mavinahalli) were developed as Model Villages.  As part of the Model Village Day, a Science, Maths, Kannada…

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Pratham NGO
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Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Pratham NGO

October 20, 2019

Ideas worthy of a Nobel Prize This article is related to Nobel Laureate Prof. Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his association with Pratham. Many of his research findings which won him and his associates the Nobel Prize recently are a result of his collaboration with Pratham. By Ashvini Ranjan, Managing Trustee, Pratham Mysore Abhijit Banerjee, the…

Annual Status Education Report-2018
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Annual Status Education Report-2018

January 21, 2019

Children from government schools studying in   Std. III, Std. V and Std. VIII can read a Std. II level text better than their counterparts in private schools. The 13th Annual Status Education Report (ASER-2018) of Karnataka State was released recently in Mysuru by Ashvini Ranjan, Managing Trustee, Pratham Mysore. Facilitated by Pratham, ASER is carried…

Taking ownership of a movement
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Taking ownership of a movement

November 14, 2018

The other side of  Sir MV’s clarion call “Industrialise or Perish’ is Pratham’s call “Educate Children or Perish”. Every child. Specially in government schools When Ashvini Ranjan, Bhamy Shenoy and Anil Kothari walked into my office recently, I thought they had come to ask for donation for Pratham, the NGO dedicated to educating children in…

A crisis in the making
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A crisis in the making

January 28, 2018

Findings of NGO Pratham’s Annual Status Education Report paint a grim picture that needs attention By Ashvini Ranjan Adam Smith, the 18th-century philosopher who is considered the father of modern economics, observed that the wealth of a nation is not merely that which is measured in terms of precious metals or other forms of tangible…

A giant leap for Pratham Mysore
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A giant leap for Pratham Mysore

October 3, 2017

Pratham Mysore was founded by Ashvini Ranjan and his wife Shashi Ranjan as part of their post-retirement activity. They adopted two Govt. Primary Schools with 60 children in Nachanahally Palya slums in Mysore South during May 2000 not realising the many challenges they would be faced with.  Having entered the unchartered terrain, there was no…

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