Category Archives: Multi-Lingual Education

RSV School & Museum of Santal Culture

The non-formal Santal school Rolf Schoembs Vidyashram (RSV) was established in 1996. It has educated children of several Santal villages in Birbhum District by using a pioneering and model method of education. The Sanghas of the two Santal villages Ghosladanga … Continue reading

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A school that successfully incorporates “the forests and the Adivasi way of life”: Vidyodaya at Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

The forest in Shanthi Teacher’s classroom Priti David, Ruralindiaonline.org May 23, 2018 | To read the full story or view a slideshow, click here >> The forest enters the classroom at Vidyodaya School, Gudalur, when ‘Shanthi Teacher’ starts the mathematics … Continue reading

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Tip | How to address misconceptions on tribal customs and culture in the classroom?

Tribals do not exploit other people’s labour for the sake of their own avarice, nor do they destroy nature to build monuments to the human ego. – Ivy Hansdak in her Inaugural Speech for the National Conference “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming … Continue reading

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Audio | Learning an indigenous language “as any other language, which breaks down to a set of rules that you can learn bit by bit” – Canada

Speaking Ojibwe an ‘act of defiance’ says 19-year-old language teacher | Read or listen to the full story >> Aandeg Muldrew is the the University of Manitoba’s youngest sessional instructor, teaching Introductory Ojibwe. (Submitted by Maeengan Linklater) Muldrew, who lives … Continue reading

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Unesco International Mother Tongue Day observed by Kaani community – Tamil Nadu

Times of India, Madurai, 23 February 2018 | Read the full report >> Kanyakumari: Calling for the preservation of Kaani dialect by all means, Sahadevan Kaani, a clan leader rued that the dialect is fast vanishing and the present generation … Continue reading

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