Archive for February, 2016

Only 1 day left to apply for the Hacking the Education System fellowship. 


The Hacking the Education System Fellowship Application is now available online. . The Fellowship will run from May-June, 2016

Last Date for Submission in Feb 29, 2016.

29 Feb 2016

Hacking the Education System

Author: hashcookies | Filed under: General

A workshop on innovations in education – March 25-27, 2016

Last date to apply: 15th February 2016

Let’s get together in the foothills of Himalayas and understand education, and what it is for different people. Let’s listen to the stories of people who have chosen to create change in education and what motivated them. These three days should instill a deeper understanding about the current landscape of education, different avenues of change possible, and the ways you can contribute. We will hear from people working at policy level and its implementation, people working at the grassroots, people making change within the system, as well as people finding their own …path outside of it.

This three-day workshop is recommended for 20-30 year olds who are interested in education-related issues or are looking for ways to be a change maker.

Program Outline:

Day 1 Introduction and Sharing of Education Experiences State of Education in India The Gap between Policy and implementation

Day 2 The Change Makers in Education: Exploring the landscape Stories from some Change Makers Experience the change

Day 3 International Experiences in Education What Can We Do and How? Feedback and discussion

When March 25-27, 2016

Where Aavishkaar Campus, Village Sungal, Palampur, Himachal Group size 20 Language Hindi/English Cost Rs 3000/- (includes program expenses, food and lodging) Apply By Feb 15, 2016 (applications reviewed on first-come, first-serve basis)

Contact +91 7807071348 /+91 9816314756,


Nature inspires like nothing else. The workshop will be followed by an optional camping trip in the mountains for 2 days + 1 night. Camping gear available. You can apply online at:

Aavishkaar: Cultivating curious, creative and critical thinking citizens of tomorrow Located in the foothills of Himalayas near Palampur, Himachal, Aavishkaar is working at grassroots level to nurture a sense of excitement and curiosity in school-age community through hands-on experiences and experiments in Science and Math. Founded by scientists, who moved to the area after working several years in developing technologies in US, Aavishkaar aims to make high quality and joyful learning accessible to all, and to spread the culture of science and scientific inquiry.

Program Team Aavishkaar – Center for Science, Arts and Technology Village Sungal, Tehsil Palampur, Himachal 176061 Phone: +91 7807071348 / 9816314756 — Aavishkaar: Center for Science, Arts & Technology Email: Website:

13 Feb 2016

Hamari Shiksha

Author: hashcookies | Filed under: Taleemnet