Centering wellbeing in our work with communities

हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। Stories hold people’s lived-experiences, their responses in the face of injustice, their hopes and values of being in this world – all of which remain unhidden in the face of systemic oppression, an unequal world and people’s stories…

A message from Amrita Nair

It was our first day visiting a school in 2012, with a letter from our university in our hands and a little proposal of activities that we hoped to accomplish. I could never have imagined that meeting with the principal and teachers would lead to what is today a dream that 25 passionate educators and…

हमारे परिवार, स्कूल और घरों में कैसे दिखता है सामाजिक और भावनात्मक विकास?

To read this blog in English सामाजिक और भावनात्मक शिक्षा के कई रूप और पहलू हो सकते हैं। हमारे बच्चे, और बड़े, इस अलग-अलग तरह से समझते और जिंदगी में अपनाते हैं।  जैसे कि मैं अपने बच्चों और परिवार से कहती हूँ की हमें हर इंसान की कदर करनी चाहिये। हर इंसान की अपनी भावना…

A toolkit to kickstart Social-emotional Learning

हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। In our last article in this series(Article 1 and 2 ) we attempt to consolidate our learning from the enriching interactions with organizations that are making Social-emotional learning (SEL) accessible to students across the country. To help make…

Integrating Social Emotional Learning and Academics

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. With the passage of time and the buzz around Mental Health, educators, mental health professionals and policy makers are becoming aware of the need to teach Social-Emotional skills in schools. For instance, the National Education Policy 2020 states…

Social Emotional Learning: Organization Spotlight (Rural)

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. In our last article in this series, we featured organizations working on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in an urban context. For the second article in this series, we present our learning from conversations with organizations from rural India….

Leading with Care – Insights from Apni Shala supervision practice

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. Our mission is to support wellbeing, this starts with the people we work with – anonymous  This article explores the role of supervision in creating wellbeing spaces for all staff at Apni Shala in alignment of organisational vision…

Social Emotional Learning: Organization Spotlight (urban)

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. According to a research by the Indian Journal of Psychiatry, there are nearly 5 crore Indian children suffering from mental disorders, and this number will increase if the adolescent population is considered as well. (Sources: NCBI) Given the…

Bye-bye 2020, Hello 2021!!!

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. “2020 was supposed to be my year, I was supposed to accomplish a lot of things but 2020 taught me to appreciate all the things I have,” we recently read this somewhere. Isn’t this what we are thinking…

How stories build emotional intelligence?

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. “Animals don’t tell stories. Plants don’t tell stories. Rocks don’t tell stories. They don’t need to. They know who they are in the food chain and the pecking order of their pack, or herd, or hive. Humans tell…

“A beginner’s guide to facilitation”

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. Introduction In our previous article, The “New Normal” of Facilitation Akash Gaikwad and Diksha Pandey talk about the changes in the way they facilitate due to the pandemic and its impact on group work. As a…

How to integrate mindfulness in SEL work?

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness has been defined in various ways by teachers, practitioners, and researchers. Thich Nhat Hanh, a widely-read Buddhist monk, defines mindfulness as “keeping one’s consciousness alive to the present reality”.  MBSR(Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) founder Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as “paying attention in…