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…

The “New Normal” of Facilitation

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. How did facilitation look like before lockdown? When we began to write this conversational reflective piece,  it took us to our own journey of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and facilitation*. Allow us to tell you who we are and…

Systemic inequity and stories of resilience

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. The current COVID-19 pandemic situation has changed the definition of ‘normal’ for all of us. It’s been more than six months that we all are at home. Our economy has faced severe impacts of COVID-19, and many of us…

Impact of unexpressed emotions and ways to navigate them

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. Take a moment to think about what are some emotions that have come to you in the last six months? What are some ways in which you have expressed them? Could you name all the emotions? Were some of…

#WhatIf we could see multiple stories of teachers in complex school systems?

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. “What’s a word or phrase that comes to your mind when you think of government school teachers?”  “they don’t work.” “Incompetent.” “Don’t care enough about kids.” We often hear something similar to the following responses in formal and informal…

Mental Health is not a destination, it is a process.

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. Recent news and daily updates about suicides and mental health related issues have increased a lot. It has become a reason for all of us to talk about mental health, talk about anxiety and depression, and to talk about…