• Village neighbourhood learning spaces
• Young women from the community are selected and trained as Learning Facilitators for the Shikshas
• Nurtures all round development through academics, sports ,arts and nutritious snack
• Benefits more than 1000 children in 37 Shikshas across 26 villages
The CherYsh Shiksha- After School Learning Centres target all-round development of children through quality support to their learning needs. The goal of the CherYsh Shikshas is to encourage village neighbourhood learning spaces: the home of a community member,
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• Young qualified women from the community are selected and trained as Learning Facilitators for the Shikshas
• Intense programme with pedagogy, technology and subject coaching sessions every week
• 37 young women have transformed into confident educators with regular income
The CherYsh Shiksha learning programme leverages another significant programme to develop local-based Learning Facilitators. Young qualified women from the community are selected and trained as Learning Facilitators for the Shikshas.
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• CherYsh-Meghshala Trust partnership for content and monitoring
• Technology interface via tablets
• Modules are in line with national curriculum followed in government schools
CherYsh has joined hands with Meghshala Trust with the objective of enhancing teaching quality at the Shikshas. The app based learning modules designed by Meghshala are in line with the national curriculum followed at the government Schools. The curriculum is split into easy-to-learn units with lots of activities and is made available on the cloud.
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• Promotes all round development
• Workshops in every village
• Enhances creativity and confidence
All round development of children is the core of CherYsh Shiksha programme. With this objective a host of activity workshops is conducted in the Shikshas.
Mr. Siddappa Biradar, an expert in extracurricular methods of education, anchors the programme which is named “Samarthya Belesuva Karyakrama CherYsh Makkaligagi” (Personality Development Programme for CherYsh children). Led by Mr.Biradar,
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• Each Learning Facilitator has a tablet
• Digitised learning modules and attendance tracking system
• IT trainings to upgrade the tech skills of learning Facilitators
Technology is used extensively to make learning more efficient in the Shikshas. Each Learning Facilitator is equipped with a tech device (Tablet) in which digitised learning modules are made available. Facilitators use the tablet to aid teaching with audio visual content and thereby make learning easy and interesting.
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RITE is a volunteer programme, implemented in collaboration with KLE Tech University, Hubballi. Engineering students from the University engage with the children in the villages of Haliyal through the programme. More than sixty college students have participated in the RITE programme during so far.
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Five girls from Haliyal are supported by CherYsh with donor sponsorships to pursue their college education and football coaching at St. Aloysius College , Mangalore. The football champions are consistently performing well in various University tournaments bringing laurels to their college and community.
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CherYsh provides financial assistance to deserving students from economically poor backgrounds. The scholarships are provided from Saldanha family grant which is ear marked for the purpose.
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The CherYsh Shikshas incorporate an Active Rural Curriculum – ARC, which brings activity-rich methodologies such as music, art, puppetry, games as part of the curriculum to teach English and Math. ARC has introduced phonics-based learning for teaching English. Learning Facilitators have been trained to use phonics-based English modules on digital devices and include this method into their classrooms. As a result, English reading and speaking skills in the Shiksha children have shown a marked improvement.
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Music made children from the CherYsh Shikshas learn differently. At the Serendipity Concert, in collaboration with the Bangalore School of Music, a group of 7 musically talented young girls from Haliyal shared the stage with Marialena Fernandes, and the Trio Viennair. The girls participated in a music workshop at Bangalore, conducted by Marialena Fernandes – world-renowned pianist, and professor at the Vienna Conservatory.
The experience gave the CherYsh girls from Haliyal, newfound confidence,
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